Shortlist 2020

We are very happy to announce these are the finalists of Amber Event Awards 2020.

These are projects that managed to achieve the best results with scores above 7.5, and we sincerely congratulate them with that!

What happens next:
  1. On November 25 we will present all Jury members (they will be online and watching competition)
  2. We will announce the category and ask the first agency to come on virtual stage and pitch. After they pitch, judges are able to ask questions.
  3. After finalists finish the pitching, and the judges are done with questions, we ask Judges to come up with their final decisions.
  4. The judges vote online
  5. We show the voting results on the screen, and we know the winner in the category right after the pitching process.
During the Forum all participants can also make their choice and choose their favorite project. By putting together public voting and Judges highest scores, we will find out who is the winner of Grand Prix.

FINALISTS 2020



1
Agency Name: Royal Experience
Country: Estonia
Submission name: The Three Seas
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

The hybrid solution created a possibility for a high-level diplomatic event that could not have been held during the coronavirus. It brought together presidents and heads of state of 12 nations and gave them a space for discussion that led to the creation of a fund that will impact the economies of all participating countries. It is difficult to underestimate the importance of the hybrid meeting.
WINNER!
2
Agency Name: Skudras metropole
Country: Latvia
Submission name: THEATER BY PHONE
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

The project restored faith in mutual human contact, creating an intimate bond between a popular actor and a listener that has never been possible before. First, for the client and the residents of Latvia to see that the event industry works even in the most difficult conditions. Second, for the client to know that they have supported a quality idea and a successful project that is valued by the event industry. And thirdly, new and good ideas deserve attention.
3
Agency Name: Royal Experience
Country: Estonia
Submission name: Spring came differently - Combining virtual and physical into a live national broadcast show
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

We managed to unite the entire country during the corona crises and bring together different partners to make this project happen (the 1000 iPads used were donated for the concert by schools and the national airline whose planes could not fly at the time). We used technology in a way that engineers declined being possible. We challenged technology for communication purposes. We provided ground for prime minister to speak to the nation. We did set the tone for the whole country for coming months.
4
Country:
Czech Republic
Agency Name:
EVENT ARENA
Submission name:
THE PARTY GOES ON! - Celebrational Awards Ceremony of CEA (the Czech event association)
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

This event was one of the first Czech hybrid events in COVID time.

All winter we have prepared the live version of Awards ceremony. Finally, we had only 3 weeks to prepare the event in online environment. We succeeded to prepare 2hour online broadcast, to connect ambassadors, 27 agencies and many clients. Finally, we succeeded to connect around 800 people on Youtube a Facebook.
5
Agency Name:
Avantage Project
Country:
Russia
Submission name:
Phobia Qiwi Strёam
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

This project deserves the Award due to its daring idea and script. Facing one's fears is rarely considered as a suitable subject for a corporate event, but our project proved to be a success. It allowed participants to act beyond their daily habits, open up to each other and boost team morale.
The Hunger Game'ish interactive part, where online participants could give offline guests some hints or determinate their fates, proved to be another success, as it gave an opportunity to fully engage
1
Agency Name:
Freaks 4U Gaming GmbH, Rocket Beans Entertainment GmbH & INSTINCT3 GmbH
Country:
Germany
Submission name:
Gamevasion
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

Samsung saw the great opportunity to approach Gen-Z and millennial gamers in times where this was only possible digitally, and joined Gamevasion. Created as a Covid-19 safe alternative to gamescom, it turned out to be an exciting chance for a new and successful digital brand experience.
Gamevasion brought the offline gamescom feeling to the community online and left a mark on the industry, creating a new standard of gamescom coverages both in concept, results and community feedback.
WINNER!
3
Agency Name:
Orangetime Event
Country:
Estonia
Submission name:
Bolt Virtual Summer Summit 2020
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

We teamed up with a Bolt team, booked Tallinn's best creative event centre and set up a studio there. We had 3 stages — one for speakers, one for panel discussions, and one for a band. Oh, and a fully kitted-out kitchen corner!
The efforts that went into delivering the seamlessly produced, day-long conference were immense. We had 4 cameras rolling continuously and a production team of 40 people making sure that the camerawork, lights, sound, screen graphics and everything else could be spot-on



3
Agency Name:
Royal Experience
Country:
Estonia
Submission name:
This spring came differently - the end of lockdown
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

We managed to unite the entire country during the corona crises and bring together different partners to make this project happen (the 1000 iPads used were donated for the concert by schools and the national airline whose planes could not fly at the time). We used technology in a way that engineers declined being possible. We challenged technology for communication purposes. We provided ground for prime minister to speak to the nation. We did set the tone for the whole country for coming months.



1
Agency Name:
Meduza
Country:
Latvia
Submission name:
SEB Bank Webinar Event series TGIF or "Thanks God its Friday!"
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

The idea was simple, but it was challenging too because the content preparation time for the next week was quite short. Each minute of ONLINE was very important as it should not exceed airtime. Our client was one of the first to accept the "new normal" reality, believed in our idea and together we created a unique experience for employes. Events were created in perfect synergy between Client and us, we believe that award would be a confirmation of the customer's trust in us and themselves.




2
Agency Name: Royal Experience
Country: Estonia
Submission name: The seminar for all homeschooling parents
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

With less than 24 hwe created solution for giving practical support for all home schooling families (all pupils in Estonia). A new Journalist e-arena was born. It was the first online conference to be organised on such a large scale. It demonstrated how different technical means can be used to bring tens of thousands of people together and give them information in an interactive and innovative manner. It was a pioneer project that set the way for others in the regions. The reach of news was 380K



WINNER!
3
Agency Name: ICE Kraków Congress Centre
Country:
Poland
Submission name:
Krakow Network Webinars - organized by KBF, operator of the ICE Krakow Congress Center, in cooperation with the City of Krakow and technology partner, member of the Krakow Network project, CMA - Concept Music Art.
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

CSR initiatives must be appreciated. We want to inspire others as a model of partnership in business. Such an awars is so valuable for employees involved in initiatives, who combine daily duties with additional, creative tasks, working with passion for the entire industry. The uniqueness of the project, including a quick response to the situation, building industry solidarity and showing a new formula, must be noted for the testimony to the value of the effort, for all of the project members.
2
Agency Name: 3K MANAGEMENT
Country: Latvia
Submission name: 5G Techritory Forum 2020
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

500 words won't be enough, so we invite you to register to 5G Techritory and see the answer yourself! Although the forum has already finished, the event platform with number of the functions to discover and part of the content created is still available to discover. We invite you to use this opportunity and let the 5G Techritory forum speak for itself!

https://www.5gtechritory.com/registration


WINNER!
1
Agency Name:
EVENT ARENA
Country:
Czech Republic
Submission name:
2021 LEGO REEMEA Sales & Marketing Conference
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

We had only 6 weeks to come with a new attractive concept and to transfer a live event into a new environment of virtual and online world. This event happened to be among the first ones of such a size. LEGO is a very demanding client. The results approved by client were extraordinary when considering all the circumstances.

2
Agency Name:
Freaks 4U Gaming GmbH, Rocket Beans Entertainment GmbH & INSTINCT3 GmbH
Country:
Germany
Submission name:
Gamevasion
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

Samsung saw the great opportunity to approach Gen-Z and millennial gamers in times where this was only possible digitally, and joined Gamevasion. Created as a Covid-19 safe alternative to gamescom, it turned out to be an exciting chance for a new and successful digital brand experience.
Gamevasion brought the offline gamescom feeling to the community online and left a mark on the industry, creating a new standard of gamescom coverages both in concept, results and community feedback.
4
Country:
Russia
Agency Name:
Redday
Submission name:
Agile Ideas Fund: Mission Digital
Why does your project deserve the Awards?

The Agile Ideas Fund is a unique project where any employee can propose a bold idea and become a real entrepreneur and make a significant contribution to the company's development.Entrepreneurship and boldness create real profits, help take an outside look at the challenges, optimise and reduce costs, and inspire other colleagues to come up with agile and bold ideas to boost the feeling of unity and help find necessary solutions for the business.