IABC’s Bronze Quill Award Ceremony Set For Nov. 17 at Stetson
Gulfport, FL — Top communication professionals in the Tampa Bay area will be honored at an awards ceremony hosted by the local chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) on Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the Great Hall at the Stetson University College of Law.
“The Bronze Quill Award is IABC Tampa Bay’s most prestigious award,” organizers said. “Given annually, the award recognizes the best of the best in communications in several categories, including Writing, Design, Electronic Delivery, Employee Publications and more.”
The featured speaker at the event will be Stetson professor Clark Furlow. His topic is “Business Ethics for Communications Professionals.”
Cost is $50 per person, if pre-registered by Nov. 10, and $60 at the door. Admission includes a reception, two drink tickets and dinner. Tables of eight are available at $500 each. There is a registration link at www.iabctampabay.com.
Dress is business attire, organizers said. Parking is available on the south side of campus, adjacent to the tennis courts. Reception and cocktails will start at 6:30 p.m. Speaker and dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m., followed by the Bronze Quill Awards Ceremony, which is expected to end about 8:30 p.m.
“The Bronze Quill annual competition is an opportunity to recognize excellence in communications throughout Southwest Florida,” a spokesperson said. “Through the Bronze Quill competition, area communicators showcase their talents and compete for Awards of Excellence, Merit and Honorable Mention in a variety of categories.”
The Stetson University College of Law is located at 1401 61st Street South in Gulfport. According to organizers, Stetson’s Executive Director of Communications Frank Klim, will host a campus tour for those who are interested in seeing more of the University’s historic halls.
For more information about the Tampa Bay Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators, visit www.iabctampabay.com.
ABOUT IABC: Founded in 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) provides a professional network of more than 14,794 business communication professionals in more than 70 countries, operating more than 100 chapters around the world, in every industry, within both the public and nonprofit sectors.