Amarillo Tri-State Exposition Wins 8 Awards in Marketing Contest
The Texas Association of Fairs and Events (TAF&E) recently awarded the Amarillo Tri-State Exposition eight marketing awards for the 2021 advertising campaign developed to promote the Amarillo Tri-State Fair & Rodeo, according to a press release.
The plaques were displayed at the TAF&E Annual Convention and Trade Show in Galveston Jan. 6-8.
The fair won six first place awards and two second place awards. The fair competes in the attendance category of 100,001 to 250,000 attendees. The top prizes included the categories of Best Radio Advertisement, Best Outdoor Advertisement, Best Live News Coverage, Best Sponsor Summary, Best Event Poster and Best Programme/Brochure/Flyer . Runner-up prizes included Best Media Guide/Press Kit and Best Social Media Photo.
The TAF&E Marketing Awards program recognizes excellence in marketing campaigns that promote fairs and events. TAF&E is an organization of over 200 fairs and festivals and around 200 associate members who provide goods and services.
Beth Duke will offer advice on event planning in the WT In-Depth Workshop
CANYON — One of Amarillo’s most highly regarded organizers will lead a two-part event planning course as part of West Texas A&M University’s advanced study program, according to a news release.
Beth Duke, Executive Director of Center City of Amarillo, will lead the two-part “Building Successful Events: The Nuts and Bolts of Event Planning” from 9 a.m. to noon on January 21 and 28 at Harrington Academic Hall WTAMU Amarillo Center , 720 S. Tyler St. Each session is limited to 20 people. The cost is $99. To register, visit bit.ly/WTEventPlan.
“Beth is a valuable asset and resource in our community,” said Andrea Porter, Director of WT’s Advanced Studies Program. “She has such knowledge of logistical planning, especially for large events, and we are fortunate that she is willing to teach this skill to anyone planning events for nonprofits, corporations, or even at home. the House.”
Duke said all successful events share commonalities and the workshop will cover basics such as planning, budgeting and organizing, as well as more specific hurdles, such as municipal permits and Covid-related challenges. .
“I get a lot of calls throughout the year asking for advice or resources for special events,” Duke said. “This is an opportunity for anyone planning an event – large or small – to learn with others. People who would benefit include staff or volunteers of non-profit organizations, employees planning events for their business and anyone who wants to learn more about private or public event planning,” she said.
For more information, call 806-651-2037.
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