With the ClearMark Awards, the Center for Plain Language sets a high standard for clarity and simplicity in the documents created by North American companies, governments and organizations. Along with rewarding the best entries, we provide useful feedback to all submitters that helps them rework and improve their content. And to celebrate the Award winners, we […]
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ClearMarks – This is how we recognize the best English and Spanish plain language content. With the ClearMark Awards, the Center sets a high standard for clarity and simplicity in the materials created by North American companies, governments and organizations. WTF Awards -The WTF Awards draw attention to “Work That Failed” to communicate clearly. […]
I’ll never forget my first ClearMark Awards.
My business partner, Deanna, and I had travelled to D.C. to attend the 2012 Clarity Conference and decided to stay for the Awards. As writers and clarity experts, we looked forward to learning more and seeing the best new work coming out of the plain language world. But after attending countless conferences and awards ceremonies, I had modest expectations.
You attended the 2015 ClearMark awards at the National Press Club? That’s great!
What – You didn’t get there this year? Oh, no! Look at what you missed.
Here’s an opportunity to spend a wonderful evening with other plain language advocates and practitioners. Each year, the Center for Plain Language gives the ClearMark Award to print and online information that is easy for the public to understand and use.
The 2015 ClearMark Awards will be here before we know it — and we want to make sure you have all the details you need before the entry period begins on January 1, 2015. If you have questions about your nomination or the Awards in general, register for our first-ever webinar on Thursday, December 4 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
We’ll provide advice to help you ensure your application stands out — and has all the necessary information. And, we’ll have an open Q&A period where you can find answers to any lingering questions you may have.