Annual Awards for Communications Excellence (AACE)

2009 AACE Wnner - Walman Optical

The Annual Awards for Communications Excellence (AACE) are sponsored by The ESOP Association to recognize the outstanding communications programs of its members. AACE winners are chosen by a panel of five judges made up of both management and non-management employee owners, each of whom has demonstrated active experience and interest in the field of ESOP communications.

Every AACE entry is a winner because each one represents a company with a commitment to ESOP communications. It is hoped that the AACE program will be a motivating factor in encouraging more ESOP companies to share this valuable benefit with their employees.

All entries will be displayed at The ESOP Association’s Annual Conference in May, in Washington, DC. Winners will be honored at the Awards Banquet during the Annual Conference.

Any Corporate Member of The ESOP Association may enter material from its ESOP employee communications program.

If you have questions concerning the AACE program, please contact Pat Barnes by dialing (304) 216-2409 or (304) 876-3624 or by e-mailing her at If you have questions concerning the Poster contest, please contact Gwenn Rosenthal at toll free 1(866) 366-3832 or by e-mailing

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