This year’s annual Event Industry Awards took place in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel on Friday night, July 13th 2016. This is an annual celebration, recognizing excellence in the Conference and Events industry in Ireland and encompasses areas such as major live events, corporate events, conferences, AV, catering, design, lighting etc.
The Helix, Dublin City University, Dublin 9 was declared the winner of the Best Purpose Built Event Venue fighting off stiff competition from other industry leaders including The Aviva Stadium, The Mansion House and Croke Park.
The official presentation was made at the gala event which was attended by over 600 industry professionals.
In addition to the main award categories, there was also a "People Awards" section which aims to recognize individual's excellence and contributions within their chosen field in the Conference & Event industry.
Helix staff member Declan Boland was crowned "Banqueting Manager of the Year” for his contribution to The Helix Cafe, his professionalism and his popularity amongst customers and peers.
Speaking on The Helix’s success General Manager Michael Brady commented “I would like to sincerely congratulate and thank the entire Helix staff who have been so instrumental in embracing and driving new initiatives which have in no small way led to the winning of this very significant and prestigious award”