|The presentation of the 2009 AIPC Innovation Award candidates was accompanied by a poster session for entries and an opportunity for members to vote for their own choice as to the best innovation alongside the selection made by the formal Award judges based on a detailed analysis of entries. As a result, there were two awards made from the wide range of projects submitted for consideration:
The overall 2009 Innovation Award was made to the Adelaide Convention Centre of Australia for their comprehensive recycling and food management program;
The delegates choice award was made to the Darwin Convention Centre for the Darwin Workforce Development Strategy
|2009 Innovation Award Winner
Adelaide Convention Centre
||2009 Innovation Award Member’s Choice
Darwin Convention Centre
The 2007 AIPC Innovation Award winners were:
the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, for recognizing the importance of "green” issues to congress centres through their Zero Waste program;
the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) for their new program for the management of technology,
and the Washington State Convention and Trade Centre, Seattle, for the development of a food and beverage program that combined service, marketing and community relations.
The 2011 AIPC Innovation Award will be held in conjunction with the 2011 Annual Conference in San Diego, USA.