Enter WFEA's Summit Award Program

Entry Deadline - February 28th, 2020


Here’s your opportunity to receive statewide recognition. WFEA will once again recognize outstanding creative, promotional and community outreach programs and materials produced by events and festivals from Washington at its annual conference on Wednesday, March 25 at 6 p.m. at the Bellevue Red Lion Hotel.

Take a look at the application form – you will find many categories!


We are going to present two additional major awards in 2020 (you need not apply for them; we will select from your entries that have already been submitted)

Best in Show

Represents the best single entry in each budget category.

Grand Summit

The Grand Summit is the highest award given by WFEA in recognition of those Festival and Events who have a balance of all the elements necessary to ensure a successful event.

Award winners in each budget category will be selected based on the overall excellence of a festival and event as presented in their entries in all the other Summit Award categories.

Organizations must submit at least three entries in each of three categories in order to be eligible

1. Collateral/printed materials

2. Marketing

3. Programming

Here’s how to register for the awards:


Fill out the online application form by clicking here:
All entries will be organized into one of two (2) categories based on total overall event budget, which is to include both cash and in-kind expenses: $149,999 and Under and Over $150,000. The committee reserves the right to combine budget categories based upon the number of entries submitted.
Entries must be received by end of business February 28th, 2020


Pay for your entries

After completing the online application you can pay by credit card online or choose to be invoiced and send a check to WFEA at 1015 Georgiana St. Port Angeles, WA 98362. Each entry fee is $15.00.


Submit your digital copy

Send your digital copy to: Any questions about what digital copies to send, please reference the Summit Award rules here: RULES

Any other questions please contact WFEA by email or Or call at 360-441-7190. 


Members will receive a confirmation by email that WFEA is in receipt of their entries. Industry professionals will independently judge the entries. Each category has a stated criteria for judging. All entries will be submitted digitally online to WFEA (  Members are encouraged to share with peers and bring their materials to the convention in April.


Please submit your digital copy to WFEA:


Please contact WFEA by phone 360-441-7190 or email at



Bruce Skinner, Executive Director
Washington Festivals & Events Association
Mailing Address
1015 Georgiana Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

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