DIVISION 1: COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT

The Communication Management division covers projects, programs and campaigns that are guided by a communication strategy. Entrants must demonstrate how their project applied a full range of planning and management skills, including research, analysis, strategy, tactical implementation and evaluation.

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE – WINNERS BY CATEGORY

Internal Communication

Stronger Than You Know

London Police Service
Roxanne Beaubien


Media Relations

Announcing a new type of vaping-related lung injury

Lawson Health Research Institute
Robert DeLaet, Laura Goncalves

Profiling fecal transplants to treat melanoma

Lawson Health Research Institute
Robert DeLaet, Laura Goncalves


Community Relations

Vital Signs

London Community Foundation and sagecomm


Corporate Social Responsibility

Nature Fresh Farms Holiday Giveaway

Northern Commerce
Kate Coleman, Marika Tselonis, Jen Brennan, Sara Lindsay, Breann Glasier, Alex Nisavic, Brooke Bondy


Nonprofit Campaigns

New Canvas of Life

Lashbrook Marketing & PR
Laurie Lashbrook, Tristan Joseph, Renée Pelland, Ryan McLarty, Sarah Humphrey


AWARDS OF MERIT – WINNERS BY CATEGORY

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication

#MyLifeHere

Libro Credit Union
Tina Van Loon, Emily Strybosch, Sarah Fergusson, Lyndsay Bigley, Mikala Crawford, Ala-Dean Naghmoush, Sarah Beyea, Katy Boychuk, Tenzing Communications


Customer Relations

DocTalks

St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Matthew Overall, Renee Sweeney


Community Relations

Gordie Howe International Bridge – Community Benefits Plan

Gordie Howe International Bridge project
Heather Grondin, Stephanie Campeau, Mark Butler, Katie Bosco, Tara Carson, Courtney Sweet

Engaging the Public in Developing an Integrated Community Master Plan

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


Diversity and Inclusion

London Newcomer Day

City of London
Jill Tansley, Emily Low, Amy Caron


Division 2: Communication Research

Entries in this division recognize the importance of research and measurement as a foundation for strategic communication work and a competency that is integral to success throughout the career of a communication professional. A clear understanding of why the research was needed demonstrates its strategic value to an organization.

AWARDS OF MERIT – WINNERS BY CATEGORY

Communication Research

Canadian university presidents as social media communicators

Jane Antoniak
Research Supervisor, Dr. Alexandre Sevigny, McMaster University, Master of Communications Management program


Division 4: Communication Skills

The communication skills division includes marketing and communication elements that showcase technical skills such as editing, writing, design and multimedia production. Entries in this division are generally tactical in nature. Entrants must demonstrate strategic alignment, the creative process and measurable results tied to objectives.

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE – WINNERS BY CATEGORY

Special and Experiential Events

International ACAC Conference

Western University
Kris Dundas, Carolyn Ford, Brady Parr, Betty Chang, Monica Escobar, Lise Laporte, Crystal Lamb, Wendy Murray, Holly Doty, Meaghan Holder, Michael Zaigh

London Health Research Day 2019

Lawson Health Research Institute & Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Robert DeLaet, Emilly Dubeau, Giovanni Foco, Laura Goncalves, Emily Leighton, Crystal Mackay, Jennifer Parraga, Natalie Wakabayashi, Alicia Baertsoen, Rachelle Provost


Audio/Visual

Pride London Festival 2019 Highlight Reel

MC Spirit Studios
Jason Plant, Ashley Palmer

Getting Ready to Welcome You, Mustangs! Video

Housing and Ancillary Services, Western University
Calista Powell, Lindsay Arnold, Lina Wang, Andronicus Wu

Cheyenne’s Story

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


Publications

The Fanshawe Annual 2019

Fanshawe College
Joanna Dales, Brandy Huxley, Dave Schwartz, Agata Lesnik, John Sing, Elaine Gamble, Courtney Ecker


Writing

Cool Place to Work

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


AWARDS OF MERIT – WINNERS BY CATEGORY

Special and Experiential Events

#LondonCAN Exchange Event

Entrepreneurship Support Network (ESN) Committee
London Economic Development Corporation, TechAlliance, City of London, Small Business Centre, Propel Entrepreneurship, Leap Junction, Pillar Nonprot Network, Societe Economique De L’Ontario, Futurpreneur

Bell Let’s Talk Day at King’s University College
Student Entry

King’s University College
Kylie Castle, Lourdes Hurtado, Zirda Kiki, Aysenur Ece Kurt, Spenser Henstock (Supervised by Chantal Quagliara and Jane Antoniak)

PIR Open House 2018

Lawson Health Research Institute
Laura Goncalves, Robert DeLaet


Audio/Visual

Bluewater Health Recruitment

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


Publications

Impact Western – Be Extraordinary Campaign Celebration Edition

Western University
Cory Habermehl, Scott Woods, Gulnara Shafikova, Terry Rice

The Page: Special Accreditation Issue

London Health Sciences Centre
Marek Kubow

Achievements Report

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Jennifer Parraga, Emily Leighton, Crystal Mackay, Giovanni Foco

Bluewater Health Annual Report

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


Writing

Culture of Kindness – Canadian Nursing Journal

Bluewater Health
Julia Oosterman, Birgit Lacey, Kristina Vanek


STUDENT AWARDS

2020 Western Continuing Studies Public Relations Student Award of Excellence

Cynthia Yi
Western Continuing Studies Diploma in Public Relations Program

2020 Canada Life Student Award of Excellence

Lauren Nanne
Fanshawe College Public Relations – Corporate Communications Program

2020 Canada Life Leadership Award

Lauren Nanne
Fanshawe College Public Relations – Corporate Communications Program

2020 The Marketing Department (TMD) Award for Academic Excellence in Graphic Design

Carlie Vanderwerff
Fanshawe College Graphic Design Advanced Diploma Program