Bronze Quill 2017 – Call for Entries


The International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC) Bronze Quill Awards recognize outstanding employee communications, public relations, media relations, community relations, government affairs and marketing communication efforts. The Tulsa Chapter’s Bronze Quill Awards is open to all communicators – members and non-members alike.

Never written a Bronze Quill? Want to sharpen your skills and go for Silver or Gold? Join us Oct. 19 for Write a Winning Bronze Quill Entry, featuring Ginger D. Homan, ABC.

Quick Facts:

  • Early deadline for entries is Friday, Dec. 16 by midnight.
  • Final deadline for entries is Saturday, Dec. 31 by midnight.
  • Awards ceremony will be Thursday, March 2.
  • Fellow IABC members from other chapters across the U.S. will review entries and provide solid feedback.
  • Entry fees:
    • IABC members: $50 per entry
    • Non-members: $60 per entry
    • Non-profit and students: $40 per entry

How to get involved:

Submit an entry! A win would look awesome on your resume and the trophy would look super-fancy on your desk.

For questions about Bronze Quill, contact Kim Kuehler at or 918-838-5177.


October is Member Month – Renew or join now to save and potentially win a prize!


There are a number of incentives being offered this month.

New members:
New and lapsed members who join or reinstate will receive a 10 percent discount on their International IABC dues and have their $40 application fee waived. This dues discount is a one-time offer and only available for October 2016 Member Month. They will also be entered in a drawing for one of two $500 Amazon gift cards, just for new and reinstating members.

Renewing members:
Current members who renew in October will receive a 10 percent discount on International IABC dues. They will also be entered into a drawing to win one of two $500 Amazon gift cards – just for renewing members.

Current members referring new members:
Members who refer new members to join IABC will receive a $10 Amazon e-gift card for every new or lapsed/reinstated member who lists them as a referral source. Members may not list themselves as their referral source. There is no limit to the amount of e-gift cards a member can earn and e-gift cards will be sent with IABC branding. Members who refer peers will be recognized on the IABC website as a Community Champion for the months of November and December. We will also provide special recognition at the IABC 2017 World Conference as an IABC Champion.

Need a reason to join or renew? Check out all the benefits membership provides!