NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Nashville Chapter hosted its 2017 Music City Gold Pen Awards on May 18 at Noah Liff Opera Center in Nashville. WSMV-TV Channel 4 News' Alanna Autler presented awards in 25 categories to area professionals and agencies for their top communication projects. Photos for all winners are posted on Nashville.IABC.com.
Award winners at this year's event, which were sponsored by The Creative Group, a Robert Half Company, and area photographer Bernadette Rudy, represented a range of industries, from agencies to education and healthcare. MP&F Public Relations took home numerous awards for their work in community relations, publications, media relations, digital communications and special events. Other winners included:
- Connexon Partners
- Ingram Barge Company
- MP& F Public Relations
- Tennessee Department of Transportation
- Middle Tennessee State University
- World Christian Broadcasting
Ingram Barge Company's creative services team, which is led by IABC Board Member Lysa Rigo, also received a Gold Quill Award from IABC International at the 2017 Gold Quill Awards event in Washington, D.C., on June 13. Their entry was one of eight, and the only U.S. company to win a 2017 Award of Excellence in Internal Communications for their plan and execution of taking the remote and non-connected portion of their associate base through a digital annual survey process.
"Each year we have the opportunity to recognize some of Nashville's most talented communicators with the Music City Gold Pen Awards," said IABC Nashville Gold Pen Awards Chair Mike Machak. "The awards not only recognize great work but also provide a venue for communicators to connect with industry professionals who are setting new standards for excellence in our vibrant and growing city."
IABC Nashville's next networking opportunity for area communicators is at 11:30 a.m. on July 19 at Maggiano's Little Italy in Nashville's West End. Join IABC Nashville to learn about building trust and connecting with Millennials in your marketing and communications. Online registration is now open.
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IABC Nashville is one of more than 100 chapters in 70 countries providing learning opportunities for its members and professional development sessions that offer new insights into the latest communication trends, technology and issues facing the industry. The chapter is diverse, with members representing area agencies, broadcast stations, corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. IABC Nashville also offers ties to job bank services and the annual Music City Gold Pen Awards program. IABC is the only place to connect with communicators globally. Connect here. Go anywhere!
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