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IAA Golden Compass Award

The IAA GOLDEN COMPASS AWARD celebrates and pays homage to a supreme navigator in marketing communications who has performed outstandingly on the global stage.

An individual who has inspired by example, through innovative creative ideas, global impact and outstanding services committed to advancing professional quality standards and best practice in marketing communications worldwide.

Criteria

An individual in the global marketing communications industry who has:

  • Accomplished visionary excellence and significant career expertise in leadership roles - locally and globally
  • Created powerful initiatives and best practices positively impacting the industry globally and benefitting the broader community and/or society
  • Performed outstanding services that have resonated locally and internationally, that have achieved positive outcomes
  • Contributed significantly to advancing professional standards, visibility and values to a high level across the industry
  • Inspired peers and the future generation by example, with high quality achievements in thought leadership and innovative action
Previous Winners

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IAA Champion Compass Award

This award pays tribute to an IAA Member for their lifetime achievements, vision, committed services and contributions to the worldwide advancement of the IAA. Whilst fostering excellence and best practice in marketing communications, impacting the industry locally, regionally, and globally.

Previous Winners

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IAA Compass Award: Young Leader

The IAA Compass Award: Young Leader, recognizes members who significantly contribute leadership and services in the Young Professionals’ arena and the marketing communications industry. These YP members are committed to driving the growth and development of IAA YP Chapters in their communities, activating and contributing to learning and development programs, and networking events, proactively sharing their knowledge and expertise.

Previous Winners

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IAA Compass Award: Honorary Life Member

This Award pays homage to an IAA Member retiring from business who has given long and distinguished service to the IAA in leadership roles locally, regionally, and globally. Recipients of the IAA Honorary Life Member Compass Award are considered members of the IAA for life without the obligation to pay dues.

Previous Winners

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IAA Compass Award: IAA Chapter Excellence

The IAA Chapter Excellence Compass Award is aligned with IAA branding and its value proposition as “The global compass of marketing communications”. It is awarded to the IAA Chapter judged to have made the best overall contribution to achieving the aims and objectives of the IAA over the previous two years. Only one IAA Chapter Excellence Award is presented each time.

Interested IAA Chapters must convey their expression of interest for this award in writing to Diane Slade, Vice President IAA Awards diane.slade@gmail.com before submitting their entries for this award.

Criteria

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SUBMISSION OF PRESENTATION

Please prepare your Chapter’s submission presentation, addressing and incorporating the selection criteria below as a PDF/PowerPoint/Keynote file of maximum 30 Slides including Covers.

Deadline for Chapter Submission to be received: 28 February 2022
Previous Winners

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IAA Compass Award: IAA YP Chapter Excellence

This award is presented to the IAA YP Chapter judged to have made the best overall contribution in achieving the aims and objectives of the IAA over the previous two years. This award aims to encourage and acknowledge the achievements of the IAA YP Chapters and their mission to grow the organisation, its future leadership and membership development while contributing to the professional development of future talent.

Interested IAA YP Chapters must convey their expression of interest for this award in writing to Diane Slade, Vice President IAA Awards diane.slade@gmail.com before submitting their entries for this award.

Criteria

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SUBMISSION OF PRESENTATION

Please prepare your Chapter’s submission presentation, addressing and incorporating the selection criteria below as a PDF/PowerPoint/Keynote file of maximum 20 Slides including Covers.

Deadline for YP Chapter Submission to be received: 28 February 2022
Previous Winners

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IAA Compass Award: Executive Director

This inaugural award pays tribute and recognizes the dedication and service of an IAA Chapter Executive Director judged to have made the best contribution to achieving the aims and objectives (according to set criteria) of their Chapter and its Members and the IAA locally, regionally and globally over the preceding two years.

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