ESSA is happy to announce the follow people and companies as finalists for this years ESSA Awards taking place on the 2nd December at MK Stadium Milton Keynes, sponsored by Bematrix and JL Live.

ESSA Young Person Award 2021

Sponsored by Equinox Design

Anna Bray - Cook & Associates

Tiylan Salih - 4Wall Entertainment UK Ltd


ESSA Covid Hero Award 2021

Sponsored by The Barista

Nick Bracey - Creative8

Iain Barley - The Event & Exhibition Partnership

Charlotte Eaglesham - The Event & Exhibition Partnership

Mike Frost – Expocast


Best Organiser 2021

Sponsored by Immersive AV

Reed Exhibitions

Clarion Events

Nineteen Events


Best Venue 2021

Sponsored by JLLive Events

Business Design Centre

ExCel London



ESSA Member Company Award 2021

Sponsored by Beechwood Events Flooring


Expose Design


Human Built


ESSA Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award 2021

Sponsored by beMatrix

The winner of this award will be announced on the night.


Returning for the first time since 2019, the awards dinner follows a full days conferencing.  To mark what has been a very difficult period for the industry since early 2020, this year sees the introduction of the Covid Hero award and sees ESSA members nominate best organiser and venue for the first time since the awards launched back in 2017.

You can find further details of the full day here - All ESSA members receive two complimentary tickets to both the day and evening events.

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