Centennial Olympic Park Wins Urban Land Institute 20-Year Impact Award and 2014 IFEA Pinnacle Awards

Oct. 07, 2014

Atlanta, GA- The Urban Land Institute’s Atlanta chapter recently recognized Centennial Olympic Park with a special 20-year project award, recognizing the profound impact the Park has had on the development of downtown Atlanta and on the tourism industry. The Park, built as part of the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, has been an enduring part of the Games’ legacy, as well as a catalyst for economic development around it. For more information about the Urban Land Institute, please click here.

The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) also paid tribute to Centennial Olympic Park during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony, where they were presented with four awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition. The professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events.

Awards were won in the following categories:

GOLD- BEST MISCELLANEOUS PRINTED MATERIALS, FOUNTAIN PEN
SILVER -BEST EVENT INVITATION, FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
BRONZE- BEST EVENT WEBSITE, PARTY IN THE PARK
BRONZE- BEST EVENT PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPH, PARTY IN THE PARK

For more information about IFEA and the Pinnacle Awards competition, please click here.

About Centennial Olympic Park
A lasting legacy of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, Centennial Olympic Park has become a performing-arts venue, community gathering-space and an anchor for downtown development. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority operates the 21-acre Park, as well as the Georgia Dome, the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, and the Georgia World Congress Center. The state-owned facilities are one of the largest combined sports, entertainment and convention center facilities in the world.

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