OVERVIEW OF THE ALLIE AWARDS
Founded in 1990, going strong for 33 years, the Allie Awards is an annual program, to recognize outstanding examples of quality and creativity from the members of the Atlanta event industry. It demonstrates how working together for a common good can promote excellence in event design, planning and production. This awards program remains a model for industry awards programs across the country.
This prestigious awards competition strives for the highest degree of excellence in event planning, design, cuisine, entertainment, weddings, technical production and enhancements, and in doing so, has raised the standards and quality of Atlanta’s event industry. Events of nearly every type and size will have the opportunity to be recognized in up to 38 categories, organized into seven disciplines plus three Best Team Effort awards.
One of the goals of the Allie Awards is to promote the professionalism of the industry. Your organization will be recognized for taking part in raising the level of professionalism in the industry while improving your community. To add value to those recognized and the event industry as a whole, the Allie Awards will send press releases to a variety of media explaining the awards, the competition and those given top honors. We strongly encourage your company to do the same! Allie Awards Inc. is a certified 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation supported by a volunteer Board of Directors. Proceeds from this annual event will go toward scholarships established for Georgia hospitality students. Your organization will be recognized for taking part in raising the level of professionalism in the industry while improving the live events community.
DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION:
Early Bird entries will be received until Saturday, December 31, 2022 at 5:00PM EST.
On-time Entries will be received until the Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 5:00PM EST.
Late Entries will be received until Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 5:00PM EST.
Absolutely no entries will be received after the final late entry deadline!
Best Corporate or Association Event
Best Social Event
Logistical Achievement in Planning
Best Conference/Convention/Multi-Day Event for a Private Entity (non-wedding)
Best Public Event
Best Event with a Social
Best Intimate/Small Wedding (<50 guests)
Best Wedding (51-200 guests)
Best Wedding (>200 guests)
Best Wedding Print Suite
Best Wedding Decor Design
Best Wedding Cake/Dessert
Best On Premise Event Catering
Best Off Premise Event Catering
Best Culinary Menu/Presentation
Best Dessert Presentation (non-wedding)
Best Floral Design
Best Non-Floral Design
Best Themed Event Decor
Best Tabletop Design
Best Tent Installation
Most Creative Venue
Best Event Venue
Best Entertainment under $10K
Best Entertainment over $10K
Best Print Piece (non-wedding)
Best Event Innovation
Best Event Photography
Best Event Videography
Best Event Enhancement and/or Activation
Best Audio/Visual Design
Best Lighting Design
Logistical Achievement in Technology and/or Technical Production
BEST TEAM EFFORT
Corporate/Association Team Effort
Social Team Effort
Wedding Team Effort