IAAPA 2005: Brass Ring Awards announced

Posted Tuesday, November 15, 2005 4:13 PM | Contributed by Jeff

ATLANTA , GA (USA) – The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced today the winners of the 2005 Brass Ring Awards during IAAPA Attractions Expo 2005, the association’s 87th annual conference and trade show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

The “Best of Print” award was presented to LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, for their media kit in addition to the “Best of Electronic” honor for their TV Commercial.

The Brass Ring Awards honor attractions for outstanding promotions work in eight categories: brochure, media kit, outdoor advertisement, print advertisement, radio commercial, sales presentation video, television commercial, and website. Attractions compete with similar destinations in nine classes:

  • Class 1 – Amusement/theme parks w/annual attendance up to 250,000
  • Class 2 – Amusement/theme parks w/an. attendance 250,001 to 500,000
  • Class 3 – Amusement/theme parks w/an. attendance 500,001 to 1 million
  • Class 4 – Amusement/theme parks w/an. attendance 1 million to 1.5 million
  • Class 5 – Amusement/theme parks w/an. attendance over 1.5 million
  • Class 6 – Waterparks
  • Class 7 – Family Entertainment Centers
  • Class 8 – Attractions
  • Class 9 – Industry Suppliers

2005 BRASS RING 1 st Place AWARD WINNERS

Brochure

  • Class 1 - Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
  • Class 2 - TusenFryd ASA, Vinterbro, Norway
  • Class 3 - Sesame Place, Inc. , Langhorne, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Class 4 - Dreamworld, Coomera, Queensland, Australia
  • Class 5 - Sentosa Leisure Group, Sentosa, Singapore
  • Class 6 - Camelbeach Waterpark, Tannersville, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Class 7 - La Ciudad de los Ninos/Kids City, Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
  • Class 8 - Utah’s Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • Class 9 - Entertainment Design Group, Inc., Austell, Georgia , USA

Media Kit

  • Class 1 - Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
  • Class 2 - West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley, Worcestershire, UK ( England)
  • Class 3 - Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun , Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  • Class 4 - LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, USA
  • Class 5 - Ocean Park, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
  • Class 6 - Promotora Xel-Ha S.A. de C.V. , Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
  • Class 7 - Adventure Holdings, LLC, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA
  • Class 8 - Orange County Fair & Exposition Center, Costa Mesa, California, USA

Outdoor Advertisement

  • Class 2 - TusenFryd ASA, Vinterbro, Norway
  • Class 3 - Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun , Kansas City, Missouri, USA
  • Class 4 - Wild Adventures, Valdosta, Georgia, USA
  • Class 5 - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay , Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Class 6 - AOCT, S.A. DE C.V. dba El Rollo, Tlaquiltenango, Morelos, Mexico
  • Class 7 - Crystal Palace, Dieppe, NB, Canada
  • Class 8 - Calgary Zoo, Botanical Garden & Prehistoric Park, Calgary, AB, Canada

Print Advertisement

  • Class 2 - Kiddieland Amusement Park/G.R.C. Corp., Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
  • Class 3 - Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile
  • Class 4 - Warner Village Theme Parks, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
  • Class 5 - Sentosa Leisure Group, Sentosa, Singapore
  • Class 6 - Noah’s Ark Family Park, Inc., Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin , USA
  • Class 7 - Crystal Palace, Dieppe, NB, Canada
  • Class 8 - MagiQuest, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
  • Class 9 - Siriusware, Inc., Taos, New Mexico, USA

Radio Commercial

  • Class 2 - West Midland Safari Park, Bewdley, Worcestershire, UK ( England)
  • Class 3 - Indiana Beach, Inc. , Monticello, Indiana, USA
  • Class 4 - LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, USA
  • Class 5 - SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Class 6 - Wet ‘n Wild Florida, Inc., Orlando, Florida, USA
  • Class 7 - Blue Diamond Park, New Castle, Delaware, USA
  • Class 8 - Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, Texas , USA

Sales presentation Video

  • Class 9 - Mirage Entertainment, Inc., City of Industry, California, USA

Television Commercial

  • Class 2 - Visionland - Magic Adventure & Splash Beach, Bessemer, Alabama, USA
  • Class 3 - StarParks Europe, Wavre, Belgium
  • Class 4 - LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, USA
  • Class 5 - Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, California, USA
  • Class 6 - Hyland Hills Water World, Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Class 7 - Adventure Holdings, LLC, Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA
  • Class 8 - Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Website

  • Class 1 - Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, Connecticut, USA
  • Class 2 - Visionland - Magic Adventure & Splash Beach, Bessemer, Alabama, USA
  • Class 3 - Dolfinarium Harderwijk B.V., Harderwijk, Netherlands
  • Class 4 - LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, USA
  • Class 5 - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Class 6 - Jumeirah International: Wild Wadi Waterpark, Dubai, UAE
  • Class 7 - Dutch Wonderland Family Entertainment Complex, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Class 8 - Lowry Park Zoological Garden, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Class 9 - Siriusware, Inc., Taos, New Mexico, USA

Best of Print - Media Kit – LEGOLAND California, Calrsbad, California, USA

Best of Electronic - TV Commercial – LEGOLAND California, Carlsbad, California, USA

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