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Here’s Why the Skift Meetings Awards Should be Top of Your Business Development List


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Entering an award program can sometimes seem like a big undertaking, but take it from us, the benefits can be huge.

In the meetings industry, excellence stands out. With the Skift Meetings Awards once again on track to showcase the top suppliers in the business events industry to its global readership, there are some exciting new initiatives in-place for 2024 to ensure that you and your team get the recognition you deserve.

Take a look below to find out what’s on-offer if you take home the win. 

1. Celebrate Your Achievements On-Stage at Skift Meetings Forum 

As part of the newly redesigned award program, the Skift Meetings Awards will be making its on-stage debut in New York City in September 2024. This year’s winners will be invited to join us at Skift Meetings Forum – the premier gathering of event professionals – for an in-person moment of award programming.

2. Give Your Team the Recognition They Deserve

Awards provide a unique opportunity to give kudos to the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes and celebrate their hard work. Why not take this opportunity to not only show your appreciation for your team – motivating them to keep up the great work – but also showcase your talent to the wider industry?

3. Put Your Work in Front of Meetings Industry Leaders

This year, the first-ever Skift Meetings Awards judging panel will review all shortlisted submissions alongside Skift Meetings Editors to determine our winners. This is a unique opportunity to put your brand in front of some of the industry’s biggest names.

Don’t forget: all submissions that make it through to the shortlisting stage will also be featured on meetings.skift.com for our global audience to see.

4. Increase Brand Awareness

It’s not just winners who get celebrated. All 2024 Skift Meetings Awards submissions that successfully progress to the shortlisting stage will receive a digital brand package, including graphics, banners and badges. But that’s not all! Winners will also receive a fully personalized digital winner kit, and access to exclusive promotion opportunities at Skift Meetings Forum. 

5. Enhanced Networking Opportunities

And last but by no means least, we have networking opportunities. As part of the Skift Meetings Awards winner package, you could be joining us at Skift Meetings Forum, where you will have ample opportunity to connect with other leaders in your industry, potential customers and partners.


The full Skift Meetings Awards winner package includes: 

  • All winners invited to join Skift Meetings Editor-in-Chief on-stage at Skift Meetings Forum for award programming and winner photo – NEW FOR 2024
  • Exposure to Skift Meetings editors and VIP judges
  • Coverage on meetings.skift.com and Skift Meetings marketing channels
  • A complimentary ticket to this year’s Skift Meetings Forum
  • Digital brand exposure at Skift Meetings Forum
  • A personalized digital branding kit to use when promoting to customers and the press
  • Credit towards Skift’s premium subscription products

So, does entering sound of interest? Why not give it a shot. Who knows, you might just win big.

Submit today to secure your chance to be in the running.

The final entry deadline is June 11, 2024.