A record number of almost 150 impressive entries was whittled down from a longlist by an expert judging panel featuring corporates, agencies and suppliers, who met to deliberate and score entries on 29 July at Brown’s Hotel in London.
Find out who made the cut this year – the full shortlist of finalists is listed below, with shortlists for individual categories to be revealed online throughout August and September.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony at London Hilton on Park Lane on Friday 25 September.
New categories for this year include Global Agency of the Year, which will honour the best events agency with teams based in two or more countries, and Internal Communications Event of the Year.
Other categories include UK Agency of the Year, Incentive Programme of the Year, UK Conference of the Year, Best use of Social Media/Technology and six sector categories including Automotive, Retail, and IT & Telecoms.
To book a table for the night, visit www.citawards.com
88 Events Company Limited
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company
The Appointment Group
Ashfield Meetings & Events
The Black Tomato Agency
Brand & Deliver
Butlins Conference & Events
Capita Travel & Events
Central Hall Westminster
The Convention Centre Dublin
Cuttsy and Cuttsy
CWT Meetings & Events
Darkstar Events UK
The fresh Group
George P Johnson
Grass Roots Meetings & Events
Green Light Events
Jack Morton Worldwide
mcm creative group
Ovation Arabia / Ovation Ireland / Ovation Australia
Right Angle Corporate Limited
Robinson College Cambridge
Tata Consultancy Services
Team Spirit Event Management
More on last year's C&IT Awards:
In Pictures: C&IT Awards - Part 1 (The Reception)
In Pictures: C&IT Awards - Part 2 (The Ceremony)
In Pictures: C&IT Awards - Part 3 (The Celebrations)
On C&IT TV: Backstage interviews and highlights from the C&IT Awards
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