Mobile App Development – GuRuStu’s Wins GOLD

News / 12.01.11 / Beverly McDaniel

Boise, Idaho- The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to Tulsa International Mayfest in Tulsa on Oct. 3, 2011 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the IFEA’s 56th Annual Convention & Expo in Fort Worth, Texas, where they were presented with two awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition. Awards were won in the following categories:

GuRuStu is owned by Stuart McDaniel, a member of the Rotary Club of Tulsa. Sponsored by industry leader Haas & Wilkerson Insurance, the professional competition draws entries from among the world’s top festivals and events. Winning entries came from organizations as diverse as the 500 Festival, Indianapolis, Ind.; Bayou City Art Festival in Houston, Texas; Dublin Irish Festival, Dublin, Ohio; MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival, Fort Worth, Texas; Issaquah Salmon Days, Issaquah, Wash.; Portland Rose Festival, Portland, Oregon and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Pasadena, Cali International contenders included such diverse event organizations as Canada Place, Canada; Ham Pyeong Butterfly Festival, South Korea; World Gourmet Summit, Singapore; Edmonton Heritage Festival, Canada; Ludwig Van Beethoven Easter Festival, Poland; Rotterdam Festivals, The Netherlands; Festival Lent, Slovenia and Sentosa Development Corporation, Singapore.
Awards were handed out in 69 different categories in total including Best TV Promotion; Social Media Site, Event Program; Commemorative Poster; Overall Sponsorship Program; Environmental Program; Educational Program, Children’s Programming; Media Relations Campaign; Overall Merchandising Program; Festival & Event Management Degree Programs to the highest award reflecting the best overall festival & event in the world – the Grand Pinnacle.
“We would like to congratulate all of our Pinnacle winners for their outstanding entries into this year’s competition,” says IFEA President & CEO, Steven Wood Schmader, CFEE.
Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, the International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) is The Premiere Association Supporting and Enabling Festival & Event Professionals Worldwide. For a complete list of winners and more information on the IFEA, go to


Mayfest 2011 was a huge success and stats on the mobile map show it was a great success as well.

Visitors to Mayfest were able to utilize the map’s search feature to locate their favorite food vendors, their favorite artists, as well as, view the festival’s entertainment schedule.

We had a great time working with organizers of Mayfest and look forward to an even bigger and better event next year.