George West Storyfest received five first place honors, six second and five third place honors during the marketing awards competition at the annual Texas Festivals and Events Association Conference in Austin, recently.
Storyfest won first place for best newspaper insert, produced by Beeville Publishing Company under the direction of Karl Arnst; best single magazine display ad, published in and produced by San Antonio Magazine; best street banner, constructed by Dixie Flag Manufacturing; best pin, produced by New Vistas Marketing; and best sponsor, ConocoPhillips Company.
The TFEA Marketing and Communications Awards program recognizes excellence in event promotional and communication campaigns and is open to all members of the organization.
This year more than 430 entries were submitted from across the state.
The contest was judged by a panel of festival and event professionals and college/university level staff and students. Each entry was judged with others in the same budget category.
As members of Region Three of the International Festivals and Events Association, Texas Festivals and Events Association members from Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma receive benefits that include educational programs, newsletters and publications, Internet resources at the IFEA website, insurance discounts, and the annual conference featuring a trade show and talent showcase.