ASAE Opens Call for 2013 Gold Circle Award Nominations

ASAE is now accepting entries for the 2013 Gold Circle Award (GCA) competition. GCA recognizes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit communications across 16 categories, including: Convention/Meetings Marketing Campaign, E-Magazine, Innovative Communications, and New Member Orientation Piece. Deadline to apply is December 20.

WASHINGTON — ASAE is now accepting entries for the 2013 Gold Circle Award (GCA) competition. GCA recognizes excellence, innovation, and achievement in association/nonprofit communications across 16 categories, including: Convention/Meetings Marketing Campaign, E-Magazine, Innovative Communications, and New Member Orientation Piece. Deadline to apply is December 20.

The Communications, Marketing and Membership councils are leading the GCA initiative. A winner from each category will be selected, and there will be one overall winner that receives the Gold Circle Award for Overall Excellence, formally known as the Council’s Choice Award. Past winners of the overall award include American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and US Chamber of Commerce.

“The Gold Circle Award competition recognizes and rewards organizations whose membership, marketing, and communication campaigns exemplify the effective and innovative use of strategies and tactics to reach their target audiences,” said Lauren Janik, director, marketing TMA Resources and chair of the Gold Circle Awards Committee. “It’s also a great opportunity for association professionals to learn from their peers and potentially adopt new ideas and strategies for use on their own future projects.”

Here are this year’s categories:

  • Branding Campaign
  • Convention/ Meetings Marketing Campaign
  • E-Magazine
  • E-Newsletter
  • Innovative Communications
  • Integrated Communications Campaign
  • Media/Public Relations Campaign
  • Members Retention Piece
  • Membership Recruitment Piece
  • New Member Orientation Piece
  • New Product/Service Launch Campaign
  • Print Magazine
  • Print Newsletter
  • Re-branding Campaign
  • Video
  • Website

If you would like to volunteer to judge the 2013 Gold Circle Awards, visit Volunteer Town Square in Collaborate. For more information about the GCA competition, such as reviewing award categories and last year's winners, eligibility requirements or to submit an application online, visit www.asaecenter.org/goldcircle.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Sabrina Kidwai, [email protected], 202-326-9505.

About ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership
ASAE is a membership organization of more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing 10,000 organizations. Its members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations across the United States and in nearly 50 countries around the world. With support of the ASAE Foundation, a separate nonprofit entity, ASAE is the premier source of learning, knowledge and future-oriented research for the association and nonprofit profession, and provides resources, education, ideas and advocacy to enhance the power and performance of the association and nonprofit community. For more information about ASAE, visit www.asaecenter.org.

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