Dublin Irish Festival Honored as Pinnacle Award Winner at International Festivals and Events Association Annual Conference
September 26, 2019

Awards



The Dublin Irish Festival was honored at the IFEA Convention and Expo with nineteen Pinnacle Awards recognizing outstanding accomplishments and top-quality creative, promotional, operations and community outreach programs and materials produced by festivals around the world.

GOLD

BEST MISCELLANEOUS MULTIMEDIA
Screen Savers

BEST FESTIVAL/EVENT MOBILE APPLICATION
Festival App

BEST AD SERIES
Let Your Shamrock Shine

BEST MISCELLANEOUS CLOTHING
Tank Shirt

BEST GIVE-AWAY ITEM
Lip Balm

SILVER

BEST NEWSPAPER INSERT/SUPPLEMENT
Irish Music Magazine 16-page Festival Preview Guide

BEST MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED MATERIALS (MULTIPLE PAGE)
Annual Report

BEST HAT
Baseball cap

BEST NEW PROMOTION ACTIVITY
Zoofari Emerald Isle

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN
#Illustrate Ireland

BRONZE

BEST MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED MATERIALS (SINGLE PAGE)
Pocket Panel

BEST SINGLE MAGAZINE DISPLAY AD
Memorial Tournament Ad

BEST MISCELLANEOUS ON-SITE DÉCOR
Stage Back Drops

BEST T-SHIRT DESIGN
Yellow t-shirt
BEST NEW MERCHANDISE
Old Fashioned Glass

BEST GIVE-AWAY ITEM
5K Race Medal

BEST TARGETED SPONSOR SOLICITATION PROPOSAL
Challenge Butter Celtic Cooking Pavilion

BEST INDIVIDUAL SPONSOR FOLLOW-UP
Challenge Butter Activation Report

BEST SINGLE NEW SPONSORSHIP ORRORTUNITY
Dublin Irish Festival App Powered by EASE Logistics


City SceneMagazine’s “Best of the Bus” awards

The Dublin Irish Festival took home a first-place win in City Scene Magazine’s “Best of the Bus” awards.

BEST ETHNIC FESTIVAL


American Marketing Association Achievement in Marketing Awards


In all, there were nine divisions, 24 categories and nearly 100 entries submitted by professional marketing and communication teams across central Ohio. The City of Dublin Division of Community Events Team won the following awards:

AMA-American Marketing Association

Mary Jo DiSalvo, was selected as the 2018 Marketer of the Year by the Columbus Chapter

Division/Platinum Award in the Video Category: Commercial: 2018 Dublin Irish Festival Broadcast Spot

Gold Award in the Video Category: Commercial: 2018 Dublin Irish Festival Broadcast Spot

Silver Award in the Advertising Category: Print: Dublin Irish Festival Supplement in Irish Music Magazine