IABC London Celebrates Communications Excellence at 2018 Virtuoso Awards Celebration

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The London Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) recognized the year’s best in strategic business communications at the annual Virtuoso Awards Celebration. More than 120 communicators gathered at Design House London for this year’s sold out Virtuoso Awards Celebration where more than 20 awards were received by local communications professionals and students.

Professional communicators from Lashbrook Marketing & Public Relations received with the “Best of the Best” award for their work on the London Symphonia Rebrand which was the highest scoring entry among a field of award recipients.

“Winning a Virtuoso award confirms the value communications professionals bring to drive business results for their clients and organizations,” said Anthea Rowe, IABC London President. “As a growing industry, the Virtuoso Awards program helps raise the profile of communications work being done in London as well as elevating the profession as a whole.”

Four students studying communication and public relations at Fanshawe College and Western University were also recognized for aptitude and leadership in communications as well as academic excellence in graphic design. These awards were sponsored by London Life and The Branding Firm Inc.

For a full list of award recipients, visit the Virtuoso Awards website at

The IABC London Virtuoso Awards is southwestern Ontario’s premier professional awards program celebrating excellence in strategic business communications. Virtuoso is a local program aligned with IABC’s annual global and national award programs. Projects are submitted in four divisions: Communication Management, Communication Research, Communication Training and Education and Communication Skills. These divisions represent the key competencies and strategy required to produce best practices in the field and drive business results. By entering award submissions, communicators receive feedback based on international best practices and the chance to receive industry recognition.

About the Virtuoso Awards

The Virtuoso Awards were made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: Northern Commerce Inc., WARPAINT Media, Inc., Nothers Signs & Recognition, Freeman Audio Visual Canada, Corporate Imaging Centre Inc., Fanshawe College, Western University, The In Home Chef, London Life, The Branding Firm Inc., and IABC London.

About IABC London

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) London IABC London is a local chapter of IABC International. Founded in October 1979, the chapter is a community and resource committed to investing in members’ future, supporting career growth, and elevating the communications profession. The chapter’s priorities serve the breadth of membership – representing a diverse range of professional experience, education background, and fields of expertise – and the needs of the profession.


For more information:
Taylor Rummell
Media Relations Representative, Virtuoso Awards
c: 519.854.8941

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