IoIC is on the hunt for an ICon

end-logo
ICon_header

IoIC is on the hunt for an ICon

The Institute of Internal Communication (IoIC) has launched its ICon Awards 2015 and is on the hunt for talented IC professionals.

ICon_headerICon Awards celebrate and recognise people who consistently turn theory into great internal communication practice.

So if you are looking for external recognition or to boost the confidence of your team or people you mentor, I recommend having a look and considering entering.

You don’t need to be a member to enter the awards. It costs IoIC members £40 + VAT = £48, and non-members £60 + VAT = £72, to enter.

What’s the thinking behind them? Well, they aim to :

  • promote and reward individual talent
  • promote and reward IC effectiveness
  • demonstrate what best practice and excellence look like.

“With increased pressure to do more with less in the workplace, it’s all the more important that good work is acknowledged and encouraged through awards and recognition,” says IoIC chief executive Steve Doswell. “Take this chance to commend a colleague – or enter yourself.

“Show us the evidence, and a panel of senior practitioners will view your work and make their judgement.”

There are eight categories:

  • In-house team – corporate
  • In-house team – public/not for profit
  • Editor – for work in any media or format
  • Writer – for work in any media or format
  • Designer – for work in any media or format
  • Image creator – video, photography, illustration
  • Digital innovator – mobile, app, video, intranet
  • Community manager – intranet, social network

The deadline for entries is Wednesday 30 September 2015 and winners will be announced at the Communicator of the Year (CoTY) lunch on Thursday November 12 in London.

Download the entry pack.

Further reading: See the IoIC website for more information.

Best of luck. If you’re looking for advice and pointers on entering awards, see my How to enter comms awards and Seven reasons to enter comms awards articles.

Rachel

Post author: Rachel Miller

First published on the All Things IC blog 28 July 2015.

RELATED POSTS

Day four: ODEON’s employer brand strategy-image

Day four: ODEON’s employer brand strategy

Developing and protecting an organisation’s reputation as an employer is important, not only to attract and retain employees, but for a company’s efficiency, brand value an...

Read moreRead more
Day three: What we can learn from #CommsConf-image

Day three: What we can learn from #CommsConf

How can you ensure your organisation’s internal communication demonstrates results? That was the topic addressed by #CommsConf in London back in June this year. This is the ...

Read moreRead more
Day two: How UKTV launched its company purpose-image

Day two: How UKTV launched its company purpose

This summer, UKTV launched its new company purpose to colleagues with a beautiful animation. Soraya Shaboon, UKTV’s Internal Communications Manager is here to tell All Things IC...

Read moreRead more

Leave a comment


Post commentPost comment






*

Learn about internal comms

Who’s hired All Things IC
Get updates by email
Download the All Things IC app
Shares