Contest & Awards

Recognizing Excellence In
Green Industry Communications

TOCA Communications Awards Contest

Designed to acknowledge the wealth of outstanding communications generated by the Green industry, the TOCA Communications Awards recognize outstanding writing, design, photography, videography and interactive efforts in Publishing and Marketing Communications.

TOCA International Communications Awards Contest

Recognizing outstanding communications generated internationally by Green industry professionals, the TOCA International Communications Awards reward outstanding writing, design, photography, videography and interactive efforts in Publishing and Marketing Communications.

Environmental Communicator of the Year

This annual award is presented to an active Green industry professional and TOCA member in recognition of outstanding efforts in communicating the benefits of environmental stewardship to a particular audience within the Turf and Ornamental Industry.  Generously sponsored by Project EverGreen.

PLANT HEALTH WRITEr of the Year

Sponsored by Bayer, the program is provided annually to an outstanding writer for excellence in plant health issues to the appropriate green industry audience through writing, including New Media, for a publication or publishing company. The winner of this program must be a TOCA member.

Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame is designed to recognize the cumulative accomplishments of deserving communicators who have made outstanding contributions to the turf and ornamental industry. 

The mission of the Hall of Fame is to promote TOCA’s most outstanding past and present members, amplify and enhance its ideals; advance the professional standards that TOCA champions; as well as to preserve the historic achievements that TOCA members have accomplished.