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Free member-only webinar starts 9 March

It’s member month at IABC! Sign up to join and enjoy free resources all year-round, like this free webinar for members only. 9 March 2017 at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST. Learn more about the perks of joining IABC during member month. Voice of the brand: Creating an impactful executive speaker program Presented by Amy Scarlino [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:10-08:00March 2nd, 2017|International News|

March Member Month is here!

March is Member Month at IABC! IABC is all about the people, and you know this because you are an integral part of our vibrant and thriving community. With IABC membership, you can find a connection anywhere across the globe. Someone who will take your call, join you for coffee, share ideas, engage in problem-solving, and help [...]

By |2017-03-03T20:31:18-08:00March 2nd, 2017|International News|

Volunteering For IABC – Apply To Be On An International Committee

If you’re looking for a way to explore the “I” in “IABC” and expand your knowledge about the organization, consider applying for a volunteer position with an international committee. The IABC Nominating Committee is seeking candidates to serve on its international committees. Deadline to submit a completed online application is Monday, March 6 by 5:00 [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:10-08:00February 24th, 2017|Canada West|

Developing strategic communication plans: Circle of Fellows #18

Four IABC Fellows spent an hour at noon EST on 16 February discussing approaches to strategic planning, the elements of a sound strategic plan, what to do when the plan doesn’t go as expected, and what’s missing from most strategic plans. The group will also share some best practices. Moderator Shel Holtz and panelists Mary Ann [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:10-08:00February 24th, 2017|International News|

How to Weave Strategic Planning into Your Day-to-Day Work

“Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” —Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. President Strategic planning is a discovery process that presents a tremendous professional development opportunity. However, it is not meant to be just a “learning exercise.” A strategic plan with measurable objectives provides a solid foundation on which to guide your organization’s communication. Think [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:10-08:00February 24th, 2017|International News|

IABC announces 2017 Fellows Award Recipients

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has announced its 2017 Fellows: Cindy Schmieg ABC, Lee Hornick, and Brenda Siler. The IABC Fellows designation is the highest honor the organization confers upon its members and is awarded to communication professionals for exceptional leadership and service to IABC. “This year’s esteemed honorees exemplify the highest standards [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:11-08:00February 24th, 2017|International News|

A review of #IABCyxe event Snaps and Snacks: authenticity & photography

After upgrading to a full-service commercial studio in September in 2016, Studio D was the location for our first member event of the year. IABC Saskatoon members and guests enjoyed the relaxed environment at the studio located within The Two Twenty, Saskatoon’s first and largest coworking community. Catching up with colleagues, meeting new members and [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:11-08:00February 16th, 2017|Canada West|

Communicators’ Value In Strategy Goes Beyond Words

Strategic planning—envisioning and documenting an organization’s future—can become so complicated it undermines the real purpose of having a direction at all. Add buzzwords, emerging technologies and commentary as to whether strategic plans are even needed anymore, and people quickly lose clarity and create confusion. However, the strategic planning process provides a valuable opportunity for communicators [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:11-08:00February 16th, 2017|Canada West|

Rethinking Strategic Communication for Changing Times

For people who use words for a living, communicators sure can tie themselves in knots sometimes with different definitions of the same thing. We work on communication strategies. We create communication plans to support business strategies. We strive to make the profession more strategic. I even know of some communicators who rail against the term [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:11-08:00February 16th, 2017|International News|

Setting our path: IABC’s Vision

Thoughts from the IABC Chair For the past three months Vice Chair Sharon Hunter and I have been on a listening tour. Members from every region shared what IABC, at its best, means to them. These insights, along with the member survey from last summer, will direct the creation of the 2017/2020 strategy. A significant [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:11-08:00February 16th, 2017|Canada West, International News|
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