AUTOMOTIVE EVENT OF THE YEAR
Client: ABB FIA Formula E World Championship
On 24th July 2021, at precisely 16:03, 24 of the world’s most advanced all-electric race cars sparked into life on a temporary start-finish straight constructed in the south halls of ExCeL London. In doing so, they made history by breathing life into the world’s first indoor/outdoor motor racing circuit. This, by itself, was a huge ...
FINANCE & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EVENT OF THE YEAR
Brands at Work
This is the story of an event that redefined ‘hybrid’. It’s the story of an experience that pushed the boundaries of strategic storytelling and technical production. And it’s a celebration of human connection in a near-post Covid world. Background to the event Deloitte’s annual UK Partner Meetings help to align the 1,000+ UK ...
TECHNOLOGY & TELECOMS EVENT OF THE YEAR
The fact that Android Avenue attracted 51% of all visitors to MWC 2022 in Barcelona - the biggest and best exhibition of mobile technology in the world - is testament to the power of its narrative. In this first in-person event for Google since the start of the pandemic, Brandfuel’s challenge was to show visitors that no matter how ...
PHARMA & HEALTHCARE EVENT OF THE YEAR
Being invited to deliver a launch event for one of the world’s leading pharmaceuticals is a true honour. Even more so when it is for the very first treatment for an ultra-rare disease, a new treatment for patients with Generalized Pustular Psoriasis (GPP). A disease which, to date, has had no treatment options. Our mission was to deliv...
MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRIAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
Client: Anglo American
We designed and delivered the Applaud Awards to revitalise an established tradition as a fresh, modern experience. Answering our client’s (and attendees’) need for a meaningful awards ceremony spanning two years of achievements – after the previous year’s postponement – we got to work on producing a one-of-a-kind virtual event to make ...
*NEW* MEDIA & BROADCAST EVENT OF THE YEAR
Client: Moody's Investor services
The Credit Trends series has been run by Moody’s for many years throughout January and February. Initially, in the mid-2010’s the series ran regionally – Europe, Asia Pacific, Americas although the title was the same the content varied region to region. Adapting as the pandemic took hold in 2021 we looked at smaller, location focussed ...
*NEW* RETAIL EVENT OF THE YEAR
A Virtual Transition As the Nisa Expo embarked on its second year as a virtual trade show, we were determined to build on the previous year’s success. However, with 2020’s Expo being a double-award winning event, the bar was set extremely high! We had won the Conference News’ Innovation award with our virtual events platform ‘Core...
INCENTIVE EVENT OF THE YEAR
Client: PwC Creative Experiences Team
During the midst of the second lockdown the Creative Experiences team worked collaboratively with teams around the firm to produce Spring Fest, an incentive event with a different spin, intended to bring our people together virtually, make them feel connected to the firm, each other and lift spirits.With six weeks to plan a host of eve...
INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS EVENT OF THE YEAR
Ciena SMKO is the event in the Ciena Sales and Marketing calendar. Historically, it’s where some 2000 sales and marketing personnel from across the globe come together to hear the previous year’s results, celebrate successes, learn and find motivation from inspirational speakers and success stories, and be empowered with ideas and info...
TEAM-BUILDING EVENT OF THE YEAR
Client: Clearwater International
“Thank you for organising such a fantastic event. I know how much preparation it takes for these trips to run smoothly but you absolutely smashed it. It was so much fun throughout and I don’t think it could have been any better” “Our crew reckon it was the best Clearwater trip yet and am inclined to agree” When 1331 Events took th...
CELEBRATORY EVENT OF THE YEAR
Every year, the Diageo-run World Class Bartender of the Year Global Final brings together national winners from all over the world to compete for the title. Amidst the pandemic, and the cancellation of the 2020 competition, plans were forged to move the 2021 event from Sydney to Madrid, but as this became more challenging, and with he...
BEST SMALL BUDGET INITIATIVE
Client: National Trust
Executive Summary Following two difficult years affected by both a landmark report into historic slavery links and the pandemic, the National Trust was keen to get its 500-strong leadership team back together for a hybrid event. We, Cascade Productions, were appointed to support the production and delivery of the in-person event, a...
BEST SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE
Lime Venue Portfolio
Beyond Food was an initiative created by Lime Venue Portfolio and is already changing the way the conference, incentive and events industry looks at food at events. The digital report is made up of six chapters, each taking on a different angle on food and events, from food waste to mental health, from sustainability to what the menu ...
*NEW* BEST CSR INITIATIVE
Client: The Ukraine Embassy to the UK
More than seven million people have been forced to leave Ukraine since the war began on February 24, with another eight million people displaced or fighting for their homeland. When the Ukraine Embassy to the UK asked Brandfuel to help organise the Bravery in Ukraine fundraiser in early April, there was no way we could refuse. It was ...
BEST VENUE - REST OF WORLD
A leading exhibition and convention venue in Hong Kong, AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) offers over 70,000sqm rentable spaces with track record of hosting mega conference up to 20,000 delegates. In response to the challenges created by the global pandemic, AWE is embracing the new normal with the theme of “Change • Possibilities” upon entering to...
BEST VENUE- UK
South Lodge has become a beacon for corporate organisations who want to work in a venue which can prove a positive outlook, actions and initiatives that ultimately benefit the planet and society. We have embraced the changing face of face-to-face marketing by ensuring quality tech is in situ for hybrid events. We’ve also identified ...
BEST TECHNOLOGY PROVIDER
CrowdComms’ virtual event platform is a market-leading solution that creates an engaging and interactive event experience for every attendee. For over a decade, CrowdComms has delivered countless virtual events that are trusted by marketers and event managers around the world. Launched before the pandemic hit, the uncertainty create...
*NEW* BEST HOTEL
Edwardian Hotels London
Located in the heart of Leicester Square is an outspoken, theatrical hotel standing 30 metres high and 32 metres beneath street level. This is The Londoner, the first super-boutique hotel to hit the city. Designed as an ode to the art of performance, global design house Yabu Pushelberg crafted archetypes of a theatre production's cast ...
*NEW* BEST CONFERENCE DESTINATION
Belfast is a destination that exceeds expectations and rewards curiosity. We are an award-winning, ambitious, capital city on the rise but one that looks after our event organisers and delegates like family. Genuinely. 100% of our conference clients are ‘very likely’ or ‘likely’ to recommend us. And that is after a global pandemic. We ...
UK AGENCY OF THE YEAR
In 2021 we demonstrated ambition, innovation and resilience, as we push forward our strategy to become one of the world’s leading creative agencies for physical and digital experiences, and content. We opened two new regional hubs in Manchester and Norwich which enable us to link with diverse, geographically spread talent. We produc...
GLOBAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR
Cheerful Twentyfirst is a global brand experience agency based in London and New York. Strategic communications is at the heart of what they do, using innovative thinking to engage audiences through game-changing content and experiences. The agency operates in three key markets: UK, US and EMEA. Anchored by their creativity, Cheerful T...
CONFERENCE OF THE YEAR
Client: Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
COP26 in Glasgow in November 2021 brought together 120 World Leaders and 40,000 people from nearly 200 countries, with the goal to make real and urgent progress on climate change. The conference was also one of the few large-scale live events to take place in 2021. The eyes of the world were on Glasgow and the pressure on Identity, ...
CORPORATE EVENTS TEAM OF THE YEAR
The PwC creative experiences team has been through a lot of transformation post pandemic; new faces, new remits, new ways of working... but the one thing that remains firm is that we are all on this journey together and excited for what’s ahead. ‘Reimagine the possible’ is one of our core values at PwC and something we drive on all of...
MICE TEAM OF THE YEAR
A leading exhibition and convention venue in Hong Kong, AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) offers over 70,000sqm rentable spaces with track record of hosting mega conference up to 20,000 delegates. Before the outbreak of global pandemic, AWE hosted over 300 events and attracted more than 4 million visitors per annum. Since the outbreak of COVID in H...
Identity delivers COP26