BCM Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

2016

International Festivals and Events Association

Grand Pinnacle: Bronze ($750,000-$1.5 million budget)
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Silver, Best Newspaper Insert/Supplement
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Festival Guide

Southeast Tourism Society

2016 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Top 20 Event/Best Festival

American Association for State and Local History

Leadership in History Award
Permanent Exhibits

Tennessee Association of Museums

Award of Excellence, Temporary Exhibits
“Tennessee Ernie Ford: A Life on Stage”

Award of Excellence, A/V Exhibit Component
WBCM Radio Bristol station

American Advertising Federation of Northeast Tennessee

Video Any Length – SILVER ADDY / Judges Choice
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2015 Recap Video

Product or Service Sales Promotion Campaign – GOLD
Orthophonic Joy: Country Music History Born Again

American Advertising Federation of Southwest Virginia

Specialty Advertising – GOLD ADDY
Birthplace of Country Music Unbroken Circle Jewelry Line

Out-of-Home Installation – GOLD ADDY
Birthplace of Country Music Interactive Exhibit at Bristol Virginia Welcome Center

Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association

Pinnacle Award, Best In Show
Interactive Exhibit at the Bristol Virginia Welcome Center

Pinnacle Award, Advertising & Promotions
Orthophonic Joy Music CD

Pinnacle Award, Public Relations
Public Relations Campaign for Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited Album Release

Pinnacle Award, Special Events
Economic Impact of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Pinnacle Award, Special Projects
Interactive Exhibit at the Bristol Virginia Welcome Center

Pinnacle Award, Volunteer
Keith Liskey

2015

Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association (NETTA) Pinnacle Awards:

Special Events Award
Grand Opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Special Projects Award
Birthplace of Country Music – The Carter Family Lives and Legacies Special Exhibit

Advertising and Promotions Award
Advertising and Promotions for the Birthplace of Country Music Campaign (2014)

Public Relations Merit Award
Media Day – Grand Opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Best of Show
Grand Opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum 

Tennessee Association of Museums

Past President’s Award of Excellence/Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Award of Excellence, Permanent Exhibit/Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Award of Excellence, Temporary Exhibit/Carter Family: Lives and Legacies

Award of Excellence, AV/Music Mixing Station at BCMM

Award of Commendation, Films/Chapel Film at BCMM

Tri-Cities Associated General Contractors of Tennessee:

Project of the Year – BurWil Construction Company
Architect of the Project of the Year – Peyton Boyd

American Advertising Federation of Northeast Tennessee:

BEST OF SHOW — OVERALL
Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Grand Opening Poster

BEST OF SHOW — PRINT
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2014 Festival Campaign

JUDGE’S CHOICE – BOB
Birthplace of Country Music Museum Grand Opening Poster

GOLD – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Weekend Pass Gift Box
SALES PROMOTION, Packaging, Single Unit

GOLD – Birthplace of Country Music Museum Grand Opening Poster
COLLATERAL MATERIAL, Poster – Single

GOLD – Birthplace of Country Music Museum Grand Opening Event Invitation
COLLATERAL MATERIAL, Special Event Material

GOLD – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2015 Festival Campaign
COLLATERAL MATERIAL, Poster – Campaign

Southeast Tourism Society:

2015 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Top 20 Event

American Bus Association:

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Listed among Top 100 Events in North America

Best of Bristol 

Best Museum / Gallery

2014

Television, Internet and Video Association of DC (TIVA-DC):

Birthplace of Country Music Museum film “Bound to Bristol”
Peer Gold Award for a Documentary (Under 30 Minutes)

Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association (NETTA) Pinnacle Awards:

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion “Best of Show”

BRRR Pinnacle for Special Events

BRRR Pinnacle for Public Relations

BRRR Merit Award for Print and Multi-Media Advertising & Promotions

Bristol Mayors’ Award of Distinction

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion

Southeast Festivals and Events Association

Gold “Best Festival” – BRRR

Gold “Best Poster” – BRRR, Justin Helton

Silver “Best Digital Media App” – BRRR, CrowdTorch

Silver “Best Event Program” – BRRR, Cindy Collier, Kenny Thacker

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