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Top honours for 15 organisations at the European Association Awards


29 Mar 2019


European Association Awards |  
28th March 2019 | Hotel Le Plaza, Brussels 
Awards organisers GCN Events are delighted once again to congratulate all the winners of the 3rd  annual European Association Awards
The Headline prize-winners of the 15 categories are listed below, and full details of the bronze and silver winners can be found on the website : 
Best Association Communications Campaign:
European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) - I Love Heat Pumps
Best Association Conference:
Cosmetics Europe - Annual Conference 2018
Best Association Event Managed by an Agency:
Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and Redactive - Annual Conference 2018
Best Association Magazine, Newsletter or Publication:
American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmChamEU) - The Transatlantic Economy 2018
Best Association Networking or Awards Event:
Invest Europe -  Invest Week
Best Association Partnership or Collaboration:
European Banking Federation (EBF) - European Money Quiz
Best Association Training Initiative:
EIT Health InnoStars - EIT Jumpstarter
Best Association Website:
Petrochemicals Europe (an industry sector of Cefic) -
Best Lobbying or Advocacy Campaign:
European Aluminium - I+ Manifesto
Best Digital Campaign:
European Food Information Council (EUFIC) - Hungry for #wholegrain
Best Provision of Industry Information and Intelligence:
European Respiratory Society (ERS)
Most innovative Development by an Association:
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) - ACCA Mentoring Programme
Association Leadership Award:
European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) -  Joel Alexandre
Overall Best European Association (secretariat with less than 30 employees):
Solar Power Europe
Overall Best European Association (secretariat with more than 30 employees):
Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
These awards are a celebration of the vital work that European Associations do on behalf of their members to ensure their voices are heard throughout Europe.  They were announced at a ceremony attended by 200+ senior association executives representing a diverse cross-section of European industry and markets on 28th March at Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels. 
Claire Wormsley, Founder and Managing Director of GCN Events said: 
“We were delighted that so many European Organisations entered and attended.  It was a fabulous occasion and an opportunity to recognise the exceptional quality and excellence that all our finalists display in their fields of expertise.  It is important to celebrate these hard-won achievements and shine a spotlight on the incredible advancements that associations and trade bodies can make, both within their industry and for society as a whole.” 
The ceremony was hosted by Brain Maguire – journalist, producer, broadcaster and specialist in European politics and business. 
We had a fabulous day -high-resolution images can be downloaded from our picture gallery : <tbc> 
European Association Awards 2019 Sponsors  
Headline Sponsor – Hotel Le Plaza, Brussels:  
Sponsor - MCI:
Sponsor – Sounds Commercial:
Category Sponsor - European Affairs Recruitment Specialists: 
Drinks Reception Sponsor – Atout France: 
Further information 
Please contact Aileen Kay or Michelle Coulsey
About GCN Events 
GCN Events provides quality information and events for the conference, association and venue sectors. We facilitate dialogue, best practice and strategic thinking through a variety of different forums and formats including awards, summits, education and industry wide projects.