Centennial Olympic Park Wins 2 Gold IFEA Awards
The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) honored Centennial Olympic Park during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at IFEA’s 56th Annual Convention & Expo in Denver, CO. last month. The Park was presented with 2 awards:
GOLD - Best Full Length TV Program (national, 4th of July Celebration)
GOLD - Best Event Photograph (Party in the Park)
Sponsored by industry leader Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events. Winning entries came from organizations as diverse as the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, DC; Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Houston, TX; Norfolk Festevents, Norfolk, VA; 500 Festival, Indianapolis, IN; Dublin Irish Festival, Dublin, OH; Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Pasadena, CA.
Awards were handed out in 69 different categories in total including Best TV Promotion; Social Media Site, Event Program; Commemorative Poster; Overall Sponsorship Program; Environmental Program; Educational Program, Children’s Programming; Media Relations Campaign; Overall Merchandising Program; Festival & Event Management Degree Programs to the highest award reflecting the best overall festival & event in the world – the Grand Pinnacle.
For a complete list of winners and more information on the IFEA, go to www.ifea.com.