A prestigious international jury for the sixth edition of the European Best Event Awards

Registrations continue at the European Best Event Awards, the competition conceived by Salvatore Sagone, the President of ADC Group, in 2006 and now in its sixth edition.

06Carlo Jean Marie Hermes, president of the jury last year, was appointed again and will be joined by a selection of respectable companies, associations and journalists. Hermes has been involved in the corporate communication sector for over 23 years, with a particular focus on the organisation of institutional events and large communication projects. He has fulfilled positions of responsibility in the Marketing and Communication environments of British Airways, Olivetti and Enel. In 2007, he was the Executive Director of the ‘World Energy Congress’. Currently he is a consultant for the management of Ceremonies and Events of the Eni Group. He teaches communication and events management.

Here are the names of the jury members who, to date, have already confirmed their presence and who will support the president of the jury in evaluating the projects entered for the award:
Paul van der Heijden, Events Manager Achmea – Netherlands
Marieke Heringa
, Manager PR, Events and Internal Communications Bijenkorf – Netherlands (wait for confirmation)
Christoph Tessmar, Congress Manager Sanofi-Aventis – Spain
Sabrina Prenger
, Motorshows & Events Manager Seat – Spain
Sandra Granero,
Events and Sponsoring Manager Nestle Nespresso – Spain (wait for confirmation)
Brigitte van Dam, Marketing & Communications Manager Alcatel-Lucent – Belgium
Kristel Brants
, Events and Sponsoring Manager Electrabel – Belgium (wait for confirmation)
Pedro Gandara, Communication Manager Samsung – Portugal
Miguel Osório
, Director/Board Member Sonae MC – Portugal
Jennifer Carlsson
, Communication Manager Fortum – Sweden
Ellen Mattsson
, Manager of Sponsorship & Event Telenor – Sweden (wait for confirmation)
Eric Vilardel, Head of Event Management & Patronage Amundi – France
Michael Mueller
, Group Leader | Corporate Marketing Samsung Electronics – Germany
Diana Buss
, Vice President Corporate Communications Messer Group – Germany
Michael Rose
, Director of Protocol and Events Deutsche Messe – Germany
Beate Schlegel
, Project Manager Events and Trade Shows Siemens – Germany
Peter Drobil,
Head of Brand Management Bank Austria – Member of UniCredit  

Erik De Ridder, Managing Director Experience Magazine – Belgium  
Rui Ochoa
, Managing Director Event Point – Portugal  
Sjoerd Weikamp
, Editor in Chief Event Branche – Netherlands   
Christoph Berndl
, Editor in Chief Messe&Event – Austria
José García Aguarod, Partner and Sales Manager Evento Plus – Spain

Philippe Fournier, Member ANAé – France  
Ander Bilbao
, Member Club para la Excelencia – Spain
Ulf Gassner, Member FAMAB – Germany
Luis Diogo Cavaco
, Member Apecate – Portugal
Claes Lindström, Member SEFS – Sweden 
Andrew Wright
, Member Eventia – UK
Graziano Mascheri
, Member Consulta degli eventi – Italy
Elling Hamso
, Managing Partner ROI Institute – Norway

To enrol and to discover the prizes that will be awarded, visit the website:

Hurry up, only a few weeks left. Deadline for entries is July 29th.