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UK Technical Communication Award

In 2018, we simplified the awards and we have continued this for 2019 and 2020. You no longer need to enter a specific category. Your entry will be judged and awarded against how well it meets its own brief and industry best-practice. The entry form will guide you so that you are able to describe your entry, and make the case for why it is deserving of an award.

If you have multiple documents that have all used the same approach, templates and styles – that are effectively part of the same ‘story’ – we recommend you enter them as a single entry, and submit a few of the documents as examples of the range, rather than enter each document individually.

ISTC Nominated – Excellence in Technical Communication Award

If you have seen or experienced some excellent technical communication out there in the real world — your everyday life — then let us know by emailing

It could be about that new kettle you bought, your new printer at work, an online shopping experience, or some information from the government or local council. Just let us know why you admire it from a technical communication perspective and the judges will do the rest.

ISTC Communicator Journal Article of the Year Award

If you enjoy the Communicator journal from the ISTC, give some recognition to the contributors. During the year, as a Communicator subscriber, you will receive a link to an online survey tool to provide your feedback, and you will be able to refresh your memory by reading the list of qualifying articles in the Summer 2020 issue. Alternatively, email us at to nominate your top three main articles from the Autumn 2019 – Summer 2020 issues. The judges will do the rest.