Events Industry Council submissions will be accepted through September 28, 2021, with winners being announced at the Global Awards Ceremony on November 7, 2021, during IMEX America in Las Vegas.
The Events Industry Council (EIC), the industry’s global voice on advocacy, research, professional recognition, and standards, has announced that entries for its annual Global Recognition Awards have opened.
The awards recognize and honor outstanding achievements in the worldwide business events industry, with a focus on leadership at all levels and areas of concentration. The following are the categories for this year:
- Hall of Leaders, recognising lifetime achievement for those that have had a legacy impact on the global business events sector
- Social Impact Award, recognising extraordinary effort on the part of an individual or organisation in the areas of people, planet and prosperity
- Adaptation and Innovation Award, recognising extraordinary effort on the part of an individual or organisation in the areas of adaptation and innovation to ensure our industry’s relevance now and into the future
- Pacesetter Award, recognising emerging leaders whose forward thinking and innovative approach has led to ground-breaking changes that are advancing the industry today
“Our Global Recognition Awards play an essential role in celebrating the amazing efforts and the influence professionals make on our industry and beyond, both now and in the future,” Amy Calvert, CEO of the EIC, said of the Awards.
“Now, more than ever, it is critical that we recognize and reward leadership and creativity as we work together to recover from the pandemic’s ravages and ensure that these inspiring stories are widely shared as a beacon for the future.”
“The business events industry is renowned for its creativity and tenacity and never has this been more evident than in the last 18 months. The EIC Global Recognition Awards are vital in highlighting the importance and transformational effects of leadership and genuine innovation, especially as we continue to return to health post-pandemic.”
Commenting on the awards, Mark Cooper, CEO of IACC and 2021 Chair of the board of the Events Industry Council (EIC), said:
Strategic Partner for the Global Recognition Awards is MGM. EIC’s Official Event Technology Provider is Cvent.