We recognize the best of Kansas City

 

KC IABC has a renowned tradition of honoring the best work of marketing communications professionals. Awards are given in a broad cross-section of communications disciplines and demonstrate the skill that’s applied in the marketplace.

KC Quills
The KC Quills annually honor communicators’ achievements in categories including:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Employee Engagement

  • Customer Relations

  • Employee Engagement

  • Social Media Programs

  • Audio/Visual

  • Corporate Writing

  • Digital Communication

  • Non-Profit Writing

  • Publications

  • Special Events


Arthur Lowell Award Winners
This prestigious award recognizes business communicators who exhibit the qualities of excellence, achievement and civic involvement. Our winners include:

  • 2019 – Sheri Johnson

  • 2018 – Matt Tidwell

  • 2016 – Dean Rodenbough

  • 2015 – Matt Anthony

  • 2014 – Michelle Keller

  • 2012 – Mike Goff

  • 2011 – Anne Canfield

  • 2010 – Tom Murphy

  • 2009 – Eric Morgenstern, APR, Fellow PRSA

  • 2008 – Gary Godbout

  • 2007 – Randy Williams, ABC

  • 2006 – Jeff Xouris

  • 2005 – Barb Schulte

  • 2004 – Lori (Joseph) Wiles

  • 2003 – Julie Bartels Smith, ABC

  • 2002 – Larry Wheeler

  • 2001 – Deb Turpin

  • 2000 – Chris Watkins


Floyd Walker Incredible Award Winners
The Floyd Walker Incredible Award is reserved for KC IABC volunteers who go above and beyond the call of duty in serving the chapter. In 2002, the award was renamed to honor the late Floyd Walker for his sustained contributions to the chapter. The award recognizes members whose service and commitment are “too extraordinary to believe.” We’re thankful for the incredible service of these volunteers:

  • 2019 – Joyce Allard

  • 2018 – Roy Harryman

  • 2016 – Elaine Symanski

  • 2015 – Julie Bartels Smith

  • 2014 – Anna Lewis

  • 2013 – Chris Lakin

  • 2012 – Paul Arnold

  • 2011 – Roy Harryman

  • 2010 – Donna Schwartze

  • 2009 – Justin Goldsborough

  • 2008 – Melanie Deardorff

  • 2007 – Kim Romary

  • 2006 – Justin Scott

  • 2005 – Mike McLaughlin

  • 2004 – Holly Jenks

  • 2003 – Scott Loewen

  • 2002 – Michelle Moore

  • 2001 – Gary Lofstrom