2017 GOLD QUILL AWARDS WINNERS LIST

IABC is thrilled to announce the Excellence and Merit winners of the 2017 Gold Quill Awards program. In total, 227 entries have been awarded, with 74 Excellence and 138 Merit. The Gold Quill Awards program recognizes business communication excellence globally, and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry. Entries are evaluated against IABC’s standard of excellence, and the feedback from this year’s evaluators indicated that the standard of work in this year’s awards was some of the best seen in recent years. Read more about the program in IABC’s press release.

This year, awards have been won by organizations from around the world, with 16 countries represented in the winners list. The awards will be presented at the Excellence Awards Gala,to be held on Tuesday 13 June, as part of the World Conference in Washington, D.C.

The winners of the program’s special awards, will be announced later this month. The winners of the Best of the Best awards and IABC Agency and Communication Department of the Year awards will be announced at the Excellence Awards Gala at the World Conference.

Congratulations to the 2017 Gold Quill Awards winners!

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If you you are a Gold Quill Award winner, don’t forget to visit our Winners’ Resources page, with materials to help in promoting your win.

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STATISTICAL DATA FOR THE PAST 6 YEARS

Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Location of Gala San Diego, USA Chicago, USA New York, USA Toronto, Canada San Francisco, USA New Orleans, USA Washington, D.C., USA
Gold Quill Chair Melissa Dark, ABC Dave Meyer Timothy R Buckley Amanda Hamilton-Atwell, ABC Priya Bates, ABC, MC Monika Lancucki, ABC Lynn Barter, ABC, MC
Total number of winners 100 78 288 281 313 223 227
Awards Excellence: 34
Merit: 65
Student: 1
Excellence: 24
Merit: 53
Student: 1
Excellence: 105
Merit: 182
Student: 1
Excellence: 108
Merit: 171
Student: 2
Excellence: 124
Merit: 186
Student: 3
Excellence: 85
Merit: 135
Student: 3
Excellence: 74
Merit: 153
Student: 1
Number of winning countries 14 8 17 13 15 12 16
Number of winners from each country Australia: 8
Canada: 43
Hong Kong: 1
Ireland: 1
Italy: 1
Mexico: 3
New Zealand: 1
Philippines: 2
Russia: 1
Singapore: 1
Slovenia: 1
UAE: 1
UK: 1
USA: 34
Australia: 3
Canada: 38
India: 1
Russia: 2
Slovenia: 5
South Africa: 3
UK: 2
USA: 24
Argentina: 1
Australia: 10
Brazil: 2
Canada: 125
China: 1
Germany: 1
India: 2
Mexico: 1
New Zealand: 3
Philippines: 7
Russia: 1
Slovenia: 5
South Africa: 8
Switzerland: 2
UK: 14
USA: 103
Venezuela: 1
Australia: 12
Botswana: 1
Canada: 79
Italy: 2
New Zealand: 6
Philippines: 11
Russia: 6
Singapore: 1
Slovenia: 7
South Africa: 11
Switzerland: 2
UK: 8
USA: 108
Australia: 18
Canada: 106
Croatia: 1
Hong Kong: 1
India: 1
Italy: 2
Mexico: 1
New Zealand: 9
Philippines: 9
Russia: 14
Singapore: 4
Slovenia: 8
South Africa: 6
UK: 4
USA: 128
Australia 17
Canada: 83
Denmark: 1
Hong Kong: 1
India: 2
Israel: 1
New Zealand: 8
Philippines: 3
Russia: 10
South Africa: 3
U.K. 4
USA: 95
Argentina: 1
Australia: 26
Brazil: 3
Canada: 85
Denmark: 2
India: 4
Italy: 2
Lithuania: 2
New Zealand: 3
Philippines: 5
Russia: 5
Slovenia: 3
South Africa: 13
Switzerland: 1
U.K.: 1
USA: 71