2016 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 2016 winners set an example for associations developing their own campaigns.

2016 Gold Circle Award Honorees

Category Assignments


Entry Title

Convention/Meetings Campaign

American Academy of PAs

AAPA Conference 2015: Imagine What’s Next

Media/Public Relations/
Advocacy Campaign

Soil Science Society of America

The International Year of Soils: A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity

Media/Public Relations/
Advocacy Campaign

American Nurses Association

Celebrating the Power of Nursing:  #NursesShareYourStethoscopes

Member Retention Campaign

American Chiropractic Association

Membership Matters: FY2016 Retention Campaign

Membership Recruitment

Credit Union National Association

Go All In with CUNA Councils

New Product/Service
Launch Campaign

Auto Care Association

Auto Care Careers

Print Magazine

International Interior Design Association



Society of Women Engineers

Global Rebrand


Urology Care Foundation

"Know Your Stats® About Prostate Cancer" PSA


American College of Rheumatology


2016 Merit Award Winners

Category Assignments


Entry Title



Marketing a Global Experience: DMA’s Annual Event

Media/Public Relations/ Advocacy Campaign

International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

World Thrombosis Day 2015

Media/Public Relations/
Advocacy Campaign

Massachusetts Medical Society

Opioids Education and Communication Program

New Product/Service Launch Campaign

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

AHIMA IGPulseRate™ launch

Print Magazine

National Association of Secondary School Principals

Principal Leadership Magazine Redesign


American Society of Interior Designers

Impact of Design