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  • America's Cup.
  • 50 WORLD'S BEST RESTAURANTS - organised by Restaurant Magazine.
  • ACADÉMIE DES CÉSAR | ACADÉMIE DES ARTS ET TECHNIQUES DU CINÉMA - the César Award is the national film award of France.
  • ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES - since 1929. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. Organized and overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are given each year at a formal ceremony. Venue: Dolby Theatre, Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, U.S.A.
  • ACE AWARDS - the ACE Awards was created in 1996 to pay homage to those individuals and groups that have made great strides in raising the awareness of the accessories industry.
  • ACM A.M. Turing Award - since 1966. Annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to "an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community". It is stipulated that "The contributions should be of lasting and major technical importance to the computer field". The Turing Award is generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science and the "Nobel Prize of computing".
  • ADDY AWARDS - world's largest advertising competition with over 50,000 entries annually. Founded in Florida in 1960 it was adopted by the American Advertising Federation, a not-for-profit industry association, as a national competition in 1968. The ADDY Awards is unique among other advertising creative competitions in that it is the only competition that includes three levels of judging: local, regional, and national. Winning an ADDY at each level qualifies the work to progress to the next higher level.
  • AFI | AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE AWARDS
  • AFI | LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
  • AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - established by Aga Khan IV in 1977. It aims to identify and reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of Islamic societies in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community development and improvement, restoration, reuse and area conservation, as well as landscape design and improvement of the environment.
  • Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights - (1989-2010). Was an annual human rights prize founded by the Libyan People's Congress in late 1988, in "indebtedness and gratitude for Muammar Gaddafi and in appreciation for his role in firmly establishing the principle of direct democracy, his persistent struggle, his distinctive inspiration and continuous instigation for the consolidation of human liberty and for issuing the Great Green Document in the era of the masses, for the purpose of bestowing tribute upon symbolic figures of struggle and faith in the values of freedom to all humans, nations, groups and individuals".
  • Albert Londres Prize - since 1932. The highest French journalism award, named in honor of journalist Albert Londres.
  • ALMA AWARDS - a distinction awarded to Latino performers. The word alma means spirit or soul.
  • AMERICA'S CUP - the most prestigious regatta and match race in the sport of sailing, and the oldest active trophy in international sport, predating the Modern Olympics by 45 years.
  • AMERICAN ART AWARDS - "Honoring the Creative Force in Art."
  • AMERICAN BOOK AWARD - established in 1978 by the Before Columbus Foundation. It seeks to recognize outstanding literary achievement by contemporary American authors, without restriction to race, sex, ethnic background, or genre.
  • AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS | AMA - annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to present the Grammy Awards expired. Unlike the Grammys, which are awarded on the basis of votes by members of the Recording Academy, the AMAs are determined by a poll of the public and music buyers.
  • ANDREW HARPER READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
  • ANNA POLITKOVSKAYA AWARD
  • Annie Award - since 1972. American award for accomplishments in animation. The Annies have been presented by the Los Angeles branch of the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood since 1972. Originally designed to celebrate lifetime or career contributions to animation, since 1992 it has given awards to individual films.
  • Anthony Awards - literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986.
  • APS | ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AWARDS AND HONORS - United States.
  • ART PRIZE - since 2009. An international art competition held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A. ArtPrize is unusual both for the large size of the top prize ($200,000, combined with other prizes cumulatively amounting to $560,000), as well as for the method of judging entries. Unlike traditionally juried competitions, ArtPrize contestants are juried by the public. Artists and venues (exhibition locations) negotiate and coordinate during a process called Connections. During the event, installations are voted upon by the public using modern networking technology.
  • ARTIOS AWARDS - since October 1985, the Casting Society of America has presented the Artios Awards for excellence in casting. Members are honored in over eighteen different theatrical casting categories in simultaneous events held in New York City and Beverly Hills, California.
  • ASC AWARDS | THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CINEMATOGRAPHERS
  • ASCAP | American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers MUSIC AWARDS - "We Create Music." Honors its top members in a series of annual awards shows in seven different music categories: pop, rhythm and soul, film and television, Latin, country, Christian, and concert music.
  • ASIAN FILM AWARDS
  • Asian Television Awards - since 1995.
  • Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award - Swedish children's literature award.
  • AUSTRALIAN GOURMET TRAVELLER RESTAURANT GUIDE AWARDS
  • AUTEUR AWARD - by International Press Academy.
  • AVN AWARDS - called the "Oscars of porn". Movie awards sponsored and presented by the American adult video industry trade magazine AVN (Adult Video News).
  • AWARDS WATCH - by Hollywood Reporter.
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  • Danish chef Rasmus Kofoed with his Bocuse d'Or trophy 2011.
  • Bad Sex in Fiction Award - since 1993. Presented annually by The Literary Review.
  • BAFTA AWARDS | BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION ARTS - since 1947. BAFTA presents awards for film, television and games, including children's entertainment, at a number of annual ceremonies across the UK and in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Ballon d'Or - (1956–2009). Often referred to as the European Footballer of the Year award, was an annual association football award. It was presented to the player who had been voted to have performed the best over the previous year.
  • Balzan Prize - since 1978. Awards four annual monetary prizes to people or organizations who have made outstanding achievements in the fields of humanities, natural sciences, culture, as well as for endeavours for peace and the brotherhood of man.
  • BAMBI AWARDS - since 1948. Stylised as BAMBI. Germany's most important media awards. Presented annually by Hubert Burda Media to recognise excellence in international media and television "with vision and creativity who affected and inspired the German public that year," both domestic and foreign.
  • BARRY AWARD - crime literary prize awarded annually since 1997 by the editors of Deadly Pleasures, an American quarterly publication for crime fiction readers. From 2007-2009 the award was jointly presented with the publication Mystery News. The prize is named after Barry Gardner, an American critic.
  • BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award - given to a sportsperson "who has made a major impact on the world of sport during their lifetime" each December.
  • Berggruen Prize for Philosophy - since 2016. Seeks to recognize a living thinker whose ideas are of basic importance for contemporary and future life. The Berggruen Prize for Philosophy carries a cash award of $1 million.
  • Bernhard Wicki Film Prize
  • BET AWARDS - Black Entertainment Television.
  • BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
  • BLACK REEL AWARDS
  • Blue Riband - unofficial accolade given to the passenger liner crossing the Atlantic Ocean in regular service with the record highest speed.
  • BMI AWARDS - music awards.
  • BOCUSE D'OR - World Cuisine Contest.
  • BOOKER PRIZE - promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year.
  • BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS
  • BOWDOIN PRIZE - prestigious award given annually to Harvard University undergraduate and graduate students. It is considered among the highest academic commendations the University can bestow upon a student.
  • BRANDNEW AWARDS - "Innovation in sports."
  • Breakthrough Prize - since 2012. International awards bestowed in three categories by Breakthrough Prize Board in recognition of scientific advance. Laureates receive US$3 million each in prize money. They attend a televised award ceremony designed to celebrate their achievements and inspire the next generation of scientists. As part of the ceremony schedule, they also engage in a program of lectures and discussions. Those that go on to make fresh discoveries remain eligible for future Breakthrough Prizes.
  • BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR AWARD - annual award made by the journal Science for the most significant development in scientific research.
  • BREAKTHROUGH OF THE YEAR AWARDS - awarded since 2003 by Hollywood Life Magazine.
  • Breitling Milestone Trophy - since 2012. Reserved for an individual or a group of individuals having achieved a significant milestone, technological step or invention in aeronautics or astronautics (first flight, new technology, etc.) during the previous year and that might contribute to future developments, especially for the practice of air sports.
  • BRICK AWARDS - one of the longest established and most widely respected design awards in the U.K. The Awards recognise excellence in design and construction using brick.
  • BRIT AWARDS - launched in 1977. The British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.
  • Britannia Trophy - since 1913. British award presented by the Royal Aero Club for aviators accomplishing the most meritorious performance in aviation during the previous year.
  • BRITISH FASHION AWARDS - the ultimate industry accolades for British designers and fashion industry.
  • BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS
  • BRIT's Icon Award - created in 2013 by the British Phonographic Industry | BPI.
  • BROADCAST FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARD - commonly called the Critics' Choice Awards.
  • BUCKSBAUM AWARD - established in 2000 by the Bucksbaum Family Foundation and the Whitney Museum of American Art. It is awarded biannually "to honor an artist, living and working in the United States, whose work demonstrates a singular combination of talent and imagination." The $100,000 prize is the world's largest award given to an individual visual artist.
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  • Confucius Peace Prize.
  • CAR OF THE YEAR - yearly European car award.
  • CARNEGIE ART AWARD - to promote Nordic contemporary painting.
  • Carnegie Medal - since 1936. British literary award that annually recognises one outstanding new book for children or young adults.
  • Carnegie Medal for heroism - since 1904. The Carnegie Hero Fund was established to recognize persons who perform extraordinary acts of heroism in civilian life in the United States and Canada, and to provide financial assistance for those disabled and the dependents of those killed saving or attempting to save others. Those chosen for recognition receive the Carnegie Medal and become eligible for scholarship aid and other benefits.
  • CÉSAR AWARD - the national film award of France, first given out in 1975.
  • CFDA FASHION AWARDS - Council of Fashion Designers of America. Often called "the Oscars of fashion."
  • CHEF'S CHOICE AWARD - The S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants.
  • Cherry Kearton Medal & Award - honour bestowed by the Royal Geographical Society, to "a traveller concerned with the study or practice of natural history, with a preference for those with an interest in nature photography, art or cinematography". It is named for Cherry Kearton.
  • Clay Mathematics Institute Millennium Prizes - "The Seven Millennium Prize Problems."
  • CLAY RESEARCH AWARD - The Clay Mathematics Institute presents the Clay Research Award annually to recognize major breakthroughs in mathematical research.
  • CNBC EUROPEAN BUSINESS LEADERS AWARDS
  • Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards
  • CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER - Readers' Spa Awards.
  • CONFUCIUS PEACE PRIZE - counter peace prize created by the People's Republic of China in 2010 after dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Costa Book Awards - series of literary awards given to books by authors based in Great Britain and Ireland. The awards, launched in 1971, are given both for high literary merit but also for works that are enjoyable reading and whose aim is to convey the enjoyment of reading to the widest possible audience. As such, they are a more populist literary prize than the Booker Prize.
  • COTY AWARDS - the Coty American Fashion Critics' Awards (awarded 1943-1984). Limited to American-based fashion designers. Considered one of the most prestigious awards in the field of fashion.
  • COWES WEEK - one of the longest-running regular regattas in the world. Having started in 1826.
  • CREATIVE ARTS EMMY AWARDS - presented in recognition of technical and other similar achievements in American television programming.
  • CRIME THRILLER AWARDS - British awards ceremony dedicated to crime thriller fiction.
  • CRITIC'S CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS - Broadcast Film Critics Association.
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  • DIVA – German Entertainment Prize.
  • Darwin Awards - tongue-in-cheek honor, originating in Usenet newsgroup discussions circa 1985. They recognize individuals who have supposedly contributed to human evolution by selecting themselves out of the gene pool via death or sterilization by their own actions.
  • DAS GOLDENE LENKRAD - yearly German car awards.
  • David di Donatello Award - the Italian equivalent of an Academy Award.
  • DILEY AWARD - presented every year since 1992 by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. It is given to the mystery title of the year which the member booksellers have most enjoyed selling.
  • DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS
  • Disney Legends - established in 1987, the Disney Legends program recognizes people who have made an extraordinary and integral contribution to The Walt Disney Company. The honor is awarded annually during a special ceremony.
  • Distinguished Leadership Awards - The Atlantic Council.
  • DIVA | Deutscher Entertainment Preis - since 1991. Yearly German entertainment awards.
  • Driehaus Architecture Prize - since 2003. Global award to honor a major contributor in the field of contemporary vernacular and classical architecture, commonly referred to as New Classical architecture. It is perceived as the alternative to the modernist Pritzker Prize.
  • DVF Awards - since 2010. Supported by The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, are given annually to provide recipients with the exposure and resources necessary to extend their efforts on behalf of women all over the world. The DVF Awards were conceived by Diane von Furstenberg in 2010 with the goal of honoring women who have displayed leadership, strength, and courage in their commitment to their causes.
  • D.W. GRIFFITH AWARD - in 1953, the Directors Guild of America instituted the D. W. Griffith Award, its highest honor.
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  • Emmy Award.
  • EAT OUT AWARDS - by Time Out.
  • Eclipse Award - since 1971. American thoroughbred horse racing award named after the 18th century British racehorse and sire, Eclipse.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Awards - presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. They honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film, and theatre published or produced in the previous year.
  • EFFIE AWARDS - mission: to recognize, educate and encourage effectiveness among the marketing communications industry.
  • EGOT - an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.
  • EIGA | EUROPEAN INNOVATIVE GAMES AWARD
  • EISA AWARDS - (European Imaging and Sound Association). Audio & home theater awards.
  • ELLE STYLE AWARDS - awards ceremony hosted annually by ELLE magazine.
  • EMMY AWARDS - since 1949. Television production award, similar in nature to the Peabody Awards but more focused on entertainment, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards.
  • EPICA AWARDS - "Europe's Premier Creative Awards."
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award - annually, each of the overall country winners gather in Monte Carlo, Monaco, for the annual EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Sponsored by Ernst & Young, are held in more than 140 cities and in more than 50 countries worldwide.
  • Ernst von Siemens Music Prize - since 1972. Annual music prize given by the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste (Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts) on behalf of the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung (Ernst von Siemens Foundation for Music).
  • ESPY AWARDS | Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award - since 1993. An annual accolade presented by the American cable television network ESPN to recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performance during the calendar year preceding a given annual ceremony.
  • Eugene O'Neill Award - since 1956. One of Sweden's finest awards for stage actors. Established by the American playwright Eugene O'Neill.
  • Euro Effie AWARDS - "The Gold Standard In Marketing Communication Effectiveness."
  • EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS - since 1988. The "European Oscars." The awards are presented in a total of 17 categories.
  • European Powerboat of the Year - Düsseldorf International Boat Show.
  • European Yacht of the Year - Düsseldorf International Boat Show.
  • EUROPEAN UNION PRIZE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE - Mies van der Rohe Award.
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  • FiFi Awards.
  • FAI AWARDS | FÉdÉration AÉronautique Internationale
  • Fields Medal - since 1936. Officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years. The Fields Medal is often viewed as the greatest honour a mathematician can receive. The Fields Medal and the Abel Prize have often been described as the "mathematician's Nobel Prize" (but different at least for the age restriction).
  • FIFA Ballon d'Or - since 2010. Association football award given annually to the male player who is considered to have performed the best in the previous year. It is awarded based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams, as well as journalists from around the world.
  • FIFI AWARDS - each year, The Fragrance Foundation celebrates the "FiFi," the "Oscars" of the fragrance world.
  • Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award - since 2005. Annual award given to the best business book of the year as determined by the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company. It aims to find the book that has ‘the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.’
  • FIPRESCI PRIZE | THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM CRITICS
  • FRANK CAPRA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
  • FRISBEE DOG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
  • FWA | FAVOURITE WEBSITE AWARDS - industry recognised internet award program and inspirational portal, established in May 2000.
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  • Golden Globe Awards.
  • GALAXY BRITISH BOOK AWARDS - the Oscars of the book world.
  • GAME CRITICS AWARDS - best of E3.
  • GENIE AWARDS - given out to recognize the best of Canadian cinema by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
  • GLAAD MEDIA AWARD - accolade bestowed by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to recognize and honor various branches of the media for their outstanding representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the issues that affect their lives. In addition to film and television, the Awards also recognize achievements in other branches of the media and arts including theatre, music, print media and advertising.
  • GLOBAL MOBILE AWARDS - since 1987. Awarded yearly by Mobile World Congress.
  • GOLD DAGGER AWARDS - given annually by the Crime Writers' Association for the best crime novel of the year.
  • GOLDEN BEAR - the most important prizes at the Berlinale are the Golden and Silver Bears.
  • GOLDEN CLOWN AWARDS - International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
  • GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS - presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) since 1943 to recognize outstanding achievements in the entertainment industry, both domestic and foreign.
  • GOLDEN GLOBE CECIL B. DEMILLE AWARD
  • Golden Horse Film Festival & Awards - since 1962. Film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan.
  • GOLDEN LION - the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival.
  • GOLDEN NYMPH - awarded the best television programmes at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
  • GOLDEN PALM | PALME D'OR - the highest prize awarded to competing films at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Golden PAN AWARD - since the 1960's PAN has awarded a statue of the god Pan to authors who's books sell over a million copies.
  • GOLDEN RASPBERRY AWARDS - The Razzie Award for Worst Actor is an award presented at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards to the worst actor of the previous year.
  • GOLDENE UNRUH - German award for new watches given on the last Thursday in February each year.
  • GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS - since 1995.
  • Goya Awards - since 1987. Spain's main national annual film awards.
  • GQ Men of the Year AWARDS
  • GRAMMY AWARDS - since 1959. "Music's Biggest Night." A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance arts: Emmy Awards (television), the Tony Awards (stage performance), and the Academy Awards (motion pictures). Venue: Staples Center, 1111 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015, U.S.A.
  • GRAMOPHONE CLASSICAL MUSIC AWARDS
  • Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève - contest between high-end watch manufacturers at the Geneva Watch Festival.
  • Grand Prix du roman de l'AcadÉmie franÇaise - French literary award, created in 1918, and given each year by the Académie française. Along with the Prix Goncourt, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious literary awards in France. The Académie française gives out over 60 literary awards each year, the Grand Prix du roman is the most senior for an individual novel.
  • GREEN PLUS YACHT AWARD - Monaco Yacht Show. Since 2009. The Green Plus Award symbolises the growing commitment of builders and yacht owners for environmental protection.
  • GUGGENHEIM ART AWARDS
  • Gutenberg Prize
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  • Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • HALL OF FAME - lists of halls and walks of fame.
  • HAMPTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
  • Hans Christian Andersen Awards - known as the "Nobel Prize for childen's literature".
  • Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year - award is bestowed annually by the Hasty Pudding Theatricals society at Harvard University. It has been awarded annually by the society members since 1951 to performers deemed to have made a "lasting and impressive contribution to the world of entertainment."
  • HEISMAN TROPHY - since 1935. The most prestigious award in college football. Awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.
  • HOLLYWOOD Film AWARDS - since 1977. The Hollywood Film Festival is an annual film festival which is located in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
  • HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME - as of January 22, 2010 2,398 stars on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Hugo Chavez peace prize
  • HONG KONG FILM AWARDS | HKFA
  • HUMANITARIAN AWARD - by International Press Academy.
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  • Ig Nobel Prize.
  • ICOTY | INTERNATIONAL CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS - an annual award from Road & Travel Magazine.
  • IG NOBEL PRIZE - for achievements that first make people LAUGH then make them THINK. American parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year in early October for ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research.
  • IIFA | INTERNATIONAL INDIAN FILM ACADEMY AWARDS
  • IMAGE AWARDS
  • INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS - awards dedicated to independent filmmakers. Usually awarded on the day before the Academy Awards.
  • INDEX AWARD - "Design to Impropve Life."
  • INMA AWARDS | International Newsmedia Marketing Association - founded in 1930. "The premier competition rewarding excellence in marketing newsmedia brands worldwide." Often called "the Oscars of newspapers".
  • INTERIOR DESIGN Awards | IDA - since 2007. "The Oscars of the Interior Design World."
  • International Cheese Awards - cheese show and competition held each year at Dorfold Park near Nantwich, England. It represents the most important cheese events in the UK and one of the most important events on the global level. Held since 1897, the show continues to grow year-on-year, and attracts over 3,700 competitive entries from around the world in 260 categories.
  • International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam | IDFA AWARDS - world's largest documentary film festival held annually since 1988 in Amsterdam.
  • INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT AND HOTEL AWARDS
  • INTERNATIONAL STAR DIAMOND AWARDS - prestigious award of true excellence in hospitality, gastronomy, attitude, quality, cleanliness and above all service.
  • INTERNATIONAL WOOLMARK PRIZE - "First held in 1953 as an initiative of the International Wool Secretariat (IWS), the award the following year helped launch the careers of iconic fashion designers Karl Lagerfeld and Yves Saint Laurent. Today, the International Woolmark Prize crosses borders and cultures by recognising outstanding new talent from emerging and established fashion hotspots."
  • Investigation of the Year awards - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
  • IPPAWARDS | iPhone Photography Awards - the first and the longest running iPhone photography competition since 2007.
  • IRISH FILM & TELEVISION AWARDS - "Celebrating a wealth of talent."
  • IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARD
  • ISPO BRANDNEW AWARDS - "Innovation in sports."
  • IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS - are awards for songwriting and composing. They are presented annually in London by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) and were first introduced in 1955.
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  • James Beard Foundation Award.
  • J. Paul Getty Award for Conservation Leadership - awarded annually since 2006 in recognition of outstanding leadership in global conservation. The award aims to acknowledge individuals making "pioneering and substantial" contributions to conservation as well as foster the development of future leaders in conservation.
  • JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION AWARDS - often called "The Oscars of Food."
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prizes - founded in 1919. Are among the oldest and most prestigious book prizes awarded for literature written in the English language and are Britain's oldest literary awards.
  • JAPAN CAR OF THE YEAR | JCOTY
  • JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD - awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at the Governors Awards ceremonies for an individual's outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes.
  • Jerusalem Prize - since 1963. Biennial literary award given to writers whose works have dealt with themes of human freedom in society.
  • Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible Liquid Gold Awards - since 2003.
  • JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
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  • Kennedy Center Honors.
  • Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award - WTA Award given by the Women's Tennis Association to players who have done or achieved something remarkable during the season or their career.
  • KENNEDY CENTER HONORS - awarded annually for exemplary lifetime achievement in the performing arts.
  • KIDS CHOICE AWARDS - as voted by Nickelodeon viewers.
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  • The Lion Trophy.
  • LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA AWARDS
  • LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
  • Laurence Olivier Awards - since 1976. Presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.
  • Laureus World Sports Awards - since 1999. Annual award ceremony honoring remarkable individuals from the world of sports along with the greatest sporting achievements throughout the year.
  • LES DEUX MAGOTS LITERARY PRIZE - awarded to a French novel every year since 1933.
  • LENNON ONO GRANT FOR PEACE
  • LÉONIE SONNING MUSICAL PRIZE
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - by Restaurant Magazine / The S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants.
  • LIONS AWARDS - the most prestigious international advertising awards.
  • loewe craft prize - "Award for excellence in craft and design."
  • LONDON FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS
  • LONDON LIFESTYLE AWARDS - "The ultimate celebration of the businesses, people and places that make London one of the greatest capitals in world. The awards showcase the best of London and celebrate the fantastic achievements throughout the lifestyle industry."
  • LONDON RESTAURANT AWARD
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZES - the Prizes "currently have nine single-title categories: biography, current interest, fiction, first fiction (the Art Seidenbaum Award added in 1991), history, mystery/thriller (category added in 2000), poetry, science and technology (category added in 1989), and young adult fiction (category added in 1998). In addition, the Robert Kirsch Award is presented annually to a living author with a substantial connection to the American West whose contribution to American letters deserves special recognition."
  • Louis Vuitton Cup - yachting competition connected with the America's Cup.
  • LumiÈre AWARD
  • LUXURIA AWARDS - the European luxury awards.
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  • 2011 MTV Movie Awards.
  • MALKO COMPETITION - since 1965. International competition for young conductors.
  • MAN BOOKER PRIZE - promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year.
  • MARCEL DUCHAMP PRIZE - annual award given to a young artist. The winner receives €35,000 personally and up to €30,000 in order to produce an exhibition of their work in the Modern Art museum (Centre Georges Pompidou).
  • Mark Twain Prize - American award for humor awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998. It is named after the 19th century novelist, essayist and humorist Mark Twain and is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to American humor.
  • Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism - since 1999. Rewards journalism at the cutting edge. Awarded annually to journalists writing in English whose work has appeared in print or in a reputable internet publication.
  • MARY PICKFORD AWARD - by International Press Academy.
  • Matrix Awards - annual awards ceremony held by the Association for Women in Communications. It started in 1970 to honor exceptional women in the media in the fields of arts, advertising, entertainment, film, television, theater, books, broadcasting, magazines, newspapers, public relations and new media.
  • MaxMara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with the Whitechapel - biannual Art Prize for British-based female artists organized by the MaxMara fashion house and The Whitechapel Gallery in London. The Prize includes a 6 month residency in Italy to realize an Art project which may be exhibited at The Whitechapel Gallery in London and it will be acquired by the Collezione Maramotti (Italy).
  • MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
  • MERCURY PRIZE | Barclaycard Mercury Prize - annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom & Ireland.
  • MICHELIN GUIDE AWARDS - the guide awards one to three stars to a small number of restaurants of outstanding quality.
  • MIES VAN DER ROHE AWARD - or European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. Prize given biennially since 1988 by the European Union and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona, 'to acknowledge and reward quality architectural production in Europe'.
  • MILLENNIUM PRIZE PROBLEMS - Clay Mathematics Institute.
  • MONTE-CARLO TELEVISION FESTIVAL AWARDS - the best programmes are awarded with the prestigious Golden Nymph.
  • MR. ABBOTT AWARD
  • Mr. Blackwell’s Best & Worst Dressed List - (1960-2008).
  • MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS
  • MTV MOVIE AWARDS - since 1992. Presented annually on MTV. The nominees are decided by producers and executives at MTV. Winners are decided online by the general public.
  • MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS
  • Much Music Video Awards | MMVA - since 1990. Annual awards presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic to honour the year's best music videos.
  • Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Awards - "Winning the Fight for Charities."
  • Music Industry Trusts Award - since 1992. "It’s fair to say that the Music Industry Trusts Award has established itself as one of the true benchmarks of achievement and generosity in the British music business, bestowing the respect of peers upon its recipients, while benefiting the good causes that have the industry’s loyalty."
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  • NAACP Image Award - since 1967. Accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
  • National Book Awards - British literary award for the best UK writers and their works, as selected by an academy of members from the British book publishing industry.
  • NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS - a set of American literary awards. Started in 1950, the Awards are presented annually to American authors for literature published in the prior year.
  • National Medal of Arts - award and title created by the United States Congress in 1984, for the purpose of honoring artists and patrons of the arts.
  • NATIONAL RESTAURANT AWARDS - London, U.K.
  • National Society of Film Critics Awards - "The Truth, Once Every 12 Months."
  • NATIONAL TELEVISION AWARDS - a British television awards ceremony, broadcast by the ITV network.
  • NAUTICAL DESIGN AWARDS - ADI (Associazione del Design Industriale). Milan, Italy.
  • NCS | NATIONAL CARTOONISTS SOCIETY AWARDS
  • Neiman Marcus Fashion Award - the Neiman Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion was a yearly award created in 1938 by Stanley Marcus. For the final ceremony in 1995, the founder, Stanley Marcus, received one of his own awards.
  • New York Film Critics Circle Awards - since 1935. The NYFCC Awards are the oldest given by film critics in the country, and one of the most prestigious.
  • NIKOLA TESLA AWARD - by International Press Academy.
  • NOBEL PRIZES - established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded in 1901.
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  • Obie Awards.
  • OBIE AWARDS | Off-Broadway Theater Awards - since 1956. Annual awards originally given by The Village Voice newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City. In September 2014, the Awards were jointly presented and administered with the American Theatre Wing. As the Tony Awards cover Broadway productions, the Obie Awards cover Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions.
  • Olivier Awards - since 1976. Presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.
  • Ondaatje Prize - annual literary award given by the Royal Society of Literature. The £10,000 award is given for a work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry which evokes the "spirit of a place", and which is written by someone who is a citizen of or who has been resident in the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.
  • Orwell Prize - since 1993. British prize for political writing of outstanding quality. Two prizes are awarded each year: one for a book and one for journalism; between 2009 and 2012, a third prize was awarded for blogging. In each case, the winner is the short-listed entry which comes closest to George Orwell's own ambition to "make political writing into an art".
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  • Palme d'Or.
  • PACE | Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence Awards - an annual award from Automotive News.
  • PALME D'OR | GOLDEN PALM - since 1955. The highest prize awarded to competing films at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Parnelli Lifetime Awards - since 2001. "The Premier Awards Show for the Live Event Industry." The Industry’s Highest Honor for Live Event Professionals.
  • PEABODY AWARDS - since 1941. "The world's oldest award for electronic media." Annual, international awards for excellence in radio and television broadcasting.
  • PENTA AWARDS - world's best creative ads awards.
  • PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS - an awards show recognizing the people and the work of popular culture in movies, music & TV. The show has been held annually since 1975 and is voted on by the general public.
  • Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
  • POLAR MUSIC PRIZE - Swedish international music award founded in 1989 by Stig Anderson, possibly best-known to be the manager of the Swedish pop group ABBA.
  • Praemium Imperiale - (lit. "World Culture Prize in Memory of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu", is an arts prize awarded since 1989 by the imperial family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Art Association in the fields painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and theatre/film. These are areas of achievement not covered by the Nobel Prizes.
  • Premio Nadal - the oldest literary prize in the Spanish-speaking world. Spanish literary prize awarded annually by the publishing house Ediciones Destino, part of Planeta. It has been awarded every year on 6 January since 1944.
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom - award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States. It recognizes those individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors".
  • Primetime Emmy Awards - since 1949. Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. First awarded in 1949, they were originally referred to as just the "Emmy Awards" until the first Daytime Emmy Award ceremonies were held in the 1970s, and the word "primetime" was added to distinguish between the two. The Primetime Emmys generally air in mid-September, on the Sunday before the official start of the fall television season.
  • PRINCESS GRACE AWARDS - dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging talent in theater, dance, and film by awarding grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships.
  • PRINCE OF ASTURIAS AWARDS - annual prizes given in Spain by the Prince of Asturias Foundation to individuals, entities and/or organizations from around the world who make notable achievements in the sciences, humanities, or public affairs.
  • PRITZKER ARCHITECTURE PRIZE - since 1979. considered to be one of the world's premier architecture prizes. Awarded annually "to honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture."
  • PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA - often called the Oscar of computer art. One of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music.
  • Prix Cazes brasserie Lipp - awarded to a French novel every year since 1935.
  • PRIX DU DESIGN MYS - since 2003, the Prix du Design has chosen just one yacht each year that ‘has the most innovative, elegant and distinguished design at the Monaco Yacht Show.’
  • PRIX EUROPA - since 1987. "The European Broadcasting Festival." Europe's largest annual tri-medial festival and competition. Its open juries sample and select the best television-, radio- and online productions of each year. The festival takes place in the third week of October in Berlin and Potsdam and is hosted by the German broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB).
  • Prix Goncourt - since 1903. Prize in French literature, given by the académie Goncourt to the author of "the best and most imaginative prose work of the year". Four other prizes are also awarded: prix Goncourt du Premier Roman (first novel), prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle (short story), prix Goncourt de la Poésie (poetry) and prix Goncourt de la Biographie (biography). Of the "big six" French literary awards, the Prix Goncourt is the best known and most prestigious. The other major literary prizes are the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Académie Française, the Prix Femina, the Prix Renaudot, the Prix Interallié and the Prix Médicis.
  • Prix Un Certain Regard - since 1998. To recognize young talent and to encourage innovative and daring works by presenting one of the films with a grant to aid its distribution in France. Since 2005 the prize consists of €30,000.
  • PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS
  • PULITZER PRIZES - U.S. award for achievements in newspaper journalism, literature and musical composition.
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  • QUADRIGA AWARDS - annual German award recognizing four people or groups for their commitment to innovation, renewal, and a pioneering spirit through political, economic, and cultural activities.
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  • Red Herring award.
  • RAZZIE AWARDS - The Razzie Award for Worst Actor is an award presented at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards to the worst actor of the previous year.
  • Rear of the Year - since 1976. Light-hearted British award for celebrities who are considered to have a notable posterior.
  • RED DOT DESIGN AWARD - an international product design prize awarded by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen, Germany. There are prize categories for product design, design agencies, and design concepts. Since 1955, designers and producers can apply for the prizes with the winners being presented in an annual ceremony.
  • RED HERRING AWARDS - awarding promising startups that will lead the next wave of disruption and innovation.
  • REUBEN AWARD - for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year, chosen by a secret ballot of the members of the National Cartoonists Society.
  • RIBA | ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS AWARDS - RIBA runs many awards including the Stirling Prize for the best new building of the year, the Royal Gold Medal (first awarded in 1848), which honours a distinguished body of work, and the Stephen Lawrence Prize for projects with a construction budget of less than £500,000. The RIBA also awards the President's Medals for student work, which are regarded as the most prestigious awards in architectural education, and the RIBA President's Awards for Research. The RIBA European Award was inaugurated in 2005 for work in the European Union, outside the UK. The RIBA National Award and the RIBA International Award were established in 2007.
  • ROBERT B. ALDRICH AWARD
  • Robert F. Kennedy Book Award - since 1980. Annual award presented to the book which "most faithfully and forcefully reflects Robert Kennedy's purposes."
  • Rodeo Drive Walk of Style AWARD - since 2003. Commemorates people who have made important contributions to fashion, design, and costume.
  • ROSE D'OR - since 1961. One of the most important international festivals in entertainment television.
  • Roswitha Haftmann Prize - since 2001. Prizewinners are selected solely on the basis of the artistic significance of their work, without regard to their personal circumstances (nationality, age, gender, etc.). The Prize worth CHF 150,000 (US$157,000) is awarded in Zurich, as far as possible during a public event in the Kunsthaus.
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  • Streamy Award trophy.
  • Saint George - Moscow International Film Festival's top prize.
  • Sakharov Prize - since 1988. The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, was established in December 1988 by the European Parliament as a means to honour individuals or organisations who have dedicated their lives to the defence of human rights and freedom of thought.
  • SATELLITE AWARDS - annual award given by the International Press Academy. The awards were originally known as the Golden Satellite Awards. In 2011, Satellite nominations in the motion picture categories have been pared down from 22 to 19 classifications; the change reflects the merger of drama and comedy under a general Best Picture heading, including the Best Actor/Actress headings and the Supporting headings.
  • SATURN AWARDS - since 1972. Award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films to honor the top works mainly in science fiction, fantasy, and horror in film, television, and home video.
  • SCOTTISH RESTAURANT AWARDS
  • SCREAM AWARDS
  • SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS | SAG - since 1995. Accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and primetime television.
  • SHOTS AWARDS
  • SHOW BOATS DESIGN AWARDS - honour the industry’s creative talents, bringing the specialist design skills of the industry’s most talented teams into the spotlight. Now in its third edition, the coveted golden Neptune awards have quickly become a symbol of pride and distinction for the industry’s design professionals.
  • SILVER BEAR - the most important prizes at the Berlinale are the Golden and Silver Bears.
  • SKYTRAX AWARDS - "The world's largest airline review site."
  • SOLO TRAVEL AWARDS - recognize companies that treat solo travelers well with no or very low single supplements.
  • SONNING PRIZE - Denmark's largest cultural award.
  • Sony World Photography Awards - organized by the World Photography Organisation. The competition has three entry levels; Student, Open and Professional, each with a number of subcategories.
  • Sound & Vision Awards - What Hi-Fi?.
  • SPA FINDER MAGAZINE'S READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
  • Specsavers National Book Awards - or simply NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS — previously known as the Galaxy National Book Awards (2010–11); British Book Awards or Nibbies (1990–2009) — is a British literary award for the best UK writers and their works, as selected by an academy of members from the British book publishing industry.
  • SPIKE GUYS' CHOICE AWARDS
  • SPIRIT AWARDS - awards dedicated to independent filmmakers. Usually awarded on the day before the Academy Awards.
  • STAR DIAMOND AWARDS - prestigious award of true excellence in hospitality, gastronomy, attitude, quality, cleanliness and above all service.
  • Stevie Awards - the Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working people worldwide.
  • Stirling Prize - British prize for excellence in architecture. It is named after the architect James Stirling, organised and awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The RIBA Stirling Prize is presented to "the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture in the past year."
  • STREAMY AWARDS - since 2009. Popularly known as the Streamys, are presented annually by the International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) to recognize excellence in the arts and science of web television production, including directing, acting, producing, and writing.
  • SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS - since 1982.
  • SUNDAY TIMES AWARD FOR LITERARY EXCELLENCE - Oxford Literary Festival.
  • SUSHI AWARDS - Eat-Japan.
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  • TAURUS WORLD STUNT AWARDS
  • TED PRIZE - "For a wish that can inspire the world." The TED Prize was introduced in 2005. It initially granted three individuals $100,000 and a "wish to change the world". Since 2010, however, only one prize has been awarded since "at least half of [the wishes] still require our engagement," and, "adding too many more risks dilution of effort." For 2013, the prize amount has been increased to US$1 million.
  • TEDDY AWARD - since 1987. "The official queer award at the Berlin International Film Festival." International film award for films with LGBT topics, presented by an independent jury as an official award of the Berlin International Film Festival (the Berlinale).
  • TEEN CHOICE AWARDS
  • Templeton Prize - since 1973. Awarded to a living person who, in the estimation of the judges, "has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works".
  • The Brain Prize - awarded to one or more scientists who have distinguished themselves by an outstanding contribution to European neuroscience and who are still active in research.
  • The Charlemagne Prize - one of the most prestigious European prizes. It has been awarded annually since 1950 by the German city of Aachen to people who contributed to the ideals upon which it has been founded. It commemorates Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Empire and founder of what became the Holy Roman Empire, who resided and is buried at Aachen.
  • THE CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION DAGGER AWARDS
  • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award | DofE - since 1956. Generic name for a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, that has since expanded to 144 nations. The awards recognise adolescents and young adults for completing a series of self-improvement exercises modelled on Kurt Hahn's solution to the "Six Declines of Modern Youth."
  • THE EDGAR AWARDS - named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. They honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film, and theatre published or produced in the previous year.
  • THE ENVELOPE - the awards insider.
  • THE GERSHWIN PRIZE FOR POPULAR SONG
  • THE GOLDEN MARC'AURELIO AWARD
  • THE GOLDEN NEEDLE FASHION AWARDS - the idea to recognize and award emerging design talent was conceived and founded by Mara Beltrami-New.
  • THE GOLDEN RASBERRY AWARD - aka 'The Razzie Awards'. Intended to counterpoint the Academy Awards' Oscars by dishonoring (or honoring) the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films.
  • The Golden Turkey Awards - 1980 book by film critic Michael Medved and his brother Harry Medved. The book awards "Golden Turkey Awards" to films judged by the authors as poor in quality, and to directors and actors judged to have created a chronically inept body of work.
  • THE HUGO BOSS PRIZE - awarded every other year to an artist (or group of artists) working in any medium, anywhere in the world. The prize is administered by the Guggenheim Museum and sponsored by the Hugo Boss clothing company.
  • The International Business Awards
  • THE INTERNATIONAL YACHT & AVIATION AWARDS - "Design is a gift, and those who can unleash it effectively are worthy of praise..." Hosted by leading interior design magazine design et al, The International Yacht & Aviation Awards reward the best in design from across the globe.
  • THE LARRY ALDRICH AWARD - the biennial Larry Aldrich Award honors an American artist whose work has had a significant impact on contemporary visual culture during recent years.
  • THE LIBERTY MEDAL - awarded annually by the National Constitution Center to men and women of courage and conviction who have strived to secure the blessings of liberty to people the world over.
  • THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE - promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year.
  • THE OSCARS - since 1929. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. Organized and overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are given each year at a formal ceremony. Venue: Dolby Theatre, Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, U.S.A.
  • THE PULITZER PRIZES - honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.
  • THE SHAMUS AWARDS - awarded by the Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) for the best detective fiction genre novels and short stories of the year.
  • THE SHORTY AWARDS - honor the best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter. "Hollywood has the Oscars. Broadway has the Tonys. Now Twitter has the...Shorty Awards" -The New York Times.
  • The Tech Awards - since 2001. A program of The Tech Museum of Innovation wherein innovators from any country are recognized for technological contributions which benefit the greatest number of people.
  • Theodor W. Adorno Award - since 1977. German award intended to recognize outstanding achievement in philosophy, theatre, music, and film.
  • THOMAS COOK AWARDS
  • TONY AWARDS - since 1947. Recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre. The awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an annual ceremony in New York City. The awards are given for Broadway productions and performances, and an award is given for regional theatre. Several discretionary non-competitive awards are also given, including a Special Tony Award, the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre, and the Isabelle Stevenson Award. The awards are named after Antoinette Perry, co-founder of the American Theatre Wing.
  • TRAVEL + LEISURE AWARDS
  • TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS
  • TRAVELAGE WEST WAVE AWARDS
  • TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS' CHOICE AWARDS
  • TURNER PRIZE - annual prize presented to a British visual artist under the age of 50.
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  • UNCA AWARDS - U.N. Correspondents Association Awards for best coverage of the United Nations and U.N. agencies.
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  • Vital Voices Global Leadership awards.
  • Vincent Scully Prize - established in 1999 by the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. to recognize exemplary practice, scholarship or criticism in architecture, historic preservation and urban design.
  • VITAL VOICES GLOBAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS - honor and celebrate women leaders who are working to strengthen democracy, increase economic opportunity and protect human rights around the world.
  • Volpi Cup - the principal award given to actresses at the Venice Film Festival.
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  • World Superyacht Awards.
  • walpole british luxury awards - "Walpole is a unique alliance of over 180 British luxury brands."
  • WAN AWARDS - World Architecture News.
  • WAN-IFRA | World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers - media awards.
  • Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association AWARDS
  • Webby Award - since 1996. Award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Categories include websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile.
  • WEBSITE AWARDS - Wikipedia.
  • Wellcome Book Prize - since 2009. Annual British literary award sponsored by Wellcome Trust. In keeping with the vision and goals of Wellcome Trust, the Book Prize "celebrates the topics of health and medicine in literature", including fiction and non-fiction. The winner receives £30,000 making it "one of the most remunerative literature awards on offer."
  • White House Correspondents' Dinner Awards - since 1920.
  • WINE SPECTATOR RESTAURANT WINE LIST AWARDS
  • Wizards of Whisky - since 2012.
  • WOLF FOUNDATION PRIZE IN THE ARTS (ARCHITECTURE) - awarded once a year by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation, and has been awarded since 1981; the others are in Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics, awarded since 1978. The Prize rotates annually between painting, music, architecture and sculpture.
  • WOLF PRIZES
  • WOMEN'S WORLD AWARDS
  • Women in Motion awards - by Kering.
  • WOMEX AWARDS
  • WORLD AIRLINE AWARDS
  • WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL AWARDS - since 2008. "Winning a WAF award, the ‘Oscars of Architecture’, is your passport to the international architecture scene. Both professionally and personally transformational, the WAF awards are your gateway to global exposure, recogniltion and success."
  • WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS - "The World Car Awards (WCA) is a program initiated by, organized by, and conducted by automotive journalists from all over the world. From the outset in 2004, those of us involved in making it a reality have done so in the context of one over-riding priority. We are dedicated to ensuring that it is carried out with the utmost objectivity, credibility, and integrity."
  • World Cheese Awards - since 1988. "The Guild of Fine Food."
  • WORLD LUXURY AWARD - "Honoring Creative Excellence in Luxury Communication."
  • WORLD LUXURY HOTEL AWARDS
  • World Media Awards - since 2016. Celebrate bold and creative strategies for engaging with international, influential audiences.
  • World Press Photo of the Year Awards - since 1955. Hosted by the Dutch foundation World Press Photo. The creator of the winning entry receives €10,000 along with "the most prestigious and coveted award in photojournalism."
  • World Summit Award Mobile | WSA Mobile - since 2010. Global initiative to select and promote the world’s best in mobile content and innovative applications within the framework of, and in cooperation with, the United Nations’ World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
  • WORLD SUPERYACHT AWARDS - established in 2005, the World Superyacht Awards are today the most coveted trophies in the superyacht industry. It celebrates the best of the best in superyacht build and design and recognises the dedication and passion of owners and the talents of their builders, naval architects and designers.
  • WORLD SUSHI CUP JAPAN
  • WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS - since 1994. "World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry."
  • World Whiskies Awards - since 2007.
  • World Whisky Masters - awarded by Spirits Business magazine.
  • WORLD YACHT TROPHIES - Cannes International Boat Show. The most prestigious award of its kind.
  • WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS - for outstanding achievements in film, television, and radio.
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  • X PRIZES - an X PRIZE is a US$10 million+ award given to the first team to achieve a specific goal, set by the X PRIZE Foundation, which has the potential to benefit humanity.
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  • YouTube Awards - since 2007. Awards given out as formalized recognition of the best YouTube videos of the preceding year, such as favorite music or comedy genres, as voted by the YouTube community.
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