IBWSS Communication Awards

Shine the spotlight on the creative ways you’re communicating with the public about safety on and in the water. The IBWSS Communication Awards showcases outstanding outreach efforts of organizations, agencies, and groups who advocate for boating and water safety. Winners will be announced during the 2022 International Boating and Water Safety Summit in Washington, D.C. from March 13-16, 2022. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2022.

Categories: (A) Digital, (B) Giveaways, (C) Print, (D) PSAs and (E) Research. Only one entry per form. Exception: A series may be entered for any category – must include “Series” in the Entry Title. For example, a PSA campaign with multiple videos, audio and print components may be entered as one entry.

Criteria: Entries will be judged on (1) uniqueness and innovation, (2) boating and water safety message and (3) success metric and impact on the target audience. The online entry form requires a summary of the project, target audience and goals, key messages, execution and evaluation. Online entries only – no hard copies accepted.

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