Welcome to the 30th Annual Allie Awards

While pearls do not take 30 years to form, the longer they’re allowed to grow and develop, the more amazing they become! That’s why they are the traditional symbol for the 30th Anniversary!

Join us as we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Allie Awards VIRTUALLY from the studios of Active Productions & Design. More details coming soon.

In The Beginning

The inaugural Allie Awards was held in 1991 to an audience of 185 event professionals from the Greater Atlanta area. The event was held during a broadcast of the annual Academy Awards, with Allie awards presented during commercial breaks. That year there were few categories. Each year since, new awards have been added to acknowledge and recognize the growth and depth of Georgia’s live events industry.


Over the course of the last 29 years, the Allie Awards has grown into the premiere recognition event for the live events industry – recognizing outstanding examples of quality work and creativity from event professionals throughout the State of Georgia and the Southeastern United States. This annual event demonstrates how working together for the common good of the industry promotes excellence in design, planning, and production. The Allie Awards program remains a model for industry award programs across the country.

Allie Awards Inc. is a Certified 501(c)(3) Public Charity supported by a volunteer Board of Directors. Proceeds from the annual event goes toward scholarships established for Georgia’s rising stars participating in collegiate level hospitality programs.

We look forward to celebrating the 30th with you!


Planning Committee

Event Chair
Claudette Pate
Goldner Associates

Vice Chair
Brad Gibson
Active Production & Design

Administration Chair
Jennifer Martin
Third Arm Event Assistants

Awards Chair
Ashley Hess
Chair Covers & Linens

Décor/Design Chair
Kristina Cherry, MBA
Destinations South Meeting & Events

Entertainment Chair
Toryn Lankford
Exquisite Entertainment

Food & Beverage Chair
Kelli Swint - Senior Event Sales Manager
Palate Catering | Design

Logistics Chair
Jordan Flowers
Wedding Belles Atlanta

Marketing Chair
Kelly Treadway

Venue Liaison
Shelby Pease
Zoo Atlanta

Venue Liaison
Hannah Baber
Zoo Atlanta

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