Helping its members succeed. EVCOM is the only membership association that represents the corporate events and corporate film industries. We support agencies and production companies that produce events and screen content for businesses, the public sector and organisations. Our annual EVCOMference, campfire events and webinar programme promote knowledge sharing and learning, and we celebrate our industries through our awards programmes.
Our NHS fundraiser film ‘These Are The Hands’ has been shortlisted for the Exhibition News Awards 2020 in the category: BEST COVID LOCKDOWN FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE! The film features BFI footage of medical professionals through history and contemporary images of hospital workers during Covid-19, set to the famous poem, ‘These Are The Hands’ by Michael Rosen, which was read by actor Iain Glen. All money raised from the film went directly to NHS Charities together. This was a truly collaborative project, so we’d love to thank the BFI for sharing their archive footage with us, to Plastic Pictures for offering their editing expertise and especially to Tim Langford, EVCOM Board Member and originator of this project.
The winners were selected based on how they have needed to pivot and adapt over the last 15 months and in turn recognised those who had achieved great things as businesses, but also done wonderful things for the various industries.
Our first ever virtual ceremony, the EVCOM Clarion Awards, won the Best Event (non-conference) category at the Association Awards UK 2020! This event was such a learning curve for us, a chance for us to pivot on a larger-scale having launched our virtual knowledge sharing programme earlier in the year. The ceremony was broadcast live from the DRPG studios, and featured a programme of cocktail making, music and of course the reveal of our winners. Because of the restrictions of Covid-19, we decided to focus on producing a ceremony that held sustainability and accessibility at its core.
Our NHS fundraiser film ‘These Are The Hands’ has been recognised at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards which recognises the very best in TV & Media across the year! The film, directed by Board Member Tim Langford and edited by member Plastic Pictures, features archive footage from the BFI of medical professionals through the ages, next to contemporary images of those working during Covid-19. The visuals are set to a reading of Michael Rosen’s famous poem, ‘These Are The Hands’ read by actor Iain Glen. Thank you to all the brilliant people who were involved in making this vital project happen. We are delighted that the film was also awarded a finalist certificate in the category Medical Films!