The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) honored the 2012 Portland Rose Festival with a total of 14 awards.
These awards included eight Gold Awards, three Silver Awards, and three Bronze Awards. IFEA announced the winners at the 57th Annual Convention & Expo in Denver, Colorado on Friday, September 21, 2012.
|Best Sponsor||Gold||Alaska Airlines|
|Best New Fundraising Program||Gold||Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon with Rose Festival Runners|
|Best Sponsorship Program for Individual Sponsor||Gold||KPTV/FOX12|
|Best Environmental Program||Gold||Cleanest and Greenest Festival|
|Best Community Outreach Program||Gold||Court/Past Courts Program|
|Best Children's Programming||Gold||Fred Meyer Junior Parade|
|Best Public Safety/Security Plan for an Event||Gold||CityFair|
|Most Creative/Effective News Stunt||Gold||Packy the Elephant, Grand Marshal|
|Best New Merchandise||Silver||Rogue Rose Festival Ale|
|Best New Event||Silver||Creative Youth Awards|
|Best Event/Program within an Event to Benefit a Charity||Silver||Rock 'n' Roll Portland Half Marathon|
|Best Event/Organization eNewsletter||Bronze||Rose Festival eNewsletter|
|Best Sponsor Solicitation Package||Bronze||One Main Financial - RoZone Stage|
|Best Promotion Publicizing an IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Award||Bronze||Best Festival in the World... Again!|
See the 2011 Pinnacle Awards.
See the 2010 Pinnacle Awards.
See the 2009 Pinnacle Awards.
See the 2008 Pinnacle Awards.
See the 2007 Pinnacle Awards.