E Awards 2017

The inaugural E-Awards for Excellence in Events were presented at a glittering gala reception at the SEC on 9 March 2017 and celebrated the best, the most innovative and glamorous of our dynamic events and festivals industry in Scotland.

There were Awards made in nine categories that showcased and celebrated innovation and rewarded individuals across Scotland.


Conference/Association Event Excellence 2017

British Academy of Audiology 13th Annual Conference, Fitwise Management Ltd
Ideal Homeshow Scotlan, Charity Partner ,Erskine

WINNER: Venturefest Scotland, Speakeasy Productions Ltd

Event Supplier Excellence 2017

WINNER: Appetite Direct, Edinburgh International Festival Launch
Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental, The Kilt Walk
Portakabin, DF Concerts

Student Event/Festival Excellence 2017

WINNER: Aberdeen Student Festival, Robert Gordon University
Edinburgh Students Music Movement
Harry Potter Horcrux Hunt, Edinburgh
Stella’s Masquerade Ball, Edinburgh Napier University

Creative Event/Festival Excellence 2017

Findhorn Bay Arts, Findhorn Bay Festival
Glasgow Film Festival
WINNER: Illumination: Harbour Festival of Light, Scottish Maritime Museum
Twilight Illuminations with Sprits of Scone, Scone Palace

Outdoor Event/Festival Excellence 2017

Cowal Highland Gathering
WINNER: Homeless World Cup, Glasgow 2016
The Erskine Motorbike Meet, Erskine
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, Edinburgh, Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Event technology Excellence 2017

WINNER: Food Standards Scotland, Royal Highland Show, Speakeasy Productions Ltd
Illumination: Harbour Festival of Light, Scottish Maritime Museum
International Society for Music Education Conference, MCL Create

Marketing & Digital Event/Festival Excellence 2017

WINNER: Aberdeen Festivals/Visit Aberdeenshire
Back in Time Day, New Lanark Trust,

Venturefest Scotland, Speakeasy Productions Ltd,

Scottish Event Space or Venue Excellence 2017

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
WINNER: Merchant Square, Glasgow
Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde
The Royal Yacht Britannia

Sustainable Event/Festival Excellence 2017

Big Nature Festival, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Scotland’s
WINNER: Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Unique Events