Congratulations 2018 IABC/SC Palmetto Awards recipients!

Check out the photos HERE! 

We celebrated the outstanding work by communicators across the state at IABC South Carolina’s Palmetto Awards ceremony on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Nelson Mullins in Columbia, S.C.

Highest honors for Star of the Show: 

Congratulations to
Alison South Marketing Group for their “25th Anniversary Gem Hunt” campaign for Floyd & Green Jewelers!

Entry Category Entry Title Entrant Name Company Name Award
Employee Engagement Blue Trek Todd Hudak and Laura Hernandez BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Change Communication Building Your Library Campaign Marketing and Digital Strategy Richland Library Award of Merit
Change Communication SCACPA All-Inclusive Membership Campaign SCACPA Communications Team South Carolina Association of CPAs Award of Merit
Advertising Campaign Aiken Regional Better health. Better life. Aiken Regional Medical Centers Alison South Marketing Group Award of Merit
Marketing Communication Aiken Works Aiken Works Alison South Marketing Group Award of Merit
Marketing Communication Dental E-Book from Colonial Life Corporate Marketing Colonial Life Award of Merit
Marketing Communication Total Eclipse Weekend Columbia, S.C. Flock and Rally + Total Eclipse Weekend Steering Committee Award of Merit
Marketing Communication Give 4 Garnet Campaign 2018 Flock and Rally + University of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Marketing Communication Ellucian Live DROP EVERYTHING Campaign Softdocs Marketing Communications Softdocs Award of Excellence
Marketing Communication ImageNow Be Mine Campaign Softdocs Marketing Communications Softdocs Award of Excellence
Media Relations WISE Launch from the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Shawn Skillman BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Issues Management and Crisis Communication Crisis Communication – Expect the Unexpected Tamara King and Emily Stoll Richland Library Award of Excellence
Corporate Social Responsibility Fit 4 School Alison South Marketing Group Chandler Law Firm Award of Merit
Corporate Social Responsibility Back from the Brink of Extinction OceanaGold Haile Operation NP Strategy Award of Merit
Social Media Programs Creating Social Destinations Worth Visiting CCAA Chernoff Newman Award of Excellence
Communication Management (Student Entry) South Carolina With Purpose McKissick Communications University of South Carolina Award of Merit
Communication Management (Student Entry) Think Twice The Carolina Agency University of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Special Events Premier Networx VIP Party Premier Networx Alison South Marketing Group Award of Merit
Special Events A Historic Rebirth of Gold Mining in South Carolina OceanaGold Haile Operation NP Strategy Award of Merit
Special Events 25th Anniversary Gem Hunt Floyd & Green Jewelers Alison South Marketing Group Award of Excellence
Special Events Executive Director Retirement Video Municipal Association of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Special Events A Great First Impression: Introducing Samsung to South Carolina Samsung South Carolina NP Strategy Award of Excellence
Audio/Visual Harvest Hope Food Bank NP Strategy Award of Merit
Publications Giving Magazine Corporate Marketing Communications BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Merit
Publications Cultivating Connections Corporate Communications Staff Farm Bureau Insurance Award of Merit
Publications South Carolina CPA Report Magazine Q1 and Q2 Issues SCACPA Communications Team South Carolina Association of CPAs Award of Merit
Publications SC Farmer Magazine Bill Johns and Stephanie Sox South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation Award of Merit
Publication Design Giving Magazine Kerry Johnston BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Merit
Publication Design Know Your Stats JulieMae Bax BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Merit
Writing WorkLife Feature Stories Jeanne Reynolds Colonial Life Award of Merit
Writing Giving Magazine Corporate Marketing Communications BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Communication Skills (Student Entry) Think Twice The Carolina Agency University of South Carolina Award of Merit
Communication Skills (Student Entry) Meet and Greet with Cocky The Carolina Agency University of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Communication Skills (Student Entry) Be a Voice for the Voiceless McKissick Communications University of South Carolina Award of Excellence
Special Events 25th Anniversary Gem Hunt Floyd & Green Jewelers Alison South Marketing Group Star of Show