Tempe, AZ – August 26, 2011 -
Tempe, AZ, August 29, 2011 – The Great Arizona Beer Festival, a fundraising event produced by the Sun Sounds Foundation, and Alphagraphics Tempe won
three Arizona Talent in Event Concepts (AzTEC Awards) at the 17th Annual AzTEC awards luncheon in August.
Outstanding Partnership/Sponsorship went to Alphagraphics Tempe for collaborating as the Print Sponsor for the Great Arizona Beer Festival.
In addition to designing and printing all promotional materials, Eric Adams, Alphagraphics Tempe Manager, created value-added marketing opportunities
and contributed resources to the pre-Festival Pub Crawl in downtown Tempe.
Designed and printed by Alphagraphics Tempe, The Great Arizona Beer Festival’s 40 foot-long street banner won gold for Best Outdoor Promotional
Product. The banner spanned the intersection of Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway prior to the Festival.
The Great Arizona Beer Festival poster won the Silver Award in the Informational Poster category.
The 17th Annual AzTEC Awards Luncheon and Conference celebrated municipalities, private organizations and community groups for their accomplishments
in festivals and events throughout the state.
Produced entirely by the volunteers of the Sun Sounds Foundation, the Great Arizona Beer Festival, held the first weekend in March at Tempe Beach
Park, features hundreds of craft and specialty beers from more than 60 brewers. All proceeds from the Festival benefit Sun Sounds of Arizona, a radio
reading service which provides access to printed newspapers, magazines, circulars, and books to people who cannot use print due to a disability.
49,000 people in Arizona listen to Sun Sounds of Arizona for daily local and national news and entertainment.
For additional information about this release, contact:
Sun Sounds of Arizona
Sun Sounds of Arizona, established in 1979, is a radio reading and information access service for people who cannot read conventional print due to
a disability. A community service of Rio Salado College, Sun Sounds with the help of 500 volunteers across the state provides information access
free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using radio, designated cable systems, telephone and the internet.