Awards


2021-2022 AWARDS

  • 3CMA Best Event Photography, DV Photo & Video Pride Pop-Up 
  • SFEA Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Initiative Award: Pride Pop-Up
  • SFEA Best Promotional Poster: Duluth Farmers Market (designed by Accent Creative Group)
  • SFEA Best Event Video: GA Followers Fridays-N-Duluth Collab (produced by Steal the Sun Productions)
  • SFEA Best Event Within an Event: Fridays-N-Duluth Presents Dog Days of Summer
  • SFEA Best Photo-Op: Fall Pop-Up at the Duluth Farmers Market
  • SFEA Best Social Media
  • SFEA Best Children's Programming: Back-To-School Bubblepalooza

2020-2021 AWARDS

  • Named in the Top 10 Atlanta Neighborhoods by Newcomer Magazine
  • Event Coordinator, Kristin Edwards, named Event Director of the Year by the Southeastern Festival and Events Association (SFEA)
  • 3CMA Savvy Award for the Discover Downtown Duluth Campaign
  • 3CMA Silver Circle Award for our Visitor's Guide
  • 3CMA Award of Excellence for the City's Instagram (@city_of_duluth)
  • 3CMA Award of Excellence for the Mayor's Carpool Karaoke Video
2019-2020 AWARDS

  • Ranked 9th Safest City in Georgia by the National Council of Home Safety and Security
  • Best Video GOLD Award from SFEA for the Be Duluth Show's Carpool Karaoke
  • Best Children's Programming or Children's Event GOLD Award from SFEA  for Howl on the Green
  • Best Creative Idea GOLD Award from SFEA for Art Week's Ignite Your Heart with Art presents: SKA Academy's Shrink Wrap Murals
  • Best Event Sponsor GOLD Award from SFEA to the Duluth Fall Festival
  • Best New Event SILVER Award from SFEA for the Margarita & Taco Festival
  • Best Marking Campaign BRONZE from SFEA for Discover Downtown Duluth 
  • Best Print Ad SILVER from SFEA for the Duluth Fall Festival
  • Best Website BRONZE from SFEA for the Duluth Fall Festival
  • Best Design & Print Collateral Brochures SILVER Davey Award for the Duluth Visitors Guide
2018-2019 AWARDS

  • PlanFirst Designation from the Department of Community Affairs
  • Duluth was ranked number 6 on the National Council for Home Safety and Security list of Safest Cities in Georgia
  • Duluth was number 12 on the Home Security Advisors' list of Safest Cities in Georgia
  • Best Creative Idea GOLD Award for Free Uber Thursdays
  • Best Children's Programming SILVER Award for S'mores 'N Snores
  • Best Social Media Marketing BRONZE Award for Howl on the Green
  • Best Supplier/Vendor SILVER Award for Dustin Grau Photography
  • Best Creative Idea BRONZE Award for Tweet & Seek
  • Best Print Ad SILVER Award for Duluth Fall Festival
  • Best Event Website BRONZE Award for Duluth Fall Festival
  • Duluth Visitors Guide Silver Davey Award for the Best Design & Print Collateral Brochure presented by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA)
  • Willbrooke Trail won the runner up award from Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit (MARS)
  • Rogers Bridge was a finalist for a GPTQ (Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality) award for “Context Sensitive Planning and Design Including Public Participation Plan”
2017-2018 AWARDS

  • Best New Event GOLD Award for S'mores N' Snores
  • Duluth was ranked number 2 in the Best Atlanta Suburbs by the AJC
  • Duluth was named one of AARP’s 10 Best Places to Live for under $40,000
  • Innovation Award from Partnership Gwinnett for Uber Ride Promotion
  • Live, Work, Play City Award from Georgia Municipal Association and Georgia Trend Magazine