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Stars of the events industry celebrated at M&IT Awards

Sundial Group's Tim Chudley and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau notable winners from 2016 awards show
29/02/2016

Pictured: Harmonix, supplied by Young Guns, entertained the 1,200 guests at the M&IT Awards on Friday

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, The Hague Convention Bureau and Sundial Group's Tim Chudley were among the winners at the M&IT Awards.


Leading the charge was Glasgow City Marketing Bureau, which won Best UK Convention Bureau for the 10th consecutive year, while The Hague Convention Bureau outdid its 2015 silver award for Best Overseas Convention Bureau, taking gold for 2016.


M&IT Personality of the Year went to Sundial Group founder Tim Chudley, in a nod to his campaign work for the Living Wage and industry charity Meeting Needs.


Other gold winners were Celtic Manor Resort, Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Convention Centre Dublin, ACC Liverpool, Kudos, Conference Care, First Choice Conference & Events, Vista Events DMC Greece, Planet Pursuits, Sundial Group, Alton Towers, Warwick Conferences, The Moller Centre and Woodside, Emirates and British Airways.


More than 1,200 guests attended the awards on Friday evening, hosted by BBC presenter Kate Silverton at Battersea Evolution.


Full list of winners were:


Best UK-based Airline


Gold British Airways


Silver Virgin Atlantic


Bronze easyJet


Finalist FlyBe


Finalist Jet2


Finalist Monarch Airlines


 


Best Overseas-based Airline


Gold Emirates


Silver Etihad Airways


Bronze Singapore Airlines


Finalist Cathay Pacific


Finalist KLM


Finalist Qatar Airways


 


Best UK Convention Bureau


Gold Glasgow City Marketing Bureau


Silver Newcastle Gateshead Convention Bureau


Bronze Liverpool Convention Bureau


Finalist London & Partners


Finalist Marketing Edinburgh


Finalist Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Conference Bureau


 


Best Overseas Convention Bureau


Gold The Hague Convention Bureau


Silver Rotterdam Partners


Bronze Malta Tourism Authority


Finalist Brisbane Marketing


Finalist Business Events Canada


Finalist Dubai Business Events


Finalist Monaco Tourist Authority


Finalist NYC & Company


Finalist Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau


 


Best Value for Money Conference Venue


Gold Woodside - A Sundial Venue


Silver Coombe Abbey


Bronze The Monastery Manchester


Finalist ACC Liverpool


Finalist Barnett Hill - A Sundial Venue


Finalist Highgate House - A Sundial Venue


 


Best UK Management Training Centre


Gold The Møller Centre


Gold Woodside - A Sundial Venue


Silver Ashridge House


Bronze Warwick Conferences


Finalist Highgate House - A Sundial Venue


Finalist Wyboston Lakes


 


Best Academic Venue


Gold Warwick Conferences


Silver Ashridge House


Bronze Robinson College, University of Cambridge


Finalist Conference Oxford


Finalist The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues


Finalist Well Met Conferencing


 


Best UK Unusual Venue


Gold Alton Towers Resort


Silver Brighton Dome


Bronze Coombe Abbey


Finalist Natural History Museum


Finalist Pines Calyx


Finalist The Monastery Manchester


 


Best Venue Group Meeting Product


Gold Sundial Group


Silver Qhotels


Bronze Hilton Worldwide


Finalist De Vere Venues


Finalist Marriott Hotels


Finalist Radisson Blu


 


Best Food & Beverage Supplier


Gold Kudos


Silver Leith's


Silver rhubarb


Bronze Searcys


Finalist Amadeus


Finalist Create Food & Party Design


 


Best Event Provider


Gold Planet Pursuits


Silver mclcreate


Bronze Yarrington


Finalist Saville Audio Visual


Finalist Shocklogic


Finalist Universal Live Ltd


 


Best Destination Management Company


Gold Vista Events DMC Greece


Silver ECMeetings Malta


Bronze 24 Degrees LLC


Finalist Alpine Sterling DMC


Finalist events by tlc


Finalist Kuoni Destination Management


 


Best Intermediary Agency [fewer than 40 employees]


Gold First Choice Conference & Events


Silver Bluehat Group


Bronze Principal. Global Events


Finalist Planet Pursuits


Finalist Venues & Events International Ltd


Finalist YES (Your Event Solutions)


 


Best Intermediary Agency [more than 40 employees]


Gold Conference Care


Silver NYS Corporate


Bronze Capita Travel and Events


Finalist Banks Sadler


Finalist Grass Roots Meetings & Events


Finalist Zibrant


 


Best Conference and Banqueting Staff


Gold Kudos


Silver Woodside - Sundial Venue


Bronze QEII Centre


Finalist Coombe Abbey


Finalist The Møller Centre


Finalist Warwick Conferences


 


Best UK Conference Centre


Gold ACC Liverpool


Silver The ICC


Bronze QEII Centre


Finalist The Celtic Manor Resort


Finalist Warwick Conferences


Finalist Wyboston Lakes


 


Best Overseas Conference Centre


Gold The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD)


Silver CCIB (Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona)


Silver RAI Amsterdam


Bronze Estrel Berlin


Finalist Dubai World Trade Centre


Finalist Grimaldi Forum Monaco


 


Best Overseas Hotel


Gold Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin


Silver Hotel Arts Barcelona


Bronze Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa Marbella


Finalist Fairmont Monte Carlo


Finalist Marina Bay Sands


Finalist W Hotel Barcelona


 


Best UK Hotel


Gold The Celtic Manor Resort


Silver The Midland - Qhotels


Bronze Chewton Glen


Finalist Cliveden


Finalist Coworth Park


Finalist The Gleneagles Hotel




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