Archives for February 2013

Get recognized for excellence in communications

You know your communications work is amongst the best in the state of Iowa.

Let our experts confirm it by judging your best efforts from 2012 against the work of your peers. Our judges will offer you constructive tips to get even better, and then, in June, we’ll shower you and your organization with praise.

Like last year’s Best in Show winner, Iowa Bankers Association’s Lori Ristau, ABC, you could even take home the biggest prize of all.

The 2013 IABC/Iowa Bronze Quill Awards will once again recognize the best work in the state on strategic communications of all kinds – from Iowa’s top corporations, agencies, freelancers, nonprofits and more.

Download your entry packet today (Word: 350 KB), and make plans to apply. Please read the rules and follow the instructions carefully. Enter by April 23, and save $5 on every submission.

Why the Bronze Quill Awards?

The Bronze Quill Awards program solicits the best work from communicators across the state – professionals such as you – whose work is furthering their organization’s goals and directly contributing to business success.

Bronze Quill Award winners:

  • Demonstrate strategic thinking by understanding their audience’s needs and setting clear objectives that support a business goal
  • Offer strategically creative, effective communication solutions
  • Prove their value and measurable benefits to their organization by successfully meeting the stated goals

By simply applying, you’ll commit yourself to thinking more strategically about your next project.

A case study: How to win a Bronze Quill Award

For more than a decade, IABC/Iowa’s Bronze Quill Awards program has celebrated the best examples of organizational communication in the profession – from writing and design to strategic communication planning.

For a little inspiration and as an example of what award-winning work looks like, learn from last year’s cream of the crop.