North Dakota State Fair Receives Ten International Awards
The North Dakota State Fair has received four first place Awards of Excellence from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, MO.
The North Dakota State Fair brought home three first place Advertising Awards for its 2011 advertising campaign created by KKBold. First place awards received were for Color Newspaper Advertisement, Magazine Advertisement and TV Advertisement. Second place advertising awards were for Black and White Newspaper Ad and Poster. Third Place awards were won for Brochure and E-Newsletter. "Our advertising agency, KKBold, created a fantastic concept this year which translated into award winning advertisements and promotions," stated Renae Korslien, General Manager.
Additional awards won include a first place award for Promotional Out of Home Advertising for the North Dakota State Fair's partnership with the Dakota Square Mall and the Fair's ticketing kiosk. The Fair also took home second place awards for the North Dakota State Fair Tabloid that is created each year with the help of the Minot Daily News and distributed in newspapers state-wide. The final second place award was for the Fair's quarterly printed newsletters. "I'm filled with pride that we continue to be showcased as a leader in our industry and I believe that our community, state and Fairgoers can also be proud of these achievements," added Korslien.
Even though the 2011 North Dakota State Fair was cancelled the Fair was able to submit its advertising and communication pieces to be judged. The awards were presented during the 121st annual IAFE Convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were a total of 16 Communication Awards, divided into five divisions based on attendance. The entries are evaluated and judged by a team of industry leaders, selected from the membership of the IAFE.
For more information on the North Dakota State Fair visit www.ndstatefair.com or call 701-857-7620. Dates for the 2012 North Dakota State Fair are July 20-28.