Conventa Best Event Award 2018

Dear Sir or Madam!

Conventa team cordially invites you to apply for Conventa Best Event Award 2018!

Since 2009, the organizers of Conventa together with the editorial board of Kongres Magazine have been selecting the best meeting destinations, hotels and convention centers. The Meetings Star Award is the oldest such recognition in the field of the meetings industry. This year the winners of Meeting Star Awards will also be joined for the fifth time by the winner of the best event in 'New Europe'. We thoroughly analysed your wishes and requirements and in front of you is a new model of the competition for the Conventa Best Award, which this year will be an integral part of the Conventa Crossover conference

The deadline for registering your event is 15th July 2018, and I hope that you will respond to our invitation in great numbers.

We look forward to seeing you at the next Conventa Crossover, which will take place from 30th - 31st August 2018 at Ljubljana's Puppet Theatre.

To begin your entry, click ENTER NOW at the bottom of this page and proceed with the required information.

1 Please write the basic information about your event
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Name of the event
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Date
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Location
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Organizer
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Client
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Event type
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2 Basic information about your company
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Company
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Name of contact person
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Surname of contact person
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Address
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City
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Website
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3 Event description and key objectives of the event (max. 2000 characters)
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4 What were the key challenges of the event? (max. 1500 characters)
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5 Event results: Creativity (max. 1500 characters)

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6 Event results: Innovation (max. 1500 characters)

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7 Event results: Execution (max. 1500 characters)
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8 Event results: Measurable results (max. 1500 characters)
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9 Event results: Communication (max. 1500 characters)
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10 Sustainable Policies: The use of sustainable practices (max. 1500 characters)
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CATEGORIES 2018

Awards are divided into three categories. Please chose the one your event fits into.

CATEGORY B2B

  • Best Corporate Convention / B2BA meeting of a large number of individuals organised by a company or association with the aim of presenting innovations and acquaintances. These events are usually invite-only.
  • Best Trade Show / B2BA trade show is a form of an exhibition of products and/or services that is aimed at members of specific industries.
  • Best Incentive /B2EMotivational travel is a meeting with the purpose of motivating and rewarding employees for their past work. Exclusive travel is entirely organised and, in the majority of cases, also paid for by the company or organisation.
  • Best Product or Service Launch / B2BEvents for launches of new products or services. A typical example is the launch of new cars.
  • Best Educational Event / Training / B2BEducating and training for employees in individual companies, which is intended to promote the development of human resources.

CATEGORY B2C

  • Best Association Conference, Congress / B2CAn interactive meeting for the expert public intended for debates, the exchange of opinions, searching for solutions and consultations. It can take place on a continual basis annually/biennially.
  • Best Sports Event / B2CSports events that are organised by individual sports associations or private companies and which mainly include amateur participants and the wider public.
  • Best Music Event / B2CMusical entertainment events such as concerts, musicals, music festivals.
  • Best Cultural Event / B2CA public cultural event which includes one of the fields of art and which requires complex prepration and organisation.
  • Best Non-profit Event / B2CEvents for non-government and non-profit organisations.
  • Best Festivals / B2CMulti-day events which enable an insight into achievements in particular professional or entertainment fields.

CATEGORY CROSSOVER

Open to events demonstrating an original idea that’s big and brave, meant for both the B2B and B2C public.

11 Which category does your event fit into?
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Please send MANDATORY material to gorazd.cad@toleranca.eu

- 5 high resolution photos of the event - Logo of the agency/organizer (hires, jpeg. / 300 dpi) - Logo of the client (hires, jpeg. / 300 dpi)

Optional material: - Video of the event (max. 3 minutes)- Press reviews - Publications - Gadgets

EVALUATION CRITERIA

The main criteria that will be used for evaluating events are:

1. Creativity

Evaluating creativity in the approach based on the target group and originality/uniqueness of the concept of the event itself, which opens up new aspects in the organisation of events.

2. Relevance

How relevant the event is for the target group and what is the achievement of the target group and its involvement in the event.

3. Innovation

Measuring innovativeness in organisation of events, content, programme design and technical support. Innovations that are new in the region are taken into account.

4. Execution

The execution of the event from the perspectives of project management, management of personnel, partner relations with the client and logistical execution.

5. Results of the event

Evalution of the results in relation to the established targets of the project and the funds invested, and evaluation of the added value (Return on Investment - ROI).

6. Event communication

What the event contributed to the long-term communciation and marketing strategy of the client and the event organisers.

7. Sustainable policies

Communication and positioning the values and identity of sustainable management and actual implementation of measures at the event.

8. Legacy

Evaluation of the long-term effects and benefits of all parts of the project and measuring its wider social influence.

9. Overall final impression of the event

The overall impression: originality, creativity, added value.

PARTICIPANT FEES

The fee for registering one entry to the competition is the same as the registration fee for the Conventa Crossover 2018 conference: EUR 250 (+VAT). This includes a registration fee for one person for both days of the event.

The winners will receive:

- Registration fee for one person for participation at Conventa Crossover 2019

- The right to use the 'Best Event Award' symbol.

- Conventa Best Event Award statuette