Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019 takes home Best Sporting Event of the year

Australian Grand Prix Corporation Trophies

The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is proud to announce that the Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019 has won the Best Sporting Event category at the prestigious Australian Event Awards.  

The Australian Event Awards is the national awards program and conference for the Australian events industry, fostering continued excellence, innovation and unity.

Winners of the Australian Event Awards were announced at a ceremony at Optus Stadium in Perth with entries judged on all aspects of event management including best practice, innovation, marketing, stakeholder engagement and management, sustainability and event legacy.

Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO, Andrew Westacott, expressed his delight in taking top honours at the national events award night.

“As an organisation we are thrilled to have been recognised by leaders of the Australian Events industry amongst a competitive field in the Best Sporting Event category,” said Westacott.

“It’s a credit to our staff, all our event partners and the wider events industry in Victoria.”

The Australian Event Award adds to the impressive list of accolades awarded to the Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix, with the event having already claimed a number of nationally and internationally acclaimed awards including being inducted into RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame last year by winning the Major Festival and Events category for three consecutive years.

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