BizBash Announces Finalists for the 2018 Event Style Awards

Winners in more than 30 categories will be announced at BizBash Live: New York on October 24.

October 1, 2018, 9:33 AM EDT

Leading event production agencies, brands, and tech companies are among the finalists for the BizBash Event Style Awards. For the sixth year, the awards will honor the best ideas, strategies, and products in the industry. After considering hundreds of submissions, the judges have narrowed down each category to the finalists. The winners will be announced at BizBash Live: New York on October 24 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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Best Association Event
FenceTech
Submitted by Fusion Marketing

ILEA Minnesota Star Awards: An Undercover Affair
Submitted by ILEA Minneapolis—St. Paul Chapter

Small Business Summit
Submitted by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Best Catering at an Event
City Market Social House Grand Opening Showcase Event
Submitted by Wolfgang Puck Catering

CNN Political Hangover Brunch 2018
Submitted by Advoc8 and Occasions Caterers

Wolfgang Puck Catering Dallas Summer Lawn Party
Submitted by Wolfgang Puck Catering

Best Conference
C2 Montréal
Submitted by C2 Montréal

Girlboss Rally New York
Submitted by The Gathery

Teen Vogue Summit 2017
Submitted by Condé Nast

Best Corporate Event Concept Budget Over $250,000
CNN Political Hangover Brunch 2018
Submitted by Advoc8

Marriott Loyalty Program
Submitted by IMG Live

TNT The Alienist Premiere Experience
Submitted by Civic Entertainment Group

Best Corporate Event Concept Budget Under $250,000
Axios One Year Anniversary Party
Submitted by Advoc8

Bacardi Founders Gala
Submitted by 2R Creative

Gaming Through the Ages
Submitted by Blueprint Studios

Best Event Decor Budget Over $250,000
CNN Political Hangover Brunch 2018
Submitted by Advoc8

New York Interconnect Upfront
Submitted by Twenty Three Layers

Winter Wonderland Holiday Soiree
Submitted by Silhouette Group

Best Event Decor Budget Under $250,000
Asolo Repertory Theatre's Season Celebration on Stage
Submitted by Asolo Repertory Theatre

Orthopedic Institute for Children ‘Stand for Kids’ Gala
Submitted by CL22 Productions

World of Wonder SXSW 2018
Submitted by Advoc8

Best Event Entertainment Act
Array
Submitted by Encore Live

Power's Mexico Celebration
Submitted by Instinct

The Village Gala
Submitted by University of Southern California

Best Event Lighting Design
LA Zoo Holiday Lights Extravaganza
Submitted by GES Events

San Francisco MoMA Directors Circle Dinner
Submitted by Got Light

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Modern Ball
Submitted by Got Light

Best Fair/Festival
Toronto Christmas Market
Submitted by Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto’s Festival of Beer presented by the Beer Store
Submitted by Beerlicious

ToyotaFest 2017
Submitted by MC-2

Best Floral Design for an Event or Meeting
CNN Political Hangover Brunch 2018
Submitted by Advoc8

Neutrogena x Kerry Washington In-Store Event
Submitted by B Floral

Tinder's “The Opposite of Hate” Karaoke Event
Submitted by B Floral

Best Guerrilla Marketing Initiative/Marketing Campaign
Citi Ball Pit
Submitted by Soho Experiential

Mentos Gum: Hello Freshness
Submitted by Citizen Relations

Resist Sister: The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 at SXSW
Submitted by CSM LeadDog

Best Incentive Program
Power’s Mexico Celebration
Submitted by Instinct

President's Club FY'19
Submitted by SpotOn Events

Rubrik Club Fierce Incentive Program
Submitted by Streamlinevents

Best Influencer Event
Barclaycard + Uber Visa ‘Road to Rewards’ Media Event
Submitted by BMF Media

Clinique Pink Lakes
Submitted by Gradient Experiential

Michelob Ultra: Live Ultra Series
Submitted by Fusion Marketing

Best Interactive Technology for Events
Elevate-R Pitch
Submitted by EventMobi

Indeed Interactive Worldwide 2018
Submitted by Viva Creative

Psychic Barista with Boomset RFID
Submitted by Boomset

Best New Event Product/Service
EventMobi Experience Manager
Submitted by EventMobi

Eventumbot
Submitted by Botwiser

Mediasite Connect
Submitted by Sonic Foundry

Best Nonprofit Event Concept Budget Over $250,000
20th Annual Discovery Ball: King Tut Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Submitted by California Science Center

March of Dimes Imagine a World
Submitted by Allied Experiential

National Civil Rights Museum MLK50 Commemoration
Submitted by LEO Events

Best Nonprofit Event Concept Budget Under $250,000
Art Alive 2018 Premiere Dinner
Submitted by the San Diego Museum of Art

Fête Chinoise 2017
Submitted by Palettera

Illumination
Submitted by the Clayco Foundation

Best Product Launch
Moxy Hotels, Times Square Grand Opening
Submitted by IMG Live

The New Lamborghini URUS Launch
Submitted by Department

Under Armour Unlike Any
Submitted by Grow Marketing

Best Social Event
Fifty & Fabulous
Submitted by Silhouette Group

So Sweet Sophie
Submitted by Penncora Productions

Woodland Winter Wonderland Wedding
Submitted by Bold Catering & Design

Best Sponsor Activation at an Event
BMW i Road to Coachella 2018
Submitted by Mirrored Media

Dell Experience at SXSW 2018
Submitted by Lacy Maxwell Experiential

GitHub Universe
Submitted by Manifold

Best Staging and Set Design
Domino Magazine Pop-Up
Submitted by The Gathery

Mastercard Grammy House 2018
Submitted by BMF Media

New York Interconnect Upfront
Submitted by Twenty Three Layers

Best Sustainability/Corporate Social Responsibility Program
The Experience at Dell Technologies SXSW 2018
Submitted by Lacy Maxwell Experiential

RB (Reckitt Benckiser) Deployment Conference
Submitted by Eventique

SDCA 2017 Play Night
Submitted by Sephora

Best Tabletop Design
Domino Blogger Awards
Submitted by The Gathery

Eat, Art. Local Pairings — Four-Part Event Series
Submitted by HSBC Bank Canada

Winter Wonderland Holiday Soiree
Submitted by Silhouette Group

Best Trade Show Booth
AT&T Pavilion
Submitted by Impact XM & AT&T

Bell at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
Submitted by GES

Oculus From Facebook—Campus Oculus at GDC 2018
Submitted by FG/PG

Best Trade or Consumer Show
CES
Submitted by Consumer Technology Association

New York International Auto Show
Submitted by New York International Auto Show

The WedLuxe Show
Submitted by WedLuxe

Best Use of Event Technology
Amazon Prime Video: The Tick Takeover
Submitted by NVE Experience Agency

Marriott Marquis Chicago Hotel Opening
Submitted by BMF Media

Shoppers Drug Mart Top Picks
Submitted by Citizen Relations

Best Use of Social Media for an Event or Meeting
BMW i Road to Coachella 2018
Submitted by Mirrored Media

Cabo Wabo Road to the Royal
Submitted by Fusion Marketing

Michelob Ultra: NYC Marathon
Submitted by Fusion Marketing

Best Use of Special Effects at Events
Asian Art Gala
Submitted by Got Light

California Science Center Discovery Ball
Submitted by BartKresa Studio

HBO Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere Party
Submitted by BartKresa Studio

Best Use of Video at an Event
FX Networks Trust Immersive Dinner Series
Submitted by BMF Media

IBM Think Gallery
Submitted by Drury Design

STIR
Submitted by Immersive

Best Video Capture of an Event
Mexico Hype Video
Submitted by Instinct

Renaissance Dubai Downtown Hotel Grand Unveiling
Submitted by IMG Live

Shogyo Mujo: A Gem on the Burning Man Playa
Submitted by BartKresa Studio

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