IFEA Hall of Fame Award

ifeahalloffameaward200(1) 2015 Inductee: Bruce Erley The IFEA is proud to honor and recognize outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Festivals & Events industry over the years. To read more about Bruce's achievements and see past inductees, please click here.

IFEA/Festival Media Corporation Sponsorship Success Award

  • Gold Award: 2008 Janus Capital Group New York Triathlon Pedi Cab Program
  • Bronze Award: 2007 Stapelton Last Round Up CowParade Denver

The IFEA and Global Association Partner Festival Media Corporation joined forces to create a ground-breaking award that recognizes the success of sponsorship programs at festivals and events around the world.

IFEA Haas Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards

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Each year, the International Festivals & Events Association recognizes outstanding examples of quality and creativity in the promotional programs and materials produced by its 2,000 member festivals and events around the world, with the Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards. This prestigious awards competition strives for the highest degree of excellence in festival and event promotions, and in doing so, has raised the standards and quality of media promotions industry-wide. Event promotions of nearly every type and size have the opportunity to be recognized, as entries are categorized into organizations with similar sized budgets. The IFEA membership has been an outstanding example of how event producers can use innovation and creativity to achieve higher goals. To see all of CSG's awards and the past winners, please click here.

  • Gold Award: 2015 Best Radio Promotion for the International Sportsmen's Exposition
  • Gold Award: 2015 Best Miscellaneous Clothing for the Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2015 Best Targeted Sponsor Solicitation Proposal for Allstate Insurance at the Denver Auto Show
  • Gold Award: 2015 Best Overall Sponsorship Program for the Rocky Mountain Airshow
  • Silver Award: 2015 Best Miscellaneous Multimedia for the Denver Century Ride
  • Silver Award: 2015 Best Sponsor Partner for Coldwell Banker at the Denver Century Ride
  • Silver Award: 2015 Best Sponsorship Program for Individual Sponsor for Janus Capital Group at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
  • Silver Award: 2015 Best New Promotion Activity for Kaiser Permanente Sick Bay at Denver Comic Con
  • Silver Award: 2015 Most Creative/Effective News Stunt at International Sportsmen's Exposition
  • Bronze Award: 2015 Best Outdoor Billboard for the Rocky Mountain Airshow
  • Bronze Award: 2015 Best Single New Sponsorship Opportunity for Comcast/Xfinity at International Snow Sculpture Championships
  • Gold Award: 2014 Best Radio Promotion for Denver Comic Con
  • Gold Award: 2014 Best Miscellaneous Multimedia for the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
  • Gold Award: 2014 Best Overall Sponsorship Program for the Denver Auto Show
  • Silver Award: 2014 Best Event Website for the Denver Century Ride
  • Silver Award: 2014 Best Targeted Sponsor Solicitation Package for Clear Channel at Denver Comic Con
  • Silver Award: 2014 Best Sponsor Partner for Photo Bucket at Denver Comic Con
  • Silver Award: 2014 Best Sponsorship Program for Individual Sponsor for Donor Alliance at Denver Comic Con
  • Bronze Award: 2014 Best Sponsor Gift for Denver Comic Con
  • Gold Award: 2013 Best TV Promotion for the Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2013 Best Radio Promotion for the Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2013 Best Event Website for the Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2013 Best Sponsor Partner for Janus at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
  • Gold Award: 2013 Best Single New Sponsorship Opportunity for Arrow at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival
  • Silver Award: 2013 Best Targeted Sponsorship Solicitation Package for the Donor Alliance at the Parade of Lights
  • Silver Award: 2013 Best Individual Sponsor Follow-Up Report for the Parade of Lights
  • Silver Award: 2013 Best Sponsorship Program for Individual Sponsor for Frontier Airlines at the Parade of Lights
  • Bronze Award: 2013 Best Miscellaneous On-Site Decor at the Parade of Lights
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Sponsorship Program, Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Sponsor, Volkswagen
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Event Website, Denver Century Ride
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Sponsor Follow-Up Report, Bellco at the Colorado Garden & Home Show
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Organizational Website, Creative Strategies Group
  • Gold Award: 2012 Best Miscellaneous Clothing, Denver Century Ride
  • Silver Award: 2012 Best Single Sponsorship Program
  • Silver Award: 2012 Best New Promotion
  • Bronze Award: 2012 Best Sponsor Solicitation Package
  • Bronze Award: 2012 Best Social Media Site
  • Gold Award: 2007 Best Sponsor, Janus Capitol Group
  • Gold Award: 2007 Best Event Program, CowParade Grazing Guide
  • Gold Award: 2007 Best Misc Printed Materials, CowParade Coffee Table Book
  • Gold Award: 2007 Best Event Invitation, CowParade Auction Invite
  • Bronze Award: 2007 Best Cover Design, CowParade Aucton Cattle-log
Telly Awards
  • Bronze Winner: Sil-TerHar Motors Volvo Campaign
  • Bronze Winner: CO Garden & Home Show Promotional Spot

The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web

Communicator Awards
  • Honorable Mention: CowParade Denver Charity Auction Invitation

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for Communications Professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards received over 8,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.

September 21st Declared Bruce Erley Day

At the 57th Annual International Festival and Events Association Conference, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock proclaims September 21st officially Bruce Erley Day.