The Municipal Association of SC has received four awards from two statewide organizations that recognized the Association's work in communications and advocacy.
The SC Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented the Association with three awards:
  • Uptown member newsletter. A monthly publication for the 5000+ municipal officials and city staff in South Carolina. Uptown focuses on sharing best practices in the operation of municipal government and showcases programs and services in the state's 270 cities and towns.
  • Cities Mean Business magazine. A bi-annual magazine published in partnership with SC Biz magazine to showcase the positive impact that cities and towns have on the state's economic competitiveness efforts.
  • Achievement Awards program. Annual awards program for South Carolina cities and towns that recognizes and encourages innovations and excellence in local government.
The SC Society of Association Executives also recognized the Municipal Association with its Associations Advance SC Best in the Business Award:
  • Grassroots and advocacy program. This outreach program incorporates lobbying, issues advocacy, social media and communications planning to strategically advance legislative issues on behalf of the state's cities and towns.