The presentation of the 2015 AIPC Innovation Award candidates was accompanied by a Pecha Kucha presentation and 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 2015 Innovation Award was made to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre for their highly innovative new system of bundling short-term product offerings based on pre-set components. with the Delegate’s Choice Award going to the Halifax Convention Centre for their launch campaign for a new facility now nearing completion.
The 2015 Delegate´s Choice Award was made to the Halifax Convention Centre for their launch campaign for a new facility now nearing completion.
The 2017 AIPC Innovation Award will be held in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Conference in Sydney.
Previous AIPC Innovation Award winners:
2013 Overall Innovation Award Winner | the Fira Barcelona for its Near Field Communication Badge
2013 Innovation Award Delegate´s Choice | the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, Boston for their Event Management System with Mobile Interface
2011 Overall Innovation Award Winner | the Vancouver Convention Centre for its Service Excellence Program
2011 Innovation Award Delegate´s Choice | the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre for their Touchpoint system
2009 Overall Innovation Award Winner | the Adelaide Convention Centre for their comprehensive recycling and food management program
2009 Innovation Award Delegate´s Choice | the Darwin Convention Centre for the Darwin Workforce Development Strategy
2007 AIPC Innovation Award winners |
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 the Washington State Convention and Trade Centre, Seattle for the development of a food and beverage program that combined service, marketing and community relations