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Award Presentations

Celebrating Achievement with IFEA's Award Presentations

Celebrating and recognizing the outstanding achievements of friends and peers, whose confidence and careers have expanded our creative and professional horizons for 66 years, is a big part of what makes the IFEA Annual Convention both valuable and memorable. As we celebrate our own 66th Annual Edition of the IFEA Convention & Expo we are confident that these exemplary individuals, organizations and cities will continue to inspire and guide us all for decades to come.

Presenting Sponsor of the
IFEA Annual Convention, Expo & Retreat


Monday, October 9, 2023
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Included in registration fees.

Join us as we put a memorable cap on the first day of the convention with the most anticipated event of the year. The IFEA / Haas & Wilkerson Insurance Pinnacle Awards pay tribute to both creativity and excellence in multiple categories, from marketing to merchandise; operations to sponsorship; all leading up to the presentation of the coveted Grand Pinnacle Awards. This is the Academy Awards Ceremony for the festivals and events industry.

The IFEA / Haas & Wilkerson Insurance Pinnacle Awards, recognizing festival and event excellence for 27 years, are proudly sponsored by Haas & Wilkerson Insurance.

Don’t miss this unopposed special event as we all wait to hear… “And the Pinnacle Award goes to…”

Learn More About the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Program.


Wednesday, October 11, 2023: 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Included in registration fee.

There are few things that mean more than being recognized by your professional peers. Don’t miss the 2023 IFEA Awards Luncheon, as we pause to pay tribute to the people who have made/make our industry great and continue to light the way through their commitment and creativity.
Join your global peers as we:


For questions on any of the IFEA Awards Programs, contact: Nia Hovde, CFEE, Vice President/Director of Marketing & Communications, at
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