Southeastern Festivals and Events Association Ranks Duluth at the Top in the Region with Event and Marketing Awards

Duluth, GA – The Southeastern Festivals and Events Association (SFEA) recognized Duluth as one of the Best in the Region for its event and marketing efforts over the last year. 

On February 17th, at the SFEA Kaleidoscope Award Dinner, Duluth was awarded: 

Best Festival under 75,000 Gold Award
Duluth Celebrates America
Best Festival under 75,000 Bronze Award
Howl on the Green

Best Creative Idea Bronze Award
Use of Toxic Waste Barrels - Howl on the Green 

Best Marketing Campaign Bronze Award
Public Art Project: Ascension

Best New Event Silver Award
Georgia Cup Twilight Cycling Event

Designed to recognize the marketing, programming and overall event, the SFEA Kaleidoscope Awards acknowledge the highest level of achievement in the festival and event industry throughout the southeast United States. 

The mission of SFEA is to strengthen, educate and unify the festivals and events industry throughout the Southeast.  Comprised of festival and event planners, venues, and industry service providers, SFEA was founded to strengthen the festival and event industry throughout the southeast United States by hosting educational sessions, networking opportunities, award recognition, and additional events throughout the year; thus allowing for continued professional growth within the festivals and events industry. 

These events and more are planned for 2015, so be on the lookout as the event calendar is released later this week. You can always find something happening in Duluth! For more information about these and other events visit, like us on Facebook at or contact Maggie Waddell at or 678-475-3512.