2015 EMENA winners

Members in the EMENA region won an impressive total of 15 Excellence and 14 Merit awards in the 2015 Gold Quill Awards. Congratulations!

Download a list of all the 2015 winners

Excellence Awards

  • External Communication Research: “Communication Lab: Bringing up science communicators in Russia” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Research Innovation: “The eBay intervention – a new way of measuring the personality of the business” – eBay (UK)
  • Employee Engagement: “ETF 20th Anniversary – Learn More” – European Training Foundation (Italy)
  • Community Relations: “Communication Lab: Bringing up science communicators in Russia” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Media Relations: “Communication support for the Sochi 2014 All-Russian Olympic Torch Relay” – CROS (Russia)
  • Customer Relations: “We like to do good deeds” – Mercator, d.d. (Slovenia)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: “Chemgeneration project” – Propiar d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Advocacy Communication: “Communication Lab: Bringing up science communicators in Russia” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Internal Communication: “HSBC NOW – Our Stories” – HSBC (UK)
  • Non-Profit Campaigns: “UNITING VOLUNTEERS HEARTS Program Communication support program for Sochi 2014 volunteer team” – CROS (Russia)
  • Brand Communication: “Even you need Donat Mg” – Pristop d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Social Media Programs: “Pro-Vision строит будущее LEGO Russia в Instagram” – Pro-Vision Communications (Russia)
  • Social Media Programs: “Living my life” – Pristop d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Digital Communication Channels: “Creative channel LEGO Russia” – Pro-Vision Communications (Russia)
  • Special Events – External: “The Big Book Award” – CROS (Russia)
  • Internal Communication: “eBay – nudging colleagues to ‘be the customer” – eBay (UK)
  • Internal Communication: “Internal communication campaign ‘Secret Angels’ for the launch of Vipnet’s corporate volunteering program” – Vipnet (Croatia)
  • Media Relations: “UNITING VOLUNTEERS HEARTS Program Communication support program for Sochi 2014 volunteer team” – CROS (Russia)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: “I Help My City festival” – CROS (Russia)
  • Government Communication Programs: “Walls of Piran: Pretty as a Picture” – Studio Kernel, d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Government Communication Programs: “One Country, One Team: Building support for Russian athletes before and during the Sochi Olympics” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Non-Profit Campaigns: “Communication support for the Sochi 2014 All-Russian Paralympic Torch Relay” – CROS (Russia)
  • Brand Communication: “Every day we give our best” – Pristop d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • External Communication Training: “Bringing up science communicators in Russia” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Digital Communication Vehicles: “We Stay on Track” – Studio Kernel Zavarovalnica Triglav (Slovenia)
  • Digital Communication Vehicles: “Petrol Ambassador” – Petrol d.d. Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Digital Communication Vehicles: “The four B’s of eBay” – eBay (UK)
  • Digital Communication Channels: “The Open Science: Connecting Russian Scientists to the media” – SPN Communications (Russia)
  • Audio/Visual: “Local Skills Matter: Videos from the ETF Entrepreneurial Learning Project” – European Training Foundation (Italy)

About the awards

GoldQuill_Double_webThe Gold Quill Awards is IABC’s premier program recognizing and fostering excellence in the field of business communication. For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators on a global scale.


Since 2008, more than 4,451 projects have been entered in the Gold Quill Awards and hundreds of winners have emerged to claim their prize. Their outstanding work in serving their organizations with innovative thinking, creative solutions and demonstrable results, lives as a testament to the best that the profession has to offer. The Gold Quill winners are celebrated each year at the sparkling Excellence Gala at the IABC World Conference.