Dania Beach, FL-Dania Beach hits the winners circle again at the 28th annual Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA) Convention & Tradeshow winning first place in five (5) categories; Commemorative Poster, Facebook, Program/Event Guide, Promotional Mailer, and Website.
Awards also included second place for Instagram campaign, T-shirt design, Television placement, and Tickets and Invitation, and third place for Emergency Action Plan. The 10 awards make the Dania Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (DBCRA) proud owners of over 45 FFEA Awards on behalf of the City of Dania Beach for the annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration and PATCH promotional items.
There were over 500 submissions from 60 organizations in South Florida, the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration winning placement over 140 events.
Representing the Dania Beach CRA at this year’s FFEA Awards were CRA Operations Manager, Kathleen Weekes, and Strategic Communications and Outreach Representative, Kisha Eugene.
The DBCRA team worked with Creative Designer Connie Barone to develop out of the box digital designs which also struck first place for promotional items at the event.
Special thanks and congratulations are extended to Social Media Consultant, Terra Spero of Real Time Marketing Group who created a great look and comprehensive pages for the event website resulting in First place and Second place for its Facebook campaign.
The Emergency Plan was a new category introduced this year at FFEA and the DBCRA’s action plan developed by event logistics producer Stewart Auville of Standing Ovations took home third place. This being a critical and extremely sensitive area for event producers who seek to ensure safety and security for thousands in attendance.
For the past 28 years, the Florida Festivals & Events Association has celebrated members' achievements in event marketing, programming, service and innovation through the Sunsational Awards. The Sunsational Awards are judged in three different budget levels and 20 different categories.