From Florida Festivals & Events Association
Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative Receives Seven Awards and
Festival Management Group & Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Nets Six
(Delray Beach, FL – August 19, 2014) It was another award-winning day for Delray Beach at last week’s 20th anniversary conference of the Florida Festivals & Events Association (FFEA). Stephanie Immelman, Executive Director of the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC), today announced that the organization has received seven prestigious SUNsational Awards, while Nancy Stewart, Executive Director of the Festival Management Group (FMG), picked up six awards on behalf of FMG and the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The DBMC Picked up awards for three popular events:
+ 100 Foot Christmas Tree – five awards total in the range of $50,000-$249,999:
+ ON THE AVE –– one award in the range of $49,999-under:
+ 4th of July Celebration – one award in the range of $50,000-$249,999:
"It is so great for the community of Delray Beach to be recognized at a state level for our unique events,” said Immelman, “Everyone wants to know what we do and how we do it. We have to give a big shout out to our photographer, Aaron Lurie, and to our creative agency, Woo Creative, for their contribution to these awards. We’ve got a great team.”
At the same time, Delray Beach-based Festival Management Group won a total of six awards for two different events:
+ Delray Beach Garlic Fest – three awards in the range of $250,000 and over: 1st Place for Best Social Media Site, 2nd Place for Best Website and 3rd Place for Best Promotional Item
+ Delray Beach Chamber’s Delray Affair – three awards in the range of $50,000-$249,999:
"We are honored and humbled to bring home awards again this year from the FFEA Conference,”
"Winning these awards shows the power of collaboration,”
The Florida Festivals & Events Association currently has more than 415 members representing 750 different events statewide.
About the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative:
The Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC) is a partnership between the City of Delray Beach, the Community Redevelopment Agency and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. The DBMC’s mission is to attract people to the City, create a positive image and increase awareness of Delray Beach for a positive economic impact through Destination Marketing, marketing programs, special events and community collaboration. For more information, please contact DBMC at 561.279.1380 or visit www.VisitDelrayBeach.org.
About Festival Management Group:
Festival Management Group is an international, award-winning, full-service event management, production and consulting company headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida. Founded by Nancy Stewart and Bern Ryan, the senior partners are responsible for the creation and production of the “Delray Beach Garlic Fest” as well as their newest creation “Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest”. Alongside those events, they also manage a variety of other festivals and events in South Florida. In addition to the planning and execution of events, they also do brand building, marketing and communication strategy.
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Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative
Festival Management Group
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