IFEMA MADRID and SERVIS, winner of the Veredictas Silver Emporia Award for production of the 2022 NATO Summit
The ephemeral architecture sector's benchmark award was impressed by the overall project management of the event, its design, document management of plans, production, lighting, sound, video, translation, assembly and logistics.
IFEMA MADRID and SERVIS have won the Silver Emporia Award in the category "Best construction for an event". The recognition comes from Veredictas, an organisation that manages standards of excellence, which has acknowledged the work that took place to produce the NATO Summit held in 2022.
This was a complex project developed on behalf of the Spanish Government, under the strict requirements of NATO, which, as a result of the meticulous coordination of the IFEMA MADRID and SERVIS teams, fulfilled all expectations to hold one of the most important events in the annual world panorama in Madrid, which was attended by major international leaders from all over the world.
The summit was held in a 50,000-square-metre area, in Halls 12, 14 and 14.1 of the IFEMA MADRID Recinto Ferial, strategic locations where the high-level meetings of the Summit took place in June 2022, in addition to housing an impressive International Press Centre, with an additional 100,000 square metres of the Exhibition Centre used for a Security Coordination Centre, access control, catering areas, etc.
It was a laborious task, performed with an attention to detail, precision and quality that was recognised by the leaders attending the Summit. It involved the participation of 1,200 employees of IFEMA MADRID, SERVIS and the other collaborating companies in a production that required the installation of 50,000 square metres of carpet, 83,000 linear metres of cable for communications connections, and 30,000 metres of electrical cabling. The spectacular two-day event at IFEMA MADRID was conducted with the utmost efficiency.
The Emporia Award is the standard of excellence in the ephemeral architecture sector in Spain and is certified by Veredictas International. In this case, and for the IFEMA MADRID and SERVIS project, the organisation valued the overall project management of the event, its design, document management of plans, production, lighting, sound, video, translation, assembly and logistics.