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Lifetime Achievement Award

This award honor individuals in our industry who have made a mark in the events community over their career. The recipients are event professionals with 20 years or more experience, who are well known for their contributions to the special events industry.Nominees will be individuals who have made an impact in the events community over the course of their career, through innovation, dedication and achievement. The winner is nominated and selected by  The B Collective Awards Committee Chairs.

Legendary Designer

This award honor individuals in our industry who have made a mark in the events community over their career for their outstanding design talents. The recipients are event professionals with 20 years or more experience, who are well known for their fabulous visual creations in the special events industry.Nominees will be individuals who have made an impact in the events community over the course of their career, through innovation, dedication and achievement. The winner is nominated and selected by  The B Collective Awards Committee Chairs.

rising star award

The spirit and intent of this award is designed to honor, recognize,encourage and inspire a young event professional toward his/her greatest potential in the special events industry. Nominees shall:1. Be within their first five years in the special events industry 2. Be actively involved in their local events industry and association community 3. Have exhibited innovation and leadership and made an impact on their company 4. Have clear potential to grow into more responsibility in their company, association organization and the community at large.

Nomination details for this award will be announced soon.

The Categories

 

Team Effort

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Best Team Effort – Social / Corporate

Awarded to the event team members with the best collaborative effort between the various aspects of the events industry. All parties bring the best of their skills, products, services and abilities to create something spectacular.

Best Team Effort – Wedding

Awarded to the event team members with the best collaborative effort between the various aspects of the events industry. All parties bring the best of their skills, products, services and abilities to create something spectacular. This category is for wedding events only.

 

Imagery & Entertainment

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Best Event Photography

Given to the company/individual whose photography best captures the event, theme and overall spirit of an occasion for a corporate or social occasion.

Best Event Videography

Given to the company/individual whose video best captures the event, theme and overall spirit of an occasion for a corporate or social occasion.

Best Entertainment

Awarded to the company/individual who produces a musical event experience, which assists in bringing the event to life (MC, DJ, Element Performance, duo, soloist).

 

Event Production

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Best Social Event Planner

Awarded to the company/individuals who bring the best of their skills, services and abilities to create a memorable experience for their client. This category is for non-wedding planners.

Best Wedding Planner

Awarded to the company/individuals who bring the best of their skills, services and abilities to create a memorable experience for their client. This category is for wedding planners.

Best Event Designer

Awarded to the company/individuals who bring the best of their design skills, services and abilities to create the aesthetics of a memorable experience for their client.

Best Wedding Stationery Suite

Awarded to the company/individual who provides, creates and produces the best wedding invitation suite.

Best Event Enhancement

Awarded to the best company/individual who produces the best design enhancement for an event such as specialty items, flooring install, or installation pieces.

Best Rental Company

Awarded to the best company/individual who provides event essentials through rental items for a wedding or event.

Best Educational Platform

Awarded to the best educational conference, workshop or retreat catered to the wedding and events industry.

 

Event Cuisine & Edible Art

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Best Wedding Cake Designer

Awarded to the company/individuals who creates the best visual display of a themed cake (wedding, social, events).

Best Themed Cake

Awarded to the company/individuals who creates the best visual display of a themed cake (wedding, social, events).

Best Dessert Artist

Awarded to the company/individuals who creates the best visual display of desserts (wedding, social, events).

Best Culinary Presentation

Awarded to the company/individual who delivers the best culinary visually, regardless of price or presentation format, with the emphasis on the flair of plate presentation and details.

 

Fashion & Beauty

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Best Makeup Artist

Awarded to the company/individual who provides the best makeup services to meet the goals of an actual special event.

Best Hair Stylist

Awarded to the company/individual who provides the best hair styling services to meet the goals of an actual special event.

Best Menswear Designer

Awarded to the company/individual who provides the best menswear design to meet the goals of an actual special event.

Best Wedding Dress Designer

Awarded to the company/individual who provides the best wedding dress design to meet the goals of an actual special event.

Best Stylist

Awarded to the company/individual who provides the best styling services to meet the goals of an actual special event.