For the third consecutive year, The Star Sydney has been announced as the winner of several prestigious awards in the annual Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) NSW Industry Awards held at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday, 15 March 2017.
The Star trifecta at last night’s ceremony with The Star Event Centre, Sydney’s premier events and entertainment venue, taking home the titles of Specialty Event Venue and Technical & Creative Production – In-house AV Services which recognises excellence and best practice in the meetings and events industry across New South Wales.
Along with this result, The Star Event Executive Marife Cruz, was awarded the MEA Young Professional Scholarship – an award that recognises up and coming talent in the industry and provides a pathway to boost outstanding talent toward leadership.
The wins demonstrate the venue’s dedication to delivering memorable and thrilling event experiences that combine world-class catering and service, state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities and professional event expertise. The Star is a key partner and host venue for Australia’s profiled arts and sporting industry events including the ARIA Awards, AACTA Awards, The Dally M Awards, as well as a range of gala dinners, conferences and product launches.
Greg Hawkins, Managing Director at The Star Sydney celebrated the outstanding achievement, commenting on the on-going commitment of the team in winning three highly-sought after industry awards.
“It is an honour to have The Star Event Centre recognised for the third consecutive year by MEA NSW. The awards demonstrate our unwavering dedication to providing Australia’s event industry with flexible and versatile event spaces, world-class audio-visual technology and an expert team of passionate event professionals.”
The Star Sydney will compete for the national title in both categories at the MEA National Awards Dinner, where the Event Centre will go in the running to join the prestigious MEA Hall of Fame for Specialty Event Venue.
The MEA National Awards Dinner will take place at the International Convention Centre Sydney on Tuesday, 2 May 2017.

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