DK festival, organised by HURA and IAB, has been nominated for Best Longstanding Association Event for its constant innovation, which placed the Festival among the shortlisted finalists, of which the winner will be announced in October.
DK festival, organised by non-profit organizations The Croatian Association of Communications Agencies (HURA!) and IAB Croatia (Interactive Marketing Association), is renowned region-wide for bringing important communications experts and creating special events with the aim of learning, connecting, devising best practices and encouraging positive change for the profession while delivering exceptional results. The Festival’s out-of-the-box approach, unique program, provocative production and top-notch organisation was recognized by the British Association Excellence Awards, which shortlisted the Festival for the Best Longstanding Association Event category.
Since its founding in 2014, the Association Excellence Award has been acknowledging the best practices of organisations and associations across the globe. Outstanding experts from various disciplines comprise The Awards Committee, which recognizes individuals, teams and initiatives as well as emphasizes excellence of those who create a better community by working for the benefit of their profession and its members, clients and wider community.
The Association Excellence Awards are all about raising standards. They are a beacon of good practice and innovation and help the whole association sector develop and improve – said Lesley McLeod, CEO of Association for Project Safety.
Dunja Ivana Ballon, director of DK festival, stated: “This international recognition of our unusual festival proves that learning can be creative and innovative, and it is nice to hear that we are being thought of far beyond the borders of Croatia. The energy of our festival is special and unique – we want it to highlight the importance of our industry, especially the fantastic people and companies that comprise it.”
The Association Excellence Awards will be presented in October at the Kia Oval in London.