FROM THE FAR EAST TO THE FAR WEST OF EUROPE: AFTER A RUSSIAN EDITION HELD IN SAINT PETERSBURG, EUBEA FESTIVAL LANDS THIS YEAR IN PORTUGAL, SPECIFICALLY IN OPORTO, ONE OF THE MOST CHARMING AND LIVELY EUROPEAN CITIES. ITS RICH CULTURAL SCENE, VIBRANT ATMOSPHERE AND CUTTING-EDGE LOCATIONS MAKE PORTUGAL’S SECOND CITY THE IDEAL DESTINATION FOR EVENTS.
Between November 15th and 18th, 2017, Oporto will welcome the 12th edition of EuBea – The International Festival of Events and Live Communication and the Awards Ceremony celebrating the winners of the European Best Event Awards. Oporto, which was nominated Best European destination of the year, represents also a symbolic place for EuBea. From the coast of this lovely city, on the Atlantic Ocean, EuBea will go global to become a pivotal date in the agenda of events professional from around the world.
We are in fact launching the first edition of a new competition, Bea World, dedicated to the event industry worldwide. This will allow agencies and companies from all over the planet to contend for the renowned and sought-after golden elephant awards. Bea World will be open to events, public relations, communication, promotions, advertising and web agencies, as well as companies, public bodies, associations, non-governmental and non-profit organizations, locations, and so on.
For this first edition, participants will be competing in seven different categories that represent, one the one side, the whole panorama of events, and on the other side, the most innovative and fast-evolving aspects in the fields of event management and production. These will be B2B Events; B2C Events; Opening/Celebration/Festivity Events; Public Events; Sustainable Innovation; Use of technology; Use of Web and social media.
Projects will be judged by a Jury panel composed by top EMEA and global corporate event managers. During the Festival, all shortlisted events will have the opportunity to be presented live to the corporate Jury who will grant all winners an indisputable international quality acknowledgement.
EuBea Festival 2017 will be the perfect platform for event professionals from around the globe to get an update on the industry. The Festival will boast indeed a rich and varied cultural programme that will offer a unique opportunity to learn from several successful live communication best practices and industry-leading speakers who will be involved during engaging conferences, dynamic round tables and energetic technical workshops.
BEA world will be open to agencies, companies, public bodies, associations, non-governmental and non-profit organizations, locations from all over the world.
EuBea Festival will be also a perfect arena for networking in a convivial atmosphere dedicated to representatives of corporations, agencies and media, all following the same mission to inspire and empower the industry for a successful future.
Thanks to the partnership with Apecate, the association of Portuguese events and tourism companies, this edition promises to be the best ever of a Festival vowed to develop the culture of live communication across the whole world.