IABC Awards

OCIABC Beacon Awards

What is a Beacon Award?

The Beacon Awards recognize excellence in business communication in Oregon and southwest Washington.  They are awarded to professionals who have proven that their communication programs effectively furthered the goals of their organization by boosting revenue, saving money, rallying employees or otherwise contributing to a successful outcome.

The next round of Bronze Beacon Awards is coming in 2017!

Bronze Beacon Award winners

2014  2013   2012   2011    2010    2009   2008    2007    2006

2005    2004   2003    2002   2001    1999    1998


OCIABC service awards

Rodney Adair Award for Distinguished Service

This is the highest honor our chapter can bestow to a member. Rodney Adair left our organization with a legacy of active membership and dedicated service, and the chapter created the Rodney Adair Award “for sustained and exceptional service to the association and for professional advancement.”

Chapter service awards

OCIABC also recognizes volunteers for their dedicated service to the organization.


International and regional awards

IABC Pacific Plains Silver Quill Awards

In these regional awards, entrants compete with the best communicators from 19 western and midwestern states. Learn about the Silver Quill Awards and how you can get your chance to shine. Recent winners from OCIABC.

IABC International’s Gold Quill Awards

For more than 25 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards program has been the hallmark of excellence in business communication. From the many thousands of entries submitted throughout the years, only the most outstanding communicators have been honored with this coveted award. The Gold Quill Awards program is an annual international competition which offers professional communicators an opportunity to have their work evaluated by expert judges. A compilation of current and past is available from IABC. IABC members can view case studies free in the IABC Online Library.