How to Bring Your Awards Ceremony Online

May 5, 2020

PPA Webinar with Evessio

When it comes to awards, emulating the “real-deal” online is incredibly tricky. This session is being set up to help publishers traverse the digital event landscape.

Key points covered:

  • Is having an online awards ceremony right for your brand?
  • The Virtual Awards Presentation
  • Saving Money – at what cost
  • Opportunities in going online
  • Choosing your event technology partner - key points
  • Planning your event
  • Creating commercial value
  • Keeping your audience engaged


Hannah Bray, PPA
Hannah Bray
Managing Director, Commercial & Events

Hannah currently heads up the Professional Publishers Association’s (PPA) events, sponsorship, and associate membership departments. Here, she manages the sales and events teams, and account manages more than 80 commercial clients. The event portfolio consists of 25+ events a year, including the PPA Festival & PPA Awards; serving and celebrating the very best in the professional publishing industry in the UK today.

Adam Parry, Event Industry News
Adam Parry
Co-Founder and Editor
Event Industry News

Adam Parry is the co-founder and editor of the event industry’s global online magazine, (EIN).

As an avid technology evangelist, Adam coupled his 10+ years’ experience in the event industry with his passion for the latest tech trends to co-create Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology. On top of this, Adam is also the co-organiser of the Event Technology Awards, a world-renowned awards scheme showcasing the very best in event technology.

EIN’s vast readership comprises organisers, promoters, event management and production companies, suppliers, experiential agencies, the corporate sector, local government and organisations that host exhibitions and conferences.

Gary Clement, Evessio & Version Two Limited
Gary Clement
Evessio & Version Two Limited

Founder and CEO of Version Two Limited. Gary provides the direction for the business and corporate strategy, growth and vision. With over 20 years’ experience in the events industry, gained working with companies covering all sectors of the industry. He is focused on helping companies around the world as they look to increase revenue, drive efficiency, explore new markets using Evessio. He is forging new partnerships in the industry so we are able to turn new ideas into software for the events industry for everyone to benefit from.

Nick Creed, The Drum
Nick Creed
Co-Founder & Digital Director
The Drum

Experienced publishing professional with over 25 years’ involvement developing publishing enterprises and products. Deep understanding of digital, as well as strategic, technical, commercial and leadership skills.

Specific knowledge of digital media, technology, product development, design/UX, marketing, sales and editorial operations. Comfortable working in both creative and digital environments with a passion for building great teams, great products and great experiences for readers and customers.

Entrepreneurial background of launching and developing numerous publishing enterprises, publications and digital products.