REMINDER: Deadline for 2013 IAM Newsletter and Website Contest is May 10th


The 2013 IAM Newsletter and Website Competition is underway, and we’re asking all NFFE locals to enter their newsletter, websites, and Facebook pages today!

NFFE locals and the national office smashed records with a total of 19 awards last time, and we’re looking for an even more impressive performance this year.

Honoring excellence in both print and digital labor journalism, the contest awards IAM districts and locals for their contributions to building the union movement. The contest is open to all local and district lodges in good standing having publications that are regularly distributed or mailed to members and/or maintain regularly-updated IAM websites. This contest will consider newsletters published between April 2012 and April 2013 and websites operating online during the judging period.

Enclosed are the Official Entry Forms and Contest Rules. The deadline to submit entries is

Friday, May 10, 2013. Please read the Contest Rules carefully.

Awards for newsletters will include:

• General Excellence • Best Layout & Design • Best Feature

Awards for web sites will include:

• General Excellence • Best Layout & Design • Best Social Media

An independent panel of judges will review submitted newsletters and websites and will then

select the winners. Contact the IAM Communications Department at 301-967-4520 if you have any questions.

To learn more about what your local can do to communicate with members more effectively, visit the NFFE Communicators Toolkit.