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Awards and Honours

Quota International is proud to celebrate the success of our magazine, service programs, and Web site, which have received the following international awards:

August 2013

The Quotarian Magazine Receives APEX Award of Excellence

A panel of accomplished judges, all well-respected communications professionals, has awarded the February, 2013 The Quotarian magazine an Award of Excellence in the APEX 2013 Awards for Publication Excellence, marking the tenth time that The Quotarian has received an award in this competition. Now in its twenty-fifth year, the annual competition received more than 2,400 entries in 2013. Each publication was evaluated for excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and overall communications.

May 2013

The Quotarian Magazine Receives Hermes Creative Award

The February 2013 issue of The Quotarian magazine was recognized with a Gold Award in the 2013 Hermes Creative Awards program. Standing out among nearly 5,600 entries for exceeding high industry norms, the magazine was among just 19 percent of entries to receive this honor. In addition, the August 2012 issue of The Quotarian received an honorable mention award. Named after the Greek messenger god, the program recognizes accomplishments in concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media and is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), an international organization of communications professionals that fosters and supports the efforts of public service and charitable organizations.

March 2013

Quota’s Hand-in-Hand Program Honored with 2013 Communitas Award

For the fourth year in a row, The We Share Foundation’s Hand-in-Hand World Service Program was selected as a winner of the Communitas Award for a program involving volunteerism, philanthropy, or ethical, sustainable business practices. The judges recognized the Hand-in-Hand World Service Program for exhibiting the spirit of ‘communitas,’ which means coming together for the good of a community. The Communitas Awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals as part of a program to recognize exceptional businesses and organizations who give of themselves and their resources to benefit their communities.

November 2012

The Quotarian Magazine Receives MarCom Creative Award

For the tenth straight year, Quota International’s The Quotarian magazine has been recognized for quality, creativity, and resourcefulness in the MarCom Awards competition. The February 2012 issue of The Quotarian received a Gold Award for exceeding high industry standards in the E-Magazine category. Just 18 percent of the over 6,000 entries received this gold honor. MarCom is one of the largest awards competitions of its kind in the world, administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

June 2012

Quota’s Hand-in-Hand Program Honored with the Power of A Award

The We Share Foundation’s Hand-in-Hand World Service Program was selected as a winner of the Power of A Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Our program, in which Quota clubs in developing countries coordinate life-changing and life-saving service with the support of Quota clubs and people who care worldwide, was honored in the Power to Make a Better World category, as a program that exemplifies how the association industry and professionals are essential to a stronger America and world. Quota is one of only two Silver-level recipients in the Better World category. This is the second consecutive year Quota World Service has been honored with a Power of A Award.

May 2012

Quota’s Web Site And The Quotarian Magazine EachReceive Hermes Creative Awards

Quota International’s Web site, www.quota.org, was honored with the Gold Award in the 2012 Hermes Creative Awards program. Standing out among nearly 4,700 entries for exceeding high industry norms, the Web site was among just 19 percent of entries to receive this honor. In addition, for the seventh time, The Quotarian magazine was recognized with a Hermes award, receiving an honorable mention for the February 2012issue of The Quotarian. Named after the Greek messenger god, the program recognizes accomplishments in concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media and is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP), an international organization of communications professionals that fosters and supports the efforts of public service and charitable organizations.

May 2012

The Quotarian Magazine Receives Communicator Award of Distinction

The February 2012 The Quotarian magazine was honored with an Award of Distinction in the online magazine category by the 2012 Communicator Awards program. Honoring creative excellence by communications professionals, the awards program is held by the International Academy of the Visual Arts and features a pool of over 6,000 entries, making it the largest and most prestigious awards program of its kind. The Award of Distinction is presented for communication projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement.

April 2012

Quota’s Hand-in-Hand Program Honored with 2012 Communitas Award

For the third year in a row, The We Share Foundation’s Hand-in-Hand World Service Program was selected as a winner of the Communitas Award for a program involving volunteerism, philanthropy, or ethical, sustainable business practices. The judges recognized the Hand-in-Hand World Service Program for exhibiting the spirit of ‘communitas,’ which means coming together for the good of a community. The Communitas Awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals as part of a program to recognize exceptional businesses and organizations who give of themselves and their resources to benefit their communities.


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