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Press release: Invest Week wins two awards at the European Association Awards

Awards organisers GCN Events are delighted once again to congratulate all the winners of the 3rd  annual  European Association Awards (28th March 2019). These awards are a celebration of the vital work that European Associations do on behalf of their members to ensure their voices are heard throughout Europe.  They were announced at a ceremony attended by 200+ senior association executives representing a diverse cross-section of European industry and markets on 28th March at Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels. 

Claire Wormsley, Founder and Managing Director of GCN Events said: “We were delighted that so many European Organisations entered and attended.  It was a fabulous occasion and an opportunity to recognise the exceptional quality and excellence that all our finalists display in their fields of expertise.  It is important to celebrate these hard-won achievements and shine a spotlight on the incredible advancements that associations and trade bodies can make, both within their industry and for society as a whole.” 

Best Association Networking or Awards Event:

Invest Europe   |   Invest Week

Best Association Partnership or Collaboration:

European Banking Federation (EBF)   |   European Money Quiz

Invest Europe | Invest Week (Bronze Award)

Best Association Communications Campaign:

European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)   |   I Love Heat Pumps

Best Association Conference:

Cosmetics Europe   |   Annual Conference 2018

Best Association Event Managed by an Agency:

Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Redactive   |   Annual Conference 2018

Best Association Magazine, Newsletter or Publication:

American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmChamEU)   |   The Transatlantic Economy 2018

Best Association Training Initiative:

EIT Health InnoStars   |   EIT Jumpstarter

Best Association Website:

Petrochemicals Europe (an industry sector of Cefic)   |

Best Lobbying or Advocacy Campaign:

European Aluminium   |   I+ Manifesto

Best Digital Campaign:

European Food Information Council (EUFIC)   |   Hungry for #wholegrain

Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence:

European Respiratory Society (ERS) 

Most innovative Development by an Association:

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)   |   ACCA Mentoring Programme

Association Leadership Award:

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)   |   Joel Alexandre

Overall Best European Association (secretariat with less than 30 employees):

Solar Power Europe

Overall Best European Association (secretariat with more than 30 employees):

Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)

The ceremony was hosted by Brain Maguire – journalist, producer, broadcaster and specialist in European politics and business. 

Further information

Please contact Aileen Kay or Michelle Coulsey

About GCN Events

GCN Events provides quality information and events for the conference, association and venue sectors. We facilitate dialogue, best practice and strategic thinking through a variety of different forums and formats including awards, summits, education and industry wide projects. 

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