Collaboration Award

innovation award

Recognise successful partnerships…
Celebrate Collaboration

2017 Award: Application form available soon


Collaboration is key to everything IAPCO believe in. Behind each successful event is a solid and dependable partnership that seeks to deliver excellence. The IAPCO Collaboration Award celebrates these partnerships by giving them the global recognition that they deserve. Why not make a nomination for the award?

How you can nominate the perfect collaboration

1. The PCO must be an IAPCO member

2. The collaboration can be between:
• Destination
• Association/client • Convention centre • Supplier
• Other stakeholder

3. The collaboration can relate to:
• A bid
• A congress
• A long-term working relationship

Winner 2016

International Conference Services Ltd., Tourism Vancouver & Vancouver Convention Centre

Winner of 2016 Collaboration Award

Finalist – 2016 Collaboration Award

Finalist – 2016 Collaboration Award

How to submit your nomination

Using the online form located within the IAPCO Member Dashboard – your submission needs to include:
• Biographical details of the PCO
• Biographical details of the partner
• A 500 word abstract of the collaboration
within the following categories:
– The reason for the collaboration – The case study
– The solution
– The outcomes


Each nomination will be judged based on:
• Degree of collaboration
• Complexity of collaboration/degree of results
• Potential long-term impact/legacy
• Presentation and quality of the submission


Nominations that are shortlisted will be asked to make a maximum three minute video which tells their story.
It will be reviewed in September. All shortlisted videos will be used on IAPCO social media channels and on the website.

Prizes & Recognition

PCO – One place at IAPCO educational event of their choice incl. AM&GA [fees + accommodation]
PARTNER – One place at IAPCO educational event of their choice [fees + accommodation]

IAPCO will ensure maximum recognition for your award winning collaboration by featuring it on multiple platforms; The PCO, social media and the IAPCO website!

All finalists will receive tickets to the IBTM Leaders’ Summit where the winner will be announced.

IAPCO Driving Excellence – Collaboration Award supported by IBTM Events