The Brand Activation Award
In association with

Allegro at Woodstock Festival Poland
H&M at Sziget Festival
Lidl at Electric Castle
Mastercard at Open’er Festival
The Miele Powerwash at Lowlands Festival
Západoslovenská energetika at Pohoda Festival

The Health & Safety Innovation Award
In association with

Lowlands Festival for its ‘airport approach’ to security
Paleo Festival & Roskilde Festival for their hostile vehicle mitigation system
Pohoda Festival for its weather management system
Roskilde Festival for its cooperation with police
The Loop for its MAST harm reduction service
Woodstock Festival Poland for the Peace Patrol

The Green Operations Award
In association with

Cambridge Folk Festival
EDP Cool Jazz
Electric Castle
NorthSide
Øyafestivalen
Pohoda Festival

The Take a Stand Award
In association with

DAS Fest
EXIT Festival
OpenAir St.Gallen
Pohoda Festival
Roskilde Festival
Woodstock Festival Poland

Agent of the Year
In association with


Alex Bruford (ATC Live)
Alex Hardee (Coda Agency)
Angus Baskerville (13 Artists)
Clementine Bunel (ATC Live)
Emma Banks (CAA)
Geoff Meal (United Talent)
Isla Angus (ATC Live)
James Whitting (Coda Agency)
Rob Challice (Coda Agency)
Steve Zapp (ITB)

Promoter of the Year

ARTmania / EEMC
EXIT Festival
FKP Scorpio
Hellfest
Goodlive
Mojo
Musicnet
Pohoda Festival
Roskilde Festival
WePromote

The Award for Excellence and Passion

Barry Dickins
Ben Challis
Codruta Vulcu
Dave Chumbley (posthumous)
Emily Eavis
Eric Van Eerdenburg
Ewald Tatar
Fruzsina Szép
Holger Jan Schmidt
Stefan Lehmkuhl

Newcomer of the Year
In association with

Alma
Cigarettes After Sex
Her
Idles
Jain
Parcels
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
Sampha
Shame
Sigrid

Line-Up of the Year
In association with

Glastonbury Festival
Lollapalooza Berlin
Lowlands Festival
Melt! Festival
NOS Alive
OpenAir St.Gallen
Pohoda Festival
Rock Werchter
Roskilde Festival
Sziget Festival

Best New Festival
In association with

Fire Is Gold
Labyrinth Open Croatia
Lollypop
Neversea
Sea Star Festival
Shutdown Festival
Tsunami Xixón
VIBE Festival
Wacken Winter Nights
Waking Life

Best Indoor Festival

Altitude Comedy Festival
Lisboa Dance Festival
Lokerse Feesten
MENT Ljubljana
Metal Hammer Paradise
Mucho Flow
OOAM Festival
OUT.FEST
Rolling Stone Weekender
WOS Festival

Best Small Festival

Cactus Festival
Full Metal Cruise V
Full Metal Mountain
Happiness Festival
MENT Ljublana
Metal Hammer Paradise
Mucho Flow
OOAM Festival
R:EVOL:UTION Festival
Wacken Winter Nights

Best Medium-Sized Festival
In association with

Balaton Sound
Down The Rabbit Hole
Electric Castle
M’era Luna
Melt! Festival
Off Festival Katowice
Pohoda Festival
Reeperbahn Festival
Sea Dance Festival
Splash! Festival

Best Major Festival

Colours of Ostrava
EXIT Festival
Hellfest
Lowlands Festival
Parookaville
Summer Breeze Open Air
Sziget Festival
Tomorrowland
Untold
Wacken Open Air