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County wins 7 FFEA awards for 2nd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival promotional materials

Release Date: August 08, 2013

TAVARES — The Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA) presented the Lake County Economic Development & Tourism Department with seven SUNsational awards for promotional materials for the 2nd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival during the association’s 19th Annual Convention and Trade Show on Aug. 1 in Bonita Springs.

More than 250 representatives of events, event suppliers and associations entered their programs in a variety of categories to be considered for nomination. The awards won by Lake County by category are as follows: 

1st, Magazine Display Ad
1st, Promotional Item
1st, Social Media (Facebook)
1st, Website
2nd, Miscellaneous Printed Materials, $24,000 and under
2nd, Poster, $24,999 and under
3rd, Social Media (Twitter)

“We’re excited and honored to have been awarded for the materials that our talented team of in-house creative staff produced,” said Robert Chandler, director of Lake County’s Economic Development & Tourism Department. “Being recognized by such a prestigious organization brings awareness about the festival, its sponsors and Lake County.”

Nominees were chosen by a blue-ribbon panel of judges representing radio, print media, television, magazines, printing companies, website designers, photographers, promotional marketing professionals and experts in the field of social media. FFEA is a nonprofit association dedicated to supporting and promoting more than 750 festivals, events and fairs in Florida. 

To learn more about the 2nd Annual Wings and Wildflowers Festival and view some of the materials that won, visit and  For more information, visit, or call 407-203-1334. 

Lake County media contact:
Communications Department
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445

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