IABC Philippines holds Seminars on Quill Awards
Organizations and schools that are gunning for the Company of the Year, Agency of the Year or School of the Year awards in the 2013 Philippine Quill and Philippine Student Quill Awards are encouraged to attend this year’s “Go for Excellence: How to Win a Quill” seminar on July 19 (Friday) at the Unilab Bayanihan Center, Room BCD, in Pasig City.
The Philippine Quill is the most prestigious award in business communication in the country and is is the most comprehensive with 42 categories covering four divisions: communication research management, communication management, communication skills, and communication training and education.
Its junior version, the Philippine Student Quill. is the country’s pioneering nationwide tilt that honors outstanding communication work by full-time college students and exposes them to the highest standards in the communication industry.
IABC Philippines President and IABC Regional Director for North Asia Ritzi Villarico Ronquillo said “the seminars can boost the participants’ chances of winning as they will be able to better understand what the judges will be looking for in the entries.”
The Philippine Quill is known for its stringent judging procedure that follows the global
Standard and ratings set by the International Gold Quill, the biggest award in business communication in the world.
Entries, which cover various disciplines in communication such as public relations, advertising, marketing, events, research, training, publications, design, and multimedia, are evaluated and scored by seasoned and multi-awarded communication professionals and subject experts.
The deadline for submission of entries is on August 16, 2013. There are two seminars on July 19 – for organizations, the Philippine Quill from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and for students, the Philippine Student Quill, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more information, call IABC Secretariat at 756-0424 or log in at www.iabcphilippines.com.
ABOUT IABC & IABC PHILIPPINES
The International Association of Business Communicators(IABC) is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. Established in 1970, the San Francisco, USA-based IABC serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries.www.iabc.com. IABC Philippines is the first country chapter established outside of North America. It is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. It is an association of top business, industrial and organization communicators and professionals. It supports the highest professional standards and practice of exceptional quality and innovation in organizational and business communication, and advocates for continued learning and communication excellence, linking Philippine practitioners with colleagues and practices worldwide. Its two major communication excellence industry awards are the Philippine Quill and the CEO EXCEL. It is a member of the Global Alliance of Public Relations and Communication Management. www.iabcphilippines.com.