High Honors

Awards:

IAFE Best of Show Marketing Campaign
WFA Featured Program Award
AAF-Sacramento Delta Award (Best of Show)
WFA Barham Award (Innovation)
Sacramento Business Journal Best Community Dev. Project
IAFE Judges Choice Agricultural Award


Industry Awards

2015 IAFE John Deere Excellence in Agriculture Awards  

First Place Awards:

Special/Specific Event for Agricultural Education
Overall Program for Commercial Agricultural Vendors
Newly Established or Developed to Promote Agriculture
Consumer Awareness in the Agriculture Environment
Program Designed to Correct an Issue or Program
Fair and Sponsor/Partner Join Exhibit Program
Printed Material (Not including Handbooks)
Special/Unique Event Video for Exhibitors or Fairgoing Public

Second Place Awards:

Overall Agricultural Program (Non-agricultural Fairgoing Public)
Non-fair Agricultural Event or Program
Agriculture Photo (Fair Agriculture Photo)
Agriculture Photo (Agriculture Series)

2015 IAFE Competitive Exhibits Awards

First Place Awards:

New or Unique Division of Competitive Exhibits
Participatory Contest
Strategy to Increase or Attract New Competitive Exhibitors
General Display Photo (Single)
General Display Photo (Series)

Second Place Awards:

Any Other Contest or Activity
Competitive Exhibit Display Photo
Competitive Exhibit Photo Series

2015 IAFE Innovation in Sponsorship Awards

First Place Awards:

Sponsorship Innovation

2015 IAFE Communications Awards

First Place Awards:

Radio
Newspaper Ad (Color)
Magazine Ad
Printed Promotional Material
Commemorative Poster
Promotional/Advertising Poster
Misc. Marketing/Promotional Display or Piece
Unique Advertising Specialties/Merchandise/Souvenirs
Promotional Event

Second Place Awards:

Electronic Newsletter
Overall Social Media Campaign

Third Place Awards:

Newspaper Ad (Black & White)
Web Advertisement

2015 WFA Media and Marketing Awards

First Place Awards:

Television Ad Series
Radio Ad Series
Fairtime Website
Newspaper Ad (Color)
Fair Program/Schedule

Second Place Awards:

Single Television Ad
Single Radio Ad
Other Facility Website
Ad Series
Outdoor Advertising
Single Photo
Innovative Fairtime Strategy

Third Place Awards:

Printed Newsletter
Mobile Marketing
Single Ad
Commemorative Poster

2015 WFA Innovations and Management Excellence Awards

First Place Awards:

Exhibits
New Conservation Program
New Innovative Use of Technology
Interim Events
Event within an Event
Outside Non-Profit Collaboration

Second Place Awards:

Sponsorship Judging Criteria
Theme Program
Volunteer Program
Open Category

Third Place Awards:

New Children’s Program
New Community Outreach Program
Internal Non-Profit Collaboration
New Guest Services Initiative

Entries:

– 2015 Best 17 Days of Summer Marketing Campaign
– 2015 U.S. National Drone Racing Competition
– 2014 It’s the Best Advertising Campaign
– 2014 Bonney Field Development
– 2014 Bonney Field Development
– 2014 The Kitchen and The Farm Enhancements


Entries:

– Sheep Show and Champion Drive Live HD Webcast
– Save Mart Wine Country and Slushie Stand
– California Commercial Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition
– Use Less Water Signage at our Livestock Washing Stations
– Save Mart Wine Country & Craft Brew Pub Enhancements
– California State Floral Association & Flora Fresh
– Best of California Magazine
– 2015 Wrap Up Happy Face Video

Entries:

– Edu-tainment Throughout the Fair’s Ag Programs
– California State Fair Booth at 2015 Capitol Ag Day
– Best Friends with Goat
– California Forestry Center Wood Carving Event

Entries:

– U.S. National Drone Racing Competition
– Youth Leadership Day Scavenger Hunt
– Competition Marketing Campaign
– Awards Wall/Shrine
– California State Library Exhibit

Entries:

– Night at the Races Young Professional Event
– Extra Virgin Olive Oil Display
– Wedding Cake

Entries:

– Partnership with the California State Floral Association

Entries:

– General, Brett Eldredge, Kids Day Banner Ads
– Sacramento Bee – Kids Day Ad
– Sactown and Sacramento Magazine Ad
– Sacramento News & Review Supplement
– Best 17 Days of Summer Poster
– Rolling Beer Garden Poster
– Arden Fair Mall Elevator Video
– Fan, Poppy Seeds, Coaster, Key Chain
– United States Postal Service Debuting Forever Stamps

Entries:

– Daily Email Newsletter Promoting Various Events
– Overall Social Media Program

Entries:

– TV Log Cover
– Banners Ads

Entries:

– General Ads
– Mobile App, Open
– California State Fair Website
– Sacramento Bee – Kids Day Ad
– Program

Entries:

– General Ad
– General Ad
– Cal Expo Website
– Best Summer Sounds
– Best 17 Days of Summer Outdoor Campaign
– Best Friends with Goat
– Best 17 Days of Summer Campaign

Entries:

– Internal Daily Newsletter
– California State Fair App
– Best Summer Sounds
– Best 17 Days of Summer Poster

Entries:

– U.S. National Drone Racing Competition
– Use Less Water Signage at Livestock Washing Stations
– Arden Fair Mall Elevator Display
– California Dental Association CARES Event
– United States Postal Service Debuting Forever Stamps
– Non-Profit Ticket Sales Campaign

Entries:

– Partnership with the California State Floral Association
– Best 17 Days of Summer Campaign
– Fine Arts Docents Program
– Behind-the-Scenes Fair Tour Program

Entries:

– Youth Leadership Day
– Sacramento Pride Festival
– California State Fair Gala
– Mother’s Lounge at the California State Fair