FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RECIPIENTS OF 2023 CINEEUROPE GOLD AWARDS ANNOUNCED
BRUSSELS, NEW JERSEY — May 2023: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) and the Film Expo Group are delighted to announce the 2023 recipients of the CineEurope Gold Awards, given to cinema professionals for their outstanding dedication and service to the sector. The Awards will be presented as part of the CineEurope Awards Ceremony on Thursday 22 June at the Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain.
The Gold Awards, introduced at CineEurope 2018, recognise those individuals who have made an exceptional contribution both to the ongoing success of their company or organisation and also to the wider European cinema industry.
The recipients of the 2023 Gold Awards are as follows:
Ron Sterk, Vue Nederland
Javier Hoyos, Odeon Cinemas Group
Jan Rasmussen, Nordisk Film Cinemas
Kelly Drew, Cineworld Group
Kadri Kaldma, Apollo Cinema
Tõnis Kümnik, Cinamon Group
Max Bell, Bell Theatre Services
Welcoming the announcement of the Awards, President of UNIC Phil Clapp said:
“Once again, we have been amazed by the quality and quantity of industry colleagues put forward for our annual Gold Awards, underlining the depth of talent there is across our sector.”
Andrew Sunshine, President of The Film Expo Group, added:
“On behalf of our entire team at the Film Expo Group, we would like to congratulate all of those being recognized with a Gold Award this year for their continued support and dedication to our great industry.”
CineEurope 2023 will take place 19-22 June at the Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona (CCIB) in Barcelona, Spain. CineEurope is the longest-running and most successful European convention and trade show for major, regional, and independent cinema professionals. CineEurope will feature exclusive screenings and product presentations of upcoming films, sponsored events, timely and informative seminars, and the CineEurope Trade Show. CineEurope is the Official Convention of the Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC).
The Union Internationale des Cinémas/International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) represents the interests of cinema trade associations and cinema operators covering 39 countries in Europe and in neighbouring regions.
About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineEurope, held in Barcelona; ShowEast, held in Miami; and CineAsia, held in Bangkok.
Additional information can be found at www.filmexpos.com.
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