The awards will honour the city, resort or destination that best delivers for events in two categories: Best Short-haul Events Destination (under four hours' flight time from the UK and including all UK domestic cities) and Best Mid- to Long-Haul Events Destination (destinations with a flight time of more than four hours from UK).
Winners will be decided by C&IT readers, with votes cast both online prior to the awards ceremony and on the night. The ceremony takes place on Friday 25 September at London Hilton on Park Lane.
The longlist (below) - nominated by our readers throughout July and August - is now open for voting for until Monday 7 September, with a final shortlist to be announced soon after.
The Hague & Rotterdam
Mid- to long-haul
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe