The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) honored the 2009 Portland Rose Festival
with 17 Pinnacle Awards.
This year we had six Gold Awards, six Silver Awards and five Bronze Awards. IFEA announced the winners at the 54th Annual Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday, September 23, 2009.
|Best Single New Sponsorship Program||Gold||Danner Memorial Day March|
|Best Overall Sponsorship Program||Gold||Overall Sponsorship Program|
|Best Event to Benefit a Charity||Gold||Regence Grand Floral Walk / Dougy Center|
|Best New Promotion||Gold||'Pledge to be Positive'|
|Best New Event||Gold||Memorial Day Celebration|
|Most Creative/Effective News Stunt||Gold||Rose Lighting|
|Best Event (Within a Festival)||Silver||KeyBank Grand Floral Parade|
|Best Radio Promotion||Silver||D.B. Cooper|
|Best Commemorative Poster||Silver||The Rose Festival Bridging Communities Poster|
|Best Sponsor Follow-Up Report||Silver||KeyBank|
|Best Sponsor||Silver||Pacific Power|
|Best Children's Programming||Silver||Fred Meyer Junior Parade|
|Best Event Organization eNewsletter||Bronze||Rose Festival eNewsletter|
|Best Event Photograph||Bronze||Photo of Neon Rose by Vern Uyetake|
|Best Environmental Program||Bronze||Cleanest & Greenest Festival|
|Best Educational Program||Bronze||Living History Program|
|Best New Promotion||Bronze||D.B. Cooper|
See the 2008 Pinnacle Awards.
See the 2007 Pinnacle Awards.