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Leesburg Parks & Recreation Department Brings Home Three International Festivals & Events Association Pinnacle Awards

2016 Airshow and 2017 Flower & Garden Festival promotional efforts recognized with Bronze awards.

Post Date:09/22/2017 12:11 PM
Town staff model the 2016 Airshow T-shirtLeesburg, VA (September 22, 2017) – At the 2017 International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) annual convention and expo, the Town of Leesburg’s Parks & Recreation Department received three awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition.

The newspaper insert for the 2017 Flower and Garden Festival won a Bronze award in the Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement category. The 2017 Flower and Garden Festival rack card won a a Bronze award in the Best Miscellaneous Printed Materials (Single Page) category. The 2016 Leesburg Airshow T-shirt won a Bronze award in the Best T-shirt Design category.

Each year, the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards recognize outstanding accomplishment and top quality creative, promotional, operational and community outreach programs and materials produced by festivals and events around the world. Sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events. Awards are presented in 71 different subject categories, each divided into four budget categories. Leesburg competed in the “Under $100,000” budget category.

About the IFEA: Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) is the premiere association supporting and enabling festival & event professionals worldwide. In partnership with global affiliates under the umbrellas of IFEA Africa, IFEA Asia, IFEA Australia, IFEA Europe, IFEA Latin America, IFEA Middle East, and IFEA North America, the organization's common vision is for "A Globally United Industry that Touches Lives in a Positive Way through Celebration." The Association offers the most complete source of ideas, resources, information, education and networking for festival and event professionals worldwide. For a complete list of winners and more information on the IFEA, go to  
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