The 2023 MEA conference saw the welcome return of the MEA Awards with the qualifying period covering both 2021 and 2022.
Read the full list of winners here
ASE took the opportunity to capture reaction from a few of the winners on the night.
The ICC Sydney had two wins
Toni McAllister accepted the award for Virtual Event of the Year for Pathology Update 2021: Re-cracking the code which was presented to ICC Sydney and The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
… and Jack Crozier was named Operations Person of the Year
Andrea Heath from Imagine Holidays was awarded In-House Event Manager of the Year
Regional Event of the Year went to Deni Play on the Plains Festival for Deni Ute Muster
Special Event of the Year to Sofitel Melbourne on Collins in partnership with Finucane & Smith for Future.Joy.Club.
ICMS Australasia’s Emma Bower accepted two awards for Government Event of the Year with the CSIRO for 21st International Meeting on Lithium Batteries 2022 and the Event Legacy Award for 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE 2022) and then went on to collect the Platinum Event of the Year Award for 21st International Meeting on Lithium Batteries
The Platinum Company of the Year award went to Congress Australia
The Platinum Event Professional of the Year was awarded to Susan Harris (Absolute Events & Marketing)
The 2021-2022 MEA Outstanding Contribution Award went to Anne Jamieson (Saxton Speakers Bureau) who appeared via video as she was enjoying a well deserved holiday.