The 17th Philippine Quill and the 7th Student Quill Awards celebrate wins for Jollibee Foods Corporation as Company of the Year, DDB Group Philippines/ Ripple 8, Inc. as Agency of the Year, and the University of Santo Tomas as School of the Year, garnering the most number of excellence awards.
Makati City, May 1, 2019 - Philippine professional communicators took on significant roles in the 2019 IABC Gold Quill Awards of the San Francisco, US-based International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) as IABC named the Philippines as a new site of its 2019 Blue Ribbon Panel that evaluated global entries to the prestigious Awards that will be awarded in June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.
By the time Metro Manila started its community quarantine on the 16 th of March, I had already completed a week of self-isolation, making me miss the CEO Excel awarding of Ms. Elvira Go, which was held on the 10 th , in Manila. I went into self-quarantine after learning that my condo- building had a confirmed Covid19 case - that of a foreigner who went into confinement in a Makati hospital. I have parents who are both 88 years old, and I don’t even go near them when I have a cold. Being a bit of a hypochondriac, I am also a natural at self-quarantine.