Our leading panel of judges are industry professionals who have in-depth experience of running events. Each of our judges are allocated an award category and vote independently and separately to score each entry. They then meet to share scoring and discuss feedback to consolidate the 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

Sasha Frieze

Managing Director, The Business Narrative

Sasha Frieze has over twenty-five years’ events industry experience as a producer of over 1,000 world-class events and as a business marketing leader.

Event experience ranges from global business conferences, client seminars, business development events and corporate training to cocktail receptions, gala dinners, association events and awards ceremonies, covering intimate private dinners for ten to events for over 2,500 delegates.

Her in-depth knowledge of vertical business sectors has led to her advising wealth management firms, professional services firms, digital agencies, media and technology companies, as well as running her own companies.  An entrepreneur at heart and often at the forefront of media innovation, Sasha’s specific experience in the conference and events industry has led to consulting for a number of clients including the Guardian, the AOP, Wolters Kluwer, Incisive Media, UBM and Thomson Reuters.