Golden premiere: On 5 December 2017, we held an award for the first time to honour the best B2B events in Austria.
Our goal? To give successful event management in the industry and B2B sector the shine it deserves. In the course of a celebratory gala night, the winners were of our first EVA Award at the Palais Todesco of the Gerstner Salons Privés.
Around 50 creative events were submitted in 6 categories and 4 special categories.
In the supreme discipline, "B2B events", Kreisel Electric won first place together with Eventwerkstatt, Ilk & Partner KG and Muse Communication for the opening of the Kreisel Electric headquarters, with the participation of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Christian Kern, among others.
The "BUWOG Employee Event 2017" was awarded "Best Employee Event", the "Best Product Presentation" went to Nespresso Austria together with Kesch Event GmbH for the "Night of Exclusive Delights". The Finnish lift specialist KONE AG impressed with its customer event "The game has changed", while the "Best Trade Fair Presentation" went to Alicona Imaging GmbH at Control Stuttgart.
The "Franzl Design Award" was even doubly successful among the special prizes - in addition to the "Best Newcomer Event", Mag. Karin Kernmayer-Farr was also able to secure the award for the "Best Social Media Campaign". Fridi Nefe and Almuth Bene, who created an event for BHS Corrugated GmbH at the Odeon Theatre in Vienna, won the award for Best Location. Nespresso Austria ("Atelier Nespresso") scored with the best catering and the best content concept was submitted by Frauscher Sensorentechnik with their "Wheel Detection Forum".
The saxophonist "CabCanaveral", a Charleston Trio and burlesque dancer Lotta Love provided a stylishly sparkling atmosphere at the exciting gala evening.