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Coda, Broadwick Live, Download Top 2018 UK Festival Awards

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LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — The 15th annual UK Festival Awards took place in London on Thursday night, with talent agency Coda, promoter Broadwick Live, and the Download Festival taking top honors for 2018.

The event, with more than 700 industry professionals, took place at the Troxy in Limehouse, takes aim at celebrating excellence in the UK festival industry.

Download took home the trophy for best major festival, while best medium-sized fest went to 2000trees and the best small festival award went to Arctangent.

Broadwick Live, the company behind events such as Snowbombing, Field Day, and Standon Calling, took home the prize for best promoter, while Coda Music Agency won the award for best agency.

The award for best metropolitan festival went to Parklife, and AEG’s new All Points East took the trophy for best lineup for 2018.

Sarah Nulty, the late Tramlines festival director who died after a brief illness in July, was honored posthumously with the outstanding contribution to festivals award.

Rapper, comedian, and actor Ben Bailey “Doc Brown” Smith served as the master of ceremonies for this year’s awards gala.

A full list of winners is below:

The Innovation Award
Shambala Festival

Best hospitality
Festival No.6

Best concession
Cheezy Vinyl Bar

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Kendal Calling

Best festival production
elrow Town London

Agency of the Year
Coda Music Agency

The Brand Activation Award
Kiwi Camp

Line-Up of the Year
All Points East

Best Non-Music Festival
The National Festival of Making

Best Festival for Emerging Talent
Live at Leeds

Promoter of the Year
Broadwick Live

Best Family Festival
Latitude Festival

The Greener Festival Award
wood festival

The Grassroots Festival Award
Barn on the Farm

Best Metropolitan Festival
Parklife

Best New Festival
Timber Festival

Best Overseas Festival
Sziget Festival

Best Small Festival
ArcTanGent

Best Medium-sized Festival
2000trees

Best Major Festival
Download Festival

The Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award
Sarah Nulty

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