FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 13, 2015
5827 Leonard Rd
Bryan, TX 77807
CONTACT: Fiona Tizard-Meyer, (979) 821-1450
The Brazos Valley Fair has been awarded a number of competitive awards for outstanding marketing from both the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), and the Texas Association of Fairs and Events (TAF&E). Both Associations recently held their annual conventions where the awards were received.
The Brazos Valley Fair won a total of 17 awards in a variety of different categories during the two conventions. First place honors included Best Promotional Poster, Best New Promotion, Best Website and Best Multi-Page Materials.
The Association’s Communication Awards are awarded based on fair attendance, the Brazos Valley Fair falls into
the division of Fairs with less than 100,000 in attendance for the IAFE, and less than 50,000 in attendance for the TAF&E. There are over 20 possible categories that Fairs may submit entries in for both associations. The entries
are evaluated and judged by a team of industry leaders. These individuals are selected from the members of each Association, which have a combined total of over 1,250 members from Texas and around the globe.
The third annual Brazos Valley Fair was held in October of 2014 and had over 18,000 in attendance. The fourth annual Brazos Valley Fair is scheduled for October 16-18, 2015 at the Brazos County Expo Complex and will include Rodeos, Concerts, Carnival, Livestock Shows and Educational Exhibits. The Fair is a non-profit 501c3 corporation dedicated to “Showcasing Agriculture, Education, and Youth to enhance our Texas Culture.” The Fair gives back to the community through scholarships for youth.
International Association of Fairs and Expos
1st Place - Best Promotional Poster
2nd Place - Best Television Production (Produced by RDM)
2nd Place - Best Misc. Marketing Display/Piece
3rd Place - Best Newspaper Ad (Color)
3rd Place - Best Web Advertisement
3rd Place - Mobile Web
Texas Association of Fairs and Events Awards for Brazos Valley Fair
1st Place – Best Promotional Poster
1st Place – Best New Promotion
1st Place – Best Website
1st Place – Best Misc. Multi-Page Materials
2nd Place – Best Other Merchandise
2nd Place – Best Photograph Series
2nd Place – Best Online Advertising
2nd Place – Best New Media Platform
2nd Place – Best TV Promotion (Produced by RDM)
2nd Place – Best Newspaper Ad – Color
2nd Place – Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement (Produced by The Eagle)
2nd Place – Best Radio Promotion