Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau recognized by International Festival and Events Association
The International Festivals and Events Association presented The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau with three awards at the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards ceremony.
The ceremony took place at the IFEA's 57th annual Convention and Expo Sept. 21 in Denver, Colo. The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau received a Gold Award for Best Event/Organization Newsletter, a Silver Award for Best Sponsor Follow-up Report (Memorial Day and Labor Day celebrations) and a Silver Award for Best Sponsor Follow-up Report (Red, Hot & Blue Festival).
The IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle awards competition is sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance. Entrants from among the world's top festivals and events are eligible to participate. This year's winners included entrants from the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.; the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in Houston, Tex.; Norfolk Festevents in Norfolk, Va.; the 500 Festival in Indianapolis, Ind.; the Dublin Irish Festival, Dublin, Ohio; the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, Colo., and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, Calif.
International contenders also participated and included the Hanseong Bakje Cultural Festival in Seoul, Korea; Showtime Events in New Delhi, India; the World Gourmet Summit in Singapore; Krakow Festival Office in Krakow, Poland; Rotterdam Festivals in The Netherlands; Festival Lent in Slovenia; and the Shambhala Music Festival in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.
"We would like to congratulate all of our Pinnacle winners for their outstanding entries into this year's competition," said Steven Wood Schmader, IFEA president and CEO, in a press release. "The IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition recognizes the outstanding accomplishments by festivals and events around the world. Striving for the highest degree of excellence in festival and event promotions and operations in every budget level and every corner of the globe, this competition has not only raised the standards and quality of the festivals and events industry to new levels, but also shows how event producers can use innovation and creativity to achieve a higher level of success."
The IFEA is headquartered in Boise, Idaho. To view a complete list of winners of for more information, visit ifea.com.
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