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Virtual and hybrid events and experiences play a more crucial role than ever before. Organisations are reimagining and reconfiguring their existing events and new formats and event concepts are emerging. The VEI Virtual & Hybrid Awards will celebrate this innovation, recognize best practice and excellence, and enable industry peer to peer learning and benchmarking. 


The awards will showcase inspiring case studies of innovation and creativity from organizers, brands, associations and suppliers in the virtual and hybrid events community.


As virtual and hybrid events evolve, it is essential to promote outstanding talent, innovative ideas and solution providers supporting the delivery of virtual and hybrid events around the world and the VEI Virtual & Hybrid Event Awards will provide the perfect platform to do this.

Early Bird Deadline for Entries: 4 December 2020

Who Should Enter?

The VEI Virtual & Hybrid Event Awards is open to event organizers, brands, agencies, technology platforms and vendors working in virtual events.


Applicants are can enter as many categories as they want.

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Celebrate Excellence

In a world moving as quickly as Virtual Events it’s essential to demonstrate your worth and prove your organization’s value.


Winning an award isn’t simply proof of your success, it’s a badge of excellence, it’s an opportunity to celebrate with colleagues, business partners, clients and investors.


  • Liz Agostini

    Portfolio Director

    Mash Media

  • Sofia Altuna

    Global Product Partnerships


  • Piers Bearne

    Founder & CEO

    Collingwood Advisory

  • Ashanti Bentil-Dhue


    Diversity Ally

  • Michelle Bruno


    Editor TSNN

  • Jim Cermak

    Podcast Host

    Tradeshow University

  • Nick Craig Waller

    Marketing Director

    Dubai World Trade Center

  • Scott Craighead

    Vice President of Exhibitions & Events


  • Elizabeth Cutler

    Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

    Events Edit Group

  • Harlan Davis

    VP of Product and Innovation

    GDS Group

  • Doug Emslie

    Group Chief Executive

    Tarsus Group

  • Chris Faust

    Founder & CEO

    Fast Lane

  • Trevor Foley

    Managing Director


  • Ashley Friedlein

    Founder & CEO

    Guild, Econsultancy

  • Marco Giberti

    Founder & CEO

    Vesuvio Ventures

  • Kim Gishler

    CEO & President


  • Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes

    Chief Marketing Strategist


  • Sarnit Karunyavanij


    Thai Exhibition Association

  • Lawrence Kuria

    Founder & Chief Executive

    B2B Africa Ltd

  • Natasha Layal



  • Eric Ly



  • Anthony Martin

    VP Marketing

    Diversified Communications

  • Brad Mehl

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Boundless Markets

  • Courtney Muller

    Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer

    Clarion Events

  • Stephen Nold


    MW2 Solutions

  • Catherine Oates

    Managing Director

    Fast Markets

  • Sean Ongers

    Head of Global Learning & Performance

    Informa Markets

  • Isobel Peck

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Informa Connect

  • Jason Popp

    President & CEO


  • Alan Ramsdell

    Director of Events


  • Duncan Reid

    Managing Director


  • Sarah Scott

    Head of Events


  • Hervé Sedky


    Reed Exhibitions

  • Arlene Shows

    Marketing Director


  • Meera Somji

    Head of Customer Success


  • Jonny Sullens

    Head of Events at Future

    Future Plc

  • Suzanne Tiago

    Head of Marketing - Seatrade Maritime Events

    Informa Markets

  • Jay Weintraub

    Co-founder & CEO

    InsureTech Connect & HR Transform

  • Andrew Williams

    President, Maritime

    Informa Markets


For a full list of categories, please visit the Awards entry page here 

Entry Process

All entries must be submitted through our online awards platform. At

The entry process for all categories is straightforward and divided into sections, allowing you to save and return to your work at any time. We recommend you prepare for your entries before you start the process.


Virtual & Hybrid Event Awards Enquiry

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