The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) announced that the 2013 International Clarion Awards Competition is now open for entries. The Clarion Award, in its 41st year, honors excellence in all communications. Awards opportunities lie in more than 100 categories covering many aspects of advertising, education, fundraising, graphic design, internal communications, magazines, marketing, feature writing, online journalism, public relations, radio, television, blogs, and special events.
The competition is open to independent contractors, media companies of all sizes, as well as corporations, small businesses, and nonprofit associations and organizations. Women and men, individuals and organizations, AWC members and nonmembers, students, and international professionals are all invited to submit their work. Past winners include Newsweek, CNN, Vanguard Communications, Pierson Grant Public Relations, Massachusetts School of Law, Self Magazine, Parade Publications, Philadelphia Magazine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Angie’s List Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and many more.
To qualify, more than half of an entry must have been published, broadcast, or implemented between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2012. Peer judges review the work based on budget size, so all entries are considered fairly. Early-bird savings are available until February 28, 2013. Final deadline is March 31, 2013. Clarion Award winners will be recognized at the AWC National Conference in Springfield, IL, during the Clarion/Matrix Award Dinner on Sat. Oct. 19, 2013.
For further details and online registration, please visit https://omnicontests4.com/default.aspx?comp_id=964
About the Association for Women in Communications
Founded in 1909, the Association for Women in Communications has more than 2,600 members nationwide. AWC champions the advancement of women across all communication disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership, and providing media education for its members.