Sponsors & Partners

Headline Sponsors

etc.venues 133 Houndsditch offers you the perfect space in which to celebrate your awards.

Superbly located minutes away from Liverpool St and Bank stations, etc.venues 133 Houndsditch offers 33,000 sqft of space all on one floor, including a large banqueting suite seating over 550 guests alongside 7 additional rooms for 100 plus.

The Enterprise Suite boasts a generous ceiling height and natural daylight with the latest in built in audio visual technology, whilst the adjacent open plan galleria offers over 15,000 sqf of flexible catering space for pre-dinner drinks or dancing.

Multiple media walls provide plenty of branding options and the sleek design in tones of marble, brass and walnut complete the City’s newest most exciting venue.

To complete the package, a combination of onsite chefs, creating bespoke menus, and our award winning service ensure your awards will be your best event of the year.

Trust etc.venues 133 Houndsditch to deliver your awards for you.

Performing Artistes have been supplying people to give speeches, chair conferences and host events for over 25 years. Based in the West End, the tight-knit booking team supply over 600 people a year for events in the UK and worldwide. 

Performing Artistes are independent of the talent.  They work for you, the event organiser, whilst maintaining close working relationships with the artistes themselves, to ensure you get the right person, properly briefed at the right price. They cover everything from the serious speaker for keynotes and motivational speeches, to comedians and entertainers for dinners and awards. 

Put simply, they are in the Business of Speaking.


Category Sponsors

An expert recruitment service for companies and candidates within the conference, exhibition and events sectors.

GCN Talent is THE go-to recruitment partner for the international conference, exhibitions and events industries. With decades of experience in the sector and a worldwide network of contacts, we are perfectly positioned to assist you with your next key hire – or to take your career to the next level.

GCN Talent – part of the Global Conference Network  – is managed and run by former industry practitioners. For clients, this means that you’ll be dealing with someone who understands your business inside out. For candidates, the depth of our understanding of your job and our position at the heart of the industry sets us apart from a traditional recruitment agency – and means we’ll be able to place you quickly and effectively. And our reach truly is global.


Create is a multi-award winning caterer with nearly 35 years of experience. They are listed at over 50 prestigious venues across London and the UK, delivering exquisite service for events at museums, stately homes, marquees, your office or your home.

Create’s team are passionate about all things events: guiding you through every aspect of planning your party from menus and wines, to flowers, crockery, cutlery and glassware.

When it comes to menu design, Create pride ourselves on the imaginative expertise of our culinary team. Their Executive Chef, leads an incredible team who love to produce amazing and unforgettable food, establishing a reputation for pushing the boundaries of event and bespoke catering.

Create’s food is imaginative and designed to highlight their love of fresh ingredients, expertly sourced to deliver bold, seasonal flavours and beautifully presented dishes. Whether the menu is simple, modern, elegant, fusion, comforting or cutting edge they can design the dishes to suit all of their clients’ individual needs, whilst obtaining only the highest quality ingredients to create vibrant and exciting culinary delights.


Eclipse has been a leader in event production, creative design and technical delivery for 30 years. Led by managing director Robin Purslow, the company provides solutions for those looking to create world-class events in the UK, Europe and further afield. As well as being a provider of production to many global brands, Eclipse works with a large number of prestigious venues, including The Guildhall, Plaisterers Hall, Searcys at The Gherkin and the Natural History Museum. With creativity, vision, technical excellence and teamwork at its heart, choosing Eclipse to produce your next event means anything is possible. 


Gaudio have a reputation as the UK’s most trusted designer and manufacturer of bespoke awards to the events industry. Our experienced and friendly project management team guide our clients expertly through the process from initial brief to delivery of the finished product.

Our cutting edge award designs are carefully tailored to your event theme, brand and budget and are provided entirely free of charge. With an emphasis on using only the highest quality materials Gaudio guarantee to deliver unique and individual awards that will delight your winners, your sponsors and attract the attention your event deserves.

If you are looking for inspiration for your award event visit www.gaudio.co.uk

AwardsPro is a full circle platform to manage and streamline the entry and judging process for any Awards event. AwardsPro has been created and road-tested by those who know best what an easy-to-use, reliable and robust platform looks and feels like.

Contact aileen@globalconferencenetwork.co.uk to find out more.

AVC Live Ltd is a Technical Production Company delivering a specialist, integrated service, spanning over 35 years in the industry. Our expertise lies in the provision of audio visual and production services to hotels & venues, corporate clients, event agencies, production companies, PR and communication agencies.

We manage all aspects of event production from content development to on-site technical management, ranging from small meetings to high profile corporate conferences, AGM’s, product launches and award ceremonies.

Our business has evolved to accommodate our client’s needs and we offer a total integrated service comprising of five key elements; AVC Events, AVC Technical, AVC Scenery, AVC Digital and AVC Video. This means we can draw on the in-house expertise from every corner of our business.



CAPTURISE is a photography company specialising in corporate and conference events, covering everything from small meetings right through to large international conferences. No event is ever too small or too large for CAPTURISE and we make the most of any surroundings and situations to capture exceptional images.


Our dedicated photographers and editors have a wide range of knowledge and experience and not only are able to fulfil and accomplish any brief set before them but are always able to exceed client’s expectations.

By using CAPTURISE you can always rest assure that Professionalism, Discreetness, Reliability and Outstanding Images will be provided to each and every one of your events. www.capturise.com/


Knp Litho Ltd have over 30 years of experience helping our clients reach their target audiences.

We provide sophisticated and integrated printing and direct mail solutions. We are a well-established and highly experienced company with a reputation for quality and reliability.

Our services include Litho, on demand Digital Print, Direct Mail, Design Facility, Signage and Specialised Finishing.

Our team is always on hand to give advice should you require; working together with our clients in true partnership. Knp provides a modern, creative and efficient print production environment, designed to work in harmony with our clients.

With all Litho printing, finishing and mailing technology on site, we will provide the most cost-effective solution to your print and publishing needs. Above all, we offer a great service at competitive prices with no hidden extras!

We have taken time to look at the bigger global picture and to recognise our responsibility to our environment; our project over the past couple of years has included some substantial green initiatives to produce cleaner print and mail using FSC credited paper and vegetable based printing inks from our suppliers. Not least the addition of 400 solar panels to our south facing roof providing enough sustainable energy to power the entire Bury St Edmunds production site. We share Suffolk County Council’s commitment to make our county the greenest county in the UK.


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