International Honour For Excellence

The highest honour IBC bestows, the International Honour for Excellence is awarded each year to an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution to the media, entertainment and technology industry. Past winners have included Director Mr Ang Lee, Olympic Broadcasting Services, Sir David Attenborough for a career spanning 60 years of endlessly innovative wildlife television and Dolby Laboratories for more than 50 years of continual improvement in sound.

In 2018 the International Honour for Excellence was presented to Sesame Workshop co-founder Joan Ganz Cooney for her life's work in changing children's lives through media.