Our Excellence Awards program is designed to provide our members an opportunity to receive industry recognition for their wonderful work through out the year on their festivals and events.  The program seeks to recognize events of varying themes, budgets and sizes.  All winners are members of the SCFEA and events occurred during the 2018 calendar year.  Winners for 2018 events were announced Wednesday, February 13 at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort during the annual conference awards banquet.  Congratulations to all our winners!

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EVENT OF THE YEAR

SC Festival of Flowers


DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

Lara Hudson
Festival of Discovery

RISING STAR

Cambridge Christmas


GREEN AWARD

World Famous Blue Crab Festival

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Sanuel Chrisley
Town of Ninety-Six


BEST DIGITAL MEDIA

budget category under $50,000
Jazz on the Alley

budget category over $50,000
SC Festival of Flowers

BEST PRINT MEDIA

budget category under $50,000
minimum # of entries not submitted

budget category over $50,000
Mt. Pleasant Farmer's Market

BEST Event POSTER

budget category under $50,000
Butts Cook-Off and Music Frenzy

budget category over $50,000
Blessing of the Fleet


BEST T-SHIRT DESIGN

budget category under $50,000
Town of Mt. Pleasant
Holiday Events

budget category over $50,000
World Famous Blue Crab Festival

BEST MERCHANDISE

budget category under $50,000
Clover Highland Games

budget category over $50,000
World Famous Blue Crab Festival


BEST CONFERENCE EXHIBITOR

Visit Lake City

2018 AWARD WINNERS
Event of the Year - Festival of Discovery
Director of the Year - Justin Parker, SC Festival of Stars
Rising Star - Indian Land Fall Festival
Green Award - Aiken's Makin'
Volunteer of the Year - Robert Hart, SC Festival of Stars
Best Digital Media - (Under $50,000) Town of Mt. Pleasant Holiday Parade; (Over $50,000) Uptown Greenwood Events
Best Print Media - (Under $50,000) Pageland Watermelon Festival; (Over $50,000) SC Festival of Stars
Best Event Poster - (Under $50,000) Union County Agricultural Fair; (Over $50,000) SC Strawberry Festival
Best T-Shirt - (Under $50,000) Blessing of the Fleet; (Over $50,000) Town of Mt. Pleasant Holiday Events
Best Merchandise - (Under $50.000) Pageland Watermelon Festival; (Over $50,000) Western Carolina State Fair
Best Conference Exhibitor - BikeStuntShow

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