Selby Gardens wins “Best of Show” in Suncoast AdFed ADDY Award Competition
SARASOTA, Fla., March 1, 2021 – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (Selby Gardens) received a Gold ADDY, AMY Award for Best in Category and Overall Best of Show for the Orchid Ball 2020, Expect the Unexpected, invitation at the Suncoast AdFed ADDY award competition held Saturday, February 20, 2021. The entry will automatically advance to the district competition. The winning piece was created by Selby Gardens’ Director of Creative Services, Darren Erickson.
Selby Gardens also received a Silver ADDY for the winter 2021 edition of The Sanctuary member newsletter publication.
The Suncoast AdFed ADDY awards are the local competition of the American Advertising Awards. It recognizes and rewards the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.
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About Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens provides 45 acres of bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history. Established by forward thinking women of their time, Selby Gardens is composed of the 15-acre Downtown Sarasota campus and the 30-acre Historic Spanish Point campus in the Osprey area of Sarasota County, Florida. The Downtown Campus on Sarasota Bay is the only botanical garden in the world dedicated to the display and study of epiphytic orchids, bromeliads, gesneriads and ferns, and other tropical plants. There is a significant focus on botany, horticulture, education, historical preservation, and the environment. The Historic Spanish Point (HSP) Campus is located less than 10 miles south along Little Sarasota Bay. The HSP Campus, one of the largest preserves showcasing native Florida plants that is interpreted for and open to the public, celebrates an archaeological record that encompasses approximately 5,000 years of Florida history. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a Smithsonian Affiliate and is also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. For more information visit www.selby.org.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Downtown Sarasota campus: 1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Historic Spanish Point campus: 337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229
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February 13 through June 27, 2021
Downtown Sarasota campus
Our Mission: To provide bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history