DALLAS, TX – June 27, 2016 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), the nation’s second largest premium wine and spirits distributor, announced today that it has been recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) with its distinguished IABC Gold Quill Award for demonstrating excellence in digital communication related to the relaunch of RNDC’s corporate website, www.rndc-usa.com.

The Gold Quill Award was presented at the IABC Excellence Gala, held on June 6, as part of the IABC’s World Conference in New Orleans. Accepting the award in New Orleans were RNDC Corporate Communication Manager Matt Freeman, who served as project lead, and RNDC Vice President Human Resources Lorraine Luke, the project’s executive sponsor.

“I want to congratulation Matt Freeman on this award, and recognize him for the many contributions he has made to RNDC,” said Tom Cole, RNDC President & Chief Executive Officer. “With his vision and leadership, RNDC built a progressive website that reflects our vibrant culture and the many career experiences we offer to our Associates, who — like Matt — are known for their passion, performance and superior service.”

The IABC Gold Quill Award program recognizes strategic business communication excellence globally, and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the communications industry. IABC Gold Quill evaluators cited the website’s fun graphic and illustrative elements, informative content, ease of navigation and distinction from other competitor websites as support for the winning entry.

“The Gold Quill Awards are unique in the industry because they recognize work that makes a significant contribution to business or organizational outcomes,” said Monika Lancucki, ABC, Chair of the IABC Awards Committee. “Gold Quill winners are communication practitioners who are living testament to IABC’s mission, that communication can be a force for good in business and society. They deliver strategic impact for their organizations and clients, taking communication to the next level.”

For more information about Republic National Distributing Company and to view the award-winning website, visit www.rndc-usa.com.