Awards: IABC Toronto Ovation Awards
The Toronto chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators conducted its 2015 Ovations Awards this week. Environics Communications was named Large Agency of the Year. Strategic Objectives won the Mid-Size Agency of the Year award. DDB Public Relations was awarded Small Agency of the Year. Ruckus Digital was named Boutique Agency of the Year. Sun Life Financial was named the Corporate Communications Department of the Year, while the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences received the Not-for-Profit Communications Department of the Year award. Jessica Chong of Centennial College was named Student of the Year. Jan Graves of the IABC Golden Horseshoe Chapter received the Bobbie Resnick Philanthropy Award.
"Each year we raise the bar in term of quality of campaigns submitted to the Ovation Awards and attendance at the annual event," said Stephanie Engel, president of IABC Toronto. "Our theme was 'Paint the Town Blue' and communicators embraced the concept with their creativity, resourcefulness and innovation, making the job of selecting this year's recipients more challenging."