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DES MOINES ARTS FESTIVAL® WINS GOLD GRAND PINNACLE AWARD FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS & EVENTS

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 DES MOINES ARTS FESTIVAL® WINS GOLD GRAND PINNACLE AWARD FROM THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS & EVENTS ASSOCIATION
The Coveted Award Declares the Festival the “Best in the World”

DES MOINES, IA  October 2, 2018 – The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Des Moines Arts Festival® on October 1, 2018 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 63rd Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat, in San Diego, California, where they presented the Festival with the Gold Grand Pinnacle Award for Best Festival in the World. In total, the Festival won 27 awards in the following categories:

GOLD

Grand Pinnacle Award

Best Single Digital/Social Ad

Best Digital/Social Ad Series

Best Company Image Pieces

Best Ad Series

Best Street Banner

Best Targeted Sponsor Solicitation Proposal

Best Individual Sponsor Follow-up Report

Best Overall Sponsorship Program

Best Green Program

Best Children’s Programming

Best Food & Beverage Program

Best Overall Merchandising Program 

Best Social Media Campaign

 

SILVER

Best Event Program

Best Single Newspaper Display Ad

Best Event Invitation

Best Volunteer Program

Best Educational Program

Best Community Outreach Program

Best Media Relations Campaign

 

BRONZE

Best Digital/Social Ad Series

Best Cover Design

Best Single Magazine Display Ad

Best Commemorative Poster

Best T-shirt Design

Best Hat

For a complete list of winners and more information on the IFEA, go to www.ifea.com.

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About the Des Moines Arts Festival®

The twelve-time Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival presented by Nationwide will be held June 28-30, 2019. This free annual three-day arts and culture festival will surround the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park. DMAF invites you to “…go where it takes you…” by engaging with 180 invited professional visual artists, emerging Iowa artists, the cutting-edge Interrobang Film Festival, live music, performing arts, interactive arts activities, award-winning community outreach programs, live artist workshops and demonstrations, artisan food, and beverages for every taste.  

For more information please visit us online at www.desmoinesartsfestival.org or socialize with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DesMoinesArtsFestival, Twitter at @DMArtsFestival, Instagram at @desmoinesartsfestival, Pinterest at @dmartsfest, on YouTube and on LinkedIn.  #GoWhereItTakesYou #DMAF #DMAF2018 #Nationwide #MakeSafeHappen

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Belle Du Chene at 646-712-2196 or email Belle at bduchene@desmoinesartsfestival.org.

 



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