Award Categories

The Hire Space Awards celebrate the very best of the events industry by recognising and rewarding hard working, innovative and forward-thinking venues and event organisers from across the UK.

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SUPERSTAR EVENT ORGANISERS

+ EVENTS TEAM OF THE YEAR

An award for the events organisers!

This award recognises an events team who goes above and beyond to consistently deliver successful and innovative events. This award is for in-house event planners at brands and corporates.

+ Outstanding Event Contribution

This award recognises an outstanding individual who organises events in-house, at a brand or corporate organisation.

MODERN VENUE MARKETING AWARDS

+ Best Online Marketing

The Best Online Marketing award is for the marketing team at an independent venue. They can demonstrate that they have implemented a consistent, effective and original online marketing strategy to promote their venue offerings.

The award celebrates the venue which makes it simple for potential clients to find and learn about the venue online, uses engaging content to capture audience attention across marketing channels, and ultimately generates event enquiries.

+ Best Venue Portfolio Marketing

The Best Venue Portfolio Marketing award is for the marketing team who are responsible for a branded portfolio of two or more venues. They can demonstrate that they have implemented a consistent, effective and original online marketing strategy to promote their venue offerings across the brand.

The award celebrates the portfolio which makes it simple for potential clients to find and learn about the venues online, uses engaging content to capture audience attention across marketing channels, and ultimately generate client enquiries.

 

MOST POPULAR

+ Best Experiential Venue

This award aims to commend an outstanding venue for experiential events.

+ Best Wedding Venue

This award aims to commend an outstanding wedding venue.

+ Best Private Dining Venue

This award aims to commend an outstanding private dining venue.

+ Best Conference Venue

This award aims to commend an outstanding conference venue.

FORWARD THINKING VENUES

+ Greenest Venue

This award recognises a venue’s commitment to going green through successful environmentally-friendly initiatives, from the use of catering to waste management.

+ Venue in the Community

This award recognises a venue’s contribution to the wider community around them or to charitable enterprises, through successful CSR initiatives, community engagement and thought leadership.

+ Best All-Round Use of Technology

This award recognises a venue’s outstanding overall use of technology, through integration, creative use in events and thought-leadership in the industry.

+ Best Unique Venue

This award recognises a venue’s ability to offer a unique event experience.

+ Best Newcomer

This awards celebrates the best new venue on the events scene over the last 12 months.

+ Venue Team of the Year

This award recognises an outstanding event sales team at a venue.

+ Unsung Hero

This award celebrates an outstanding member of staff at a venue, not in a senior director position. They are instrumental to the day-to-day running of a venue. They always go above and beyond for their clients. Most importantly, they deserve to be recognised.