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Enter the AWC Clarion Awards. Compete with the best.

Published on 2/2/2017

Enter the AWC Clarion Awards. Compete with the best.


  • Awards include more than 100 categories across all communications industries
  • Early Bird deadline – February 27, 2017
  • Entries due April 10, 2017
  • Easy online submission of nominations


Springfield, MO – Feb. 2, 2017 - You’ve put your heart into that story or communications campaign. Now enter the AWC Clarion Awards for your efforts to be recognized nationally as among the best in the media industry. 

Sponsored by the Association for Women in Communications (AWC), The Clarions are recognized throughout the communications industry as achievements of excellence and professionalism. The Clarions include more than 100 categories — advertising, education, fundraising, graphic design, internal communications, magazines, marketing, feature writing, online journalism, public relations, radio, television and special events.

The awards are open to everyone, to organizations large and small. Importantly, peer judges review each submission based on budget size, so all entries are considered fairly.

Enter your work today. To do so, simply visit the AWC website at and click the link to the Clarion Awards site, complete the online entry forms, upload any supporting materials, review your entry and submit. It’s never been easier to gain recognition as one of today’s top communications professionals!

To qualify, more than half of an entry must have been published, broadcast or implemented between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016. Early Bird savings of up to 25 percent are available until February 27, 2017. All entries must be submitted by the final deadline of April 10, 2017. Visit the Clarion website for further details and online registration.

Founded in 1909, the Association for Women in Communications is the premier resource for those working or studying in the communications field. With chapters throughout the U.S., AWC offers opportunities for professional development, networking and advancement. Visit to learn more.