OKLAHOMA CITY (March 16, 2012) —The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Central Oklahoma Chapter is now accepting entries for the 2012 Bronze Quill Awards, a competition that recognizes excellence in communication for local students and professionals. Communications professionals are encouraged to enter in this peer-review based competition to not only achieve recognition and celebrate accomplishments, but to gain insight in areas for improvement or to refine their strategic approach to communicating.
“The Bronze Quill Awards provides an opportunity to measure the quality of our work through professional peer review,” said Dena Drabek, Director of Communications at YMCA Greater Oklahoma City and 2011 Bronze Quill Award Winner. “Being able to demonstrate that we produce meaningful results as communicators helps us prove our value in organizations.”
This year the competition will feature seven categories in three divisions under communications management, communications skills and communications creative. Applicants are encouraged to submit work for several categories. Applicants who submit their work by April 6 will receive the early bird discount. Anyone who joins IABC before April 6 will also receive a free entry. The final entry deadline is April 20. Winners will be announced June 14 at IABC Central Oklahoma’s annual Bronze Quill Award banquet.
“The Bronze Quill is a measurement of the Y’s success in communications. Being an award winner encourages us to set the bar high and to keeps us striving to do better than we did the year before,” said Drabek.
For more information contact Larisha Peterman, IABC Bronze Quill Awards Co-Chair at email@example.com.
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is the premier international knowledge network for professionals engaged in strategic business communication management. IABC was born in 1970 as a merger between the American Association of Industrial Editors and the International Council of Industrial Editors. Today, the IABC community has more than 13,000 members worldwide. Here in Central Oklahoma, our members work in major international corporations, financial institutions, government entities, non-profit organizations and as independent consultants.