Finalists Announced In The Prestigious Star Awards 2014

Three Finalists In Each Of The 10 Awards Categories Have Been Selected By The Public

11 AUGUST 2014, LONDON, UK
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The 33 finalists in the Prestigious Star Awards 2014 have now been announced. Nominees have been voted for by the public, during an 8 week online voting period spanning June and July. The next stage in the process is an in-depth review and voting by the Prestigious Venues global ambassadors panel. Winners will then be announced at the annual awards ceremony in London on September 12th.

The finalists in the Prestigious Star Awards 2014 were announced today in London. From a long list of over 1,000 global venues, to a shortlist of 53 nominees, there are now 30 finalists. Nominees have been voted for by the public, during an 8 week online voting period spanning June and July. The next stage in the process is an in-depth review and voting by the Prestigious Venues global ambassadors panel. Winners will then be announced at the annual awards ceremony in London on September 12th.

The Prestigious Star Awards celebrate the quality, performance and reputation of the world’s best venues qualified to host the most memorable events. Now in their fifth year, the program remains the only global luxury venue industry awards - renowned for identifying the most distinguished venues in the world. 

Today, Prestigious Venues moves one step closer to determining the world's 10 best venues. The finalists are:

1. Gala Dinner Venue
Goodwood
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
Sydney Opera House

2. Conference Venue
Burj Al Arab
Gleneagles
Aphrodite Hills Resort

3. Meeting Venue
Gleneagles
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Inverlochy Castle

4. Christmas Venue
One Whitehall Place
The Stafford London By Kempinski
The Foundling Museum

5. Private Dining Venue
Necker Island
Armani Hotel Dubai
The Royal Horseguards

6. Reception Venue
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
Middle Temple Hall
St.Regis Rome

7. Engagement Party Venue
Antara Palace
Waldorf Astoria New York
170 Queen's Gate

8. Wedding Venue
Vidago Palace Hotel
Goodwood
Necker Island

9.Romantic Venue
Intercontinental Bali Resort
Hotel Maiensee
Vidago Palace Hotel

10. Birthday Party Venue
Farncombe Estate
The Roof Gardens
Albergo Villa Casanova

An additional category was introduced in 2013 to recognise the most prestigious event suppliers in the industry - also renowned for their quality, performance and reputation. The three finalists for 2014 are:

PSA - Event Supplier
rhubarb
LOLA Staffing
Mandarin Oriental Event Catering

The invitation-only awards ceremony on the 12th of September is hosted by Prestigious Venues at private members club the Oriental Club, in London. The event is attended by 100 senior representatives from distinguished international venues, valued clients, corporate partners and Prestigious Members Club associates. Featuring a unique 'Creative Platform' element as well as performances by Urban Soul Orchestra, the event will be a combination of thought leadership, celebration and networking. For more, see the awards website.

Press Contact: Jessamie Dunton-Rose
Tel: +44 203 397 8399
Email: jessamie@prestigiousvenues.com

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