Eventex 2016 Concludes in Bulgaria; Victor Tango Clinch Gold in Brand Engagement
by Rakhi Jerly Business Events | March 29, 2016 | News
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Eventex 2016 held at Sofia, Bulgaria from Mar 16 - 18 announced the winners for the 6th edition of its Global Event Awards at a spectacular gala ceremony held at the Rainbow Plaza on Mar 17, 2016. The three day event also featured Masterclasses focused on helping Event Professionals achieve higher event ROI, and a conference on the latest event design, audience engagement, and event ROI techniques at the Sofia Event Center.
The finalists for the Eventex Global Event Awards 2016 came from across the world. Entries from 15 countries made it to the final nominations, including the UK, the USA, Finland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Russia, Poland, India, and Australia. 19 categories were left after evaluation by the jury comprising of 34 global event experts. Microsoft Future Decoded - a grand 2-day event that provided a holistic experience of the “One Microsoft” proposition - was declared as the ‘Event of the Year.’ The “un-business business event” was created by Momentum - The Total Brand Experience agency. Momentum also won the ‘Best Event Agency for 2015’ title. With over 40 offices on 6 continents, Momentum is a trusted partner for creating meaningful experiences for companies like Coca Cola, American Express, and Bentley Motors.
‘Best Event Technology for 2015’, as well as ‘Best Event Mobile App’ awards went to DoubleDutch with more than 1,500 customers, including SAP, UBM, and Urban Land Institute, and 260 +employees around the world in San Francisco, Amsterdam, London, and Hong Kong.
From India, Victor Tango emerged as the only winner - clinching the Gold in the Best Brand Engagement Event category and a Bronze in the Best Experiential Event Category. Both award winning events by Victor Tango were executed for Classmate - Gold for for Classmate Art Academy and Bronze for Classmate Spell Bee by Radio Mirchi. Commenting on the win, Tabassum Modi - Director, Victor Tango, said “We are very proud to receive this award. Representing India on a global platform is a matter of honour for us and we hope we can continue to keep the flag flying high."
Over 120 event professionals gathered for the grand ceremony, lead by Masters in Moderation. “Eventex has come to age and deserves the support of the industry for its excellence in execution. I can only see the event growing from strength to strength from here.” - said Elling Hamso, one of the most influential people in the meetings and events industry.
Founded in 2011, Eventex Awards honour professional excellence in the worldwide events and meetings industry, on an annual basis. The 2016 edition of the global event awards welcomed entries in 28 categories for events, event services, suppliers and professionals. Details on Eventex 2017 will be revealed in late May.
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Victor Tango was the only Indian agency to win at this edition of the global event awards. The agency also brought home the bronze for Best Experiential Event.