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UK Festival Awards Jury-Decided finalists revealed!

We can now announce the final shortlists in the jury-decided categories of this year’s UK Festival Awards.

The following categories were compiled by various panels of experts with relevant expertise in the sector.

The winners will be announced when the UK Festival Awards returns to The Roundhouse in London on Monday 2nd December.

The final jury-decided shortlists are:

Agency of the Year (decided by a panel assembled by IQ Magazine)

  • CAA
  • CODA
  • Free Trade Agency
  • ITB
  • Primary Talent Agency
  • Solo
  • The Agency
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (UK)

BEST LINE-UP in association with J20 Late (decided by a panel of renowned UK music journalists)

  • Bestival
  • Download
  • Festival No6
  • Glastonbury
  • In the Woods
  • Latitude
  • Leefest
  • Liverpool Sound City
  • Reading/Leeds
  • The Great Escape


  • Meat Liquor
  • Surplus Supper Club
  • Strumpets with Crumpets
  • Pizza Tabun
  • Yum Buns
  • Camp Cooks
  • Anna Mae’s Mac n Cheese
  • The Soup Library

THE GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD in association with AGreenerFestival

  • Cambridge Folk Festival
  • Croissant Neuf Summer Party
  • End of the Road
  • Glastonbury Festival
  • Greenbelt Festival
  • Hebridean Celtic Festival
  • Larmer Tree Festival
  • Shambala Festival
  • Sunrise Festival – Another World
  • Wood Festival

THE BRAND ACTIVATION AWARD in association with the European Sponsorship Association

  • Barclaycard at Snowbombing
  • Diesel at Festival No.6
  • EE at Glastonbury
  • Davidoff Cool Water at Boardmasters
  • Jagermeister at various
  • Lucozade at various
  • Relentless at Leeds Festival
  • Replay at Bestival
  • The Kraken at Festival no.6
  • Virgin Media at V Festival


  • Wilderness
  • Creamfields
  • Angel Gardens
  • Shrewsbury Fields Forever
  • Bestival
  • Kendal Calling
  • Latitude Festival
  • Festival No.6

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR in association in association with Peppermint Bars

  • AEG Live
  • Count of Ten (Y Not, Truck, Brownstock, Tramlines)
  • Creamfields
  • Isle of Wight Festival team
  • Spring Music (Bearded Theory)
  • Rob Da Bank
  • Zoo Project Festival team
  • Paddy Glasgow (Glasgowbury)

BEST USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGY in association with Stuff magazine

  • Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time (in Hyde Park) – Intelligent Venue Solutions on behalf of Barclaycard
  • The Eden Sessions Youtube livestream with Widescreen
  • Y Not Festival / Truck Festival / Brownstock Festival – Globe Orange line-up planner app
  • Standon Calling – RFID cashless system
  • Goodwood Festival of Speed – Etherlive footfall analytics
  • Download Festival – XOMO app

Click here to see the public-voted shortlists.

Tickets to the UK Festival Awards are available from just £40 at www.festivalawards.com/tickets