Delray Beach Wins International Awards for Special Events

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DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Oct. 9, 2017 - PRLog -- Delray Beach Wins International Awards for Special Events

(Delray Beach, FL – September 29, 2017) – The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA), which recognizes the world's best event producers, recently announced the winners of its annual Pinnacle Awards during its 62st annual convention and tradeshow in Tucson, Arizona. The Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC) and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce each received a Gold Award, the IFEA's highest honor, proving once again that when it comes to showing the public an awesome time no one can compete with Delray Beach events, even on an international level.

The DBMC won for Best Newspaper Insert for the Famous 100 Foot Christmas Tree and the Chamber won for Best Promotional Video for its Seek in the City Scavenger Hunt.

"To compete against such talented organizations from all over the world makes winning a real honor," said Jarrod White, Event Manager of the Delray Marketing Cooperative who attended the convention and picked up the awards.

International contenders included such diverse event organizations as the Singapore Garden Festival in Singapore; RedFilo Events, Abu Dhabi, UAE; Destination NSW, Sydney, Australia; The Third China International Circus Festival, Guangzhou, China; Feria Estatal de Leon, Leon, Mexico; Ludwig Van Beethoven Easter Festival, Krakow, Poland; Cuckoo Events, Dublin, Ireland; Rotterdam Festivals, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Festival Lent, Maribor, Slovenia and the Ansan Street Arts Festival, Ansan, South Korea.

Awards were handed out in 71 different categories in total including Best TV Promotion; Social Media Site; Commemorative Poster; Sponsorship Program; Green Program; Parade; Educational Program, Children's Program; Social Media Campaign; Merchandising Program and Festival & Event Management Degree Programs.

"We are honored to be recognized with this award from the IFEA as we put a lot of creative energy, humor, quirkiness, and makeup on to create our promotional video for the Seek in the City Scavenger Hunt event. The video directed and produced by our talented member Lee Gladstone showcases a glimmer of what our fundraiser is all about:  adventure, whimsy, camaraderie, and a fun team effort to accomplish something great.  We look forward to 2018's event," says Kim Bentkover, Membership Director of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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 the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce is the leading business advocacy organization in the City of Delray Beach. As a member based organization, its mission is to be the most relevant and trusted business partner contributing to the success of the community and its business membership.

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Stephen Chrisanthus

Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative

561.279.1380

schrisanthus@delraybeach.com

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PR-BS, Inc.

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