Award winners – 1993 to 2017

IABC Gold Quill

2017 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Maja Oven and Milena Prša, BTC d.d. and Pristop d.o.o. for a BTC project Cycling story: a program for promoting cycling in Slovenia in the category Social Responsibility.
2017 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Lidl Slovenia and PM, business media, for the magazine Preprosto in the category Publications.
  • Studio Kernel: Vita Kernel, Saša Islamović, Janja Ošlaj, Blaž Ulcej, Vid B. Kernel for the project Welcome in the category Government Relations.
2015 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Katja Kek and  Andreja Zadnik Andoljšek, Mercator, d.d for the project We love to do good in the category Customer Relationships;
  • Nina Tomažin, Propiar d.o.o. for the project Chemgeneration in the category Social Responsibility;
  • Simona Pirih, Blaž Vuk, Simona Koren and Ranko Jelača, Pristop d.o.o., Atlantic Grupa d.d. for the project Also you need Donat Mg in the category Communicating the brand;
  • Petra Muth Zupanc and the team, Pristop d.o.o. for the project The world ruler: I’m living life in the category Programs on social networks.
2015 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Vita Kernel, Saša Islamović, Marko Jug and  Leo Bizjak, Studio Kernel d.o.o. for the project Walls of Piran: beautiful as a picture in the category Government Communication Programs
  • Aljoša Bagola, Ana Putrih, Matevž Šmalc, Pristop d.o.o. and  Andreja Zadnik Andoljšek, Mercator d.d. for the project Every day we do our best (65 years of Mercator) in the category Communicating the brand
  • Urška Ojsteršek, Petrol d.d., Ljubljana for the project Petrol Ambassador in the category Digital means of Communication
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel and Tjaša Kolenc, Tomaž Žust, Luka Pušnik, Zavarovalnica Triglav for the project keeping direction in the category Digital means of Communication
 2014 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Petra Muth Zupanc, Pristop, for the project Rhyme with Zlatko and have more of life in the category
2014 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Žiga Čebulj, Pristop, for the project Fighting the grey economy in the category Challenges in Crisis Communication Management, the contracting authority: the Government Communication Office;
  • Tjaša Kolenc, Zavarovalnica Triglav, for the project Let’s clean up the mountains in the category Programs in social media;
  • Špela Kozamernik, Pristop, for the project Good Life in the category Communicating the brand, the contracting authority: Telekom Slovenije;
  • Neža Potočnik, Pristop, for the project Oki Doki in the category Communicating the brand, the contracting authority: Mlekarne Celeia;
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project A story that’s completely ordinary in the category Communicating with several stakeholder groups, the contracting authority: Tourist Association Portorož;
  • Tjaša Kolenc Filipčič, Sašo Sever, Janja Skamlič, Alenka Jančar, Zavarovalnica Triglav, d.d.
    ”The awareness-raising campaign on insurance fraud”
    Division/Category: Communication Management / Multi-audience Programs
    Entrant’s organization.
2013 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Aleksander Salkič and Žiga Fišer, Petrol, for the project The energy of our behaviour – the new values and code of conduct of Petrol in the category Internal communication.
2013 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Ana Verčko Grilec and Anja Komatar Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires, for the project Attenti(!)on for the environment in the category Social Responsibility;
  • Urša Manček, Zavarovalnica Triglav, for the project Let’s clean up the mountains in the category Social media;
  • Eva Pečovnik and Alenka Jakomin, Pristop and Nina Kofler, Žito, for the project sweet messages in the category Communicating the brand, the contracting authority: Žito Group;
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project New dimensions in the category Communicating with several stakeholder groups, the contracting authority: Zavarovalnica Triglav.
2012 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Petra Muth Zupanc, Pristop, for the project »The world ruler«, the contracting authority: NKBM, in the category Marketing Communications
2012 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Igor Medved, Medis, for the project »Idejnica portal«, in the category Social media
  • Aleksander Salkič and Žiga Fišer, Petrol, for the project »Donate Energy for Life«, in the category Social responsibility
  • Ula Spindler, Pristop, for the project »Itak Dzafest 2011«, the contracting authority: Telekom Slovenije, d.d., in the category Special events
  • Ula Spindler, Black Pony, for the project »RedXmasParty«, in the category Special events
2011 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project »Koper for S.O.S.«, in the category »Relations with the local community«
2010 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Ula Spindler, Pristop, for the project “Džafest”, in the category Special events – internal or external
2010 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Eva Aljančič, Simobil, for the project “Shindig for a reason” in the category Special events – internal or external
  • Saša Muzga and Vesna Škrbec, FuturaPR, for the project “Eco-quiz” in the category Social responsibility
  • Miha Rejc, mimovrste, for the project “Building an online community for online store mimovrste=) on social media” in the category Social media
2009 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Vita Kernel and Boštjan Pavletič, Studio Kernel, for the project “For pictures that save lives” in the category Mass Communications
  • Tamara Valenčič, Si.mobil, for the environmental project “Re.misli” in the category Crisis management and crisis communication
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project “For early detection of breast cancer” in the category Social responsibility
2009 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Marjeta Tič Vesel, M.Sc., Pristop, for “Communication program for Kapitalska družba” in the category Mass Communications
2009 Gold Quill – Bussines Issue Award
  • Tamara Valenčič, Si.mobil, for the environmental project “Re.misli”
2008 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Vita Kernel and Barbka Pečar, Studio Kernel, for the project “HIŠA REFOŠKA”, in the category Marketing Communications
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project “Kreutzer. Who has seen it?”, in the category Marketing Communications
2007 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Tina Lazovič, Pristop, for the action »10.000 sleeping bags for Pakistan« for the Red Cross in the category Public Relations
2006 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for »80 days of healthy choices« for Zdravstvena zavarovalnica Triglav, in the category Mass Communications
2006 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Ivanka Mihelčič, Autocommerce d.o.o., for »OK Autocommerce – Autocommerce is OK«, in the category Mass Communications
2005 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Ula Spindler, Pristop, for »I Have Nothing Down There. What About You?« for Pliva Ljubljana in the category Economic, social and environmental development
2004 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Mojca Jejčič, Studio Kernel, for the project »Latest Click«, in the category Electronic and digital communications
  • Romana Lilič, Pristop, for launching Siol TV in the category Special events
  • Anuša Gaši, Agencija Imelda Ogilvy, for the project of Student organization of the University of Ljubljana in the category Communication with employees
2004 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the advertisement »How do I become a Great Master« for Pekarna Grosuplje in the category Mass Communication
2003 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel for »The Masters of the Plaited Heart« for Pekarna Grosuplje in the category Audio-visual
  • Meta Pavlin, Pristop, for the advertisement »Only You« in the category Mass communications
2002 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Vita Kernel and Jana Blaškovič, Studio Kernel, for »Ekometer« in the category Public relations
  • Petra Čadež, Si Mobil d.d., for »Employee brand box« in the category Special design projects
2001 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Mitja Blagajac, SPEM Communication group Slovenia, for the project »A school that opens all the doors« in the category Special events
2001 Gold Quill – Merit Award
  • Violeta Zgonik, Agencija 41, For Mobitel’s 1999 annual report in the category Marketing
  • Sašo Urukalo, Agencija Imelda, for opening of the renewed Abanka main branch
2000 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Ljerka Zupančič, Adria Airways, for Adria Inflight Magazine in the category Publications – Magazines.
  • Tomaž Gerdina, Vitrum, for the presentation of Slovenia on the CD Slovenia ’99 in the category Electronic and interactive communication
2000 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Martina Merslavič, Pristop, for Mobitel’s annual report in the category of Publications – Annual reports
  • Petja Rijavec, M.Sc., Pristop, for the action ”Symbiosis of generations” upon establishing Vzajemna zdravstvena zavarovalna družba in the category of Marketing communications – services.
1999 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda studio, New Year’s greeting card and business gift for the Regional Development Fund
  • Tomaž Gerdina, Vitrum, Presentation CD Slovenia ’98
  • Urša Manček and Violeta Zgonik, Mobitel, Mobitel’s mobile press conference
  • Martina Merslavič, Pristop, Mobitel’s 1997 annual report
1998 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio two awards (in the category Special projects for pastoral clock, a New Year’s card of the Fund for Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas, and for the communication program of KLI Logatec presentation to the target group of customers).
  • Mija Gačnik, Pristop, award for Fructal’s picture book “How the apple-tree caught the dormouse” in the category Special publication
1997 Gold Quill – Award of Excellence
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio, for a corporate graphic image project for the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas
  • Mateja Dimnik Zavrl, Pristop, in the category Special publications for the project SKB bank’s notebook
  • Mija Gačnik, Pristop, in the category Marketing communications for the public relations program upon changing the packaging of Fructal juices and nectars
  • Mija Gačnik, Pristop, in the category Audio-visual skills for the project Fructal tales
  • Brane Gruban, Pristop, in the category Special publications for the SKB Bank employee’s manual
  • Katarina Klemenc, Koda studio, in the category Government relations and relations with the local community for a loan project of the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas
  • Katarina Klemenc, Koda studio, in the category Communication with various public for the project 90 years of Semenarna Ljubljana
  • Darinka Pek Drapal, Pristop, in the category Government relations and relations with the local community for the project of Ecological Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for environmentally friendly heating systems
  • Aleš Razpet, Pristop, in the category Electronic and interactive communication – Internet for Mobitel’s multimedia presentation
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio, in the category Special design projects – organizational identity for a corporate graphic image of the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas
  • Violeta Zgonik, Mobitel, in the category Communication with various public for Mobitel’s social responsibility program: “Where did everyone go?”
1997 Gold Quill – Award of Merit
  • Evelina Bandelj, Lek, in the category Special publications for Lek’s corporate publications
  • Savo Dinjaški, Nova Ljubljanska banka, in the category Publications – annual reports for the Nova Ljubljanska banka 1995 Annual Report
  • Nada Serajnik Sraka, Government Communication Office, in the category Media relations for the presentation of Slovenia and its economy in Japan: “Slovenia, Your Landing Point”
  • Franci Zavrl, Pristop, in the category Government relations and relations with the local community for the project of promoting Slovenian tourism in the domestic public: “Let’s have a good time”
1996
  • Brane Gruban, Pristop, in the category Special publications (media manual for the SKB Bank)
  • Miha Avanzo, Pristop, in the category Publications (Some tips for a friendly use of the cell phone)
  • Katarina Klemenc, Koda studio, in the category Corporate advertising (for the corporate advertisement of Koda studio in MM).
1995
  • Brane Gruban, Pristop, in the category Own promotion (Pristop’s CD – One theme, a thousand approaches)
  • Dejan Verčič, Pristop, in the category Crisis communication (Research Concept for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia)
1994
  • Darinka Pek Drapal, Pristop, in the category Internal communication (Koto annual calendar),
  • Brane Gruban, Pristop, in the category Market communication and services,
  • Dejan Verčič, Pristop, in the category Publications (Pristop magazine).
1993
  • Alenka Paulin, Pristop: in the category Communication with the local community (Public relations program for Belinka)

Chapter Management Awards

1999: Evelina Bandelj, a member of Executive Board of chapter IABC Slovenia 1998/99 for working with members, earned the award for achievements in the field of working with members in the category of small chapters (Award of Merit for commendable achievement in member marketing in the small chapter category).

1998: 5 awards – Three Awards of Excellence for chapter managing, work with members, communication and two Awards of Merit for professional development and finance: Following members of the Executive Board were awarded the prizes: Nada Serajnik Sraka (chairwoman), Simona Rodež Štrucl, Pedja, Ašanin Gole, Katarina Klemenc, Evelina Bandelj, Laura Štraus. The prizes in five out of the six categories awarded the chapter IABC Slovenia with a title the Outstanding Small Chapter in the IABC in 1997/98.

1997: 3 top Awards of Excellence for work with members, professional development and communication: the winning team (Executive Board of the chapter IABC Slovenia 1996/97) consisted of: Pedja Ašanin Gole (chairman), Nada Serajnik Sraka, Katarina Klemenc, Aleš Razpet, Brane Gruban, Manca Šetina Miklič.

2007 Excel Award: The award for communication excellence is awarded by IABC to managers who, with their leadership in the field of communication, contributed significantly to the success of their organizations. Recipient of the 2007 honorary Excel Award, presented by the IABC EME for the European and Middle East region, was Franjo Bobinac, Gorenje CEO.

2009 IABC EMEA award Leader of the Year: The IABC Regional Award for 2009 for achievements in chapter managing and the development of good communication practice in the region was received by Vita Kernel.

EMErald Awards (EMENA Region)

2013
  • Ana Verčko Grilec and Anja Komatar Goodyear Dunlop Sava Tires, for the project Attenti(!)on for the environment in the category Social Responsibility;
  • Urša Manček, Zavarovalnica Triglav, for the project Let’s clean up the mountains in the category Social media;
  • Eva Pečovnik and Alenka Jakomin, Pristop and Nina Kofler, Žito, for the project sweet messages in the category Communicating the brand, the contracting authority: Žito Group;
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project New dimensions in the category Communicating with several stakeholder groups, the contracting authority: Zavarovalnica Triglav;
  • Mateja Dolničar, Renderspace, for the project SiOL Beta Club in the category Customer Relationships, the contracting authority: Telekom Slovenije;
  • Aleksander Salkič and Žiga Fišer, Petrol, for the project The energy of our behaviour – the new values and code of conduct of Petrol in the category Internal communication.
2012 
  • Mira Črešnar, Pristop, for the project »Green Valley«, in the category Communicating the brand, in the category Mlekarna Celeia
  • Milana Simonič, Imelda Ogilvy, for the project »Countless reasons for life«, in the category Relations with the community, the contracting authority: Cancer Patients’ Association of Slovenia
  • Petra Muth Zupanc, Pristop, for the project »The world ruler«, the contracting authority: NKBM, in the category Marketing Communications
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project »Six decades of Pekarna Grosuplje« in the category Publications, the contracting authority: Mercator
  • Urša Manček, Zavarovalnica Triglav, for the project »Let’s clean up the mountains«, in the category Social media
  • Igor Medved, Medis, for the project »Idejnica portal«, in the category Social media
  • Aleksander Salkič and Žiga Fišer, Petrol, for the project »Donate Energy for Life«, in the category Social responsibility
  • Ula Spindler, Pristop, for the project »Itak Dzafest 2011«, the contracting authority: Telekom Slovenije, d.d., in the category Special events
  • Ula Spindler, Black Pony, for the project »RedXmasParty«, in the category Special events
2011 – Double EMErald Winner
  • Vita Kernel, Studio Kernel, for the project »Koper for S.O.S.«, in the category »Mass communications« and »Relations with the local community«
2011 – EMErald Merit
  • Majdi Kosi, Fit Media, for the project »Metal-Cinkara for the winning team«, in the category »Communicating the brand«.
2000 
  • Iztok Verdnik, Pristop, Let’s clean up the network, for Microsoft and Government Communication Office.
  • Petja Rijavec, M.Sc., Pristop, promotion of Donat Mg for Kolinska
  • Petja Rijavec, M.Sc., Pristop, for the project Symbiosis of generations upon establishing Vzajemna zdravstvena zavarovalna družba in the category of Marketing communications – services.
  • Martina Merslavič, Pristop, for Mobitel’s annual report in the category of Publications – Annual reports
  • Alenka Lesjak Jakomin, Imelda 8000, Telekom’s annual report in the category Special publications
  • Sašo Urukalo, Imelda 8000, Telekom’s annual report in the category Design
  • Eva Strohmaier, Imelda 8000, Imeda’s anniversary, in the category Special events
  • Tomaž Grdina, Vitrum, for the presentation of Slovenia on the CD Slovenia ’99 in the category Electronic and interactive communication
  • Igor Lazar, Studio 3S, communication of the work of the European Commission Delegation to Slovenia
  • Blanka Šetinc, SPEM, for the project Children for a better environment, the contracting authority: Tetra Pak
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio, Annual report for Sava d.d. in the category Design
1999 – Award of Merit
  • Evelina Bandelj, Lek, for Lek’s 1998 annual report
  • Tomaž Gerdina, Vitrum for the project CD ROM Slovenia `98
  • Igor Lazar, Studio 3S, for the project 90the anniversary of Kolinska
  • Urša Manček, Violeta Zgonik, Mobitel, for a mobile media conference
  • Martina Merslavič, Pristop, for Mobitel’s annual report
  • Matjaž Potokar, Imelda 8000, for Fonton (phone calls manual for kids), for Telekom Slovenia.
  • Katarina Prešeren, Pristop, for the sales promotion program of Siol Internet services.
  • Petja Rijavec, M.Sc., Pristop, for the promotion program of mineral water Donat Mg
  • Petja Rijavec, M.Sc., Pristop, for the communication support program for carpentry studies at the Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda studio, for direct mailing for Chrysler Jeep Cherokee
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio, for the New Year’s greetings for the Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas
  • Igor Lazar, Studio 3, Public relations
  • Lela B. Njatin, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, writing
 1998 – Award of Merit
  • Igor Šuštar, Koda Studio, two awards (in the category Special projects for pastoral clock, a New Year’s card of the Fund for Public Fund of the Republic of Slovenia for Regional Development and Development of Rural Areas, and for the communication program of KLI Logatec presentation to the target group of customers)
  • Simona Rodež, Lek, award in the category Organizational identity for communication of the entire Lek’s graphic image
  • Evelina Bandelj, Lek, for Lek’s 1996 annual report in the category Annual reports
  • Mija Gačnik, Pristop, award for Fructal’s picture book “How the apple-tree caught the dormouse” in the category Special publication
  • Martina Meslavič, Pristop – award for the program of media relations for the company Svema
  • Mojca Rijavec, SKB bank – award for SKB Bank’s communication guides
  • Lela B. Njatin, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts – award for the communication program “Are you worried about the future?”, in the category Government relations and relations with local communities (non-profit organizations)