Local Communicators Take 2009 Silver Quills

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) recently named the 2009  Silver Quill award winners from 19 states of its Pacific Plains Region—two San Diego residents are among the winners. Silver Quill awards recognize excellence in business communication and programs that boost revenue, save cost, rally employees or otherwise contribute to the success of an organization.

Awards of Excellence:

  • Kate Hardman, Qualcomm, Qualcomm Enterprise Services Leadership Transition
  • Laura J. Shanley, Qualcomm, Employee Trade Show

Awards of Merit:

  • Kate Hardman, Qualcomm, Qualcomm Enterprise Services Leadership Transition
  • Laura J. Shanley, Qualcomm, Talk Back Week and Annual Report About People 2007

The Silver Quill competition invites business communicators throughout IABC’s Pacific Plains Region to participate. The region includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Judges from across the country evaluated entries on strategy, effectiveness and creativity to determine this year’s Silver Quill winners.