Results 2020

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Toyota GR Yaris Launch Event

Ignition

Client: Toyota Motor Europe

The Toyota GR Yaris is arguably the most exciting car from a mainstream manufacturer to be launched in recent years: a model built around pure driving pleasure in an automotive world increasingly focussed on electrification and driver technology, it has taken the enthusiast environment by storm. As a long-standing supplier of event services to ...

Recharge

Noble Events

Client: Volvo Car UK

The Recharge event for Volvo was designed to let the media experience Volvo’s shifting electrifying brand, while also allowing journalists take time to ‘recharge’ in an understatedly luxury setting. Volvo (UK) wanted to showcase their electric models to a select group of automotive, consumer and lifestyle press. Over three...

Renault Icons for Life

Ignition

Client: Groupe Renault UK

In 2019, Renault had 2 iconic vehicles to launch in the UK market: the ever popular fifth generation CLIO, and New ZOE: successor to Renault’s first fully electric vehicle.

The challenge for Ignition was to successfully create a dynamic and engaging programme that would empower the Renault UK dealer network (sales and aftersales...

The Retreat

Brands at Work

Client: Deloitte

When Richard Houston was appointed CEO of Deloitte UK in June 2019, Brands at Work was engaged to design and deliver a “very different” type of UK Partner Meeting.

Richard’s strategic vision was that this event should reflect his, and the Executive’s new leadership style. He wanted it to reflect the firm’s r...

New Frontiers 2019 – Transforming lives and industries

Barclays

Barclays’ annual flagship conference – New Frontiers – brings together business leaders, innovators and decision makers to engage in a conversation to identify and address the ethical questions that must be answered for society to thrive. Now in its sixth year, we continue to
deliver thought provoking and engaging content...

General Partners Meeting 2020

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: White & Case

Welcome to a sophisticated and impactful event that “brought tomorrow’s thinking into the present” in the heart of one of London’s busiest hotels.
Themes of sustainability and innovation brought the White & Case 2020 GPM to the heart of the city, inside London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. The global leader...

Global Graduate Induction

Broadsword Event House

Client: HSBC

In July 2019, 860 Global Graduates from 18 countries representing over 40 nationalities, travelled to London to attend the fourth and largest HSBC Global Graduate Induction (GGI) event. Broadsword have been privileged to work alongside organisers for the past four years, since the event’s inception.

Over 3 days, the new gra...

Sibos 2019 at ExCeL London

ExCeL London

Client: Sibos and ExCel

Sibos is the world’s premium financial services event. This high-profile conference & exhibition, organized by SWIFT, is a global event rotating annually between Europe, the Americas and APAC. 2019 marked the first time the event was held in London - an incredible win for the venue and city.

In London, Sibos enjoyed its...

Samsung EU Forum

Smyle

Client: Samsung

We were asked to activate the Samsung brand in new and inspiring ways – across four global audiences for four events at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Malta.
Our live and virtual events agency came up with an amazing spectrum of fully integrated brand activations and digitally-led experiences to highlight the Samsung position as a fu...

Playtime 2019

Gramafilm

Client: Google Play

Every year, Playtime invites top EMEA app and games developers to learn about Google innovations and how Google Play can help grow their businesses. This is a vital gathering for developers to build community, exchange ideas and feel supported by Google.

Playtime 2019 was our fourth year producing this conference, which uses neon and...

RCOG World Congress 2019 at ExCeL London

ExCeL London

Client: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gyaenacologists / Rapiergroup / ExCeL London

RCOG’s mission is to improve health care for women everywhere, by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and advocating for women’s health care worldwide.

And the 2019 edition of the RCOG World Congress – which gathers thousands of practitioners and specialist...

Journal House at Cannes Lions

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: The Wall Street Journal

The Art Of Possible - From Well To Wheel.

Brandfuel

Client: Aramco

The Art Of Possible - From Well to Wheel

Aramco holds a networking reception during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, for world leaders and VIPs in the energy and finance industries. This year the challenge was to align the whole event and all of their communications to the WEF2020 theme for the meeting which was “Stakeholders f...

Event Purpose Categories

HPE Storage Channel Cup 2019

Ulterior Events and Outbound

Client: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Ulterior Events & Outbound Field Marketing Services
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) sell their products via a network of channel partners – resellers and distributors. These partners purchase directly from the manufacturer and sell onto the end customer, working as key influencers in the supply chain.
Engaging this community and en...

Club VIP

Veritas Technologies with Enterprise Events Group, InVision Communications & Fourth Dimension Italy

Client: Veritas Technologies LLC

Club VIP is a 4-day, 5-night star studded, luxury event for Veritas Technologies LLC, top 140 sales professionals worldwide. This annual event is filled with unprecedented firsts, memorable moments and surprises that delight. Club VIP was held in Rome, Italy at the Rome Cavalieri Hotel, a posh Waldorf Astoria property sittin...

Worcester Bosch Accredited Installer Customer Loyalty Conference

Penguins Events

Client: Worcester Bosch

Established in 1962, Worcester Bosch is a heating and hot water products manufacturer that prides itself in committing to the highest standards of manufacturing. The company runs a loyalty scheme known as the Worcester Accredited Installer scheme, allowing sole traders and local businesses to generate revenue using Worcester Bosch’s e...

OBSESSED TV Live

Barclays

In September 2019, Barclays launched a new creative platform “Make Money Work for You” (MMWFY) via paid media, including TV, Out of Home (OOH), Social and Radio. To support this launch, we created an Internal Communications Event to engage with the entire Barclays UK
colleague community. Obsessed TV brought 40,0...

AA Employee Awards 2019

Monroe Avenue Communications

Client: The AA (The Automobile Association)

Following a three-way David vs Goliath pitch against two large established agencies, Monroe Avenue communications won the AA’s prestigious employee awards event for 2019.

Our objective was to design a memorable and sophisticated London-based awards event for 700 of the AA’s employees and their guests, to be delivered in Octob...

AlixPartners 2019 Global Team Meeting

AlixPartners

Client: AlixPartners

AlixPartners 2019 Global Team Meeting
(Internal global meeting of ~2,000 global employees)

AlixPartners is a global consulting firm with over 2,000 employees in more than 20 cities around the world. Large groups of employees traveled most of the time, so there was little opportunity for them to do internal networking. The company ha...

Mars Wrigley Employee Event

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: Mars Wrigley

How do you take a highly anticipated annual event to a whole new level of production? Challenging the typical seminar format, Mars Wrigley Associates were taken on an interactive journey of professional reflection, brand growth goals and new strategy. Stimulating breakouts hosted bespoke activations that championed new products, new str...

Culture Rave

Brands at Work

Client: Playtech

With 6,000 staff in 23 global markets, Playtech provides cutting-edge technology to the online gaming industry, and has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years, through several acquisitions.

During 2019, following a consolidation of three companies that had been acquired over time, Playtech merged three lots of staff, al...

Interactive Hybrid Customer Pub Quiz Events

Blue Hat Teambuilding

Client: A global provider of telecommunications equipment

Creating novel, tailored team activity solutions is Blue Hat’s DNA and is what makes Blue Hat so unique. This has resulted in an unrivalled portfolio of unique team building events over the last 20 years. This year, “lockdown” shifted the focus and emphasis to creating novel, virtual experiences to help workforces stay...

AlixPartners Battle of the Bands

AlixPartners

What happens when you ask 2,000 corporate employees if they have musical talent? We found out. At AlixPartners, one of our IT Service Desk Specialists is an insanely talented keyboard player. One of our receptionists sang professionally on cruise lines before joining our ranks (and has an affinity for sequins!). A consultant from London pla...

PI&R Celebration 2019

Top Banana

Client: Premier Inn & Whitbread Restaurants

PI&R Celebration event is a recognition event for 5000 of Premier Inn & Restaurants (PI&R) employees. The event was held over an afternoon at evening at Farnborough International Centre in September 2019. Top Banana managed all registration, logistics, transfers, content and onsite delivery of the event. The afternoon starte...

AHA NSW Awards for Excellence 2019

Alive Events Agency

Client: Australian Hotel's Association NSW (AHA NSW)

The AHA NSW Awards for Excellence is the most prestigious annual awards programme in the hospitality industry. The Awards honour the achievement of excellence in NSW hotels across a variety of segments including accommodation, dining, entertainment, marketing, social media, community service and talented employees.

Hosted by ...

Playtime 2019

Gramafilm

Client: Google Play

Every year, Playtime invites top EMEA app and games developers to learn about Google innovations and how Google Play can help grow their businesses. This is a vital gathering for developers to build community, exchange ideas and feel supported by Google.

Playtime 2019 was our fourth year producing this conference, which uses neon and...

UKI & Nordics Partner Conference

SevenEvents

SevenEvents managed the Sophos UKI & Nordics Partner Conference; an event bringing together customers and prospects to provide guests with networking opportunities to enhance their connections, knowledge and business with their client partners.

Based at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, a unique blank canvas venue, this event bro...

Epson Business Partner Conference 2019

TAG

Client: Epson

Epson Business Partner Conference 2019
Submitted for Conference of the Year by TAG
Epson is a Japanese owned heritage brand and one of the world's largest manufacturers of printers, scanners, projectors and imaging related equipment.
TAG’s relationship with Epson has developed over the 20 years we have worked together, with...

ODI Summit 2019

The Business Narrative

Client: The Open Data Institute

This entry tells the story of how a boutique London events agency helped the Open Data Institute level-up its flagship annual Summit, convening an international audience to learn, connect and be inspired.

With data in the headlines as a result of Covid-19, the mission of the ODI - founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the i...

One Young World Summit 2019 London

Private Drama Events

Client: One Young World

For the 10th One Young World 2019 London Summit Private Drama produced a three day conference - with keynote speakers including Jane Goodall, JK Rowling, Richard Branson and Edward Enninful - an Opening Ceremony and a Closing Ceremony. OYW is the global forum for young leadership that identifies, promotes and connects the world’s ...

Creative Solutions Catgeories

Samsung EU Forum

Smyle

Client: Samsung

We were asked to activate the Samsung brand in new and inspiring ways – across four global audiences for four events at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Malta.
Our live and virtual events agency came up with an amazing spectrum of fully integrated brand activations and digitally-led experiences to highlight the Samsung position as a fu...

General Partners Meeting 2020

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: White & Case

Themes of sustainability and innovation brought the White & Case 2020 GPM to the heart of the city, inside London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. The global leadership team harnessed the annual GPM to deliver new strategies, confront insights, and collectively regroup diverse regions ahead of the new year.
Through intuitive ...

Game Technology Frenzy

Barclays

Did you know there are 2.5 billion gamers globally? The games industry is growing and is now bigger than film and music markets. Barclays Ventures aims to support these emerging businesses, helping them ‘move up a level’ by making customer engagement more personal and relevant. The Game Technology Frenzy was designed to mark our new...

OrganizerHive @ MIPCOM Campaign

2Heads Global Design

Client: Reed MIDEM

2HEADS are an award-winning global collective of creatives, strategists, project managers and digital specialists focused on delivering world class experiential marketing solutions that merge the limits of live and online.

Founded in 1983 by Chairman Pepe Parra, we have over 37 years’ experience in helping brands win in good &h...

Renault All-New CAPTUR Live

Ignition

Client: Groupe Renault UK

Since launching in 2013, CAPTUR has become Renault UK’s (RUK) best-selling model. As one of the first B-SUV models in the market, it has led the growth of the segment. Now with over twenty rivals competing for a share of voice, All-New CAPTUR represented an exciting opportunity for the dealer network. With an improved, modern ...

Culture Rave

Brands at Work

Client: Playtech

With 6,000 staff in 23 global markets, Playtech provides cutting-edge technology to the online gaming industry, and has enjoyed rapid growth in recent years, through several acquisitions.

During 2019, following a consolidation of three companies that had been acquired over time, Playtech merged three lots of staff, al...

Events R Talented

During our the inaugural year of Events R Talented we raised £6000 for charity and discovered a fantastic singer from within the events industry
Building on this success we set ourselves a new target of raising £8000

We decided that for 2019/2020 we would support a UK charity.

We decided to extend our audience reach and hold audi...

Shine Connect: a life-affirming national conference for young adults with cancer, delivered on a shoestring budget.

TTA (The Turner Agency)

Client: Shine Cancer Support

Living with a cancer diagnosis in your twenties, thirties or forties can be an isolating experience. Shine Cancer Support is uniquely dedicated to changing this by building an empowered community for young cancer sufferers. Our charity partner’s founders challenged TTA to devise and deliver a national conference that would leave participa...

Changing the World

egi:live communication

Client: easyJet

As a planet we are at a pivotal moment.

We need to change, we need to reduce our carbon footprint, to move away from a throw away culture and consider the impact we have on the world.

And as businesses we must play our part.

On 19th November 2019 easyJet announced that they would offset carbon emissions from the fuel used for every...

Pharma Live 2020

Brands at Work

Client: Novartis

In 2019, Novartis UK made the bold decision to relocate from an old office in Surrey to a modern, environmentally conscious space in White City. This brought its UK headquarters into the heart of the life sciences community in London – an area dubbed “the UK’s Silicon Valley of Pharma”.

In January 2020, Brands...

WEF Promenade 84 A

Brandfuel

Client: Google

The World Economic Forum is the International Organisation for Public-Private Co-operation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It takes place annually in Davos, Switzerland.
For its third year, Brandfuel took over Promenade 84...

Absolut Trash at London Fashion Week

Marble LDN

Client: John Doe Communications / Absolut

The fashion industry is frequently subjected to intense scrutiny and criticism for its high carbon emissions and lack of commitment to sustainability. In response to this, Absolut wanted to host a London Fashion Week event that was the pioneer of real change, hoping to inspire future designers and prove that sustainability is accessible to ...

Creative Horizons

Barclays

Research has found that 62% of 16-18-year-olds didn’t feel they received adequate information about creative careers at school from career advisors or teachers. 
Statistics from DCMS showed that employment in the creative sector has grown three times faster than the national average in the past seven years, despite this only 11% of ...

The Pavilion

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: BBC Studios

Cheerful Twentyfirst was the lead agency on a revolutionary sustainable exhibition space for BBC Studios, built to launch at MIPCOM 2019. The brief was challenging; design and produce a standout space that would launch recently merged BBC Studios, host festival delegates and global clients, and personify BBC Studios as a brand. They ask...

Airbus Social Media Recruitment and Visibility Campaign - Gamescom 2019

2Heads Global Design

Client: Airbus

2HEADS are an award-winning global collective of creatives, strategists, project managers and digital specialists focused on delivering world class experiential marketing solutions that merge the limits of live and online.

Founded in 1983 by Chairman Pepe Parra, we have over 37 years’ experience in helping brands win in good &h...

Journal House at Cannes Lions

Cheerful Twentyfirst

Client: The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal was brought to life in the form of Journal House. It was a communications hub at Cannes Lions 2019 and full of activity from panel discussions, meetings and dining experiences, to parties and well-being. And with boat transport to and from the house, everyone wanted to make an appearance at Journal House.
A subt...

Response to Covid-19

Android Developer Challenge

Gramafilm

Client: Android

In 2019, Google invited us to create two films about the Android Developer Challenge (ADC), a competition for app developers making helpful innovations. Winning submissions would receive product support and have their stories showcased at the 2020 Google I/O conference in Mountain View, California. But halfway through the project, t...

Audience Agency Response to Covid-19

Audience

Client: Multiple

The period of Covid-19 has undoubtedly been a difficult and uncertain time for all involved within the events industry. The Brand Experience team at Audience was faced with postponement/cancellation of all projects in early March, resulting in the need for almost all employees to be placed on furlough.

The team was tasked with the below obje...

PlanetIMEX

IMEX Group

2020 was lining up to be a stellar year for the IMEX Group – with waiting lists for IMEX in Frankfurt and the largest ever IMEX America predicted for the show’s 10th anniversary in September.

When the IMEX Group was forced to cancel IMEX in Frankfurt in May, the biggest event of its kind in the sector, the team rapidly regrou...

Make it Edinburgh Live. Hybrid Events by EICC

Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

In mid-March 2020, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, EICC closed its doors and stopped operating as a conference and events venue. Shortly after, a project team was assembled to develop a reactive plan to protect the business whilst the Pandemic was causing clients to consider cancelling or postponing their events.
The team developed Make ...

VisitBritain - Open Letter of Support to the events community

VisitBritain

In March, as COVID-19 descended, the events industry was brought to a standstill.
How does a tourist board like VisitBritain respond when the world’s events are cancelled, travel comes to a standstill, jobs are lost and companies closing? We knew one thing – this was no time to say “choose the UK for your next eve...

NHS Nightingale London at ExCeL London

ExCeL London

April 2020 will be remembered as the month in which lives were saved under ExCeL’s roof.

The venue’s team takes enormous pride in the versatility of the building.

But never has its versatility been tested in quite the way it was during the response to the coronavirus crisis. At the end of March, in just nine days, ExCeL wa...

Supporting the Vulnerable in times of need

InterContinental Hotels Group

Having a positive impact on the thousands of communities we’re part of means so much to everyone at IHG, and we know that our care and support has never been needed more than it is right now as we all work through such uncertain times brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

As a business that is at the heart of so many communities we h...

Supplier Categories

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD)

The Convention Centre Dublin

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) was developed to provide a world-class conference venue in the heart of Ireland's capital city.

The CCD has a proven track record for excellence and prides itself on the quality of service it provides to clients worldwide. The team at The CCD constantly deliver exceptional customer service and this is d...

Troxy London

Troxy London

Troxy opened its doors for the first time in 1933 and after a diverse past as a cinema, bingo hall and orchestra practice rooms is now one of London’s most authentic East End venues.

In the past decade, its corporate offering has seen exponential growth, diversifying the venue’s client base to include conferences, awa...

QEII Centre

QEII Centre

The QEII Centre is the largest dedicated conference and exhibition space in central London, offering world-class facilities for high-profile conferences, conventions, exhibitions and corporate events with capacity of up to 2,500 delegates. The Centre, which opened in 1986, hosts over 400 national and international events eac...

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

ADNEC

ADNEC’s strengths come from championing and implementing its objectives across the whole company. Our mission is to become the leading events destination for international exhibitions and conferences in the MENA region. To directly increase economic impact to Abu Dhabi by creating a platform that enables organisers to realise their goals of c...

Reflect, recognise reboot. A resilient city on the rise.

ICC Belfast

Originally opened in 1997 as a public sector organisation, ICC Belfast transitioned its operating model to that of a private limited company in 2015 to focus on the commercial opportunity of driving national and international conference business - to positively impact the city as a whole. The ICC Belfast brand was launched in October 2018, ...

Pennyhill Park - Exclusive Collection

Pennyhill Park

Client: Triggerfish

Pennyhill Park, part of Exclusive Collection, is a flagship luxury 5-star hotel in Surrey, known as The City’s outpost for conferences and events. The hotel, which is home to Michelin starred dining, world-class team building activities and discreet conference facilities, celebrates 40 years as an independent family ru...

etc.venues Sales Team

etc.venues

etc.venues runs dedicated non-residential venues in London, Birmingham, Manchester and New York offering contemporary purpose-built venues with a passion for design, tech and food. As the effects of Covid-19 started to show, rather than close our sales offices, we kept them open with a “Dream Team” of 15 working from...

ConferenceLeeds - The City of Leeds as the UK's best destination

ConferenceLeeds

In the midst of a global pandemic, our industry has been hit hard. But, if there’s one thing that we do know for certain, it’s that the industry is working harder than ever before in light of COVID-19, to ensure that event organisers and their delegates receive the very best possible service, and experience, thro...

Best of the Best

Smyle

Smyle set ambitious record financial targets for 2019-20 and smashed them, with record turnover achieved ahead of target – from £26.7m in 2018 to £38m – a 43% increase.

Smyle secured 92nd place on the 2020 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 in February 2020 for the fastest growing exports in the country –...

Brands at Work

2020 was always going to be special for us – it’s our 10th birthday!

We were born in a recession, so having resilience and an entrepreneurial ethos have always been part of our DNA. And now, 10 years later, we’ve come through the recent crisis and continued to thrive, thanks to a firm financial base, deep an...

SevenEvents

Based in the heart of London, on Mayfair’s Park Lane, with a further office in Birmingham, West Midlands, SevenEvents are a boutique, dynamic and fast-growing events agency offering a broad range of event management services covering both live and digital events in both the UK and overseas.

Over the past 12 months we ha...

Brandfuel

Brandfuel has had an extraordinary year with consistent revenue growth, significant upturn in profitability and expansion abroad into new markets. This is down to our continued investment in staff and our focus on training and development. Our work continues to gain recognition from the industry for creativity, high production values and te...

C2events

Given the world we are in, and the difficulties the sector is facing, it seems an unusual time to be entering an award such as this. However, life must go on and we are immensely proud of what we have achieved and especially the way that we have achieved it.
Our Vision is to become one of the UK’s most admired event agencies.
Th...

INVNT

Founded in 2008, INVNT is the global live brand storytelling agency, and our vision is to be the best global live brand storytelling agency in the world.

We employ 100+ full time INVNTrs, who operate across eight offices in five countries – our NYC HQ, London, Sydney, Detroit, San Francisco, Washington D.C.&...

2Heads Global Design

Global Agency of the Year 2020

2HEADS are an award-winning global collective of creatives, strategists, project managers and digital specialists focused on delivering world class experiential marketing solutions that merge the limits of live and online.

Founded in 1983 by Chairman Pepe Parra, we have over 37 years’ experience in helping brands win in good &h...

CWT Meetings & Events

Having won the C&IT Award for Global Agency of the Year for the past two years, CWT Meetings & Events has continued evolving and innovating through a strategy of globalization. The leading agency wanted to deliver an even better, globally consistent service to all its customers wherever and whenever it was needed.
Back this year wi...

RBS In-House Events Team

RBS

The RBS Group in-house events team works out of London and Edinburgh and is made up of 8 passionate event professionals.
3 years ago, the team was formed in its current structure and has become well respected and established. Collectively we have around 140 years of industry experience combining backgrounds in agency; supplier; corporate; spon...

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Brands at Work

Client: Deloitte

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