The Westerner Days Fair and Exposition has received an Award of Distinction for Communications in the following categories, in Division 1 – Fairs with attendance up to 100,000 people.
- 1st place – Overall Social Media Campaign
- 1st place – Newspaper Ad – Black and White
- 2nd place – Single Brochure/Flyer
- 2nd place – Electronic Newsletter
- 2nd place – Promotional/ Advertising Poster
- 3rd place – Promotional Advertising: Outdoor from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) headquartered in Springfield, Mo.
There are a total of 21 award categories for the Communications Awards, each divided into 5 divisions by attendance, that a Fair or Expo can enter. The entries are evaluated and judged by a team of industry leaders. These individuals are selected from the membership of International Association of Fairs and Expositions, which has over 1,200 members from around the globe.
The awards were presented during the Awards Reception on December 10, 2014, during the 124th annual IAFE Convention held in Las Vegas, Nev. Westerner Days can take great pride in knowing that their event has been selected for this prestigious honor. These awards are sponsored by K&K Insurance, headquartered in Indiana.
The purpose of this competition is to improve the advertising and publicity programs of fairs and to provide recognition for those fairs doing an outstanding job.
The International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE), based in Springfield, Mo., is a voluntary, non-profit corporation, serving state, provincial, regional, and county agricultural fairs, shows, exhibitions, and expositions. Its associate members include state and provincial associations of fairs, non-agricultural expositions and festivals, associations, corporations, and individuals engaged in providing products and services to its members, all of whom are interested in the improvement of fairs, shows, expositions, and allied fields.