Bea World Jury members are chosen among top corporate clients with international responsibility and members of national event associations from different countries in the world.
The shortlist will be decided by a preliminary online voting session. On 16th November, 2017, in Porto, all shortlisted events will have the chance to be presented live to the Jury by the entrant event agencies and will be voted again to establish the ranking in each category. Jurors will then decide the podium of the Best Event Awards World, as well as the Iconic Award and Special Mentions, if deemed appropriate.
All awarded events will be announced on 17th November 2017, during the Bea World Awards Ceremony.
All events entered in the Meeting Design category will be judged by a special Jury composed by members of the Meeting Design Institute according to the fundamental values of Meeting Architecture.
The Press Award is assigned by trade journalists attending the Festival.
The following criteria will be considered during judging:
Jury members will commit to signing a Code of Ethics based on the following principles: