Exceptional Sponsor - Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, Cumberland Valley, PA

Best Use of Theme "Craft Creates..."

"Craft Creates: COMMUNITY" Western North Carolina Banner Project

"Craft Creates Collaboration" Penn's Place, New Castle, DE

Most Innovative Event Concept

InFlux Group for "Moving In", Nashville, TN

Ultimate Group Celebration

Waterville Creates, Nate Rudy, Waterville, ME

Vermont Open Studio Tour

Mendocino Celebrates American Craft Week, Mendocino County, CA

Artist/Craftsman Extraordinaire

Nicholas Bernard, Scottsdale, AZ

Outstanding Social Media Support

Art Strolls, Anne Jenkins, Milford, DE

Outstanding Charity Event

Mugs for Recovery Event, Zeber-Martell, Akron, OH

Solmate Socks Donations to Homeless, Appalachian Spring Galleries

Most Energizing Advocate

Esther Lovlie, New Castle, DE

Sherri Smith, Artisan Center of Virginia

Martha Fitch, Vermont Crafts Council

Best Up-Cycled Artwork

Double Take Art Show: Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha & Putnam ReStore, Charleston, WV

Jason Lyons, Harrisburg, PA

Best Use of ACW Visual Graphics

Zeber-Martell, Akron, OH

Best Local Artists' Event

Brattleboro-West Arts, Brattleboro, VT

2nd Sundays Art & Music Festival, Williamsburg, VA

Best Event by a Library

Monona Public Library, Monona, WI

Shimai Presents: Events at the Bellevue Library, Nashville, TN

Appoquinimink Library, Middletown, DE

Exceptional Support from Collaborative Businesses

Maine Made: Maine Craft Weekend Event

Exceptional new Participation from a State or Region

The West Virginia Participants in American Craft Week

Exceptional Sponsor

Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton, MA

Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau, Cumberland Valley, PA

Outstanding Sponsor Support from a State or Region

Western North Carolina: Mountain Made, Asheville Art in the Park, River Arts District, HandMade in America, Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, Southern Highland Craft Guild, John C Campbell Folk School, Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Virginia: Virginia Tourism Commission, Artisans Center of Virginia and Round the Mountain in SW Virginia

Top Event Award of 2015

"Tennessee Celebrates American Craft Week" for the events:

Tennessee Craft Demonstrations at Nashville International Airport

Tennessee Welcome Center Craft Demonstrations