The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced submissions have opened for its annual Global Awards. The awards celebrate and honour exemplary achievements focusing on leadership at all levels within the global business events industry. This year’s categories are:
- Hall of Leaders, recognizing lifetime achievement for those that have had a legacy impact on the global business events sector
- Social Impact Award, recognizing extraordinary effort on the part of an individual or organization in the areas of people, planet, and prosperity
- Adaptation and Innovation Award, recognizing extraordinary effort on the part of an individual or organization in the areas of adaptation and innovation to ensure our industry’s relevance now and into the future
- Pacesetter Award, recognizing emerging leaders whose forward thinking and innovative approach has led to ground-breaking changes that are advancing the industry today
Submissions are open until June 19, 2022, with winners announced at the Global Awards Ceremony which takes place on 10 October during IMEX America in Las Vegas (10-13 October).
“Recognizing, rewarding and celebrating the incredible leadership and achievements for our sector during the Event Industry Council’s Global Awards event is one of the highlights of the EIC’s calendar, witnessing the sense of joy and community during ceremony, in particular the recognition of the Hall of Leaders award winners who have modelled the way for others, is indeed a marquee moment,” said Amy Calvert, CEO of the EIC. “Sharing the stories behind the achievements of our winners is always exceptionally inspiring and motivating and I am greatly looking forward to reading the entries and seeing how many of our peers have innovated and driven forward our industry in the past year.”