Nov. 2: 2017 Palmetto Awards Ceremony

We celebrated the outstanding work by communicators across the state at IABC South Carolina’s Palmetto Awards ceremony on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Nelson Mullins in Columbia, S.C.

Highest honors for Star of the Show 

We had a tie this year!

Congratulations to
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina’s Kerry Johnston and
South Carolina BAR’s Leigh Thomas

 

 

 


Congratulations 2017 IABC/SC Palmetto Awards recipients!

Check out all the 2017 photos HERE

 

Entry Title Entrant Name Entrant Organization Entry Category Final Score
AARP South Carolina CD 5 Special Election Patrick Cobb AARP South Carolina Nonprofit Campaigns Award of Merit
Carolina Moon Distillery Alison South Marketing Group Marketing Communication Award of Excellence
Cranston Engineering “Take It To The Streets Block Party” Alison South Marketing Group Special Events Award of Excellence
Cranston Engineering 50th Anniversary Alison South Marketing Group Publications Award of Merit
Avtec Fundamentals Tiffany Rushton Avtec Inc. Internal Communication Award of Excellence
Harvest Hope Corporate Charitable Campaign Leah Peace and JulieMae Bax BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Employee Engagement Award of Excellence
Don’t Go Bacon My Heart Todd Hudak and JulieMae Bax BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Customer Relations Award of Merit
Live Fearless Zip Line Shawn Skillman BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Media Relations Award of Excellence
Give Fearless – Market on Main Shawn Skillman and Andrew Smith BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Audio/Visual Award of Merit
BlueChoice Medicaid BlueBlast Provider Newsletter BlueChoice Medicaid, Corporate Communications BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Publications Award of Excellence
Giving Magazine Corporate Marketing Communications BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Publications Award of Excellence
Giving Magazine Kerry Johnston BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Publication Design Award of Excellence
Harvest Hope Corporate Charitable Campaign JulieMae Bax BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Publication Design Award of Excellence
Giving Magazine Corporate Marketing Communications BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Writing Award of Excellence
Harvest Hope Corporate Charitable Campaign Leah Peace BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Writing Award of Excellence
Giving Magazine Kerry Johnston BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Publication Design Stars of Show
75th Anniversary Campaign South Carolina Ports Chernoff Newman Advertising Campaign Award of Merit
Behind the Scenes Campaign DP&L Chernoff Newman Marketing Communication Award of Merit
Poké Plate Campaign SC Department of Agriculture Chernoff Newman Social Media Programs Award of Excellence
Colonial Life Challenge for Charity Corporate Communications Team Colonial Life Social Media Programs Award of Excellence
Colonial Life’s Brand Ambassadors Corporate Communications Colonial Life Social Media Programs Award of Excellence
Columbia Police Department Public Data Portal Office of Professional Standards Columbia Police Department Digital Communication Award of Merit
Knowledge on Tap Jennifer Satterthwaite and Victoria Kramer Columbia Water Customer Relations Award of Merit
Knowledge on Tap Victoria Kramer and Jennifer Satterthwaite Columbia Water Community Relations Award of Merit
Deshaun Watson House Dedication Complete Public Relations Nonprofit Campaigns Award of Excellence
Rebranding DHEC from the Inside, Out Office of Communications and Public Affairs DHEC Brand Communication Award of Excellence
Hurricane Matthew Communication Office of Communications and Public Affairs DHEC Issues Management and Crisis Communication Award of Merit
Hurricane Manual Corporate Communications Staff Farm Bureau Insurance Issues Management and Crisis Communication Award of Merit
Cultivating Connections Corporate Communications Staff Farm Bureau Insurance Publications Award of Merit
The Green Book of South Carolina Flock and Rally with the S.C. African American Heritage Commission Marketing Communication Award of Excellence
Send Could Be The End Alison South Marketing Group Hawk Law Group Corporate Social Responsibility Award of Excellence
Send Me! The India Widows Project Ralph E. Jarrells Little Black Rocking Chair Photography Award of Merit
Risk Management Services Workers’ Compensation Toolkit Meredith Houck Municipal Association of South Carolina Safety Communication Award of Merit
Changing the narrative of the business license debate Municipal Association of South Carolina Government Communication Programs Award of Merit
Municipal Association’s City Connect blog Municipal Association of South Carolina Digital Communication Award of Merit
2016 Achievement Awards Video Meredith Houck Municipal Association of South Carolina Audio/Visual Award of Excellence
New Training Alliance for Building Officials article (Uptown, Columbia Business Monthly) Reba Campbell Municipal Association of South Carolina Writing Award of Merit
“One Year Later, Cities Take Lessons from the Flood” Sarita Chourey Municipal Association of South Carolina Writing Award of Excellence
Erasing Risk Kevin N. Floyd Murphy & Grantland Law Firm Advertising Campaign Award of Excellence
A Social Media Hurricane NP Strategy Issues Management and Crisis Communication Award of Excellence
A Rich History and a Golden Future NP Strategy Digital Communication Award of Merit
We Speak Kid Alison South Marketing Group Pediatric Partners Advertising Campaign Award of Merit
Member Benefits Campaign Bill Johns and Lauren Prettyman SC Farm Bureau Federation Advertising Campaign Award of Merit
SC Farmer Magazine Bill Johns and Larry Smith SC Farm Bureau Federation Publications Award of Excellence
Nolij Campaign The Marketers in the Hall Softdocs Marketing Communication Award of Merit
www.scbar.org Redesign Leigh Thomas South Carolina Bar Digital Communication Award of Excellence
www.scbar.org Redesign Leigh Thomas South Carolina Bar Digital Communication Stars of Show
South Carolina Coalition of Military Mental Health Awareness 2017 USC-PRSSA Bateman Team University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communications Communication Management (Student Entry) Award of Excellence