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Awards Entry

EVCOM’s awards schemes cover every aspect of live, visual and digital communication, as well as the unique EVCOM Industry Awards that celebrate the very best of the best of in all integrated disciplines.

Here is what you need to know about entering EVCOM’s prestigious awards schemes. Entering is easier than ever!

Start by clicking on the ‘Awards Scheme’ button below and choosing your scheme from the drop down menu. Select your categories and complete all the entry details. You can save your entry at any time by clicking the Save button.

You can enter your project into more than one awards scheme at the same time. To do this please go back to the ‘Awards Scheme’ button, pick the second scheme from the drop down menu and then tick relevant categories. The details from the original entry will automatically be saved.

The content of the original entry will be copied onto the next chosen scheme but you will be able to edit it if needed. Once you click the ‘Pay for your entry’ button, you will see all the schemes and categories you have entered your project into.

From March until late June at least two schemes will be open for entry simultaneously, allowing entrants to save time by entering the same project in more than one scheme.

 

EVCOM Screen Awards

See the list of 2016 Winners here.  The EVCOM Screen Awards at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly are the premium awards for corporate film and branded digital content. Entries for the EVCOM Screen Awards 2017 are now closed.  The winners’ ceremony will take place on 23rd June, reflecting the pinnacle of the art of corporate film-making. Tickets are available here.

EVCOM Live Awards

See the list of 2016 winners hereThe EVCOM Live Awards are now open for entries. The awards offer 22 categories for the very best live events and services to compete on a world-class stage. Impartially judged by industry experts, the EVCOM Live Awards remain the most relevant and coveted awards in the live communications industry. The winners’ ceremony takes place on 8th September.

EVCOM Clarion Awards

See the list of 2016 Winners here.  The EVCOM Clarion Awards are the leading event and film communication awards that recognise performance in CSR and sustainability, including environment, diversity, equality, community, charity initiatives, education, ethical, health and welfare. Entry for 2017 is now closed and are being judged. Tickets for the ceremony on 14th July are available here.                                                                                                                                                                                 

EVCOM Industry Awards

The EVCOM Industry Awards is a new scheme that brings together the best of the best of all sectors of the industry – live, film and digital – for a gala night encompassing the most prestigious categories of the EVCOM Live, Screen and Clarion Awards, along with new categories reflecting the integrated communication industry. The 2017 entries are open until 26th September and the ceremony will take place in London on 17th November.

How to enter

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Select the awards you wish to enter
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Enter your details and tell us about your entry
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Upload a video and/or other supporting materials
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Confirm and pay or add additional entries

1. Choose an award

EVCOM Live Awards 2017

Please tick the categories you would like to enter

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Category Description Select category
Automotive Event

For the best live event associated with the automotive industry, including but not limited to manufacture and supply, auto retailing, engineering, motor shows and motor sport.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

AV/Production Supplier

AV is both a minefield and an opportunity for event planners. The range of options and innovations available can be bewildering, but the best providers work as partners to creative agencies and in-house event teams, contributing solutions that enable planners to stretch their imagination. Judges will look for an AV/production company that demonstrates compelling evidence of innovative solutions for agencies and corporate clients in the live events field, using examples from at least one project.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Brand Experience

Brand advocacy lies at the heart of corporate communications, bringing an organisations’ values to life. The Brand Experience Award will recognise the best event aimed at raising awareness, building brand attributes and strengthening the audiences’ association with the brand. Entries from both B2B and B2C brands are welcome.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Conference Overseas

The winner of this award will be the overseas conference, congress or convention that goes beyond the event stakeholders’ objectives with originality, creativity and brilliant execution. The event must have taken place outside the UK.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into Event Supplier of the Year category at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Conference UK

Using a location in the UK, this will be a conference, congress or convention that goes beyond the event stakeholders’ objectives with originality, creativity and brilliant execution.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into Event supplier of the year category at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Convention Bureau

A great convention bureau makes sure it is the first point of contact for conference organisers. The winning entry will demonstrate excellence in promotion, development and marketing of a city or region with a relentless focus on impartial collaboration with event partners.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into the Venue/Bureau category at the EVCOM Industry Awards.

 

Education and Training Event

Education and training remain a core purpose for a huge number of business events and the judges will look for excellence and effectiveness in the conception, delivery and impact. Submissions should demonstrate their effectiveness either as a standalone project or as part of a broader training programme.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Energy & Utilities Event

For the best live event associated with the utilities industries including electricity, water, petroleum and gas. The company may be involved in exploration and development of oil or gas reserves, oil or gas drilling, or be an integrated power or utility firm.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Entertainment/Speaker Agency

The finest entertainment and speaker agencies develop an intuitive understanding of the aims of the event they are providing talent for. The winning agency will demonstrate innovative creativity in delivering services and acts that fulfil an event’s potential. Entrants are encouraged to provide specific examples where their contribution has transformed an event.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into the Event Supplier category at the EVCOM Industry Awards.

Event organised by an in-house event or communications team

In-house teams often deliver large numbers of events in demanding timetables with limited resources. This category will recognise the best live event organised without input from an agency for either an internal or external audience.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Experiential Event

For an immersive event where the audience becomes deeply involved in an activity that exemplifies the brand and its message. Judges will look for a clear rationale of the experiential element at the centre of the event including direct engagement and participation.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Finance & Business Event

For the best live event associated with the financial services industry including banking, insurance, investment banking, legal and brokerage.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Freelancer

For the best freelance or independent contractor.  Judges will look for evidence of unparalleled commitment to freelancing and excellence in the candidate’s field. Candidate entries should be supported by two references that can be contacted by a judges’ representative.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into the Event Supplier category at the EVCOM Industry Awards.

Grand Prix

The winner of Gold Winners, judged by a panel of leading brand communication managers. This category cannot be entered directly, please do not submit any entries in this category.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Overseas Venue

Venues can be more than just a location and can infuse their character into an event to underpin its success. Entrants are encouraged to provide a clear rationale of why the venue’s offering is distinctive or even unique, and at least one brief example of a successful project in the venue. The venue must be outside the UK.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into the Event supplier of the year category at the EVCOM Industry Awards.

 

Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences Event

For the best live event associated with the pharma and life sciences sectors including biomedical and life systems technologies, medical devices, nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and food processing.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Product Launch

For the successful launch of a B2B, B2E or B2C product or service to achieve the specific purpose of creating awareness, publicity and business results for a new product, brand or start-up.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Rising Star

For the best new talent. The nominated person should have a maximum of five years in the events industry. Judges will look for evidence of outstanding work that shows an ability to learn quickly, solve problems and produce innovative solutions – in other words, star potential.

 

Sporting Event

For the best event with a central sporting theme, whether relating to amateur or professional sport. Judges will look for a clear and deep integration of a relevant sports activity or theme to achieve a stated business goal, with evidence of a successful outcome. Example events could include those with an entertainment, teambuilding or hospitality purpose.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

Technology & Telecoms Event

For the best live event designed for the tech or telecommunications industry, including but not limited to software, gaming, wireless, satellite, cable and internet service providers.

Gold winners will be entered free of charge into the UK Event of the Year, Overseas Event of the Year or Event Supplier of the Year categories at the EVCOM Industry Awards 2017, as appropriate.

UK Venue

Venues can be more than just a location and can infuse their character into an event to underpin its success. Entrants are encouraged to provide a clear rationale of why the venue’s offering is distinctive or even unique, and at least one brief example of a successful project in the venue. The venue must be in the UK.

Gold winner will be entered free of charge into the Venue/Bureau category at the EVCOM Industry Awards.

 

Use of Technology

Event tech has transformed live business communications, enabling stronger engagement and a deeper understanding of outcomes when used to best effect. Judges will look for innovative use of technology throughout the lifecycle of an event, supported by compelling evidence of solutions that enhance engagement. Entries should focus on an individual event and the impact of technology on it rather than a broad description of a technology or solution.

EVCOM Industry Awards

Please tick the categories you would like to enter

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Category Description Select category
Brand communication

Screen, Digital or Live. Projects that are used to help build an organisation’s brand. Communicating brand values is an essential part of business success and judges will look for outstanding projects that bring a brand to life and demonstrate their success through measurable impact.

Challenger Agency of the Year

For the best smaller (20 staff or fewer) events agency. Entrants should clearly explain how the company has developed including financial evidence that outlines successful projects and how they contributed. Judges will look for statistical evidence, client/employee testimonials, staff retention, turnover and profit growth, CSR policies and achievements, award wins and product/service innovation. Employees must be staff with permanent employment agreements whether part-time or full-time. Entrants may calculate staff as full-time equivalents (FTEs). Entrants must have business events production as a primary focus of their business.

Challenger production company of the year

For the smaller (five staff or fewer) production company that has achieved measurable excellence during the past year. Issues to be judged include staff retention, turnover and profit growth, CSR policies and achievements, award wins and product/service innovation. The winner could have broken new ground in corporate film and must have moving image production as a primary focus of its business. Employees must be staff with permanent employment agreements whether part-time or full-time. Entrants may calculate staff as full-time equivalents (FTEs).

Communication effectiveness

Screen, Digital or Live. For the project which has had the most positive, verifiable and measurable impact on a client’s business. Evaluation has a critical role to play in the communication industry as clients require evidence of return on investment. Measuring effectiveness should be integrated into the planning, production and delivery process, and the best examples prove the huge value of corporate communication.

Event Agency of the Year

For the best larger (21 staff or more) events agency. Entrants should clearly explain how the company has developed including financial evidence that outlines successful projects that have contributed. Judges will look for statistical evidence and client/employee testimonials, staff retention, turnover and profit growth, CSR policies and achievements, award wins and product/service innovation. Employees must be staff with permanent employment agreements whether part-time or full-time. Entrants may calculate staff as full-time equivalents (FTEs). Entrants must have business events production as a primary focus of their business.

Integrated marketing

Screen, Digital or Live. Best use of multi-channel communication for a B2B or B2C marketing project. Entrants should be clear about the client’s objectives/aims. How was the event delivered, including details on creative solutions? What were the challenges and how were they overcome? Did the event meet the client’s objectives? Judges will look for statistical evidence and client testimonials.

Internal communication

Screen, Digital or Live. Projects commissioned to keep internal teams informed, engaged and motivated. Entries should aim to demonstrate how they exceeded the client’s objectives by connecting with target audiences through internal channels.

Production company of the year

For the larger (six staff or more) production company that has achieved measurable excellence over the past year. Issues to be judged include staff retention, turnover and profit growth, CSR policies and achievements, awards wins and product/service innovation. The winner could have broken new ground in corporate film and must have moving image production as a primary focus of its business. Employees must be staff with permanent employment agreements whether part-time or full-time. Entrants may calculate staff as full-time equivalents (FTEs).

Regular communication

For film, digital or live event projects that are part of a regular series (at least three times per year). Series offer the opportunity for ongoing evaluation that feeds into more successful engagement with the target audience and greater return on investment for the client. For example, a campaign with more than three activations in a 12-month period. Entries can mix media including moving image, live events and digital.

EVCOM Screen Awards

Awards entry is currently closed for the EVCOM Screen Awards.

EVCOM Clarion Awards

Awards entry is currently closed for the EVCOM Clarion Awards.

2. About your entry

Title of entry*
Company name*
Client’s name*
Your email address*
Approach to brief * ?

Approach to brief

Please start your submission by describing the brief in one sentence to help the judges’ understanding. You should then expand on the brief by outlining the objectives and any limitations or key criteria that had to be fulfilled.

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Your solution and its delivery * ?

Your solution and its delivery

What were the key ideas and production elements? Why were they chosen for this specific project? How were they delivered? Please outline any other factors that had to be overcome such as adverse weather or material changes to circumstances.

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Impact and effectiveness * ?

Impact and effectiveness

Did your solution meet the brief and achieve its objectives? How was the effectiveness measured? Please provide us with any additional data, evaluation or statistics you may have to support your entry.

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3. Your video and supporting files

Please paste a link to your film from YouTube or Vimeo into the fields below. Alternatively you can upload up to two video files.

Supporting documents may be uploaded in fields for optional material, we recommend these should be brief. Please note we cannot accept physical files delivered to the EVCOM office.

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