Awards

Starfish Junction Productions is the recipient of several prestigious awards honoring events produced within the specialty beverage industry:

• 2017 Great Beer Expo/Beer Under the Big Top (www.BeerUnderTheBigTop.com) selected as one of the Top Beer Festivals coming to Philly in 2017 by VisitPhilly.com

• 2017 Philly Craft Beer Festival (www.PhillyCraftBeerFest.com) voted one of the Top 10 Beer Festivals in the U.S. by USA Today

Pour the Core Hard Cider Festival Philadelphia (www.PourTheCore.com) selected as Winner of the 2017 Event of the Year East Region by the United States Cider Makers

Great Beer Expo: Meadowlands (www.GreatBeerExpo.com) selected as one of the Top Ten NJ Expos to attend in 2016

Valley Forge Beer Festival (ValleyForgeBeerFestival.com) selected as one of the Top Beer Festivals Coming To Philadelphia in 2015 by VisitPhilly.com

Pour the Core Hard Cider Festival Philadelphia (www.PourTheCore.com) selected as one of the 12 Things You Must Do in Philly This Fall by Thrillist, 2015

• 2015 Coffee and Tea Festival NYC (www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com) honored for 10th anniversary by coffee and tea industry participants

Pour the Core Hard Cider Festival Philadelphia (www.PourTheCore.com) voted one of Philly's 20 Best Fall Festivals by Thrillist, 2014

North Fork Best Special Event Winner for the 2014 North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival (www.NorthForkCraftBeerFestival.com), Dan's Papers

North Fork Best Special Event Gold Winner for the 2013 North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival (www.NorthForkCraftBeerFestival.com)

Best Beer Festival for the 2012 Philly Craft Beer Festival (www.PhillyCraftBeerFest.com), Best of Philly--Philly Beer Scene Magazine

North Fork Special Event of the Year Gold Medal for the 2012 North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival (www.NorthForkCraftBeerFestival.com), Dan's Papers

Best Beer Festival by Philly Beer Scene Magazine for the 2011 Philly Craft Beer Fest (www.PhillyCraftBeerFest.com)

Best Beer Festival by Philly Beer Scene Magazine for the 2010 Philly Craft Beer Fest (www.PhillyCraftBeerFest.com)

• One of the 10 Best New York Events by www.10best.com for the 2009 Coffee And Tea Festival NYC (www.CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com)

Top 10 Beer Festivals in America by Forbes Traveler for the 2008 Philly Craft Beer Fest (www.PhillyCraftBeerFest.com)

North Fork Event of the Year by Dan's Papers for the 2007 North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival (www.NorthForkCraftBeerFestival.com), Dan's Papers

The Staff at Starfish Junction Productions has also received several service awards:

Starfish Junction, recipient of Certificate of Recognition from Cup for Education, 2014
Starfish Junction, recipient of Appreciation Certificate from Committee to Benefit the Children, Philadelphia, 2014
Andy Calimano, owner, recipient of the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Beer For Brains Foundation, 2012
Andy Calimano, owner, recipient of Outstanding Service Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2009
Andy Calimano, owner, recipient of Volunteer of the Year award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2008
A.J. Sorbera, Student Intern, Fred Bruno Scholarship Award (DMALI), 2008
A.J. Sorbera, College Student Intern, College Junior Leadership Award (ExecuLeaders), 2008
Alexandra Cuttitta, HS Student Intern, High School Junior Leadership Award (ExecuLeaders), 2008
Rebecca Dreifuss, HS Student Intern, High School Junior Leadership Award (ExecuLeaders), 2008