Prestigious Star Awards 2014 to take place at the Oriental Club this Friday, 12th September

The world's 10 most prestigious venues are set to be announced at the Prestigious Star Awards 2014

From over 1,000 venues reviewed, 10 will be announced as winners this Friday 12th of September at the Prestigious Star Awards 2014. The awards celebrate the quality, performance and reputation of the world’s best venues qualified to host the most memorable events. A mix of three elements; thought leadership, celebration and networking, this year's event features speakers from notable international venues including: Vidago Palace (Portugal), Necker Island (Virgin Limited Edition, British Virgin Islands), Gleneagles (Scotland), Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and more.

Over 1,000 international venues are reviewed each year and only 10 are crowned as winners in this global venue excellence recognition program. This year, 33 venues were announced as finalists in August across 10 event related categories. Nominees were voted for by the public, during an 8 week online voting period spanning June and July. The winning venues have gone through an in-depth review and voting process by the Prestigious Venues global ambassadors panel and will be announced at the annual awards ceremony in London this Friday, the 12th of September 2014. 

The invitation only event brings together the Prestigious Venues Top 100, which includes senior representatives from distinguished international venues, clients, corporate partners and Prestigious Members Club associates. 

The Creative Platform speakers include:

The evening is a mix of three elements; thought leadership, celebration and networking. 

  • The Creative Platform - a glimpse into some of the most successful events
  • The Awards Ceremony - the world's 10 most prestigious venues revealed
  • The Reception - a stand up reception where the Prestigious Venues network socialise

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. 

The ceremony will also include an award for the most prestigious event supplier as well as prize giveaways for attendees. 

Event Partners: Oriental Club, Urban Soul Orchestra, LOLA Staffing, Kim Rix Photography, Vanilla Orchid Bakery, Illuminate Design

For more information on the awards, contact:

Tel: +44 203 397 8399

"At Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, the focus is on perfecting the quality of every event we host. The Prestigious Star Awards are the only global venue awards that recognise such qualities in premium event spaces - so we're excited to take part in the 2014 awards." Denis Dupart, General Manager, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
"Presence on Prestigious Venues has already improved our digital share of voice, how event organisers talk about the palace and how efficiently they find us. Vidago Palace is the perfect destination for Mediterranean events in Portugal and we're thrilled to be positioned strategically as one of world's most prestigious venues. We look forward to taking part in Prestigious Star Awards 2014." António Rodrigues Simões, General Manager, Vidago Palace Hotel
"Prestigious Venues and the Prestigious Star Awards program has been critical to our success in being chosen by clients as one of the best venues in the world for hosting unique high calibre events. The Prestigious Venues team has been superb and we are anticipating the imminent nomination announcements for this year's awards." Marianne Ismail, Owner, Albergo Villa Casanova
"“rhubarb” are delighted to be nominated for the ‘Most Prestigious Event Supplier’ Award. We proudly work with many of the most stunning venues around the country and have a wonderful team of dedicated and passionate people who relish making every “rhubarb” event deliciously different." Glen Sutton, Director of Events, rhubarb
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