Nothing speaks to the vagaries of modern life like a blogger eventually being successful enough to throw a 500-person award show on an actual air craft carrier. But that’s what went down at The Points Guy Awards, which gave trophies to the mid-tier card of the year, the best hotel co-branded card, and the best U.S. first class airline experience.

If this sounds like a joke, creative directing every aspect of this $1.4 million extravaganza was not.