Event Cinemas wins global achievement in Exhibition Award at CinemaCon


Event Cinemas Australia and New Zealand has been recognized for its outstanding contribution to the cinema industry, winning the prestigious Global Achievement in Exhibition Award at CinemaCon on April 24 in Las Vegas. 

CinemaCon is the largest and most important gathering for the worldwide motion picture theatre industry, attracting more than 5,000 attendees from 80 countries. 

“Over the years CinemaCon has, as part of its International Day Programming, singled out the achievements of a leading exhibition company, one who leads the way, raises the bar and paves the way for others to follow in providing the absolute best motion picture theatrical experience for its moviegoing audiences”, says Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. “And this year will be no different. We couldn’t be more honoured or privileged to recognize Event Cinemas (EVT Limited) with our 2023 Global Achievement in Exhibition” Award”. 

The Global Achievement in Exhibition Award recognizes the exhibitor that has made the greatest contribution to the worldwide movie industry over the past year. EVT was recognized for its innovative approach to cinema, including its focus on customer experience, overarching premiumisation strategy and use of technology to enhance the cinema-going experience. 

"We are thrilled to be recognized with the Global Achievement in Exhibition Award at CinemaCon," said Jane Hastings, CEO of EVT Limited, the company behind Event Cinemas. "This award recognises our team's commitment and relentless focus on improving the movie going experience, underpinned by our premiumisation strategy.  Our investment in data insights and technology, unique food and beverage experiences and innovative range of cinema seating concepts, have delivered record results in key metrics. Pleasingly, our customers are rating the Event cinemas experience higher than ever before." 

Hastings continued, " This is an exciting time as an industry for cinema experience innovation and we are seeing many great examples in international markets. The combination of studios rebuilding their release slates post COVID and investments in enhanced cinema experiences, will no doubt deliver pleasing results over time. We have only just begun." 

EVT are market-leading creators of some of the best brands and properties in entertainment, ventures and travel. EVT operates over 140 cinemas across Australia, New Zealand and Germany.