For more than 40 years, the IABC Gold Quill Awards have recognized communication work from around the world that soars above the average, taking communication to new heights. Award-winning work is innovative, strategic and delivers significant results. By entering the 2019 Gold Quill Awards program, you validate your best work against a global standard—a measure that elevates groundbreaking work to identify “the best of the best” communication efforts in the world.

Below you will find information and promotional content to assist you with marketing the 2019 Gold Quill Awards program and encouraging entries from IABC regions and chapters. Please take a look and let us know if there is anything further we can provide. We will add new graphics and social media posts as the program progresses.

The goal of a communicator’s best work is to change hearts and minds, ultimately inspiring action. It should connect people and ideas, using concepts born out of creativity and innovation. Award-winning work will also inspire others to reach for excellence.

Celebrating Communication Excellence – the IABC Gold Quill Awards!  

Key dates

Program opens: 26 September 2018
Early-bird deadline: 14 November 2018
Deadline: 9 January 2019
Late deadline: 29 January 2019

Articles about Gold Quill Award-winning case studies 

Each month, Communication World magazine publishes a case study focusing on a Gold Quill winner. Here are some recent articles that you might like to share with your members as part of your promotional campaign. You can also view the case studies page on the Gold Quill website.

Sample tweets (image to include below)

  • We’re honored to be recognized by @IABC with a Gold Quill Award and we look forward to attending the Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at #IABC19 in Vancouver.  Find details about the Gala here: http://wc.iabc.com/the-excellence-awards-gala/
  • We’re elated to have been recognized @IABC with a ______ Award! We can’t wait to celebrate in style at the Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at #IABC19 in Vancouver. Find details about the Gala here: http://wc.iabc.com/the-excellence-awards-gala/
  • We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been recognized by @IABC with a Gold Quill Award for our work on______. We’d also like to congratulate all the 2019 winners! View the full list of winners here: http://gq.iabc.com/winners/ #IABCGQ

Sample Facebook/LinkedIn posts (images below)

  • We’re honored to be recognized for our work on ____ with a Gold Quill Award and we look forward to attending the Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at the IABC World Conference in Vancouver. Find details about the Gala here: http://wc.iabc.com/the-excellence-awards-gala/ #IABC19
  • We’re elated to have been recognized for our work on _____ with a ______ Award! We can’t wait to celebrate in style at the Excellence Gala held on Tuesday, 11 June 2019, at the IABC World Conference in Vancouver. Find details about the Gala here: http://wc.iabc.com/the-excellence-awards-gala/ #IABC19
  • We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been recognized by IABC with a Gold Quill Award for our work on______. We’d also like to congratulate all the 2019 winners! View the full list of winners here: http://gq.iabc.com/winners/ #IABCGQ

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