WELLS, England, January 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
The prestigious National Outdoor Events Association awards launch today with more categories and they are free to enter.
NOEA is marking its 35 year anniversary with celebrations culminating at its 12 annual Convention and Awards Dinner which will be held in Bath on November 26.
The UK's leading outdoor events trade association fights the events industry's corner with campaigns ranging from tackling police costs to calling for a ban on Chinese lanterns due to the danger to life, livestock and land.
Chief Executive Susan Tanner said: "The awards seek to recognise the best of the events industry and recognise all the work which goes into staging a successful outdoor event from the catering to sourcing sponsorship to acknowledging the best small and large events.
"The head judge this year will be Alistair Turner PR Director of Davies Tanner and promotes the Britain for Events campaign. The judges will be looking to reward the best innovation, good practice and simply the best event of the year."
Last year's winners included Capita PLC in Birmingham for best practice, Another World Productions in Bristol as best event organiser for the city's St Paul's Carnival and Lambeth Country Show for friendly event of the year.
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and City of Edinburgh Council scooped the Scottish Tribute Award with the Virgin Money Festival Fireworks.
NOEA aims to educate and advise, as well as enhance professionalism and business opportunities within the sector and has more than 400 members.
To enter please visit http://www.noea.org.uk - entries are free but must be submitted 31st July 2015.
This year's categories are:
Event Innovation of the Year Award
Small Event of the Year Award
Production Partnership of the Year Award
Best Practice Award.
Event organiser of the year.
Event of the Year Award
Event Supplier of the Year
Sporting Event of the Year Award
Small Festival of the Year Award
Large Festival of the Year Award
Caterer of the Year Award
PR Campaign of the Year Award
The NOEA Scotland tribute award
Sponsorship Campaign of the Year Award
Student Event of the Year Award
Medical Provider of the Year Award
Event Team of the Year Award
For further information, contact: Susan Tanner, CEO, +44(0)1749-674531
SOURCE National Outdoor Events Association ( NOEA)