MonuMetal, an event organized by the Downtown Bryan Association, is a finalist in the Best Promotional Event category of the 2014 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) Presidents Awards Program. Since 1998, the Awards Program has recognized more than 150 projects, events and people that make a difference in Texas downtowns. The categories are divided based on populations of more and less than 50,000 inhabitants.
The Best Promotional Event category recognizes excellence in creation and execution of downtown or commercial district promotional event, including festivals. The other finalist in the category is Star Spangled Salute of Midland.
Winners will be announced on November 6 at the Presidents Awards Luncheon held in conjunction with the 2014 Texas Downtown Development and Revitalization Conference in Granbury. Judging for the awards took place on Friday, September 19, in Austin. The distinguished jury panel included the following representatives: Angela Castilleja, Keep Texas Beautiful; Nancy Glover, City of Temple CVB; Dick Ryan, former TDA Board Member; and Kendra Wright, Saffire Events.
Finalist entries are automatically included in the People’s Choice Award competition. Voting will take place on Facebook only. Monumetal is listed in the Best Promotional Event category. To vote, visit: http://statictab.com/h6ypqtv.
The Texas Downtown Association, established in 1985, is an independent, statewide nonprofit organization comprised of over 430 members involved in downtown and commercial district revitalization projects. TDA provides resources to members through networking opportunities, marketing, education and advocacy to achieve community goals. To learn more, visit www.texasdowntown.org.