Click on each award category (below) to view the 35+ communications industry awards/honors received by Bastian Public Relations over the years from groups such as International Assoc. of Business Communicators (IABC), Women in Communications, Assoc. of Marketing and Communication Professionals, APEX, etc. – Read latest awards news here –

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
  • Global Marcom Award, Platinum/First Place (website redesign) for this Bastianpr.com website (all work done by Lisa). 20142014 Platinum Statuette marcom
  • Global APEX Award of Excellence (marketing/PR writing) from Communications Concepts for “San Antonio 2011 Relocation Guide,” a 110-page publication produced by Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. 2012
  • Global Hermes Gold Award (writing/publications) for “One Less ‘Yes’ for Gardasil” investigative story, Celebrate Life magazine (American Life League).  2011
  • Global Gold Quill Award won by IABC/San Antonio Board of Directors for “IABC San Antonio Reaches for the Stars” 2003 awards banquet. 
  • Global APEX Award of Excellence (interviews/profiles) from Communications Concepts for “Tom Cusick: Boerne’s Famous Cowboy Entrepreneur,” Country Lifestyle magazine. 2007
  • Global Golden Globe Web Award for original Bastian Public Relations website, from International Association of Webmasters and Designers. 2003-2004 
  • AFWork Award from AllFreelanceWork.com. The agency’s previous www.BastianPR.com website was deemed an “amazing” creative work by global judges. 2003
MULTI-STATE REGIONAL AWARDS
  • Silver Quill Award of Excellence (writing, special projects), IABC/District 7: “Las Vegas:  A Downtown Renaissance” (marketing brochure). Client: City of Las Vegas, Office of Economic Development. 175 entries in category. 1999
  • “Best in Class” First Place award (special-section magazine or newspaper supplement), Literature & Sales Promotion Competition, sponsored by NE Economic Developers Assoc. (utilities and economic development entities from 11 states).  “Tradelink New Jersey,” a 38-page quality-of-life magazine insert. Client: Public Service Electric & Gas. Given European high-tech firms to persuade them to move to NJ. 1997
  • Silver Quill Award of Excellence, communications skills category, IABC/Southern Region communications contest (entries from 27 chapters, 14 states).  “Preparing for the Future Pandemic,” Business SouthTexas. 2008
  • Silver Quill Award of Merit, communications skills category, IABC/Southern Region communications contest (entries from 27 chapters, 14 states). InGenesis.org Web site. 2008
  • Silver Quill Award of Meritnews category, IABC/Southern Region communications contest (entries from 27 chapters, 14 states). “Location California” (about state’s top industries), Area Development national magazine. 2007
  • Silver Quill Award of Merit (special events), District 5.  Again won by IABC Board for “IABC San Antonio Reaches for the Stars.” 2004
METROPOLITAN AWARDS
  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence (pamphlets, brochures, one-time publications) from IABC chapter, Las Vegas chapter’s communications contest:  “The City of Las Vegas:  Medical Technology for the 21st Century” (marketing brochure). Client: City of Las Vegas, Office of Economic Development. 1999
  • Proliner Award of Merit, Women in Communications/San Antonio for “Preparing for the Future Pandemic,” Business SouthTexas. 2008
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio; “Preparing for the Future Pandemic,” Business SouthTexas. 2008
  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence, IABC/San Antonio; co-contributor for content/graphics/functionality of InGenesis.org. 2008
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio; for InGenesis.org content. 2008
  • Proliner Award of Excellence,Women in Communications/San Antonio for “Tom Cusick: Boerne’s Famous Cowboy Entrepreneur,” Country Lifestyle. 2007
  • Bronze Quill Award of MeritIABC/San Antonio for “Tom Cusick: Boerne’s Famous Cowboy Entrepreneur,” Country Lifestyle.  2007
  • Proliner Award of ExcellenceWomen in Communications/San Antonio, “Location California,” Area Development magazine. 2007
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio for “Location California,” Area Development. 2007
  • Proliner Award of ExcellenceWomen in Communications/San Antonio for “James Avery Craftsman: The Man & The Company,” Country Lifestyle. 2007
  • Bronze Quill Award of MeritIABC/San Antonio for “James Avery Craftsman: The Man & The Company,” Country Lifestyle. 2007
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio. “Hi Tech Rethinks Its Selection Criteria,” Area Development. 20064-up-trophies1-258x300
  • First Place Award (promotional writing, flyer/brochure) from Cincinnati Editors Assoc. (CEA) publications contest. “Canada 2000,” 30-page brochure touting Canada’s attractive investment climate for foreign investors. Clients: Area Development; Canadian government. 2000
  • Second Place Award (total communications, magazine), CEA Publications Contests. Member of editorial team which wrote four issues of Young & Healthy magazine (1999). Clients:  Laine & Lane Marketing. Communications & Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 2000
  • Second Place Award (total communications, magazine), CEA Publications Contests. Member of editorial team which wrote four issues of Young & Healthy magazine (1997). Clients: Laine & Lane Marketing. Communications & Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 1998
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit (website; under 250 employees) from IABC/Cincinnati. Entry: www.BastianPR.com1999
  • First Place Award(reader information, magazine) from CEA Publications Contest: “Small Meetings: Cost-Effective, Flexible and Face-to-Face,” The Meeting Manager. 1996
  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence (features), IABC/Cincinnati: “Sexual Harassment: An Issues Update,” The Meeting Manager. 1993
  • First Place Award (reader info, magazine), CEA Publications Contest: “Running Waste-Free Meetings,” The Meeting Manager. 1991
  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit (features), IABC/Dallas.  “Running Waste-Free Meetings,” The Meeting Manager.  1990
  • First Place Award (interview/profile, newsletter) from CEA Publications Contest:  “Doing Drugs”  Mark and Christy Tell Their Stories,” Youth Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press. 1985

RECOGNITION & HONORS
  • 2011 ~ BastianPR is named one of the “Largest Public Relations Firms in San Antonio” by San Antonio Business Journal
  • 2010 ~ BastianPR is named one of the “Largest Public Relations Firms in San Antonio” by San Antonio Business Journal
  • Bastian Public Relations website (original version) is named one of three “Best Dressed PR Sites of 2002″ (Independent PR Consultant category) by “Corner Bar PR:  The Sassy Source for PR Pros,”  one of the best (and entertaining) communications resource site on the Internet
  • 1998 ~ Bastian qualified and became member of high I.Q. society American MENSA  
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