Join IABC/Tulsa for the 2018 Bronze Quill

The Annual IABC Bronze Quill event is a celebration of communications.  Bringing a diverse network of communication professionals together for a fun evening of networking and recognition of outstanding work in our field. This event is open to all communicators – members and non-members alike, as well as, family and friends.  Join us for an evening under the stars, celebrating communication stars.


Thursday, April 19, 2018


6 p.m. in the Tandy Garden at Tulsa City-County Library

400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103

(Free parking available in garage)


Suggested attire:  Business formal or cocktail



$50 per person

$350 for table of eight


We want to hear from you!  We have three special awards to recognize excellence in communications.  Helps us celebrate the communication talent in our community by sending in your nomination for any or all of the following categories:


COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR: Honors a member of the community for his or her contributions to the community through communications. This person is not a communicator by profession — but by passion. Previous recipients include former TU coach Bill Self; former Tulsa mayor Susan Savage; former Williams CEO Keith Bailey; Tulsa Community College President Tom McKeon; Pierce Norton, ONEOK; and Nancy Day, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (OCCJ).


PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR: Recognizes the outstanding achievements of an IABC member in his or her career, profession and community. Past recipients include Russ Florence, Kerry Malone, Kim MacLeod, Susie Wellendorf, Ginger Homan, ABC, Tom Droege and others.


RISING STAR: The Rising Star Award will recognize the efforts of professionals new to the communications profession within Tulsa. Join us in saluting the young, dynamic leaders who are shaping the future of communications in Tulsa.

To learn about sponsorship opportunities or to submit a nomination for a special award, please contact Megan Patterson at

Content That Earns Relationships: How to Use the Web and Social Media to Your Advantage


You don’t want customers today. They will quit you. You want relationships, where people will not only read but also follow and share. Get strategy and tactics on how to leverage the advantages that the web and social media give businesses today when it comes to content. You will leave with a to-do list that has helped local businesses in the Tulsa market increase awareness, gain attention, start relationships and boost profits.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to design content that gets attention in the Age of Distraction.
  • How to better position your message, so people will open the email, click through to read and watch the full video.
  • How to give like no one else, so you can build relationships that can’t be broken.
  • How to stay organized and efficient so you can do it all without losing your mind with all the other work you have to do.
  • How to sell these tactics to your bosses when you have no budget, no support and no time.
  • How to make sure you are concentrating on the right measurements to find success.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 28

Where: Tulsa Country Club, 701 N. Union Ave., Tulsa, OK 74127


  • IABC Member fee: $25
  • IABC Non-member fee: $35
  • Student fee: $15
  • Register for this event on EventBrite

About Our Speaker

Jason Collington is a deputy managing editor for the Tulsa World, where he works on digital initiatives for news, advertising and marketing. He teaches classes on digital and social media at 36 Degree North for Tulsa Tech and Oklahoma State University. He is an OSU graduate who worked for the Associated Press before coming to the Tulsa World in 1999.