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Add a Feather to Your Cap: KC Quills Awards Now Accepting Entries

18:43 05 March in KC IABC Blog, Quill news
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The KC IABC Kansas City Quills Awards are now accepting entries. It's time to strut your stuff and compare your work to the best Kansas City has to offer. When you earn a Kansas City Quills Award, you know you are among the elite group of communicators in KC known for excellence in communications strategy, creativity, measurement and innovation. Build credibility, earn recognition for your work, and add...

Final Gold Quill deadline coming up: Jan. 11

09:38 08 January in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Quill news
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The final deadline for the 2017 Gold Quill Awards entries is Wednesday, Jan. 11. Gold Quills recognize excellence in communications and inspired work from around the world. Communicators are encouraged to share their best work and submit entries in 28 categories, in four divisions. Be honored for the dedication, innovation and passion you show in your field! Awards will be presented on June 13 as part of the annual World Conference in Washington, D.C. To enter,...

Here’s what’s up with Bronze Quills 2017

16:47 12 December in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Quill news
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KC IABC’s Bronze Quill program will be on hiatus for 2017. Although we will be taking a break at the local level, communicators are encouraged to share their best work and submit entries for the 2017 Gold Quill Awards, which recognizes inspiring and inspired work from around the world. Gold Quill recognizes excellence in communication and honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators in 28 categories,...

Gold Quill Awards program launches Sept. 19

07:45 16 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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The 2017 Gold Quill Awards program, IABC’s international competition for communicators, launches Monday, Sept. 19. Here are a few notes about this year’s program: The IABC Gold Quill Agency/Team of the Year award, which started in 2015, will also be a part of the program in 2017. IABC is publishing all deadlines, including late submission final date. Once the deadline passes, no extensions or exceptions...

Photos of winners posted from KC Quills event

20:00 15 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Awards of Excellence, Merit and Best of Show went to outstanding communicators from across the Kansas City area at the 2016 KC IABC Quills event on Aug. 30 at Grand Street Café. Also honored were recipients of special annual awards presented by the chapter. See the full list of winners by category. See photos of the honorees....

Honoring outstanding work while making new connections

14:27 13 September in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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We can’t convey how cool it was at the 2016 KC Quills Celebration to have to raise our voices to be heard in casual conversation. What a great feeling to look around the room and take in the lively crowd of more than 100 people – KC IABC members and nonmembers chatting, laughing and shaking hands. The KC Quills celebrate and honor our outstanding work. But...

Floyd Walker Incredible Volunteer for 2016 named

14:37 08 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Elaine Symanski was named recipient of the Floyd Walker Incredible Volunteer award for 2016 at the KC IABC Quills event. Elaine is in her second year of serving as director of digital marketing (webmaster) for the KC IABC board. A longtime chapter member and volunteer, Elaine previously served three terms on the board in various roles. She is also active in the Masters and IndyComm special...

Entrepreneur of the Year honored at Quills event

14:19 08 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Chad Wagner was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 Quills event, sponsored by KC IABC. Chad is a seasoned graphic designer and owner of Chad Wagner Design. With more than 17 years of design experience, he specializes in providing engineering and architecture firms powerful marketing essentials that equip them to attract more prospects and effectively connect with customers. Chad has a bachelor’s degree in visual...

Rising Star for 2016 honored at Quills

14:06 08 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Emily Barnes was named Rising Star for 2016 at the IABC KC Quills event. Emily has served as director of educational relations on the chapter board since 2015. She is passionate about creating avenues for students and young professionals to engage with IABC and the greater Kansas City marketing communications community. She also serves as the board liaison to the KC IABC Young Professionals group and...

Communicators honored at Quills event

15:33 02 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Dozens of outstanding communicators representing a range of businesses and nonprofits across the Kansas City area were honored at the 2016 Quills event at the Grand Street Café on Aug. 30. Awards of Excellence and Merit were presented in two divisions and several categories, along with the Best of Show winner. For a complete list of category winners, see the Quills page. Congrats to all of the...