The shortlist for the Conference Awards and Conference Venue & Supplier (CVS) Awards 2013 has been announced. 

Organised by the Global Conference Network, the awards acknowledge best practices amongst organisations involved in creating and producing content rich events which provide the advancement of knowledge and networking.

Over 200 applications were received for the awards, which were streamed to commend the contributions made by content marketing providers and their associated suppliers. 

  • Conference Awards: marking the achievements of professional conference organisers contributions to their business sectors
  • Conference Venue & Supplier Awards: acknowledging the best solutions providers for the conference industry

The winners of the awards will be announced at a gala ceremony to be held at The Brewery on June 7th 2013 hosted by Jo Brand.

Claire Wormsley, managing director of the Global Conference Network, said: “These awards recognise the contribution of companies who monetize content by creating engaging ways of communicating sector specific intelligence. All of the shortlisted entrants have demonstrated their huge contributions to the industry, and we are looking forward to revealing the winners on June 7th.”

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The Global Conference Network (GCN), formed by Rory Ross Russell and Claire Wormsley, has been established to provide quality information and events for the global conference industry. GCN works on a variety of projects, including the Conference Awards, Asian Conference Awards, Conference Golf Cup, Conference Summit, Preferred Suppliers Directory, Conference Training, and Conference Partnerships. Website:

Twitter: @confawards