Mumbrella360 shortlisted for conference of the year

Mumbrella360 has been shortlisted for the Australian Event Awards in the category of best meeting or conference of the year.

The shortlist was published by the Australian Event Awards today. The winners of the awards, in their third year,will be announced in October.  

Other categories of the Australian Event Awards include best tourism event which sees Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure pitched against the Melbourne grand prix and the Tour Down Under.

Other finalists among the 23 categories include Masterchef Live, WOMADelaide and Tropfest.

In the conference category, Mumbrella360 is up against the Mint Directors Conference and the 35th International Trumpet Guild Conference.

The shortlist:

Sydney Olympic Park Best Sporting Event

  • 2011 Santos Tour Down Under
  • 2010 UCI Road World Championships, City of Greater Geelong
  • Australian Open 2011

Best Tourism Event

  • Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure, ID Australia
  • 2011 Formula 1™ Qantas Australian Grand Prix, Australian Grand Prix Corporation
  • 2011 Santos Tour Down Under

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event

  • Eat Street, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
  • Emerald Ball for Kids Rehab at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
  • Mother’s Day Classic 2011

CIM Magazine Best Meeting or Conference

  • Mint Directors Conference XXVI, This Space Event Studio Pty Ltd
  • Mumbrella360
  • 35th International Trumpet Guild Conference, Conexion Event Management

Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event

  • Ten Days on the Island
  • Melbourne Festival
  • L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival ‘FASHION FULL STOP’ 2011, a-live
  • Sydney Festival 2011

Best Corporate Event

  • Oprah’s Ultimate Australian Adventure Welcome Party, Cambridge Events
  • WynnsDay 2010, a-live
  • Ford Ranger Global Launch Event, Imagination

Best Exhibition supported by the EEAA

  • Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition 2010, Reed Exhibitions Australia
  • Taste of Sydney, Brand Events
  • 2011 Central Coast Buy Local Festival with a Twist, Events with a Twist

Best Community Event

  • 2010 Fun4Kids Festival
  • NRL All Stars Bumehla Festival, Out There Productions
  • 2010 New Year’s Eve Family Festival, City of Melbourne
  • Tropfest 2011, Splendid Communications

Academy of Wedding Planners Best Private Event

  • Kuvesh and Vyda Wedding, Staging Connections
  • Arabian Nights 40th Birthday Party, Eventify
  • Nikki and Alex’s Wedding, Georgeous

Best New Event

  • MasterChef Live 2010, Brand Events
  • 16132 NRL All Stars Bumehla Festival, Out There Productions
  • Melbourne Music, City of Melbourne

Best Regional Event

  • 2010 Fun4Kids Festival
  • Ten Days on the Island
  • Bluesfest Byron Bay 2011

Best Achievement in Design, Look or Theming

  • 2Fish Brand Experience Creators for their work on Formula 1, Australian Grand Prix 2011
  • Decorative Events & Exhibitions for their work on Paspaley Polo in the City
  • Splendid Communications for their work on Ketel One Commission
  • IMAGINATION for their work on the Ford stand at the Australian International Motor Show Sydney 2010

Best Achievement in Catering

  • Pinctada Cable Beach Resort & Spa for their work on Paspaley Beach Polo 2011
  • Blanco Food and Events for their work on The Cook & the Chef (& the Winemaker)
  • Bayleaf Catering for their work on Australian Tourism Exchange 2011

Best Achievement in Marketing, Communication or Sponsorship

  • Adelaide Festival Centre’s OZAsia Festival
  • Royal Agricultural Society of NSW for their work on Sydney Royal Easter Show
  • 2Fish Brand Experience Creators for their work on Australian Open 2011

Best Achievement in Sustainability

  • Turnstile 21 for their work on Midsumma Carnival
  • Bluesfest Byron Bay 2011
  • WOMADelaide 2011

Best Technical Achievement or Innovation

  • 2Fish Brand Experience Creators for their work on Hot Wheels Secret Race Battle: Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney Australia
  • t7 event solutions for their work on B & T Awards
  • Mandylights for their work on Floriade NightFest 2010

Best Venue

  • Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Sydney Showground
  • AAMI Park

Best Product or Service

  • Decorative Events & Exhibitions
  • Design Sport Overlay Design
  • A List Guide

Best Education or Training Program

  • Australian Centre for Event Management Professional Development Program
  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management Specialisation), Victoria University
  • SIT50207 Diploma of Events, Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

Best Export

  • Laservison Mega~Media
  • Diane Bernstein Design
  • DesignSport

Young Achiever of the Year

  • Melissa Park
  • Tara Whitfield

Entertainer of the Year

  • Mr. Percival
  • The Leading Men
  • Brad Blaze
  • Soul Mystique

Event Manager of the Year

  • The Events Melbourne Team
  • Belle-Laide Events
  • HHO Events
  • Out There Productions

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