It's your time to shine with an award from the Southern Region of IABC.

Get noticed with a Silver Quill Award

You can gain credibility while building a portfolio of award-winning work that opens doors to new opportunities.

Showcase your innovation, talent and strategic thinking by submitting your communications initiatives for consideration of a Silver Quill Award.

Entries are evaluated on their own merit using IABC’s Global Scale of Excellence seven-point criteria, and trophies are presented to high-scoring work at the Southern Region’s annual conference.

You do not need to be an IABC member to enter.

Watch for the call for entries and submission deadlines in 2023.

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Celebrate Excellence

The Southern Region is pleased to honor outstanding communicators with three Leadership Awards each year. We applaud the positive impact they make on the profession.

Rising Star

Recognizes efforts of members new to the communication profession. We salute these young dynamic leaders who are shaping the future of IABC.

Communicator of the Year

Celebrates members who demonstrate excellence in communication practice as well as IABC leadership. These hard-working people truly are IABC—heart and soul!

Hall of Fame

Commends a lifetime of achievement with the highest honor from the Southern Region. These seasoned experts have raised the standards of the profession.

2022 Leadership Award Recipients

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Rising Star

Lauren Blalock | IABC Houston

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Communicator of the Year

Kareen DiGiovanni | IABC Phoenix

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Hall of Fame

Mary Hills, MA, IABC Fellow, ABC, Six Sigma | IABC Phoenix

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  • We celebrate excellence in the communications profession as well as leadership.

  • Please feel free to contact Bailey Crafton, VP of Awards, with questions.

Contact Bailey Crafton, VP