Yi-Ching Kao wins Gala Award Photo by Special Events magazine
Yi-Ching Kao of The Precious Moment accepts a 2018 Gala Award for Best Decor--Total Decor Budget $100,000 to $250,000.

Gala Award Entries Due Next Week

Get those entries in: Gala Award submissions are due Sept. 14.

You still have time: Entries for the 2019 Special Events Gala Awards are due Sept. 14 by 4 p.m. Pacific Time. The oldest and most prestigious award in the event industry, the Gala Awards honor outstanding event work from around the world.

This year's category list runs the gamut from corporate to social events, technical expertise, and specialties such as floral design, table design and entertainment. New this year is Best Event Venue; if you want to tell the world why your venue is ideal for events, now is your chance.

The 2019 Gala Awards will be presented Jan. 10 at The Special Event in San Diego.

All entries are submitted online.

You can find the Entry Form and our Q&A here. 

Need a little more time? You can have it! Our special "late-bird" deadline (for a slightly higher fee) is 4 p.m. Pacific Time on Sept. 21.

Questions? Ask them here.

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