The Communicator of the Year award recognizes a Louisville Metro area individual whose communications skills have had a positive influence on the community and/or significantly raised awareness of an issue. The Hall of Fame honors communications professionals who have made a lasting difference in the fields of public relations and communications. The Rising Star award recognizes emerging leaders – age 32 or younger — whose work reflects ongoing and exceptional growth in contributing to the fields of public relations or communications.

Deadlilne to nominate is 5 p.m. on August 19.

Nomination forms are available at and Please submit nominations to IABC Louisville President CJ Parrish via email ( or mail (c/o Stoll Keenon Ogden, 2000 PNC Plaza, 500 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202).

2017 CoY Nomination Form

2017 HoF Nomination Form

2017 RS Nomination Form