Gold Quill Awards Sponsorship Opportunities

Affiliate your brand with the “best of the best” in communication and celebrate the profession by sponsoring the exceptional Gold Quill Awards program.

The Gold Quill Awards program is the world’s premier awards program for communicators that recognizes communication professionals for their talent and creative brilliance. The winners are recognized with an audience of their peers in attendance at the annual World Conference Excellence Awards Gala, the glamorous night of nights for the communication professional on Tuesday, 11 June from 5:30-10:00pm.

The Excellence Awards Gala is a black tie-optional ceremony, dinner and party that has long been one of IABC’s most prestigious events. It’s a perfect opportunity celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of your team or clients. IABC honors Gold Quill Award winners, IABC Fellows, and winners of the Chairman’s Award, Jake Wittmer Award, and Sharon Berzok Award.

Table Sponsorship Package (10 seats) – US$2,000

Celebrate your winning team with a reserved table at the Excellence Awards Gala with logo recognition on World Conference and Gold Quill Awards websites and at the event.

  • Reserved post-awards ceremony dinner table for 10 guests.
  • Reserved seating at awards ceremony.
  • Logo on World Conference website.
  • Logo on Gold Quill website.
  • Logo recognition on screen at Excellence Awards Gala.

$25,000 – Marquee Level Sponsor of the Excellence Awards Gala

  • Branding at 4 Gold Quill case study breakout sessions during the World Conference.
  • Logo on Gold Quill website branding to the Gold Level Excellence Awards Gala sponsorship.
  • Cross-branding of your organization with a link to your website in all print and online promotional material for the Gold Quill Awards / Excellence Awards Gala.
  • Two free entries to the Gold Quill Awards program.
  • Opportunity to participate on stage to make welcoming remarks or to present an award.
  • One dinner table at the Gold Quill Awards / Excellence Awards Gala for 10 guests.
  • Onsite branded signage at the Gold Quill Awards / Excellence Awards Gala.
  • Package includes the following 2019 World Conference benefits:
    • 10 x 10 exhibit space (Monday, 10 June from 7:30am-6:00pm PST, Tuesday, and 11 June from 7:30am – 4:30pm PST)
      • Includes 4 passes for exhibit staff.
    • Opportunity to have your booth raffle prizes promoted by IABC.
    • Logo and company description listed in conference website with link to sponsor’s site.
    • Your brand associated with the Gold Quill Awards/ Excellence Gala on the digital monitors placed in high-traffic areas.
    • Three World Conference and Excellence Gala registrations (Full Registrations).
    • Two passes to the IABC Leaders’ Reception (invitation-only; Saturday, 8 June).
    • Opportunity for a 20-minute Solution Provider presentation in the Solution Provider Mini-Theater.
    • Recognition, logo and link to your company in the conference app.
    • Opportunity to place company literature in room at the Gold Quill Awards/ Excellence Gala.

For more information, contact:

Pamela Strother, CAE
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Learn more about the options for becoming a year-round sponsor of the Gold Quill Awards.


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