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Since twelve years, the HEAVENT AWARDS (formerly “Trophées de l’Evénement”), co-organized by HEAVENT and the NEWS EVENEMENT(S), in partnership with LÉVÉNEMENT reward  the most memorable events of the past year. They are a unique opportunity to engender a strong visibility for the most remarkable event creations.


Every company, agency, fair and congress organizer having produced in 2017* an event corresponding to one of the categories specified below.
*(between 1st January 2017 and 31 December 2017)

1 – Event Award  B to C

Public event, BtoC road show, pop-up store, exhibition, street-marketing …

2 – Event Award B to C 

Event targeted to a professional audience. Road show, product launch, public relations, client/prospect evening event, press conference, open day, sales events…

3 – Internal communication Event Award 

Motivation & rewarding trip, seminar, team-building, incentive, product launch, sales force meeting, internal evening event, workshop, training event, 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

Event creation, sponsorship branding, partnership operation, exhibition, music festival, show…

6 – Integrated or Multichannel Event Award

Using multiple communication channels for one  event communication : using both, IRL and digital tools

7 – Brand experience Event Award

Remarkable experience and interaction proposed by a brand to its audiences in order to create commitment with its products, services and/or values.

8 – Forum, Summit, Congress, Fair Award

In B to B or B to C, innovative tools, stimulating the traditional formats of these event typologies

9 – Main Jury Price


1/ Register online and fill in your application form (French or English)

Submissions are open from December 20, 2017 to February 05, 2018. You have access to the online form here:

Please describe your project by answering questions and send a first 2-minute video.

One form to fill in by entry.

Please note: the application will be only validated upon full receipt of the payment for the participation fee, reception of the 2 min. video, completion of the duly finalized online form and acceptance of the rules.

2/ End of February, selection of the nominees

The partner associations, Heavent, the News Event (s) and some members of the jury select for each category 3 to 5 finalist cases. For each project, the selected candidates will have to send a second, short video, 30 sec maximum.

3/ Presentations

For each shortlisted case, the candidates (agency and client) will be invited to present and support their project live in presence of the international top expert jury on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th March 2018 in Cannes. The presentations will be held over the two days and will be followed by a deliberation session of the jury, which will vote for the winners. These votes represent 60% of the final choice.

4/ The award ceremony

The ceremony will take place 29th March 2018  at the Palais des Festivals et Congrès in Cannes, in the famous “Grand Auditorium”. This ceremony is an annual highlight for the entire international event industry sector, with a live presentation of nominated projects and an interactive vote of the public, invited to the evening, representing the remaining 40%.

Please read below further information and we look forward to seeing you in Cannes for this international key event award for our industry sector.

The award winners will be mentioned :

In all post event press releases that will be sent to the professional press,
On the Heavent Meetings website,,
On the website of the Heavent Awards,
On the website and the Newsletter Event (s), Heavent social networks
On the website LÉVÉNEMENT
In an e-mailing sent to more than 200,000 contacts from Heavent Paris and Heavent Meetings



For international applications

A registration fee of 750 €  excl. VAT for the presentation of a case is requested.

For each additional case :  250 euros excl. VAT

Note that three nights in a 5 * hotel in Cannes (27, 28 and 29 March) are paid by the organization, exclusively for the nominees (2 persons per case: 1 person representing the agency and 1 person representing the client) who have been shortlisted by the jury and who will therefore participate in the presentations 28 and 29 March.


Katja Balcke Tel : 00 33 4 92 97 00 11 E-mail:

CONTACT for payment of the application :

Fatima BAROUN – Tél : 01 41 18 63 39 – E-mail :

Site internet : –

Online registration 

General rules