Announcing the 2013 Excel Awards – Call for Entries

Mark your calendars for Thursday May 16th, because the 2013 IABC Ottawa Excel Awards – the premier recognition program for Ottawa’s communications, marketing and creative design professionals – are back.

Excel Awards 2013

Do you have an award-worthy communications campaign completed in 2012? The consider preparing an award submission! Submissions will be accepted online from now until Wednesday March 6.

Please download the complete Call for Entries for full details and submission instructions.

The IABC Ottawa Chapter Excel Awards program will promote winners in a variety of ways to professionals across the National Capital Region, including publication on our website, and inviting local media to the Excel Awards Gala. Once again we are searching for the  “Communicator of the Year” Award. Nominate an individual who has excelled in the area of communications and help us celebrate the high calibre of communications professionals that live and work in the National Capital Region.

An award at any level can help you and your department, company, or organization showcase your abilities, strengths and accomplishments. It might just help you justify that budget increase, earn that raise, obtain that dream position, or win that next piece of business.

Prove that your work is exceptional and take the time to celebrate your success by entering your work in the 2013 IABC Ottawa Excel Awards program!


  1. Let the communications community know who you and your work are!
  2. Receive recognition internally and externally for strategic communications excellence.
  3. Market yourself to your peers, prospective clients, and potential future employers.
  4. Start on the path to accreditation.
  5. Prove the value of your work to yourself and your colleagues.

Download the Call for Entries today and start preparing your submissions!

Did you enter the 2012 Silver Leaf or Gold Quill Awards? We follow the same work plan format so re-submit your entry! Please just ensure Division and Category numbers match our Call for Entries guidelines.

Please note: IABC Ottawa is current undergoing a website re-development and the Excel Awards 2013 website will launch with the new site. However we encourage you to get started today.

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