The Paul Flackett IMEX Academy Awards reward those who’ve made outstanding contributions to the meetings industry. Our IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award salutes organisations making a significant commitment to reduce their environmental impact. Presented at our Gala Dinner at IMEX Frankfurt alongside an array of industry awards from DI, IAPCO, IAEE, MPI, JMIC, PCMA and SITE.

Paul Flackett IMEX Academy Awards 2023

Ulrike Von Arnold, Deputy Director, Vienna Convention Bureau

David Kliman, Founder and President, The Kliman Group

Mary Casey, Enterprise Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Maritz Global Events

Tatsuo Arai, Managing Director Corporate Office, MCI Japan - Japan Convention Services

Apply for the Innovation in Sustainability Award

Applications for the 2023 IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award are now closed.

Thank you to Rivanna for providing the planet-friendly award plaques.

Equity, diversity and inclusion

We celebrate the diversity of all IMEX attendees including at our Gala Awards in Frankfurt. We strive to make IMEX a 100% positive experience for everyone at our events. Read our code of conduct


Contact Hannah Lee to find out more

Hannah Lee

Hannah Lee

Conference Producer