Judging Panel

The judging panel is made up of Operations Directors and Managing Directors of some of the most successful Conference organising companies in the UK.


Judges will not be asked to assess any submissions in categories into which their company has entered themselves.


Svitlana Panova

Events Manager, C5 Communications Ltd

Svitlana has 10 years experience in the conference industry. During this time she has built a sound knowledge of venues all around the world, organizing events in Asia, South Africa, South and North America, and Australia as well as Europe.


Managing a team of external suppliers and working closely with the Operations Team, Svitlana oversees up to 70 events a year. The experience gained has helped her to establish strong negotiation and budgetary skills.


At present Svitlana holds the position of the Events Manager at C5. She also has a background in Customer Care and Conference Co-ordination.

In 2011 Svitlana received an MSc degree in Management from the Birkbeck University, London.


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