Postponement of the deadline for submitting your entries until Wednesday, March 09.
The HEAVENT AWARDS co-organized by HEAVENT and the NEWS EVENEMENT(S) reward the most memorable events of the past year. Exceptionally, due to the pandemic and following the cancellations of the 2020 and 2021 editions, this 2022 edition covers the years 2019, 2020 and 2021: the face-to-face, digital and hybrid events that took place from January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2021. The Heavent Awards represent a unique opportunity to give a strong visibility to the most stunning events.
For this 2022 edition, a simplified procedure in 4 steps is proposed:
1 / Fill in your application form (access to the form at the bottom of this page: APPLY)
The online registrations are open from 20 January 2022 to 2 March 2022. Any company, agency, organizer of trade fairs and congresses having produced in 2019, 2020 or 2021* an event in one of the 8 categories mentioned below can apply. *(event that took place between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2021)
You must describe your project (one separate entry for each application) by answering the questions and provide us with a first 2-minutes video. The same entry can be presented in 2 categories maximum.
NB: the application will be validated upon receipt of payment of the participation fee and provided that the entry file is duly completed.
2 / Discover the nominees mid-March
The partner associations, Heavent, the News Evenement(s) and some members of the jury select for each of the categories 3 to 7 finalists, depending on the number of applications per category. The nominated agencies will be informed by email mid-March.
For each nominated project, the candidates will then have to send a second shorter video (30 sec maximum). Thus, 2 videos to provide: 2 minutes for the jury and 30 seconds for broadcast during the awards ceremony.
3 / Prepare your jury presentation
For each shortlisted entry, the candidates (agency and client) will have to present together their project live in front of the jury on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 April in Cannes.
The presentations will be held over the two days and will be followed by a deliberation session of the jury. Their votes represent 60% of the final score.
4 / Attend the awards ceremony
It will take place Thursday evening, 21 April 2022, at the Palais des Festivals et Congrès of Cannes in the “Grand Auditorium”: A ceremony expected by the entire sector, with a presentation of all nominated projects and an interactive vote of the invited audience. These votes represent 40% of the final score.
You will discover further information below, and we look forward to seeing you among the participants in this key award for our sector.
1 – BtoC event Award
Public event, B to C road show, pop-up store, exhibition, street-marketing …
2 – BtoB event Award
Event targeting a professional audience. Road show, product launch, public relations operation, customer/prospect evening, press conference, open day, sales events…
3 – Internal communications event
Product launch, sales force meeting, internal evening event, workshop, conference …
4 –Exceptional event Award
Major event like commemoration, opening ceremony, summit … gathering a large number of participants and involving the design of exceptional creation, technical production and logistics
5 – Sport, Cultural, Educational or Entertainment Event Award
Creation of an event, activation of brands in sponsoring, deployment of a partnership, exhibition, music festival, show …
6 – Brand experience and multichannel Award
Remarkable event experience proposed by a brand to its audiences in different communication channels to promote and valorize a brand, a product, or values.
7 – Influencer and media relations event Award
Event targeting the general public using communication via the media and/or influencers to increase brand or product awareness.
8 – Forum, summit, congress, fair Award
In B2B or B2C, innovative tools, uplifting the traditional formats of these event typologies
Grand Prix of the Jury (does not require an application)
International Grand Prix of the Jury (does not require an application)
RATING CRITERIA (common to each category)
- Creativity / innovation: creative idea, originality and technological innovation
- Quality of production: design, finishing, workflow management, technique, etc.
- Efficiency: Achievement of objectives (ROI, KPI, studies, media and/or business impact, etc.)
- Quality of the oral presentation (physical presence of the client required)
- CSR: consideration of environmental and social issues in the execution
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
By submitting a registration form, each participant agrees to sign the rules & regulations and to respect:
- The deadline for sending the elements (case, questionnaire, videos, participation fees …)
- The conformity of the requested elements
- The agreement of your client
- The calendar of the presentations: both, agency and client, agree to be available on 20 and 21April for the jury presentation and award ceremony in Cannes (departure 22 April)
DEADLINE OF ENTRIES AND PROVIDING OF ELEMENTS
Applications must be completed online no later than 02 March 2022.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS
The results will be unveiled on Thursday 21st April in Cannes, during the award ceremony bringing together Top Buyers and Heavent Meetings participants.
The winners will be mentioned on:
For international applications the registration fee is 850 € excluding VAT (1.020 € including VAT) for the first application, 300 € excluding VAT (360 € including VAT) for every additional application.
Agencies that have already applied for the 2019 edition and wish to submit new files for the years 2020 and 2021, will only pay €300 excluding VAT per additional file.
We are pleased to offer three nights BB in a 5* hotel in Cannes (19, 20 and 21 April) to the nominees (2 persons per nomination: 1 person representing the agency and 1 person representing the client) who will have been shortlisted by the jury and who will have to take part in the jury presentations in Cannes.
RULES AND REGULATIONS (please read, sign and send with your application)
INFORMATION AND PAYMENT OF PARTICIPATION FEES
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