Elevate your craft: Enter the Silver Quill awards programme 2023

Are you committed to mastering your craft and making a meaningful impact? Then the 2023 IABC Africa Silver Quill awards programme is your platform for recognition and growth.

Why enter?

  • Recognition: Shine a spotlight on your exceptional work.
  • Feedback: A chance to learn from seasoned professionals.
  • Legacy: Be part of a tradition spanning four decades.

What sets this programme apart?

  • 28 diverse categories: From PR to Digital Communication, we’ve got you covered.
  • Global standards: Entries are judged based on rigorous IABC global standards.

Deadlines & Fees

  • Early-bird entries: Friday, 29 September 2023
    R1 099.00 for members / R1 599.00 for non-members
  • Final entries: Friday, 6 October 2023
    R1 599.00 for members / R2 099.00 for non-members

How to enter

  • Create a work plan that outlines your objectives, strategies, and results. Include a work sample to showcase your skills.
  • Submit your entry to


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Last year’s high achievers

The Africa Region shone globally, winning 11 Gold Quills and a prestigious global Gold Quill Best of the Best award, as well as the Jake Wittmer trophy for communication research.

Join the ranks of excellence


“Silver Quills aren’t just awards; they’re a learning experience and a stepping stone to greatness,” says Camilla Osborne, IABC Africa Regional Chair.

Contact us

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