AAXO Organiser Awards 2018

AAXO Organiser Awards 2018

The African Association of Exhibition Organisers, is proud to host the second annual ROAR Awards in 2018.  This award is aimed at acknowledging and recognising excellence in exhibition organisation.  All entries will be judged on their successful exhibition strategy incorporating marketing, public relations, operations and activation.  This prestigious award will provide organisers with a platform to showcase their event, positioning the exhibition as an award winning event and allowing for further growth opportunities.

ELIGIBILITY

All AAXO approved members who have organised an exhibition in Africa during 2017 are eligible to submit entries into the AAXO ROAR awards.

Companies may submit more than one entry as long as the exhibition was held in the year 2017.

It is compulsory that all entrants are approved members of AAXO.

 

RECOGNITION

The AAXO ROAR Awards will be presented to the winners at a celebratory gala dinner on 1 February 2018.  Winners will receive national media coverage and industry recognition.

 

JUDGING AND AWARDS

The judges will comprise of a panel of distinguished exhibition, communication and marketing specialists.  The Judges’ decision is final and no correspondence may be entered into.

Judging will take place as follows for 2017:

  • All exhibitions that took place in the period January to August 2017, must submit their entries by no later than 30 October 2017.
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period September to 13 November 2017 must submit their entries within 30 days of completion of the exhibition...
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period 14 November to 15 December 2017 must submit by 15 December 2017.

 

CATEGORIES

There are 5 entry participation categories available:

  1. Trade
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  2. Consumer
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  3. Trade and Consumer
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  1. Confex
  1. Table top

ENTRY RULES:

Entry Forms must be completed online within the timeframe below:

  • All exhibitions that took place in the period January to August 2017, must submit their entries by no later than 30 October 2017.
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period 1 September to 13 November 2017 must submit their entries within 30 days of completion of the exhibition.
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period 14 November to 15 December 2017 must submit their entries by 15 December 2017.
  • If an company is submitting an entry on behalf of a client, a letter of acknowledgement from the client must be submitted with your online entry and sent to aaxo@aaxo.co.za


Entry Fees 

R 500, 00 excl. VAT per entry.

An invoice will only be processed once your entry has been recorded.

 

Supporting Materials

All supporting material should be uploaded as compressed files only.

The entry must be completed in English only.

Any audio or video submissions submitted should be no more than 4 minutes duration.

It is imperative to submit a letter of endorsement from your client if you are submitting the entry on behalf of them.

IMPORTANT 
All necessary file attachments (preferable in PowerPoint) should be uploaded where required in the online entry.  Please ensure that you do not exceed the required file size.

 

Awards

  • Winners will only be announced at the celebratory awards event on 1 February 2018.
  • Tickets may be purchased for the event from AAXO
  • AAXO trophies will be presented to the winners in each category.

 

For further information contact:

Johné Louwrens

aaxo@aaxo.co.za

Tel: +27 11 549 8300

 

The AAXO Exhibition of the Year Winner receives:

  • Recognition and Acknowledgement at the AAXO awards.
  • Exposure on the AAXO website.
  • Media coverage.