Awards and Honors

ICMA-RC Awards and Honors

ICMA-RC is committed to providing public employees with effective financial education to help them achieve their retirement savings goals, as we partner with plan sponsors to achieve their plans' objectives.

Since 2014, ICMA-RC, in collaboration with our clients, has earned more than 100 awards and honors for our client and participant communication programs, mobile and web applications, plan conversion, and participant education campaigns.

Some of the resources that have been honored recently are listed below, and include client-focused videos, campaigns, and ICMA-RC educational initiatives.

Recent achievements and recognition include:

Ragan Communications’ Top Places to Work

  • The award recognizes the important role that internal communications and workplace culture play in the success of an organization and its employees.

CIO 100 Award

  • The award honors organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

FutureEdge 50

  • The award recognizes ICMA-RC for our forward-looking research and applications of emerging technologies

Washington Post's "Top Workplaces"

  • The award recognizes companies in the Washington, DC area that are ranked highest by their employees on a variety of criteria, including employee appreciation, meaningfulness of work, and company values.

Society for New Communications Research

  • ICMA-RC RealizeRetirement® Tour

P&I Eddy Awards

  • District of Columbia Conversion Campaign

NAGDCA Leadership Awards

  • Bay Area Rapid Transit IPC Retirement Plan Enhancements
  • Monroe County, NY VIP Retirement Dinner
  • Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System
  • Virginia Retirement Systems Optional Retirement Plan Online Election

American Business Stevie® Awards

The International Business Stevie Awards®

  • BART's COVID-19 Response
  • ICMA-RC's COVID-19 Response

Communicator Awards

  • ICMA-RC's "We Are ICMA-RC" introductory video
  • Virginia Retirement System's (VRS) Hybrid Retirement Plan Auto-Escalation campaign for Marketing Effectiveness/Integrated Campaign
  • The District of Columbia's Saving for Your Dream Retirement Video
  • ICMA-RC's RealizeRetirement® Adventure Tour Video
  • City of Long Beach "What Type of Investor Are You?" Video
  • ICMA-RC's Mobile App Video
  • ICMA-RC's Police Week 5K Video
  • ICMA-RC's Quarterly News Newsletter

Mobile Web Awards

Boost your investing knowledge and manage your account right from the palm of your hand with our free mobile app. Download ICMA-RC's mobile app from the App Store® and Google PlayTM.

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Telly Award

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