Association or Gov meeting of the year – arinex – nsw rural fire service association conference (NSW)

Corporate meeting of the year – ci events – Subaru MY15 Liberty Outback Dealer Launch (NSW) (held at Hayman)

Special Event of the Year – belle laide events – Grow by ANZ – The Keith Urban Holiday Experience (NSW)

Cause Related Event of the Year – MCEC – Good Friday Appeal (Vic)

Public Event of the Year – Associated Advertising and Promotions – Darwin Italian Festival (NT)

Meetings & Events Management Organisation (8 or more employees) – ID Events Australia (NSW)

Meetings & Events Management Organisation (less than 8 employees) – Forum Group Events (NSW)

Event Management Organisation – Peter Jones Special Events (VIC)

In-House Meetings Management Department – ASHM Conference & Events Division (NSW)

Meetings Venue (under 500 delegates) – Aerial UTS Function Centre (NSW)

Meetings Venue (500 delegates or more) – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (VIC)

Specialty Meeting Venue – National Wine Centre of Australia (SA)

Specialty Event Venue – The Star Sydney (NSW)


Corp social responsibility awards…

a) 1-5 employees – crunch events and catering (NSW)
b) 6-30 employees – Forum Group Events (NSW)
c) 30 or more employees – Leonda by the Yarra (VIC)
d) CSR multi site – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley (NSW)
e) in house meeting org – ASHM Conference and Events Division (NSW)


Education Award –

a) 1-5 employees – Crunch Events &
Catering (NSW)
b) – 6-30 employees? – department of education and training (QLD)
c) 30 or more employees – Leonda by the Yarra (VIC)
d) education multi site – Pan Pacific Perth (WA)
e) education in house – ASHM (NSW)


MEA Products & Services Awards

Banquet & Catering – BCEC (QLD)

Technical and Creative Production – branch turnover more than $5mil – SceneChange (NSW)

Technical and Creative Production – branch turnover less than $5mil – Scene Change (SA)

Technical and Creative Production – In-House AV Services (company or department) – Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (VIC)

Support Services – Add Value Promotions (SA)

Exhibition Services – Adelaide Expo Hire (SA)

Destination Marketing Awards

Regional Destination Marketing Organisation – Business Events Geelong (VIC)

Individual Awards

Business Development Person of the Year – Annmarie Angelico PBM Safety (VIC)

Event Manager of the Year – Tracy Wood – Functionality (NSW)

Meetings Manager of the Year – Julie McGraw – GEMS Event Management (NSW)

Operations Person on the Year – Hamish Robertson – Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (SA)

YMEA Future Leader – Melbi Langton – Functionality (NSW)

Awards for Excellence

Event Professional of the Year – Tracy Wood, Functionality

Platinum Award – company with the highest score of all submissions – PJSE

Outstanding Contribution Award 2015 – David Grant


Congratulations to all winners and finalists and everyone who entered!