EAMC Awards

2019 EAMC GIGI and Hall of Fame Press Release

EAMC will recognize the most innovative, strategic and results-driven professionals in the live entertainment industry with the 6th Annual EAMC Awards Luncheon in Minneapolis.

The 2019 EAMC Winners are:

  • Marketing & Publicity Campaign Of The Year (under $10,000)
    WWE Easter Egg Hunt - Rupp Arena
  • Marketing & Publicity Campaign Of The Year ($10,000+)
    Scotiabank Arena Venue Naming Rights - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE
  • Most Creative Artist Welcome
    KCAD Fashion Studies Students Welcome Elton John - Van Andel Arena
  • Most Creative Artist Gift* (under $1,000)
    Childish Gambino custom socks - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE
  • Most Creative Artist Gift* ($1,000+)
    Bruno Mars' 24K Magic "XXIVk" Game Boy - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE

Qualifications

  • The deadline to submit applications for the 2020 Awards will be listed soon.
  • All entries must be for campaigns that took place January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019.
  • Applications for Campaigns of the Year and Artist Welcome: please include a 250 word synopsis, a MAXIMUM of five supporting documents which illustrates the campaign, and budget
  • *Applications for the Most Creative Artist Gifts: please submit ONE photo, a photo caption, and budget
  • Must still work for the company from which application was submitted
  • If selected as a finalist: it is highly encouraged that finalists attend EAMC 2020 and are present for the Awards Luncheon held in Minneapolis.

Judging

The EAMC Awards Committee will select 5 industry experts as judges who will review award applications and judge on excellence in strategy, creativity, execution and results in achieving objectives. The top 3 finalists per category will be announced in March, and EAMC attendees will be able to vote online. The winners will be announced at the 2020 EAMC Awards Luncheon, held in June in Minneapolis. 

Judging Timeline

  • EAMC Award application submission opens in January.
  • Deadline for submissions is typically early March.
  • Judges review submissions and narrow down their top 3 late March. 
  • Top 3 finalists per category will be announced in April via social and email and EAMC attendees will vote on the winners.
  • Winners will be announced during the conference Awards Luncheon in June.

Past Winners

2019

  • Marketing & Publicity Campaign Of The Year (under $10,000)
    WWE Easter Egg Hunt - Rupp Arena
  • Marketing & Publicity Campaign Of The Year ($10,000+)
    Scotiabank Arena Venue Naming Rights - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE
  • Most Creative Artist Welcome
    KCAD Fashion Studies Students Welcome Elton John - Van Andel Arena
  • Most Creative Artist Gift* (under $1,000)
    Childish Gambino custom socks - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE
  • Most Creative Artist Gift* ($1,000+)
    Bruno Mars' 24K Magic "XXIVk" Game Boy - Scotiabank Arena/MLSE

2018

  • Marketing: Count Basie Theatre - "Giving Tuesday, Veterans at the Basie"
  • Publicity: Van Andel Arena/SMG - "Thank You Cards for the Troops"
  • Artist Gift of the Year: Air Canada Centre - The Weeknd's Starboy Game
  • Artist Welcome of the Year: STAPLES Center - Ed Sheeran's Very Own British Pub

2017

  • Marketing: Allied Integrated Marketing - “Cirque Dreams Holidaze"
  • Publicity: Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment - “Drake Night”
  • Group Sales: The Lakeland Center - “The Moscow Ballet: A Great Russian Tea Party”  
  • Sponsorship: State Farm Arena - “Raising Canes Invites you to WWE Live at State Farm Arena!”

2016

  • Marketing: Allied Integrated Marketing - "Rock The Block"
  • Publicity: Nitro Circus - "Ride on Late Late Show with James Corden"
  • Group Sales: The Lakeland Center - From This Seat... Anything Is Possible"
  • Sponsorship: AEG - "The Draftkings Fantasy Sports Bar & Lounge"

2015

  • Marketing: Prudential Center - “Our House Rules” 
  • Publicity: Verizon Center - “40 millionth fan” 
  • Group Sales: The Lakeland Center - “Let It Snow”