Winners and Finalists 2015

2015 Winners & Finalists

Personality of the Year

Winner – Dale Parmenter – drp



Best UK based Airline

Gold British Airways
Silver Virgin Atlantic Airways
Bronze easyJet
Gold FlyBe

Best Overseas based Airline

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

Best UK Convention Bureau

Gold Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
Silver Liverpool Convention Bureau
Bronze London & Partners
Finalist Convention Edinburgh
Finalist NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau

Best Overseas Convention Bureau

Gold Business Events Canada
Silver The Hague Convention Bureau
Bronze Rotterdam Partners
Finalist Malta Tourism Authority
Finalist Monaco Government Tourist & Convention Authority

Best Value for Money Conference Venue

Gold Woodside - A Sundial Venue
Silver Highgate House - A Sundial Venue
Bronze The Monastery Manchester
Finalist ACC Liverpool
Finalist Warwick Conferences

Best UK Management Training Centre

Gold Warwick Conferences
Silver The Møller Centre
Bronze imago, Burleigh Court
Finalist Highgate House - A Sundial Venue
Finalist Woodside - A Sundial Venue

Best Academic Venue

Gold Warwick Conferences
Silver imago, Burleigh Court
Bronze Robinson College, Cambridge
Finalist Southcoast Conferences University of Brighton
Finalist Well Met Conferencing

Best UK Unusual Venue

Gold Alton Towers Resort
Silver The Monastery Manchester
Bronze The Clink Brixton
Finalist Natural History Museum
Finalist The Pines Calyx

Best Venue Group Meeting Product

Gold Sundial Group
Silver QHotels
Bronze Hilton Worldwide
Finalist De Vere Venues
Finalist Marriott Hotels

Best Food & Beverage Supplier

Silver Create Food and Party Design
Silver Leith's
Bronze "rhubarb"
Finalist Payne and Gunter

Best Event Provider

Gold Planet Pursuits
Silver Yarrington
Bronze Saville Audio Visual
Finalist First Network Limited
Finalist mclcreate
Finalist XL Video

Best Destination Management Company

Gold Vista Events Greece
Silver events by tlc
Bronze ECMeetings Malta
Finalist Cititravel DMC Spain & Portugal

Best Intermediary Agency (fewer than 40 employees)

Gold First Choice Conference & Events
Silver Bluehat Group
Bronze Planet Pursuits
Finalist ITA

Best Intermediary Agency (more than 40 employees)

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

Best Conference and Banqueting Staff

Silver The Møller Centre
Bronze imago, Burleigh Court
Finalist The Lensbury
Finalist Woodside - A Sundial Venue

Best UK Conference Centre

Gold ACC Liverpool
Silver Warwick Conferences
Bronze Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre
Finalist QEII Centre
Finalist The ICC Birmingham

Best Overseas Conference Centre

Gold The Convention Centre Dublin
Silver Amsterdam RAI
Bronze CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona)
Finalist Cape Town International Convention Centre
Finalist Dubai World Trade Centre
Finalist Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Finalist McCormack Place Chicago
Finalist Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Best Overseas Hotel

Gold Hotel Arts Barcelona
Silver Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
Bronze Burj Al Arab Dubai
Bronze Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Finalist Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Finalist Fairmont Monte Carlo
Finalist Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin

Best UK Hotel

Gold Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf
Silver Chewton Glen
Bronze The Midland
Finalist St. Ermin's Hotel
Finalist The Bloomsbury Hotel, a member of The Doyle Collection

Personality of the Year

Dale Parmenter