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AAXO Organiser Awards 2018

 

AAXO Organiser Awards 2018

The African Association of Exhibition Organisers, is proud to host the third annual ROAR Awards in 2019.  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 2018 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 2018.

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 31 January 2019.  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.

All entries should be completed in Powerpoint Presentations and follow the order of the guidelines provided. AAXO will send a link to all organisers directing them to the ROAR Awards Portal where submissions can be submitted.

Judging will take place as follows for 2018:

  • All exhibitions that took place in the period January to June 2018, must submit their entries by no later than 31 July 2018.
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period July to November 2018 must submit their entries within 30 days of completion of the exhibition...
  • Judging will commence on 15 December and no late entries will be excepted.

 

CATEGORIES

There are 5 entry participation categories available:

  1. Trade – Category 1 – TRADE CATEGORY GUIDELINES 2018
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  2. Consumer – Category 2 – CONSUMER CATEGORY GUIDELINES 2018
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  3. Trade and Consumer – Category 3 – TRADE AND CONSUMER CATEGORY GUIDELINES 2018
    • 1 – 6000m2
    • 6001 – 12 000m2
    • 12 001m2 +
  1. Confex – Category 4 – CONFEX CATEGORY GUIDELINES 2018
  1. Table top – Category 5 – TABLE TOP CATEGORY GUIDELINES 2018
  2. Social Media – Category 6 – SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES 2018

ENTRY RULES:

Entry Forms must be completed online within the time frame below:

  • All exhibitions that took place in the period January to June 2018, must submit their entries by no later than 31 July 2018.
  • All exhibitions that take place in the period July to November 2018 must submit their entries within 30 days of completion of the exhibition...
  • 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 750, 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 31 January 2019.
  • Tickets may be purchased for the event from AAXO
  • AAXO trophies will be presented to the winners in each category.

For further information contact:

Molebogeng

aaxo@aaxo.co.za

Tel: +27 11 835 1565 

The AAXO Exhibition of the Year Winner receives:

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