The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is pleased to announce the Agency/Team of the Year Award nominees for the 2020 IABC Gold Quill Awards program (#IABCGQ). For more than 40 years, the Gold Quill Awards have recognized business communication excellence worldwide and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry.
The nominees are a global assortment of exceptional communication practitioners, teams and agencies, drawn from a competitive pool of over 550 Gold Quill Award entries. The selections were made following extensive review by more than 250 evaluators. From each list of nominees, a recipient will be announced and presented with an “of the Year” award at the Virtual Excellence Gala to be held on 16 June 2020.
2020 “Agency/Team of the Year” Award Nominees
The “of the Year” special awards highlight the highest-scored entries submitted by an agency or organization. The awards are evaluated based on the number of winning submissions from an entrant.
Boutique Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with five or fewer employees.
- Cropley Communication
- Societe Generale UK
- Studio Kernel
Small Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with six to 20 employees.
- Craft Public Relations
- Ellis Jones
- SimplyConnect Consulting
Mid-Size Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 21–50 employees.
- Livewire Communications Inc.
- Trinity Real Estate Solutions
Large Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 51 or more employees.
- Edelman Canada
- Willis Towers Watson
Nonprofit Communication Department of the Year
- Alberta Cancer Foundation
- Provincial Health Services Authority
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- The Regional Municipality of York
Corporate Communication Department of the Year
- ATB Financial
- PwC Australia