2021 Gold Circle Award Judges

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Signup Deadline: 02-12-2021
Starts: 03-08-2021
Ends: 03-31-2021
Location: Online Opportunity


We are seeking judges to assist in reviewing and scoring entries for the 2021 Gold Circle Awards (GCA) Program.  GCA recognizes truly extraordinary association projects and programs in the marketing, membership, and communications fields. The application period opens December 15th and closes February 9th. The GCA program rewards excellence, innovation and achievement in association communications and member engagement across the following fifteen (15) categories:


  1. Advocacy Campaign
  2. Convention/Meetings Marketing Campaign
  3. E-Magazine 
  4. E-Newsletter
  5. Media/Public Relations Campaign
  6. Member Retention Campaign 
  7. Membership Dues/Restructuring Campaign
  8. Membership Recruitment Campaign
  9. Member/Volunteer Engagement Campaign
  10. New Product/Service Launch Campaign
  11. Print Magazine
  12. Rebranding Campaign
  13. Sponsorship/Exhibits/Advertising Campaign
  14. Video
  15. Website/App


The Gold Circle Award (GCA) program recognizes excellence in marketing, membership and communication programs produced by associations. Entries for the Gold Circle Awards competition are evaluated in each category based on established criteria for excellence in association marketing, membership, and communications programs. Judges are from a variety of associations, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations. GCA trophies are given out each year to the most deserving associations, those that truly stand head and shoulders above their peers.


Gold Circle Award Judge Eligibility

The Gold Circle Award Committee seeks experienced marketing, membership, and communication professionals to serve as judges for the 2021 Gold Circle Award program. The GCA Judges orientation will be held in February 2021, with the Judging period held in March 2021 (approx. 3.5 weeks). In exchange for their time, Gold Circle judges get an inside look at some of the most innovative and outstanding marketing, membership, and communication projects and programs in the association profession. Judges are recognized for their contributions to the competition at the ASAE Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference by having their names printed in the printed program book and during MMCC General Session. Specific questions regarding serving as a judge may be directed to goldcircle@asaecenter.org

Task Deadline

Judging begins March 8, 2021 and ends March 31, 2021


Communications, Public Relations, and Publications
Communications, Public Relations, and Publications
CS - Communication Section
Direct Marketing Services
Government Relations
Government Relations and Public Policy
Government Relations and Public Policy
GS - Government Relations Section
KS - Marketing Section
Membership, Customer Service, and Data Entry
Membership, Customer Service, and Data Entry
MS - Membership Section

Volunteers Needed:

100 (0 open slots)

Experience Required:

1 to 3 Years Industry Experience


Khia Azeez