Montréal, Canada, June 6, 2018 – Yesterday the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) announced the Agency/Team of the Year Award winners for the 2018 IABC Gold Quill Awards program (#IABCGQ). For more than 40 years, the Gold Quill Awards program has recognized business communication excellence worldwide and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry.
The winners are a global assortment of exceptional communication practitioners, teams and agencies, drawn from a competitive pool of almost 700 Gold Quill Award entries. The selections were made following extensive review by more than 250 evaluators. From each designated list of nominees, a winner was announced and presented with an “of the Year” award at the Excellence Gala as part of IABC’s World Conference in Montréal.
2018 “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.
Small Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with six to 20 employees.
SimplyConnect Consulting, LLC
Mid-Size Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 21–50 employees.
Argyle Public Relationships
Large Agency of the Year: Presented to an outstanding agency with 51 or more employees.
Corporate Communication Department of the Year
Anglo American South Africa
Not-for-Profit Communication Department of the Year
The Regional Municipality of York