Monday, April 13, 2015

2014 Secret City Festival Wins Several Awards

Oak Ridge, TN – Each year festivals around the country offer festival goers an almost endless array of activities and events. The Secret City Festival in Oak Ridge, TN is no different offering concerts, children’s learning and recreation, science and technology exhibits, military reenactments, and much more.  

The International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) and the Southeast Festivals and Events Association (SFEA) are two prestigious organizations that evaluate and recognize outstanding festivals. According to the IFEA and the SFEA, Oak Ridge’s Secret City Festival was among the best in 2014. The IFEA and SFEA awarded the 2014 Secret City Festival with three and four awards, respectively. 

Awards received by the 2014 Secret City Festival are listed below,

IFEA presented the 2014 Secret City Festival with three awards:
Best Mobile App – Gold to Innovalysis
Best Radio Promotion (Budget Under $250,000) – Bronze to two radio stations, 96.7 Merle FM and Classic Hits 93.1 FM WNOX

SFEA presented the 2014 Secret City Festival with four awards:
Best Children’s Area – Gold to The City of Oak Ridge
Best Sponsor – Gold to UT Battelle 
Best Photo – Silver to Rob Welton
Best Volunteer – Silver to Lloyd Stokes

The Secret City festival is honored to work with such outstanding people and organizations. We are very proud that their exceptional efforts have been recognized by these prestigious festival organizations. 

The festival is presented by The City of Oak Ridge, The Oak Ridge Arts Council and the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau in addition many generous sponsors and volunteers. The 2015 Secret City Festival will be held on June 12-13 and music, crafts, children’s exhibits and activities, and a WWII reenactment. For more information visit .  

Frank Murphy (WNOX) – Best Radio Promotion Bronze
Jack Ryan (Merle FM) – Best Radio Promotion Bronze