Packaging Innovations NEC 2013 has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Association of Event Organisers (AEO) Excellence Awards 2013 in the ‘best tradeshow exhibition over 2,000sqm UK’ category.
Packaging Innovations NEC 2013, which reported record attendance across the two days with over 5,000 visitors attending and 69 per cent of exhibitors rebooking onsite for next year’s show, will be judged alongside nine other show finalists.
A panel of industry judges will critique the show on a a variety of criteria, including: its ability to produce innovative content and marketing campaigns, record improvements in performance and rebooking, visitor attendance and the show’s longevity. The winners are due to be announced on 21 June 2013.
easyFairs have been running Packaging Innovations NEC successfully since 2005, and it now attracts over 320 exhibitors with international industry experts lining up to speak over the two days.
Alison Church, Event Director of easyFairs UK Ltd, commented, “We’re absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for the 2013 AEO Awards. The entire team worked tirelessly to make the show a resounding success. The level of support and calibre of exhibitors and visitors continues to improve each year.
The next easyFairs show will be Packaging Innovations London, taking place on 1 & 2 October 2013 at the Business Design Centre, Islignton. The Birmingham event returns to the NEC on 26 & 27 February 2014.