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Calgary Event Awards | Categories & Criteria

Calgary Event Awards 2019

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Outstanding Supplier

This category recognizes the work and contributions of partners servicing the events industry. Submissions for these awards have to pertain to a specific event hosted in 2018.

Creativity and Design

This award recognizes suppliers creating event design including floral design, lighting design, event décor, staging and more. Submission may be for individual outstanding element or overall event design. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (optional) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional

Live Entertainment

This award recognizes any type of live entertainment for events including musicians, artists, speakers, hosts and more. Judged on the quality of the entertainment and value brought to the event. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (mandatory) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional

Photography or Video

This award recognizes event photography or videography capturing unique event moments. Judging criteria is based on storytelling, capturing the spirit of the event and overall quality.  Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (optional) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional

Event Technology

This award recognizes audio visual and event technology services with not primary focus on creativity. Judged on quality of service, innovation and meeting event objectives. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (optional) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional

Catering

This award recognizes excellence in catering, overall or specific (e.g. desserts) focusing on offering high quality ingredients, following new trends in healthy food preparation and showcasing creative food presentation. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (optional) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional

Event Space

This award recognizes a hotel, restaurant or other venue with function space suited for hosting events. Judged based on the uniqueness of the space, flexibility and creativity in using the space as well as quality of the service. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your work/service for one specific event hosted in 2018 – max 5000 characters

  • Description of how your work/service elevated the event and helped achieve the event goals & objectives – max 3000

  • Up to 5 pictures supporting your submission and video link (optional) – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission - optional

  • Event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Reference letter from client or event producer - optional


Outstanding Event

This category honors excellence in the planning, logistics, execution and creativity of a specific event hosted in 2018. Submissions will be accepted from event planners with a significant management role in the event. Joint submissions between event stakeholders and event planner will also be accepted. Please note that submission from event supporting partner (venue, AV, decor/rental, catering and such) won’t be accepted. Event planners who are not submitting with the stakeholders need to provide written verification that their client is aware of the submission.

Conference/Trade Show/Exhibition

This award recognizes a conference, convention, symposium, exhibition, trade show or consumer show. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

Fundraising Gala

This award recognizes a gala hosted in 2018 with a primary objective to raise funds for a charity and/or cause, as well as to bring awareness to a charity or cause. Note that the submission with the highest dollar amount raised will not necessarily be considered as the best fundraiser. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Net dollar amount raised for the charity or cause

Fundraising Event

This award recognizes an event hosted in 2018 with a primary objective to raise funds for a charity or cause, as well as to bring awareness to a charity or cause. Galas are excluded from this category. Note that the submission with the highest dollar amount raised will not necessarily be considered as the best fundraiser. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

  • Net dollar amount raised for the charity or cause

Wedding

This award recognizes a wedding delivered in 2018. Submissions will be judged on creativity, achieving clients objectives and wow factor. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

Live Event

This award recognizes a unique live event hosted in 2018 that met goals and objectives with an excellent execution. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

Community/Non-for-Profit Event

This award recognizes a community or non-for-profit event with a primary objective to make an impact in the community. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)

StartUp Event

This award recognizes an outstanding new event (not previously held) which cannot be compared to a high-budget well-established event, but deserves recognition for its uniqueness, innovation or impact. Please submit:

  • Event name

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Event summary – max 3000 characters

  • Event statistics: attendance numbers, growth over previous year, host venue, overall budget

  • Describe event objectives and how they were met (bullet point format preferred)

  • Describe production challenges and how you overcame those (bullet point format preferred)

  • Description of how your event is outstanding and deserving recognition – max 3000

  • Collateral materials supporting your submission and demonstrating your level of expertise. Examples include: budget, floor plans, production schedule, riders, renderings, BEOs.

  • Event pictures or video – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Event website (if applicable and still active)

  • Your event industry involvement (association memberships, volunteering, sponsoring industry events, etc)


Outstanding New Product or Idea

This award recognizes an individual or organization exemplifying creativity, innovation and/or new trends in the events industry. Products must be in the marketplace and innovative ideas must be successfully implemented. Submissions will be accepted from event planners and suppliers. Please submit:

  • Short general overview of your submission (keep it concise and interesting like a movie preview) – max 500 characters

  • Description of your product or innovative idea – max 3000 characters

  • Pictures – submit online or email to awards@timewise.biz

  • Website or Facebook page (if applicable)


Outstanding Professional

This category recognizes event professionals for their exceptionalism and contributions to the events industry.

Future Leader

This award recognizes an outstanding event professional new to the event industry with a minimum of 2 but not more than 5 years of experience. Please submit:

  • Description of yourself (how you are outstanding and deserving of recognition) – max 3000 characters

  • Overview of your most significant work in 2018 – max 3000 characters

  • How long have you been in the industry, membership held in event industry association, certification/designation, education and additional achievements

  • Description of your volunteering, mentoring or other industry contributions in 2018 

  • Website and Social Media links

  • Headshot Photo

  • One reference letter

Event Planner

This award recognizes an independent or in-house planner who delivers meeting, conferences or live events. The individual is innovative and inspires others with their passion, knowledge, creativity and over-the-top customer service. Must be a full time business or employee. Please submit:

  • Description of yourself (how you are outstanding and deserving of recognition) – max 3000 characters

  • Overview of your most significant work in 2018 – max 3000 characters

  • How long have you been in the industry, membership held in event industry association, certification/designation, education and additional achievements

  • Description of your volunteering, mentoring or other industry contributions in 2018 

  • Website and Social Media links

  • Headshot Photo

  • One reference letter

Wedding Planner

This award recognizes a wedding planner who stands out by having made exceptional contributions to the wedding industry over the past year, who creates bridal success stories time and time again and operates their business or career with the highest level of enthusiasm, accomplishment and professional integrity. Must be a full time business or employee. Please submit:

  • Description of yourself (how you are outstanding and deserving of recognition) – max 3000 characters

  • Overview of your most significant work in 2018 – max 3000 characters

  • How long have you been in the industry, membership held in event industry association, certification/designation, education and additional achievements

  • Description of your volunteering, mentoring or other industry contributions in 2018 

  • Website and Social Media links

  • Headshot Photo

  • One reference letter

Outstanding Industry Professional

The Outstanding Industry Professional celebrates a planner or supplier who has dedicated his/her career to the events industry.  This person has demonstrated best practices, provided guidance and inspiration to others, and is seen as a leader in the industry. This award is presented to an individual and is the most coveted in our awards program. Please submit:

  • Description of yourself (how you are outstanding and deserving of recognition) – max 3000 characters

  • Overview of your most significant work in 2018 – max 3000 characters

  • How long have you been in the industry, membership held in event industry association, certification/designation, education and additional achievements

  • Description of your volunteering, mentoring or other industry contributions in 2018 

  • Website and Social Media links

  • Headshot Photo

  • One reference letter