International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) - Edmonton

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) - Edmonton

May 22, 2012 18:10 ET

An Evening of Award Winning Work and Hollywood Glamour

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - In two weeks, Northern Alberta's communicators will gather to celebrate the most outstanding communications work Northern Alberta has to offer. Communicators will gather on June 5, 2012 to enjoy an evening of old Hollywood glamour at IABC Edmonton's annual Capital Awards Gala.

"The Capital Awards Gala is the premier event celebrating the best in communications work in Northern Alberta," says IABC Edmonton President Kate Lister. "We see work submitted from every sector, across every discipline and from some of the region's brightest agencies. The Capital Awards are a testament to the quality of communication work being done in our community, which is truly deserving of a fabulous celebration."

On Tuesday, June 5, join IABC Edmonton for the 2012 Capital Awards Gala at the TransAlta Arts Barns (10330 84 Avenue). Cocktails begin at 5:00 p.m., followed by the Annual General Meeting, dinner service and lastly the awards presentation at 7:00 p.m.

In addition to awards in areas such as Communications & Marketing Programs & Campaigns, Special Events, Visual Communications and many more, IABC Edmonton will award three Awards of Distinction. The Capital Communicator of the Year award goes to a senior leader in an organization who holds a non-communications position but who openly supports the importance of the role of communications in the organization's success. The Communicator of the Year award goes to a communications professional who has executed exemplary communication strategies and tactics in 2011 and throughout his or her career. The Member of the Year award goes to a member who has provided outstanding service to IABC Edmonton.

This year, Hok Nik Creative, McCallum Printing Group Inc., Frame 30, Royal Roads University, Mojo Photo Booth, Sturgeon Valley Food & Wine Festival, Harvest Catering, Balance Media, DDB Canada, Marketwire & Sysomos, MacEwan School of Business, Cision, RiverCity Event Rentals, T&J Awards Services and SEP Digital have graciously donated their time and materials to make the IABC 2012 Capital Awards Gala a success.

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About IABC

Founded in 1970, The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) provides a professional network of about 15,000 business communication professionals in over 80 countries. IABC Edmonton currently has over 430 members. These members hold positions in areas such as public/media relations, corporate communications, marketing communication, advertising and many more.

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