2017 IABC Capital Awards Gala

Of Tellers & Keepers 

Tellers of tales, keepers of communication, seers of the unseen, creators like you bring meaning.

Throughout history—from cave walls to computers, hieroglyphics to pixels—communicators have captured and shared heirlooms of insight. They’ve furthered our understanding, with rippling effects.

Find the list of this year's winners here.

Join us as we proudly celebrate the continuum of our calling at this year’s gala. 

Top 3 Reasons to Enter:

1. Exposure
The awards show is promoted throughout Edmonton and area. As a winner, you’ll gain great exposure within the local communications community.

2. Recognition
It’s a chance to showcase your organization’s talent while receiving recognition, both internally and externally.

3. Career growth
Your peers, prospective clients and potential future employers make up our audience—market your skills to them.

500+ Active Members

IABC Edmonton is the third largest chapter in the world. Share your abilities with these influencers.

Enter your work today.

2017 IABC Capital Awards Gala

Blatchford Air Hangar
Fort Edmonton Park
May 25, 2017

Cocktails: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
AGM: 6:45-7:00 p.m.
Dinner and awards: 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Tickets available: March 1, 2017
Buy online here.

Entering and Judging

Full details and entry instructions for each category can be found on the IABC Capital Awards website. Please submit your entries using our online portal.

Submissions Open: February 28, 2017

Entry deadline extended to: April 14, 2017

Information and entries: capitalawards.ca

Divisions and Categories

Division 1: Communication Management
Recognizing projects, programs and campaigns that are guided by a communication strategy. Open to any type of organization.

Category 1: Internal Communication

Category 2: Employee Engagement

Category 3: HR & Benefits Communication

Category 4: Change Communication

Category 5:  Safety Communication

Category 6: Leadership Communication

Category 7: Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication

Category 8: Customer Relations

Category 9: Media Relations

Category 10: Community Relations

Category 11: Government Relations

Category 12: Financial Communication  

Category 13: Issues Management & Crisis Communication

Category 14: Corporate Social Responsibility

Category 15: Social Media Programs

Category 16: Government Communications Programs

Category 17: Nonprofit Campaigns

Category 18: Communication Management, Student Entry

Entries to any category in this division submitted by a student.

DIVISION 2: Communication Research
Recognizing the importance of research and measurement as a foundation for strategic communication work.

Category 19: Communication Research

Category 20:  Communication Research, Student Entry

Entries to any category in this division submitted by a student.

DIVISION 3: Communication Training and Education
Recognizing communications workshops, classes, seminars, training and mentorship. Open to all disciplines.

Category 21: Communication Training and Education

Category 22: Communication Training and Education, Student Entry

Entries to any category in this division submitted by a student.

DIVISION 4: Communication Skills
Recognizing technical skills such as editing, writing, design and multimedia production.

Category 23: Special Events

Category 24: Digital Communication

Category 25: Audio/Visual

Category 26: Publications

Category 27: Writing (print or electronic)

  • Journalism
  • Corporate Writing
  • Promotional Writing
  • Nonprofit writing
  • Writing—Special Projects

Category 28: Communication Skills, Student Entry

Entries to any category in this division submitted by a student.