2021 Best of the Best
Recommended by evaluators and reviewed by the Gold Quill Awards chair, vice chair and past chair, the Best of the Best winners represent the very best entries seen across the globe.
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 1: Internal Communications
Wemersion - "We not I"
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication
PARKER. A premium gift for one's nearest and dearest
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 8: Customer Relations
How a pandemic pivot turned into long-term strategy
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 14B: COVID-19 Response & Recovery Management and Communication
Recovery & Resilience: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan
Fix Network World
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 16: Nonprofit Campaigns
ASD: Rockin' the Spectrum
Jake’s House with Edelman
Division 1: Communication Management, Category 17: Diversity and Inclusion
Dear Everybody anti-stigma campaign
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Division 4: Communication Skills, Category 22: Audio/Visual
University of Cape Town
2021 Special Award Winners
Jake Wittmer Research Award: Presented to the entry that shows outstanding research that was commissioned or developed by a communicator and was instrumental in ensuring the success of a communication program.
Speech Therapy Fairy Tales
Tatjana Kos, Nina Šiler, Katja Vidovič, Anja Bogataj
A1 Slovenija, d. d.
Business Issue Award: Presented to an entry that addresses a critical business issue that threatened the well-being or viability of an organization and shows strategic involvement while presenting and effective, innovative resolution with measurable results.
GoodLife @ Home & The GoodLife Standard
GoodLife Fitness & Edelman
Sharon Berzok Student Award: Presented to the student achieving the highest standard of communication excellence in the student categories. The winning entrant receives a US$500 scholarship to use for professional development, education or training.
Asbury University 2020 Highbridge Film Festival Social Media Campaign
Asbury University Highbridge Film Festival
2021 "Agency/Team of the Year" Award Winners
The “Agency/Team of the Year” awards highlight the highest-scored entries in the program submitted by an agency or organization. The awards are evaluated based on the number of winning submissions from a particular entrant.
Boutique Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with five or fewer employees.
Small Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with six to 20 employees.
Craft Public Relations
Mid-Size Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 21–50 employees.
Large Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 51 or more employees.
Corporate Communication Department of the Year
Not-for-Profit Communication Department of the Year