Dubbed The Oscars of the Event World, Verve bagged the overall award in the Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association (Overall Budget $250k-$500k) for its work on Grand Hotel Google.
Inspired by the 1930s party theme in Wes Anderson’s film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, the event was managed in its entirety, from creative concept design to event execution, by Verve, The Live Agency. The event was attended by more than 4,500 Google staff at the RDS Stadium, Dublin.
“We are very proud to win the Award; ‘Best Corporate Event Globally’,” said Ronan Traynor, Founder of Verve. “We would like to thank the event team from Google, a longstanding client, who worked very closely with us to deliver Grand Hotel Google. The level of detail, design and guest experience was pretty special. Winning this Award demonstrates the depth of creativity and production expertise we have at Verve.”
Featuring international finalists from nine countries, the Special Event Gala Awards ceremony was hosted in Long Beach, California. The ceremony recognizes companies who have produced spectacular events over the past year that have set the bar for innovation higher as a result. Verve beat off stiff competition from MGM Resort Las Vegas and Marie Claire Style in their category to with the Award.
It was also a good night for the Dublin-based Euro Events which won the top accolade in the category for Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association (Overall Budget $100k-$250k) for the launch of the BMW 7 Series. The”Seven: BMW 7 Series Closed Room” used a private home in Dublin which was transformed into a Hollywood Hills-style setting for the launch of the new BMW 7 Series in a newly installed glass showroom. The cars and glass showroom were craned over the house and set on the lawn against the backdrop of Sugar Loaf mountain in Wicklow.