2020 Gold Circle Award Recipients

Recognizing Communication Excellence The Gold Circle Awards program recognizes excellence in marketing, membership and communications programs produced by associations and nonprofits. The 2020 winners set an example for associations developing their own campaigns. Learn more about the Gold Circle Awards, including categories and eligibility requirements.

2020 Overall Excellence Award Winner

Infectious Diseases Society of America

#WhyIVaccinate: Taking Twitter by Storm to Spread the Truth About Vaccines


2020 Gold Circle Award Winners List for Marketing & Promotion


Association Name

Application Entry Title


Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

Saving Jobs and Lives – End Device Tax

Convention/Meetings Marketing

Insured Retirement Institute

IRI Annual Conference Marketing Campaign

Digital Content

Infectious Diseases Society of America

#WhyIVaccinate: Taking Twitter by Storm to Spread the Truth About Vaccines


National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies

Perspectives Magazine


Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM Industry Advisor e-Newsletter

Media/Public Relations

Institute of Management Accountants

Management Accounting - The Gateway to More

Member Retention

American Urological Association

Stretching Beyond Excellence – American Urological Association’s 2019 Member Retention Campaign

Member/Volunteer Engagement


ISACA's 50th Anniversary: Honoring Our Past, Innovating Our Future

Membership Recruitment 


IPC Membership Recruitment Campaign

New Product/Service Launch

Chicago Association of REALTORS®

Young Professionals Network (YPN) Real Estate Boot Camp

Print Magazine

American Optometric Association

Member print magazine (AOA Focus) redesign re-imagined


National Association of REALTORS®

That's Who We R 2019 Consumer Advertising Campaign


National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

My Legacy, My Hospice: Lou's Story


Society of Surgical Oncology

SSO Website


2020 Merit Award Winners


Association Name

Application Entry Title

Digital Content

Society of Women Engineers

Society of Women Engineers' "Diverse" Podcast


American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

College Insider

Member Retention


Membership Restructuring Initiative

Member/Volunteer Engagement

Austin Board of REALTORS®

Be A Member Campaign

Rebranding Campaign

American Physical Therapy Association



National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers