Communications Awards of Excellence 2020

Communications Awards of Excellence - Government of Canada / 2020

About the Communications Awards of Excellence 2020

The Government of Canada will be hosting the second edition of the Communications Awards of Excellence on February 18, 2020 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

These awards recognize communications excellence in the federal public service and celebrate the achievements of the communications community. They highlight high impact initiatives, exceptional contributions, as well as best practices in communications.

Five (5) Excellence in Communications Awards (Team Awards) and five (5) Spotlight Awards (Individual Awards) will be presented. The descriptions and evaluation criteria for each category can be found in the Team awards and Individual awards sections.

Nomination process

The nomination period will be open from November 4 to 28, 2019. Nominations are to be submitted by completing and submitting the online form by the deadline date. Any employee working in a communications branch may put forward the names of nominees, but all nominations must be endorsed by Heads of communications.

Selection process

Once the nomination period is closed, the Communications Community Office and its Steering Committee will review and rate the nominations against the evaluation criteria. Steering Committee members will exclude themselves from voting on their own submissions.  

Award winners will be notified in January 2020 and the ceremony will be held on February 18, 2020. Awards winners and their senior management will be invited to attend.

More information

For more information about the Government of Canada Communications Awards of Excellence, please consult the FAQ or email the Communications Community Office.

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