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Are You Prepared for an Online Crisis?

Your company could be worth billions, but your reputation is priceless. Yet a 2013 Accenture survey revealed that only 28 percent of corporate risk managers are prepared to deal with crisis. How would you rate your company’s preparedness, especially in the digital realm? The time to determine that isn’t in the moment. By preparing today, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|International News|

2017 Gold Quill winners announced

The winners of the 2017 Gold Quill Awards have been announced. In total, IABC has recognized 227 entries as world class, announcing 74 Excellence Awards and 153 Merit Awards. Winners come from all over the world, with 16 countries represented in the winners list. They represent a cross section of public and private sector organizations, both large [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|International News|

How to Make Your Strategy Stick, with a Story

"A company without a story is usually a company without a strategy.” —Ben Horowitz, entrepreneur and investor Steve Jobs bounces onto the stage and grabs the slide changer from his colleague with a friendly “Thanks, Scott.” He’s looking thin and grey, illness having taken its toll, but his energy remains boundless. It’s the 2011 Apple [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|International News|

April IABC Member-Only Benefits

Each month, we highlight some resources available exclusively to IABC members. Here are just a few of the resources you have access to with your membership: Check out our on-demand webinar “How to Create Powerful and Positive Changes in Your Organization.” Learn how to help your organization anticipate and navigate crises as they occur by [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|International News|

Nominations Open for Canada West Region (CWR) 2017-18 Executive Board

If you are a strategic thinker, team player and accomplished problem solver and who is committed to IABC, IABC Canada West Region has an excellent opportunity for you to give back to the communications community, work with communications professionals across Western Canada and have some fun making professional contacts and life-long friendships. The regional board [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Canada West|

IABC Calgary conference: Communication Strategies And Stories To Transform In A Digital World

All Day Location TBD Saturday, June 24 A full day conference  where industry experts share best practices, stories and new ideas that helped shape and define their company. During a series of talks and workshops, you will be inspired to build communication strategies, regardless of what stage you are at in your career, based on [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Canada West|

Join us on 4 April

IABC offers free member-only webinars with all-star speakers presenting the latest trends and best practices in communication. Join the live sessions or listen to the session recordings at your convenience. As always, members enjoy discounts on all IABC Academy workshops. The missing link: Traps and tricks of confident leadership Presented by Anna Conrad Confident leadership is like walking a [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|International News|

Segmentation is killing your brand

A store is a place you go to buy stuff, usually out of convenience or habit. In contrast, brands inspire irrational loyalty and yes, even love. How does a company build itself into a brand that people can fall deeply, madly in love with? The old model says segmentation of audiences is the key to [...]

By | March 25th, 2017|International News|

The 2017–2018 international executive board

IABC draws from the best in the global communication field to educate, inform and inspire innovation in professional communication. As the governing body of IABC, the international executive board leads the organization in its mission to set the global standard of excellence for business communication. The 2017–2018 board slate represents the broad cultural and professional [...]

By | March 19th, 2017|International News|

Upcoming events by IABC Calgary, Edmonton, Manitoba and British Columbia

Spring begins and we get busy and excited with new meetings and events.  Here is the list of upcoming events by the IABC CWR chapters for the months March and April. IABC Calgary IABC Student and New-Grad Speed Mentoring  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Ranchmen's Club (710 13 Avenue S.W.) Thursday, March 16, 2017   [...]

By | March 11th, 2017|Canada West|