Awards

E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, June 19 | 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Join EXPO for the annual EXCITE. Awards Luncheon honoring winners and honorable mentions of the EXCITE Awards, the Expo Elite, and the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows of the past year. The Expo Elite honors the most creative-thinking individuals who have pushed the boundaries in their ever-evolving expo industry. Don't miss your chance to celebrate and network with the best of the best in the tradeshow and events industry.

Keynote Speaker:
Mayor Stephanie
Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore, MD
Special Guest Presenter
Stephanie Selesnick, CEM
President
International Trade Information

 

Luncheon Registration (June 19) Luncheon Package Options With ExpoNext Conference (June 19-21)
Per Person: $475 Per Person: $1170
Table of 10: $4750 Group Rate: $1120
E.X.C.I.T.E. Awards Finalists

 

Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor

  • 2012 Annual Session – American Dental Association
  • Coverings 2012 – National Trade Productions
  • FETC 2013 – 1105 Media
  • Retail's BIG Show 2013 – National Retail Federation

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Best Association Show

  • Congress – American Payroll Association
  • IMTS – Global Experience Specialists
  • New York International Auto Show – Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
  • Retail's BIG Show 2013 – National Retail Federation
  • The ASI Show – The ASI Show

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Best Buyer-Seller Event

  • M3 Mobility xChange – nGage Events
  • Prime Advantage 2012 Fall Conference – Prime Advantage

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Best Consumer Event

  • Hi-Chew Sampling Tour – match action
  • New York International Auto Show – Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
  • World of Coke – Coca-Cola Turkey

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Best Development of a Spinoff Event

  • FCSI's Ask the Experts at the 97th annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show – FCSI-The Americas, 520 Management
  • Boston RV & Camping Expo – Paragon Group, Inc.

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Best Environmental Design

  • CENTRIA at the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition
  • MINExpo International 2012 – Caterpillar Global Mining

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Best Extension of an Event's Life

  • 5K@ADA Run/Walk – Novo Nordisk, Inc.
  • Enterprise Connect – UBM Tech
  • NFMT – Trade Press Media/ROC Exhibitions

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Best Green Event

  • Greenbuild International Conference and Expo – US Green Building Council
  • Natural Products Expo – Penton Media

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Best Incorporation of Venue or Destination Into a Show

  • 2013 Annual Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show – National Cattlemen's Beef Association
  • 5K@EASD Run/Walk – Novo Nordisk, A/S.
  • Bluebeam eXtreme Conference – Bluebeam Software, Inc.
  • Fourth Annual Fenway Park Bridal Festival – Boston Red Sox & Fenway Park

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Best Innovative Sponsorship Idea

  • 2012 GameStop Conference – GameStop
  • BlogHer '12 – BlogHer, Inc.
  • E3 2012 – IDG World Expo
  • MasterCard Holiday Photo Experience at Saks Fifth Avenue – Octagon Digital

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Best Interactive Exhibit

  • 2012 GameStop Conference – GameStop
  • Choose Your Subaru Adverture – Subaru of America, Inc.
  • Expo! Expo! 2012 – a2z
  • IDEXX at NAVC – Global Experience Specialists
  • Pri-Med EAST – Access TCA

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Best International Event

  • EO University University - inspiria event service GmbH
  • The GREEN EXPO – E.J. Krause
  • World Heavy Oil Congress – dmg :: events (Canada) inc

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Best Marketing Campaign

  • BOMA 2012 - Building Owners and Managers Association
  • Electronic Security Expo (ESX) – AE Ventures; ESA; CSAA
  • Greenbuild International Conference and Expo – US Green Building Council
  • ISA International Sign Expo – International Sign Association
  • PAACE Automechanika Mexico – Messe Frankfurt, Inc.

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Best Marketing Collateral

  • ACCE – International Customer Management Institute (ICMI)
  • High Point Market – High Point Market Authority
  • International Vision Expos – Reed Exhibitions and The Vision Council
  • New York International Auto Show – Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
  • SEMA 2012 – Specialty Equipment Marketing Association (SEMA)

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Best Media Coverage

  • D Rose 3.0 Press Launch #thereturn – match action
  • New York International Auto Show – Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association
  • The ASI Show – The ASI Show

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Best Overall Public Relations Campaign

  • 34th International Geological Congress – Carillon Conference Management
  • Natural Products Expos – New Hope Natural Media
  • Total Energy USA 2012 - VP International

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Best Showfloor Design

  • MINExpo International 2012 – Caterpillar Global Mining
  • Telecom Exchange - Jaymie Scotto & Associates

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Best Showfloor Engagement Strategies

  • ASTD International Conference and Exhibition – American Society for Training & Development
  • Coverings 2012 – National Trade Productions
  • Graph Expo – National Association for Printing Leadership
  • ISA International Sign Expo – ISA

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Best Startup/First-Year Event

  • ADS-CON Advertising + Data Science Congress – Media6Degrees
  • AWS re: Invent 2012 – AWS
  • Boston RV & Camping Expo – Paragon Group, Inc.
  • Hardware Innovation Workshop - MAKE magazine

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Best Use of a Mobile App

  • 2012 Hallmark Gold Crown Retail Summit – Hallmark
  • DesignCon – UBM Tech, Electronics
  • E3 2012 – IDG World Expo
  • Scientific Assembly 2012 – American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), a2z
  • World Travel Market – Reed Exhibitions/GenieConnect

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Best Use of Audiovisual to Enhance an Event

  • 2012 Annual Session – American Dental Association
  • Accuray at ASTRO 2012 – 3D Exhibits
  • NRF Retail's Big Show 2013 – Freeman

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Best Use of Event Technology

  • Club Industry – Penton Media & CompuSystems
  • IBM PULSE 2012 – Drury Design Dynamics
  • MasterCard Sales Leadership Meeting – Barkley Kalpak Agency
  • Medco/ ESI Drug Trend Symposium – Barkley Kalpak Agency
  • Winter Fancy Food Show 2013 – The National Association for the Speciality Food Trade, Inc. a2z
  • World Travel Market – Reed Exhibitions/GenieConnect

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Best Use of Social Media

  • Cisco Live – Cisco
  • Climate Reality #Imtoohot – match action
  • DesignCon – UBM Tech, Electronics
  • SuperZoo 2012 – World Pet Association

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Best Use of Twitter

  • BlogHer '12 – BlogHer, Inc.
  • FETC 2013 – 1105Media

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Best Website/Microsite

  • CAMEX (CAmpus Market EXpo) – National Association of College Stores
  • E3 2012 – IDG World Expo
  • High Point Market – High Point Market Authority
  • Ticket Summit – Ticket Summit, Inc.
Luncheon Registration (June 19) Luncheon Package Options With ExpoNext Conference (June 19-21)
Per Person: $475 Per Person: $1170
Table of 10: $4750 Group Rate: $1120

Questions? Contact Assistant Marketing Manager Danielle Sikes at dsikes@accessintel.com; (203) 899-8433.

Note: Admittance to the EXCITE Awards Luncheon is not included in a ExpoNext Conference Only Pass.