Stephanie Immelman, Executive Director of the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC), today announced that the organization has received seven prestigious SUNsational Awards, while Nancy Stewart, Executive Director of the Festival Management Group (FMG), picked up six awards on behalf of FMG and the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. The DBMC picked up awards for three popular events: 100 Ft. Christmas Tree five awards total in the range of $50,000-$249,999: 1st Place for Promo Video, 1st Place for Tickets & Invitations, and 3rd Place awards for Brochure/Postcard, Social Media and T-Shirt.
About the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative: The Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative (DBMC) is a partnership between the City of Delray Beach, the Community Redevelopment Agency and the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce.
We’ve got a great team.” At the same time, Delray Beach-based Festival Management Group won a total of six awards for two different events: Delray Beach Garlic Fest – three awards in the range of $250,000 and over: 1st Place for Best Social Media Site, 2nd Place for Best Website and 3rd Place for Best Promotional Item. Delray Beach Chamber’s Delray Affair – three awards in the range of $50,000-$249,999: 1st Place for Best Mobile App, 2nd Place for Best T-Shirt and 2nd Place for Best Commemorative Poster. “We are honored and humbled to bring home awards again this year from the FFEA Conference,” says Nancy Stewart, president of FMG. “Delray events go up against the biggest and the best in the state of Florida, and with the help of our talented partners and relationships, we returned with two 1st Place, three 2nd Place and one 3rd Place awards.
ON THE AVE – one award in the range of $49,999-under: 2nd Place of Best Website for ON THE AVE Light Up The Night. 4th of July Celebration – one award in the range of $50,000-$249,999: 1st Place for Photography “It is so great for the community of Delray Beach to be recognized at a state level for our unique events,” said Immelman, “Everyone wants to know what we do and how we do it. We have a to give a big shout out to our photographer, Aaron Lurie, and to our creative agency, Woo Creative, for their contribution to these awards.
Thank you to RealTime Marketing Group, artists Teri Brant and Ora Sorensen for helping to make this happen. In addition, our leadership is raising up a star in the event industry. Congratulations to our own Sarah Vallely who received the 2014 Emerging Leader Award for state of Florida.” “Winning these awards shows the power of collaboration” said Karen Granger, President & CEO of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. “We like to think that the newly renovated Delray Beach Chamber is a prototype for 21st Century Chambers of Commerce and it is especially exciting that we won first place in the state of Florida for our Delray Affair mobile app.” The Florida Festivals & Events Association currently has more than 415 members representing 750 different events statewide.