Society Awards

Lecture Flyer and Website Contest

Archaeological Institute of America


Deadline: November 10, 2019

Communicating information to the public about upcoming events is one of the main goals of each society. The primary methods are through distribution of flyers and a society’s website. Each year, the AIA rewards the societies that produce the best flyer and website with a cash prize. Full details for each contest are available below.

AIA Local Society Website Contest

The AIA encourages each of its societies to create a website that provides information about the AIA Local Society and the AIA, lists upcoming lectures and other events, and encourages people to join and get involved. The Society that has presented the best-designed website will be recognized at the Society Breakfast at the Annual Meeting. There will also be a cash prize of $200.

The website’s home page must include:

  • The AIA logo (2006 approved version).
  • Full name of the AIA Local Society after the Institute’s acronym (AIA).
  • The overall design of the website must be visually dynamic and creative in the use of graphics.
  • The information presented must be clear and well written.
  • Double check grammar, spelling, facts and figures.
  • The site must be user friendly.
  • All links must work properly.
  • The site should include contact information for the local society and a link to the main AIA website.

To enter your website in the AIA Local Society Website Contest, please click here.

AIA Lecture Flyer/Poster Contest

The AIA encourages all its societies to produce informative and creative lecture flyers or posters for society lectures. Send your best efforts to Meredith Langlitz: mlanglitz@archaeological.org. The Society that produces the best lecture flyer or poster will be recognized at the Council Meeting at the Annual Meeting. There will also be a cash prize of $150.

Criteria for submission:

  • Only flyers and posters from the 2019 calendar year will be judged.
  • The flyer/poster must include:
    • The AIA logo (2006 approved version).
    • Full name of the AIA Local Society after the institute’s acronym (i.e., AIA-Local Society Name).
  • The flyer/poster must be clear in communicating its intent to the audience.
  • The flyer/poster must be readable from a distance.
  • The flyer/poster design should combine both text and images/graphics that are dynamic and appealing.
  • All images should be clear and sharp.
  • Posters should communicate the vision of the AIA and the benefits of participating in an AIA Society.

Nomination Process

Flyers should be sent to the attention of Meredith Langlitz at the AIA headquarters as an e-mail attachment to mlanglitz@archaeological.org.

Recipients


2019 (website)

Hawaii


2019 (flyer)

Washington DC


2018 (website)

Vancouver

aiavancouver.wixsite.com/aiavancouver


2018 (flyer)

Western Illinois

View flyer


2017

North Alabama (flyer)


2017

Toronto (website)


2016

Boston (flyer)


2016

Westchester (website)


2015

Vancouver (flyer)


2015

Southwest Texas (website)


2014

Southwest Texas (flyer)


2014

Tucson (website)


2013

North Alabama (flyer)


2013

Houston (website)


2012

Central Florida (flyer)


2012

Denver (website)


2011

Vancouver (flyer)


2011

San Antonio (website)


2010

New Brunswick (flyer)


2010

San Diego (website)


2009

Central Missouri (flyer)


2009

Hawaii (website)


2008

Boston (flyer)


2008

Cincinnati (website)


2007

Western Illinois - Monmouth (flyer)


2007

Rockford (website)


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