Agencies from 23 countries across the globe have applied for the 15th Best Event Awards World Experience – the first and most authoritative event industry award – and are now waiting for the finalist, which will be determined by a preliminary online voting session and announced on November 27 via www.beaworldfestival.com.
The projects are now being assessed by an influential Jury chaired by Stephanie Dubois, Global Events Director at SAP, and consisting of top representatives with national or international responsibility from corporate companies, as well as members of local national event agencies’ associations from different countries around the world.
The Jury members’ profiles can be seen here: www.beaworldfestival.com/jury/
The 15th Edition of Bea World Festival will be an all-digital edition with the clear objective of identifying and providing the market with the necessary strategies to interpret the ongoing evolution towards digitisation and inform on the actions taken to provide creative solutions.
It will offer all participants the opportunity to see the world’s best-in-class events, to network with peers and industry leaders, and to learn business strategies and new trends through inspiring keynotes and technical workshops.
“Although there are fewer entries than in the past years, it is not as bad as one could have expected when considering the current situation. The pandemic has certainly heavily penalised the live industry, but we nonetheless report a high participation in the award, which has firmly established itself as an international benchmark for the entire sector - says Salvatore Sagone, founder of Bea World Experience Festival and president of ADC Group. - Health requirements have forced us to deliver this edition in a totally digital format, which we are sure will nonetheless meet the interest of all those who want to find inspiration from the finalist projects and the scheduled content.”
On a European Level, entries from Germany, Italy, and the Czech Republic have increased, while Latvia, Lithuania, and Qatar confirm numbers similar to those of last year. At the same time, some extra-European countries are competing for the renowned Elephant Awards, including Brazil, Qatar and the USA. Portugal, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Germany, and Italy are the countries with more entries in this 15th year of the international event award.
“The results confirm how strong the Bea World brand is. Integrity and transparency have been key traits of our competition since its very first edition, and have acknowledged its success and growth over the years. It is indeed a unique business and networking platform that connects supply and demand. We expect a large number of event professionals from all over the world, which I am sure will enjoy the Festival more than ever. There will be no shortage of surprises within this digital format.” adds Sagone.
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