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#WORLD
ICECREAMINDEX

The SoolNua world ICECREAM index is a marketing platform that allows destinations build profile and drive demand in the MICE / Business Events sector by highlighting the uniqueness and authenticity of their ice cream stores.

DEADLINE TO ENTER: JULY 13TH 2018

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It asks DMOs / CVBs to identify their favourite ice cream store and help it build an on-line campaign designed to get that store – and the destination – to the top of the leader board by the end of Summer 2018.

Over the past 3 years, we have had 2 European winners and a US based winner, 125,000 online votes, 25 countries and 35 cities enter to support and showcase their destination with their representing ice cream stores. Thank you for your continued support and ice cream passion!

2018
HOW TO ENTER

Who can send in an entry?

Entries are invited from:

  • Meetings industry professionals resident in destinations where, they believe, the world's best ICECREAM is available
  • MICE road warriors who believe they've found the perfect ICECREAM in India or Italy or Ireland or Indonesia and beyond
  • Local Convention Bureaus or Tourist Boards
  • ICECREAM producers or individual stores can also send in an entry

How does it work?

  • Judging will be based on 90% public votes and 10% votes by an international judging panel.
  • Winners will be announced on September 11th and presented with a winners trophy at either IMEX Las Vegas or IBTM Barcelona.

What to submit

  • To enter a store, simply submit:
  • 15 - 30 second video (landscape)
  • 3 x high resolution photos (landscape) featuring:
    • ICECREAM store front
    • Chief ICECREAM maker
    • Signature ICECREAM

How to submit

  • ICECREAM stores and/or their Destination Marketing Organisation/Convention Visitor Bureau can email entries directly to:
  • [email protected]
  • NB: All entry is free! There is no limitation to the amount of ICECREAM stores entered from one city or country.

2017
RESULTS

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30K

VOTES

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18

STORES

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17

CITIES

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11

COUNTRIES

2017 WINNER ICECREAM STORE

Icecream With A View, Sava Hotels & Resorts, Bled, Slovenia


2017 WINNER DESTINATION CITY

Bled, Slovenia

2018
LEADERBOARDS

ICECREAM Index Store Leaderboard

Pos. Store Name Vote Count
1The Ice Cream Parlour at the Long Dock
Clare, Ireland
47
2Arctic Stone Ice Cream
Dublin , Ireland
41
3Fallon & Byrne Gelato, Rathmines
Dublin, Ireland
40
4Bang Bang ICECREAM
Toronto, ON, Canada
23
5Scoop
Dublin, Ireland
17
6IJscuypje
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
16
7Cow Tipping Creamery, Frisco
Frisco, Texas, USA
15
8Ice Cream Jubilee, Washington DC
Washington, DC, USA
13

ICECREAM Index City Leaderboard

Pos. City Vote Count
1Dublin57
2Clare47
3Dublin 41
4Toronto, ON23
5Amsterdam16
6Frisco, Texas15
7Washington, DC13

ICECREAM Index Country Leaderboard

Pos. Country Vote Count
1Ireland104
2Ireland 41
3USA28
4Canada23
5The Netherlands16