Texas State Forest Festival Receives 13 Awards at TAFE Conference

Texas State Forest Festival Awards

Published Friday, January 20, 2017 10:00 am

It was another successful year for the Texas State Forest Festival.  The 32nd Annual Texas State Forest Festival was recognized in many categories at the Texas Association of Fairs and Events (TAFE) at their annual convention in January.  The 32nd Annual Texas State Forest Festival took home thirteen awards. The TAFE 2017 awards include:

  • Second Place- Best Overall Award
  • First Place Awards
    • Best Newsletter: BusinessLink
    • Best Media Guide / Press Kit
    • Best New Media Platform
    • Best Social Media Campaign
    • Best Volunteer Program
    • Best New Promotion
  • Second Place Awards
    • Best Newspaper Ad – Color: Zimmerman Communications
    • Best Miscellaneous Single Page Material: Zimmerman Communications
    • Best Newspaper Insert: Zimmerman Communications
    • Best Miscellaneous Multi-Page Materials: Zimmerman Communications
  • Third Place Awards
    • Best Website
    • Best Environmental/Green Program: Angelina Beautiful/Clean

The festival brings a large amount of business and tourism to Angelina County with crowds approaching 30,000 over the course of five days. After 32 years, the festival continues to grow as a premier annual event in East Texas.

The 33rd Annual Texas State Forest Festival presented by Brookshire Brothers takes place September 20-24, 2017. For more information about festival events, go to TexasStateForestFestival.com.