Winners & Finalists 2016

2016 Winners & Finalists

Personality of the Year

Winner – Tim Chudley from Sundial Group




Best UK-based Airline

Gold British Airways
Silver Virgin Atlantic
Bronze easyJet
Finalist FlyBe
Finalist Jet2
Finalist Monarch Airlines

Best Overseas-based Airline

Gold Emirates
Silver Etihad Airways
Bronze Singapore Airlines
Finalist Cathay Pacific
Finalist KLM
Finalist Qatar Airways

Best UK Convention Bureau

Gold Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
Silver Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau
Bronze Liverpool Convention Bureau
Finalist London & Partners
Finalist Marketing Edinburgh
Finalist Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Conference Bureau

Best Overseas Convention Bureau

Gold The Hague Convention Bureau
Silver Rotterdam Partners
Bronze Malta Tourism Authority
Finalist Brisbane Marketing
Finalist Business Events Canada
Finalist Dubai Business Events
Finalist Monaco Tourist Authority
Finalist NYC & Company
Finalist Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau

Best Value for Money Conference Venue

Gold Woodside - A Sundial Venue
Silver Coombe Abbey
Bronze The Monastery Manchester
Finalist ACC Liverpool
Finalist Barnett Hill - A Sundial Venue
Finalist Highgate House - A Sundial Venue

Best UK Management Training Centre

Gold The Møller Centre
Gold Woodside - A Sundial Venue
Silver Ashridge House
Bronze Warwick Conferences
Finalist Highgate House - A Sundial Venue
Finalist Wyboston Lakes

Best Academic Venue

Gold Warwick Conferences
Silver Ashridge House
Bronze Robinson College, University of Cambridge
Finalist Conference Oxford
Finalist The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues
Finalist Well Met Conferencing

Best UK Unusual Venue

Gold Alton Towers Resort
Silver Brighton Dome
Bronze Coombe Abbey
Finalist Natural History Museum
Finalist Pines Calyx
Finalist The Monastery Manchester

Best Venue Group Meeting Product

Gold Sundial Group
Silver Qhotels
Bronze Hilton Worldwide
Finalist De Vere Venues
Finalist Marriott Hotels
Finalist Radisson Blu

Best Food & Beverage Supplier

Gold Kudos
Silver Leith's
Silver rhubarb
Bronze Searcys
Finalist Amadeus
Finalist Create Food & Party Design

Best Event Provider

Gold Planet Pursuits
Silver mclcreate
Bronze Yarrington
Finalist Saville Audio Visual
Finalist Shocklogic
Finalist Universal Live Ltd

Best Destination Management Company

Gold Vista Events DMC Greece
Silver ECMeetings Malta
Bronze 24 Degrees LLC
Finalist Alpine Sterling DMC
Finalist events by tlc
Finalist Kuoni Destination Management

Best Intermediary Agency [fewer than 40 employees]

Gold First Choice Conference & Events
Silver Bluehat Group
Bronze Principal. Global Events
Finalist Planet Pursuits
Finalist Venues & Events International Ltd
Finalist YES (Your Event Solutions)

Best Intermediary Agency [more than 40 employees]

Gold Conference Care
Silver NYS Corporate
Bronze Capita Travel and Events
Finalist Banks Sadler
Finalist Grass Roots Meetings & Events
Finalist Zibrant

Best Conference and Banqueting Staff

Gold Kudos
Silver Woodside - Sundial Venue
Bronze QEII Centre
Finalist Coombe Abbey
Finalist The Møller Centre
Finalist Warwick Conferences

Best UK Conference Centre

Gold ACC Liverpool
Silver The ICC
Bronze QEII Centre
Finalist The Celtic Manor Resort
Finalist Warwick Conferences
Finalist Wyboston Lakes

Best Overseas Conference Centre

Gold The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD)
Silver CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona)
Silver RAI Amsterdam
Bronze Estrel Berlin
Finalist Dubai World Trade Centre
Finalist Grimaldi Forum Monaco

Best Overseas Hotel

Gold Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin
Silver Hotel Arts Barcelona
Bronze Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella
Finalist Fairmont Monte Carlo
Finalist Marina Bay Sands
Finalist W Hotel Barcelona

Best UK Hotel

Gold The Celtic Manor Resort
Silver The Midland - Qhotels
Bronze Chewton Glen
Finalist Cliveden
Finalist Coworth Park
Finalist The Gleneagles Hotel