Time to enter the NOEA Awards!

Awards Deadline extended to 11 September 2017.


  – entries are free but must be submitted by 11 September  2017.

Those shortlisted in each category will be offered up to two half price tickets for the awards dinner in Bath on 22 November.

This year’s categories are:
Event Innovation of the Year Award – awarded for the provision of a new product, service or concept that will help the industry to solve problems and go forward safely and profitably.

Small Event of the Year Award – recognising the good work done by event organisers staging smaller events with audience attendance of under 2000 with a local community focus.

Production Partnership of the Year Award – to those who have demonstrated excellence in partnership working in the delivery of an exceptional event.

Best Practice Award – awarded to the best overall promoter or event organiser who fulfil criteria for managing well organised safe events through their professionalism. 

Event Organiser of the Year – open to individuals, companies and local authorities who provide first class facilities and visitor satisfaction at their events.

Event of the Year Award – recognises an event which has achieved the highest level of excellence or has made a major contribution to the professionalism of the Industry.

Event Supplier of the Year - Open to individuals and companies who supply first class products/equipment/entertainment to those within the Events Industry.

Sporting Event of the Year Award - Open to any event involving a sporting activity whether it is a participating or spectator event

Small Festival of the Year Award - For any event that attracts less than 5,000 attendees.

Large Festival of the Year Award - For any festival that attracts 5,000 attendees or more 

Caterer of the Year Award - For any in house or external caterers or outside caterer of any size or type 

PR Campaign of the Year Award - For organisers who can show an exemplary PR strategy for an outdoor event

The NOEA Scotland tribute award - Gives recognition to those events that have achieved the highest level of excellence or have made a major contribution to the professionalism of the Industry in Scotland.

Sponsorship Campaign of the Year Award - For to organisers who can show an excellent use of sponsorship at an outdoor event 

Student Event of the Year Award - For any outdoor event organised by students, either individually or as a group/team

Medical Provider of the Year Award - For any type of medical provider who have excelled at an outdoor event 

Event Team of the Year Award - For the best proactive and effective event team working on an outdoor event