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01/17/08 - Tyler, Texas

East Texas State Fair Wins Six Awards

The East Texas State Fair won six marketing awards at the Texas Association of Fairs and Events annual convention.  Five first place awards were granted and one third place. 

The 81st TAFE convention was held in Austin January 11-13 where approximately 1,000 Fair managers, employees and volunteers gathered to network and enhance their knowledge.  Winners of the marketing awards were announced during the convention.

Over 280 marketing competition entries were submitted from across Texas.  Fairs compete against equal size fairs.  The East Texas State Fair competes in the category of 100,001 - 500,000 attendees.  Similar fairs are the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo in Austin and the Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo in Waco. 

Awards won:

  • First Place - Best Promotional Advertising -- Outdoor
  • First Place - Best Television Promotion
  • First Place - Best Newspaper Ad, Black and White
  • First Place - Best Newspaper Ad, Color
  • First Place - Best Brochure - 4 color or more
  • Third Place - Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement

 

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