The awards presented at EMC reflect contributions to both the conference and Event Management Journal (EMJ), and we will be awarding the following at EMC ’24.

Please address any questions about EMJ awards, to our Director of Awards:
Professor Leonie-Lockstone Binney at l.lockstone-binney@griffith.edu.au.

Event Management Journal Cutting Edge Research Award - Gold, Silver, Bronze

EMJ’s most prestigious research award presented to the author(s) of a specific “cutting edge” research article.

EMC ’24 Best Paper/Contribution Award – 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

EMC’s award for the best paper/contribution specifically submitted to the conference.

Editor’s Choice for Best Paper in EMJ

Awarded by the Editor-in-Chief for what they believe is the best overall contribution to EMJ for that award period.

Editorial Board Community Choice for Best Paper in EMJ

Voted by the Editorial Board Community for what our community believes is the best overall contribution to EMJ for that award period.

Professor Don Getz Award for Sustained Contribution to Events Research

EMJ’s highest honor bestowed on a specific individual who has made a sustained contribution to events research over a long period of time.

Professor Mathilda Niekerk for Sustained Contribution to Events Education

EMJ’s highest honor bestowed on a specific individual who has made a sustained contribution to events education over a long period of time.

Most Cited Article – 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

Based on the highest number of citations received for a specific article for that award period.

Most Engaged on Social Media

For EMJ’s biggest champion on social media and helping to share our ideas, news, and activities and help galvanize our community.

Associate Editor of the Year

For EMJ’s most engaged and committed Associate Editor.

Reviewer of the Year

For EMJ’s most engaged and committed Reviewer.

Regional Editor of the Year

For EMJ’s most engaged and committed Regional Editor.

Regional Committee Member of the Year

For EMJ’s most engaged and committed Regional Committee Member.