2022 TSNN Awards Opens for Nominations: Innovative Shows, Outstanding Show Pros – Submit Now!

July 21, 2022

The 2022 TSNN Awards, on tap Nov. 8-9 in Las Vegas, has opened nominations for a bevy of trade show Innovation Awards, as well as Outstanding Show Pros awards. 

Has your show created an incredible community? Did you have a really savvy marketing campaign? Use data in a strategic way? Or roll out an amazing exhibitor program? These are just a few of the categories for the Innovation Awards, with a full list below.

Outstanding Show Pros are exactly what it sounds like - people that have truly shone brightly in the past year leading an amazing event - perhaps creating an outstanding community, culture, business model or found new ways to serve and engage their audiences.

“For many years, TSNN celebrated the top fastest-growing shows in attendance and net square footage, which doesn’t resonate anymore as a measure of success in our industry,” said TSNN President and Editor-in-Chief Rachel Wimberly.

She added, “Beginning last year and evolving even more this year, the TSNN Awards program has completely evolved to celebrate the amazing innovation that’s been in display, as well as the incredibly passionate people who have kept our industry alive and well.”

The 2022 TSNN Awards will celebrate the following Innovation Awards categories that are all open for nominations HERE:

  • Best Use of Data
  • Most Creative Way Revenue Was Generated 
  • Most Innovative Design (or redesigned) Show
  • Giving Back (charitable)
  • Hybrid-Virtual Experience
  • Created (maintained) Community
  • Team Building
  • Best Use of Technology (in any way!)
  • Savvy Marketing Campaign
  • Best Engagement (think fun!)
  • Best Exhibitor Program
  • Created (maintained) Culture

Nominate the Outstanding Show Pro that you know deserves to be recognized HERE. Winners please need to be present to accept the award.

All Innovation Awards and Outstanding Show Pro finalists will be treated to an all -inclusive 2-day celebration at Caesars Forum, with the exception of travel to and from the event from their home location). 

Finalists will be invited to attend the event and the winners in each category will be announced at the gala! 

2021 TSNN Awards

The deadline to submit is September 9, 2022.

The 2022 TSNN Awards kicks off Nov. 8 with all attendees staying at host hotel Caesars Palace and heading to the opening party at the Nobu Villa sponsored by the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority.

The next morning, the event’s premiere sponsor – Caesars Entertainment – will host the attendees for an education conference at Caesars Forum, followed by lunch and a keynote.

Following an afternoon break, attendees will go back to Caesars Forum for the gala celebration’s festivities, including a cocktail reception, 4-course dinner with the night’s awards being unveiled and an after party.

Some other awards that will be announced include the Comeback Awards – shows that will be chosen by a panel of industry experts and have truly ‘come back’ in a big way after being close down for the past year or more, as well as the TSNN Industry Icon Award, DEI Leadership Award, Industry Support Award and Sustainability Award.

The TSNN Awards would not be possible without the support of our sponsors, Host sponsors Caesars Entertainment and Caesars Forum, Opening Party Sponsor Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Registration Sponsor Maritz Global Events, Gold Sponsor ASP, Presenting Sponsors SMT Expo and Personify, Photography Sponsor The Photo Group, as well as Silver Sponsors SmartSource, Cadmium, Expocad, Map Your Show, Bear Analytics, Vegas Collection and The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas.

There are a limited number of sponsorships available. For sponsorship enquiries, please contact John Rice – mailto:jrice@tsnn.com or Arlene Shows - mailto:ashows@tarsusus.com.

For more information on the 2022 TSNN Awards, please visit www.T-awards.com.

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