Best New Conference

  • Entrants will be given 1,000 words in which to persuade the judges that their entry should win this particular award category. You may also attach up to 3 pieces of supporting information. The price per entry is £195 + VAT

    If you wish to save your entry and come back to it at a later date then press the "save for later” button below right. You will then receive an email with a link which you can click on to return to your entry form.

    This award is given to the most successful new conference launch from the perspectives of all parties involved. Judges will be looking for innovation, expertise and success in all areas including the following:

    • Quality of research
    • Creativity and effectiveness of marketing
    • Success with sponsors and exhibitors
    • The delegate experience
    • Financial success / meeting of targets

    All fields are required

    In case of technical difficulties entrants are advised to save a version of their core entry in word prior to submitting their entry.

  • Background information

  • Names of key staff involved

  • Name and contact details of person submitting entry

  • Submission

  • Entrants have a maximum of 1,000 words in which to convince the judges that they are worthy of winning this award. 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each can also be included. Video footage can be also submitted but should be sent as a link within the main body of the entry and should be no more than 2 minutes in length. Please include any information which will persuade the judges that this should be the winning entry for this category. Suggestions as to what could be covered are listed below.
    • Give some background to the conference including how it originated and what it set out to achieve. Outline any specific goals or targets you had in mind prior to the conference being put together.
    • Describe the research that went into producing the conference. Give details of the research, processes and techniques used.
    • If relevant please describe how you interacted with sponsors, exhibitors or third parties, to develop creative sponsorship packages that met their objectives.
    • Outline your marketing strategies including any novel approaches and techniques you used– including key partnerships with third parties, direct and online marketing, telesales and use of social media.
    • Describe the features of the conference which made it so beneficial to delegates. How did you manage to implement these?
    • Outline the success of the conference in terms of the audience size, profile and feedback from delegates, speakers and sponsors. Include any other criteria you would use to measure the success of the conference. Also assess these results against any targets you set at the outset.
    • Give any other information regarding the conference which you think would help convince the judges that your conference should win this award. What makes your conference so unique? In what ways have you been particularly innovative in developing your conference?
  • Shortlisted Summary

  • In the event of your submission being shortlisted we will publish a 200 word summary of your submission on our website and a photo of the event. Please write the summary below keeping in mind that any results or other sensitive information may end up in the public domain. Please also supply your company logo below. (Max 200 WORDS)
  • If files are larger than 2MB please email to hugo@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk
  • Supporting Material

  • Please attach any relevant support material - testimonials, research, performance analysis, collateral, screen grabs, pictures etc. 

    Entrants may attach up to 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each. 

    Attached files must be no larger than 2 MB each, documents must be in .pdf or .doc (word) format, images must be in .jpg or .gif format. 

    Movie/video footage 
    If movie files exceed the 2MB allowance then please include a link to the video/movie hosted on a web page. Links to FTP sites will not be accepted. 

    If you wish to send any files larger than 2MB please email them directly to hugo@conferenceawards.co.uk

    Attachments will not be saved by the "SAVE FOR LATER" feature. Please add any attachments when your entry is complete and you wish to submit.

  • Payment

    Entry fees: Price per entry - £195 + VAT.
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