Australian Event Awards State and Territory Winners 2015

We are pleased to announce the 2015 State and Territory Winners. For each category listed below, these events are the highest ranked events that occurred in each state or territory.

Best Sporting Event
QLD & WA: Medibank Wave Warriors Junior Challenge
SA: Santos Tour Down Under 2015
VIC: Australian Open 2015, Tennis Australia

Best Tourism Event
QLD: Cairns Amateurs Carnival, Far North Queensland Amateur Turf Club
SA: Santos Tour Down Under 2015
}WA: Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2014, Brand Events Australia

Best Charity or Cause-Related Event
ACT, QLD & TAS: Cord Blood Day, Inner Wheel Australia
NSW: Emerald Ball for Kids Rehab at The Children's Hospital at Westmead
SA: SA Hiking Challenge, The Jodi Lee Foundation
VIC: River4Ward, Sony Foundation

CIM Magazine Best Meeting or Conference
NT: TIO Territory Insurance Conference
QLD & WA: Better Business Summit, Sterling Publishing
SA: Frontliners Forum 2014, helloworld
VIC: Cisco Live 2015, Australia

EVENTelec Best Cultural, Arts or Music Event
ACT: National Folk Festival
NSW: Vivid Sydney 2015, Destination NSW
QLD: Opera in the Reservoir, The Underground Opera Company
VIC: Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2015
WA: Perth International Arts Festival Presents The Giants

Doltone House Best Corporate Event
NSW: Prix de Marie Claire Fashion & Beauty Awards 2015 (10th Anniversary), Kat & Co
NT & SA: Toyota Oh What A Feeling! Live, George P. Johnson
QLD: Westinghouse Launch 2015, BORNCURIOUS Events
WA: St John Experience 2014, St John Ambulance Western Australia

Best Exhibition
NSW: Taste of Sydney 2015, Brand Events Australia
VIC: Pax Australia

Coates Hire Best Community Event
NSW: Freedom Ride 1965 (50th Anniversary), The University of Sydney
NT: City of Darwin's Community Commemoration Events for the 40th Anniversary of Cyclone Tracy
QLD: Cairns Amateurs Carnival, Far North Queensland Amateur Turf Club VIC: Wodonga Children's Fair 2014, Wodonga City Council
WA: Joondalup Festival 2015, City of Joondalup

Best New Event
NSW: Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Day 2015, Gandhi Creations
QLD: Buskers by the Creek

Best Regional Event
NSW: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2015
NT: Dundee Beach Charity Golf Day, Creative Territory
QLD: Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival
SA: SA Hiking Challenge, The Jodi Lee Foundation
TAS: Falls Music & Arts Festival (The), Marion Bay
VIC: Diversitat Pako Festa: A Celebration of Cultural Diversity, Geelong Ethnic Communities Council