The 2017 IABC Detroit Renaissance Awards

“Call for Entries” are Now Open

You have poured your heart and soul into Creating a communications program, Communicating to your stakeholders and now it’s time to Celebrate and be recognized for your great work.

For the last 36 years, the IABC Detroit Renaissance Award program has recognized outstanding communications programs and tactics executed by professionals in Southeastern Michigan and the long-standing tradition continues.

This year’s program features 42 categories in three divisions. We have brought back the much sought after Communication Creative division and revised the guidelines and evaluation criteria.

Now is the time to get the recognition you so deserve, so start preparing your entry today.


Early Bird DeadlineJune 9, 2017Final DeadlineJune 16, 2017
IABC Members$75.00IABC Members$90.00


You can download the entry guidelines and categories here.

Submit your entries and payments at here.


Communicator of the Year Nominations

Do you know someone who is an all-star in the communications field?

If so, you need to nominate them for the 2017 IABC Detroit Communicator of the Year.  You do not have to be a member of IABC to submit a nomination or to be nominated.

For more information on how to nominate your all-star, click here

Winners will be recognized during the IABC Detroit Renaissance Award Luncheon, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at The Henry in Dearborn.

For questions, contact Nancy Skidmore or Debra Salem.

Student Achievement Award 2017

For information on how to the apply for IABC Detroit’s Student Achievement Award, click here.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Lawrence Technological University

In-Kind Sponsors:

ASG Renaissance, Comet Interactive, EPI Marketing Services, Fred Ferris Photography, Pitch Black and PR Newswire