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Awards won by year

2022

Venue
Association of International Convention Centres
AIPC Innovation Overall Award

31st Annual TTG Travel Awards
Best Convention & Exhibition Centre

People and Team
Association of International Convention Centres
AIPC Future Shapers Challenge — Mathew Haynes & Sandra Rae

Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) Awards for Excellence
Richard Geddes Emerging Leader Award – Jack Weatherby-Fell
Unsung Hero Award – Jimmy Kadwa

Corporate Social Responsibility
Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) Awards for Excellence
Sustainability Initiaitive Award

2021

Venue
Association of International Convention Centres
AIPC Apex Innovation Award – Finalist

M&IT Awards
Best Overseas Conference Centre – Finalist

Corporate Social Responsibility
Banksia Foundation
Banksia Sustainability Award – Finalist

Culinary Services
Spice Magazine Spice Hot 100
Convention centre with the best in-house catering – Finalist

NSW Sommelier’s Wine List Awards
NSW Wine Stars – Finalist

People and Team
Australian HR Awards
Australian HR Manager of the Year — Luke Fleming

PRIA Golden Target Awards
B2B Campaign of the Year: Road to Recovery — Bronze

2020

Venue
Meetings and Events Australia 2020 National Awards
Best Event Venue — Capacity over 1,500 – Finalist

AIPC Apex Awards 2020
AIPC Apex Award – Finalist

Corporate Social Responsibility
UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020
UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020 Winner

Audio Visual Services
Meetings and Events Australia 2020 National Awards
Audiovisual Services – Finalist

Culinary Services
Spice Magazine Spice Hot 100
Convention centre with the best in-house catering – Finalist

People and Team
Meetings and Events Australia 2020 National Awards
•​ Sales, Marketing and Business Development Person of the Year – Finalist
• MEA Future Leader – Finalist

EEAA Awards for Excellence
• Unsung Hero — Helen Mantellato, Senior Management of Business Development: International & Exhibitions
• Richard Geddes Young Achiever — Finalist

2019

Venue
Meetings and Events Australia 2019 National Awards
Best Event Venue — Capacity over 1,500

Meetings & Events Australia National Awards
Highly commended – Best Event Venue, Capacity over 500

NSW Meetings & Events Australia State Awards
Best Event Venue, Capacity over 500

Corporate Social Responsibility
Meetings and Events Australia 2019 National Awards
Event Legacy Award – Legacy Program SIBOS 2018

KARI Foundation Awards 2019
KARI Partner of the Year Award 2019

EEAA 2019 Awards for Excellence
Best Corporate Citizenship Award

People and Team
EEAA 2019 Awards for Excellence
• Best Venue Team, SIBOS 2018
• Richard Geddes Young Achiever Award, Aiden Hippensteel

Meetings and Events Australia 2019 National Awards
• Operations Person of the Year, Marc Singerling
• Platinum Event Professional of the Year, Marc Singerling

Australian Security Industry Awards 2019
Outstanding Security Team Award

Meetings & Events Australia National & State Awards
Education & Training Award
Event Manager of the Year – Inhouse, Dewi Guitierrez

ICCA Marketing Award
ICCA Marketing Award – Finalist

2018

Venue
2018 Qantas Business Travel Awards
Australia’s Best Conference Venue

Spice Hot 100
Best Mega Venue in Australia

Corporate Social Responsibility
Banksia Sustainability Awards
Large Business Finalist

EEAA 2018 Awards for Excellence
Best VenueTeam

Culinary Services
New South Wales Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence
• 2018 Sydney Metropolitan Function/Convention Centre
• 2018 Sydney Metropolitan Caterer of the Year

Design and Construction
Australian Institute of Architects New South Wales Awards
Lloyd Rees Award for Urban Design

People and Team
Training Services NSW
2018 Large Employer of the Year

2017

Venue
2017 Qantas Business Travel Awards
Australia’s Best Conference Venue

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED Gold Certificate
Achieved LEED Gold status for all-encompassing approach to sustainability

Annual CEI Asia Editor’s Choice Awards
Best New Venue in Australasia

Culinary Services
EEAA Awards for Excellence
Best New Service/Product, Feeding Your Performance

Design and Construction
Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
Project of the Year Award

PPP Awards
Best Operational Project

Master Builders Australia’s National Awards for Construction Excellence
• Outstanding Construction Award
• Excellence in Energy Efficiency
• Best Use of Glass
• Best Use of Concrete
• Public Buildings $35m+
• National Entertainment & Recreation Facility of the Year

Illumination Engineering Society’s (NSW) Annual Lighting Design Awards
• ICC Sydney Darling Harbour Public Realm Lighting
• ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre pre-function space and façade lighting

People and Team
PR Awards Asia
B2B Campaign of the Year – Silver

Public Relations Institute of Australia’s Golden Target Awards
• Best Business-to-Business Campaign State Awards
• Best Business-to-Business Campaign National Awards

International Conference and Congress Association Global Marketing Award
One of three finalists

Australian HR Awards
• HR Team of the Year
• Best Recruitment Campaign

Australian HR Institute Awards (AHRI)
Inclusive Workplace Awards

EEAA Awards for Excellence
Unsung Hero – Malu Barrios, Director of Event Services

CREDENTIALS

2020 EarthCheck Silver Certification
LEED Gold Certification
SO 9001 – Quality Management Certification
ISO 14001 – Environmental Management  Certification
ISO 22000 – Food Safety Management, ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management Certification
ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management Certification
EEAA
Netzero
Green Star
Sustainable Destination Partnership Logo

2020 EarthCheck Silver Certification, LEED Gold Certification, ISO 9001 – Quality Management, ISO 14001 – Environmental Management, ISO 22000 – Food Safety Management, ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management, Exhibition & Events Association of Australasia 2030 Sustainable Events Pledge, Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge,  Green Building Council Australia 6 Star Rating, Sustainable Destination Partnership