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Best Unusual or Unique Event Space

Best Unusual or Unique Event Space

Open to any venue that breaks the mould and has capitalised on either space within an existing venue, or had recognised its own potential for a stand-alone event venue. Show how creative use of the space has helped maximise its use and describe the transformation from a previously unloved space into a dedicated and much sort after space. Small or large, show it off!

Submission/Eligibility Information:

  • Venue may not be purpose-built or originally designed for conferences/events
  • Venue must be in the UK

Judging Criteria:

  • The venue must demonstrate a high level of customer service and provide evidence of satisfaction and positive relationships with event planners, venue finding and MICE agents   45%
  • The venue’s exceptional ability to deliver outstanding events in a unique or unusual environment (examples needed)   45%
  • The venue may demonstrate its ability (via events) to provide a contribution in some way to charity, philanthropy, music, art, history, culture or technology   10%

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  • The nitty gritty

    1. Only submissions via the correct portal (CHS Awards Website) will be considered for judging.
    2. All entries will be judged on the information and supporting evidence given, no other factors will be taken in to consideration
    3. Please ensure you are submitting your venue for the correct category before submitting
    4. The judges’ decisions are final. No negotiations will be entered into
    5. Coercion of the judges is not permitted and will result in the venue being removed for consideration. No refunds will be given.
    6. CHS Group reserve the right, as the organisers, to refuse entries if they are incomplete and do not meet the guidelines for submission, or are submitted to the wrong category.
    7. CHS Group reserve the right to publish or display any of the images submitted as part of the awards process either in print, online or as part of the ceremony.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Events

Everything you need to know about attending our events.

Any venue, hotel or event supplier in the UK. A venue is a hotel, conference centre, sports stadium...basically if you fit into one of the categories you can enter! Just read the eligibility and judging criteria and you can't go far wrong.

The shortlist is announced on the evening of Monday 29th April 2019 at the Conference and Hospitality Show in Leeds – don’t forget to register and attend CHS19!

We announce the shortlist on the evening of Monday 29th April 2019 which is the night before the Conference and Hospitality Show in Leeds. Exhibitors and visitors to the show will be first to know, and we’ll announce it on our website and through a press release too.

Its FREE to enter the awards, so go on....get entering!

You can apply to be a judge by completing the form on the website. We do have some criteria and will let you know if you are successful as soon as possible.

You can purchase tickets via the website. Individual tickets are £130+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £140+VAT) but if you want to bring the whole team, a table of 10 is £1200+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £1300+VAT). Why not make a night of it and reward your team for all of their hard work? Even if you don’t win it’s a great networking event, with leading industry figures in attendance.

Of course! You can enter as many as you feel suit your company.

The only thing we can say here is make sure you have lots of supporting evidence. The Judges use your submission only to decide on their winner, so you need to make sure they have all the information required to make their choice. Also visit the CHS Awards homepage and download our helpful PDF 'How to write a kick-ass award submission' which gives you all the hints and tips you need.

Its FREE to enter the awards so go on...get entering!

Of Course! Just book your place at the ceremony through the website.

You can purchase tickets via the website. Individual tickets are £130+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £140+VAT) but if you want to bring the whole team, a table of 10 is £1200+VAT (Early Bird Rate until the 17th May where the price increases to £1300+VAT). Why not make a night of it and reward your team for all of their hard work? Or invite your favourite clients!

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