County Executive Mike Hein Announces That Ulster County Tourism Has Won A Telly Award

Posted July 6, 2016

"Taste Of Craft Beverages: Ulster County" 

Kingston, N.Y. – County Executive Mike Hein announces that Ulster County Tourism has received a Bronze Telly Award for its video titled “Taste of Craft Beverages: Ulster County,” in the category of Travel/Tourism.  The video promotes the growing industry of craft beverages throughout Ulster County and what they offer in terms of craft beer, wine and spirits.

“The Taste of Craft Beverages Video showcases the many amazing craft beverage businesses throughout Ulster County,” said County Executive Mike Hein.  “Receiving the Telly Award is a reflection of the hard work and creativity of the entire team that worked on it, and this video is a great marketing tool which allows residents and visitors to get a glimpse of our amazing County and this growing sector of our economy.  The video has already gone a long way toward promoting the exceptional craft beverage industry in Ulster County, and it continues to draw increasing numbers of visitors to our region.”

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards recognize outstanding video and film productions, television commercials and online video advertisements.  The Telly Awards included more than 13,000 entries from all 50 states and a number of different countries, with the Silver Telly Council, consisting of more than 500 accomplished industry professionals, deciding on the winners. Those honored represent the best work of top marketing and advertising agencies, production companies, TV stations, cable operators and corporate video organizations on a global scale. 

In developing the video, Ulster County Tourism partnered with its advertising agency, Focus Media, and Ellenbogen Creative Media of Kingston.

Ulster County Tourism also recently received two honors from the Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA), receiving a gold award in the category of “Total Ad Campaign” for the popular You See/U.C. Campaign and a bronze award for its 2015-2016 Ulster County Tourism Travel Guide.

The “Taste of Craft Beverages: Ulster County” video can be viewed at http://ulstercountyalive.com/videos#craft and for more information on Craft Beverages located throughout Ulster County please visit http://ulstercountyalive.com/landing/craftbeverages.