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MEA Awards ‘National Exhibition of Year’ Winner

Creative Hire wins ‘National Exhibition of the Year’ for Techx 2022

Creative Hire have won the national title for ‘Exhibition of the Year’ at the Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) Awards for Excellence at The Star, Gold Coast this month. The team were crowned the best of the best at the Evolve 2023 National Conference dinner for their exceptional delivery of the Dicker Data TechX 2022 roadshow in front of over 200 guests MEA members and industry professionals.

Luke Hannan was the official Master of Ceremonies for the evening which included 35 awards presented across Australia’s events industry throughout 2021 and 2022. The ‘Exhibition of the Year’ award was accepted on the night by Dylan Retif, CEO of Creative Hire along with General Manager, Clint Hill and Business Development Manager, Leona Byrne.

Speaking of the win, Dylan Retif, CEO of Creative Hire commented,

“Putting together an exhibition requires meticulous planning, creativity and tireless effort. The team have shown remarkable resilience, particularly during a time when our industry was severely affected by the pandemic and this award is a validation of their hard work. It’s truly heartening to see their efforts recognised on a national level and we’re very proud of this achievement”

“We’re immensely grateful to our exceptional partner, Dicker Data, whose unwavering support and collaboration have been instrumental in our success. Winning the NSW award was an incredible milestone and now receiving the National Award is a testament to the team’s collective determination to push the boundaries of events and exhibitions”

“We’d also like to thank MEA for this prestigious award and for providing a platform that celebrates excellence in our industry”.

As the official partner responsible for delivering the Australian TechX roadshow events, Creative Hire showcased its expertise in event planning and execution. The team managed the entire event delivery process from initial brief and floor plans, through to stand design and local and interstate installations.

For all the action and highlights from the evening, take a look at the event gallery below.

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