With entries closed and judging under way the organisers of CEEQA (Central & Eastern European Real Estate Quality Awards) announced a record number of entries for the 2017 edition, with this year’s 534 entries beating the previous best of 462 entries two years ago.
Focus now turns to the announcement of the 2017 CEEQA short list on 21st march following the first round of judging, and announcement of this year’s winners at the annual CEEQA gala on 26th april in Warsaw.
The sector’s most coveted and trusted industry awards for the sector, recognising business excellence across 18 national markets across central & eastern europe and southeast europe, are organised each year in association with the financial times to showcase the achievements and opportunities of the sector to the global investment arena. The awards are presented each spring at the CEEQA Gala in Warsaw attended by more than 750 guests from more than 50 countries, the flagship annual gathering for the sector’s business leaders.
Macy Gray to headline CEEQA Gala entertainment
The CEEQA Gala is renowned for its invigorating blend of elite business and elite entertainment. This year’s event will include a live performance by legendary american r&b, jazz and soul singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actress Macy Gray. Known for her distinctive raspy voice and distinctive singing style, Macy Gray is a globally renowned music and movie star best known for her international hit single i try taken from her multi-platinum debut album on how life is, she has released six studio albums and received five grammy nominations, winning one. She has appeared in a number of films, including training day, spider-man, scary movie 3, lackawanna blues, idlewild and for coloured girls.
A special business report tie-in focusing on the new europe property sector is published by the Financial Times on the day of the CEEQA Gala.