Exhibition News Awards 2018

November 15, 2017

January 19, 2018

020 8481 1122

Awards Description


The 12th edition of the ENAs will take place at Battersea Evolution in the grounds of Battersea Park on March 23rd 2018

There will be 22 awards in total covering people, companies and shows, including the prestigious EN Pioneer Award.


The evening is a traditional black tie gala dinner with the following key timings:

6pm – Doors open for welcome drinks reception and networking

7pm – Through to dinner, welcome speeches and the EN Pioneer Award

7.30pm-9pm – Dinner is served – three course meal, coffee and petit fours

9pm-9.30pm – Host and entertainment

9.30pm-10.30pm – The Awards

10.30pm-1.30am – Bar is open, dancing and networking continues

2am – Carriages or The After Party!

Further information on the event will be announced over the coming weeks.


Full details for headline, category and event sponsorship can be found on the SPONSORSHIP page.

Buy tickets

Full details on how to buy tickets for the event can be found on the BOOK TICKETS page.

Categories 2018

Entry deadline is January 19th 2018.

Qualification period for all entries is 1st January 2017 – 31st December 2017.

There are three types of categories available to enter, based on People, Companies and Shows, covering organisers, suppliers and venues, and the entry procedure could not be simpler.

Step 1) View the categories and their description below

Step 2) Select those you wish to enter and download the form attached to each one

Step 3) Fill out the form, attaching any supplementary information

Step 4) Email the submission to enawards@mashmedia.net by January 19th 2017

A carefully selected panel of industry judges will be casting their votes in the new year…

Companies may enter multiple categories but please adhere to the length criteria as overly lengthy entries may be discounted.

EN Pioneer Award

People Awards

Best Newcomer
Organiser Salesperson of the Year
Organiser Marketing Team of the Year
Operations Team of the Year
Best Event Director

Company Awards

Event Tech of the Year
Best Supplier to Exhibitors
Best Supplier to Organisers
Best International Venue
Best Venue Under 8,000sqm
Best Venue Over 8,000sqm
The CSR Award
Best Use of Social Media
The Indy Award (Independent Organiser of the Year)

Show Awards

Best Consumer Show Marketing Campaign
Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign
Best Feature Area
Best Brand Expansion
Show Rising Star
Best Consumer Show
Best Trade Show

Judging Panel

The judging panel will be made up of professionals from the exhibition industry covering organiser, supplier and venue companies.  Please check back for updates on who will be taking part in the judging for 2018.


Please note that apart from the Pioneer Award, no one from Exhibition News or Mash Media takes part in the judging process.


With a full marketing campaign prior to the event, exposure to 1000+ industry professionals on the night plus follow up content online and in print, there are numerous opportunities to sponsor the awards and associate yourselves with industry excellence.

Whether this is headline or category sponsorship, branding the drinks reception or menus, or becoming an event partner, EN has the package to suit your needs.

For information on any of the sponsorship packages available on the evening please speak to Jonathan Gordon on 020 8481 1122 or email him on JGordon@mashmedia.net

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