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Clinton, New Jersey Event Management Company Wins International Award

Boise, Idaho- The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to Event Management company, Faith West Events – who created and produced The 2014 Celebrity Chef Showdown to benefit Nursing Education at Hunterdon Healthcare System.  The awards were presented on September 29th, 2014 during the IFEA Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 59th Annual Convention & Expo, in Kansas City, Missouri.  Faith West Events was presented with two awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition.  Awards were won in the following categories:

Under $250,000: Best New Event
GOLD - Faith West Events, Celebrity Chef Showdown, Clinton, NJ
SILVER - Artsquest, 2014 FIFA World Cup ™ Soccer Fest & Viewing, Bethlehem PA
BRONZE - Patriotism in Paradise, City of West Palm Beach, FL

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GOLD -     Faith West Events, Celebrity Chef Showdown, Clinton, NJ
SILVER -     International Cherry Blossom Festival, Macon, GA
BRONZE -     U.S. Navy, "July 4th Celebration", Great Lakes, IL

Sponsored by industry leader Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events.  Winning entries came from organizations as diverse as Bumbershoot in Seattle, Washington; Boulevardia in Kansas City, MO; Denver Comic Con in Denver, CO; Philadelphia Flower Show in Philadelphia, PA; Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival in Temecula, CA; National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC and Luminato Festival in Toronto, ON, Canada.

International contenders included such diverse event organizations as the North Sea Jazz Festival in
Rotterdam, Netherlands; Misteria Paschalia Festival in Krakow, Poland; Hero Insolito in New Delhi, India; World Gourmet Summit, Singapore; Festival Lent, Maribor, Slovenia and the Seoul Cartoon & Animation Festival in Seoul, South Korea. 

Awards were handed out in 68 different categories in total including Best TV Promotion; Social Media Site;
Commemorative Poster; Overall Sponsorship Program; Green Program; Educational Program, Children’s Programming; Media Relations Campaign; Overall Merchandising Program; Festival & Event Management Degree Programs to the highest award given by the IFEA in recognition of those Festivals and events who have a balance of all the elements necessary to ensure a successful event – the Grand Pinnacle.

“We would like to congratulate all of our Pinnacle winners for their outstanding entries into this year’s competition,” said IFEA President & CEO, Steven Wood Schmader, CFEE.

“The IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Competition recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and top
quality creative, promotional, operational and community outreach programs and materials produced by festivals and events around the world.  Striving for the highest degree of excellence in festival and event promotions and operations in every budget level and every corner of the globe, this competition has not only raised the standards and quality of the festivals and events industry to new levels, but also shows how event producers can use innovation and creativity to achieve a higher level of success.”

Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, The International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) is a non-profit
membership organization with members spanning 40 countries and 5 continents, and offers the most complete
source of ideas, resources, information, education and networking for festival and event professionals worldwide.
Visit the IFEA website at for additional details.

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