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Huge response to blooloop Innovation Awards

Awards now move into the judging stage with results revealed at blooloop V-Expo

Blooloop Innovation Awards presented with AREA15

Blooloop is delighted to announce that over one hundred entries were received for the inaugural blooloop Innovation Awards presented with AREA15.

With 13 categories, there was a wide range of entries from different sectors of the attractions industry around the world. From thrills to engagement, new technology and sustainablilty, each entry showcases the spirit of innovation within the industry and highlights the groundbreaking work driving the industry forward.

These entries will now be judged by our panel of expert industry leaders, who are looking for the most innovative, game-changing entries.

The results of the Awards will be revealed at blooloop V-Expo on 5th October at 5 pm BST.

AREA15 Rise Award

To support the Innovation Awards, AREA15 have created the Rise Award. The Rise Award judges will now decide which entry will win the top prize of $20,000. The second-place winner will receive $10,000.


The judges for the AREA15 Rise Award are:

  • Winston Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, AREA15
  • Michael Beneville, Chief Operating Officer, AREA15
  • Vince Kadlubek, Founder and Director, Meow Wolf
  • Ali Rubinstein, Chief Creative Officer, Meow Wolf
  • Kim Beneville, Head of Experiences, AREA15

Award results at V-Expo

The winners of each category will be announced by Winston Fisher, CEO of AREA15, at the blooloop V-Expo online event on Tuesday 5th October at 5 pm BST. Winston will also announce the winner of the AREA15 Rise Award.

At the V-Expo, the Innovation Showcase will allow attendees to learn more about each entry, and network with the innovators.

“It’s a unique opportunity to learn exactly what innovations are shaping the development of the visitor attractions of the future”.

Charles Read, MD, Blooloop

On the afternoon of Tuesday 5th Oct., attendees can join our Innovation Roundtable discussion to hear first hand about the entries for the following: accesso, Attraktion!, BoldMove Nation, Christie, Convious, Cooperative Innovations, Dapper Labs, Express da Vinci Group, HOLOGATE, Louis Alfieri, Moment Factory, Showtime Pictures, Valo Motion, Vantage Technology, Weta Workshop, WhiteWater and Worldbuildr.

Top speakers and networking at V-Expo

Tickets are now on sale for Blooloop V-Expo.

Our standard price ticket is just £72. Tickets for operators, institutions, students and job seekers are just £24.

£5 from each ticket sold will be donated to the WWF’s Climate Crisis Fund.

Attendees to blooloop V-Expo will also be able to watch industry leaders speak, network with peers and find out the results of the Blooloop 50 Influencer Lists and the Storyland Design Challenge.

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Alice Sarsfield-Hall

Alice is Sales and Events Manager and looks after Blooloop’s clients, new business and events. She studied English Literature and French at the University of Leeds. A Disney and Harry Potter geek, you can usually find her reading, baking or at a museum.

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