Our awards recognise true excellence in marketing, advancement, and communication.

Bronze Award of Excellence

All the entries that achieve a score of 5.24 to 5.74.

Silver Award of Excellence

All entries that achieve a score of 5.75 or higher.

Gold Award of Excellence

All entries earning a Silver Award are eligible for a Gold Award, which may be awarded to the highest scoring entry in a category.

Platinum Award of Excellence

This award will be made to the highest scoring Gold Award winning entry in every division.

Chairperson’s Award of Excellence

The winners of the Gold and Platinum Awards of Excellence will be considered for this award, which is awarded to a single entry that embodies true excellence in Marketing, Advancement, or Communication.

MACE Award for Outstanding Research

The award will be made to the entry with the highest score in research. The entry must clearly demonstrate how research supported the strategic objectives of the institution and the project.

Special Awards

Carl and Emily Fuchs Business Issue Award

This award is made to an entry that successfully addressed a critical business issue that threatened the well-being or viability of an institution, shows strategic alignment, while presenting an effective, innovative resolution with measurable results.

The Severus Cerff Award for Consistent Excellence

This award is based on the number of entries an institution enters and the number and level of the entries winning awards. The award is therefore made to the institution with the highest success ratio.