LONDON (CelebrityAccess) — The International Live Music Conference's Arthur Awards, aimed at the international live music industry, took place at London’s The Savoy Hotel on Saturday 7 March in front of a sell out crowd.
Live Nation UK's Phil Bowdery took home the award for The Promoter's Promoter, TAG's Geoff Meall won the award for Second Least Offensive Agent and the Royal Albert Hall won the prize for First Venue To Come Into Your Head.
Hosted by CAA's Emma Banks, the awards show also featured performances by Israeli mentalist Lior Suchard who wowed the audience with his mind reading tricks, magician Daniel Kramer, and an acrobatic superhero and superheroine duo.
The awards – which have a voting pool of over 4,000 of the world’s leading concert business professionals – are now in their 19thyear.
The full list of winners
(First Venue To Come Into Your Head)
Winner: Royal Albert Hall, UK
(The Promoters' Promoter)
Winner: Phil Bowdery, Live Nation (UK)
(Liggers' Favourite Festival)
Winner: Rock Werchter, Belgium
(Second Least Offensive Agent)
Winner: Geoff Meall, The Agency Group
(Services Above and Beyond)
(Most Professional Professional)
Winner: Martin Goebbels, Robertson Taylor W&P Longreach
(The People's Assistant)
Winner: Samantha Henfrey, The Agency Group
(The Golden Ticket)
Winner: CTS Eventim
New Business Talent
(Tomorrow's New Boss)
Winner: Maarten Van Vugt, Greenhouse Talent
The Bottle Award
Winner: Marcel Avram