Now is the time to enter your best work in one or more of 28 categories.
Awards are available in the following categories:
- Education & Training
Winners will be recognized with an engraved award, an announcement on the IABC Heritage Region website and a presentation at the IABC Heritage Region Conference, to be held in Detroit, Michigan, Sept. 22-24.
Silver Quill Award recipients who attend will receive their awards during a Sept. 23 luncheon presentation in front of their peers.
Deadline & Fees
Early Bird Pricing through April 8, 2019
Members: $85 | Non‐members: $110
Full‐time student members: $25
Regular Deadlines & Fees
April 9 - May 13, 2019
Members: $100 | Non‐members: $125
Full‐time student members: $35
Complete information, including past winners and selected work plans, is available at silverquill.iabcheritage.com. Choose Previous Recipients for examples of award-winning work.
How to Enter
1. Visit our website: silverquill.iabcheritage.com.
2. Read "How to Enter".
3. Choose your division and category.
4. Write your work plan and save it as a PDF (or fill in the online questionnaire for Skills Division entries).
5. Gather your work sample(s). You may submit up to five.
6. Upload your entry and submit payment at iabchrsilverquill.awardstage.com
IABC Heritage Region Silver Quill Chair
The IABC Heritage Region awarded two members with scholarships to the World Conference in Vancouver earlier this year. Nancy Sarpolis from the Detroit Chapter shares the key themes from the conference in her blog.
Attending the recent IABC World Conference was like being the proverbial kid in a communications candy store. Just look at the conference line-up: Communicating artificial intelligence. Driving culture change. Standing out in a noisy market. Engaging remote workers. Yes, please!
But with nearly a hundred sessions and networking events at this year’s event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, choices had to be made. And even though I couldn’t attend them all, there were several common themes…
The IABC Heritage Region is currently accepting nominations for scholarships to attend the annual conference in Detroit this September. Nominations must be submitted by August 23, 2019.
The IABC Heritage Region is excited to deliver our annual conference in Detroit from September 22-24. The role communicators play within organizations continues to grow and evolve. This year’s conference is designed to equip you with the best practices and case studies that will help you elevate your role and influence.
Keynote speakers include:
Alison Davis, founder and CEO, Davis & Company – “Becoming a Superstar Communicator”
Aaron Foley, chief storyteller, City of Detroit –…
From now until April 12, the Heritage Region is accepting nominations for scholarships to attend the World Conference in Vancouver. Don't miss out on this great professional development opportunity.
From June 9 – 12, communicators from around the globe will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia for the 2019 IABC World Conference. With the theme Think Forward, the conference will explore new challenges and opportunities facing the communication profession. Thought leaders, communications professionals, and students will gather to discuss the state of the industry and learn how to be better at our craft.
The Heritage Region wants to support chapter and member-at-large leaders and…
“What’s in it for me?” – Way more than I ever thought! My thoughts and experience at the 2018 IABC Heritage Region Conference
IABC Heritage Region Conference scholarship recipient Shannon McCarthy reflects on her experience at the conference in Richmond, Va. Shannon is the co-director of social media for the Detroit Chapter of IABC. She and the Detroit board can't wait to host the 2019 conference.
I tend to be one of those people that likes to be fully prepared before walking into a new, unfamiliar environment. My nerves run rampant for days leading up to the occasion. I’m not a big fan of surprises or just “going with the flow,” which I guess is a bit ironic considering I’m a communications expert and that’s typically not what happens.
So, when I found out that I received a scholarship to attend my first IABC Heritage Region Conference, you bet I prepared. I had my business cards, my…
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Earning an IABC Silver Quill award is a mark of distinction in the communication profession. Complete information is available on our website at https://iabcheritage.igloocommunities.com/silver quill.