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2019 Silver Leaf Awards – deadline extended until July 12th!

Don’t miss your chance to shine. The deadline for the 2019 Silver Leaf Awards is extended to Friday, July 12, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. PST. The Silver Leaf Awards are among IABC Canada’s highest achievements. It is a recognition of excellence in strategic communication planning and execution, and a stepping stone towards an entry to the globally [...]

By | July 4th, 2019|Blog, Canada West, International News|

IABC CWR AGM 2019 – Chair’s Report

The IABC/Canada West AGM took place on Thursday June 20, 2019. The slate of 2019/2020 Executive Officers was approved, and the proposed bylaw amendments were also approved. Meeting Documents: IABC CWR Proposed Bylaw Amendments for AGM 2019 IABC CWR AGM Minutes 2018 IABC CWR AGM Agenda - 20 June 2019 Chair’s report The 2018-19 Board [...]

By | May 24th, 2019|Blog, Canada West|

Dare to Lead is THIS WEEKEND!

IABC Canada West Dare to Lead in Edmonton is taking place this weekend! If you're attending the event, remember to download the Whova event app to view the agenda, attendees and social activities. Click here for more information on Dare to Lead. To learn more about our Dare to Lead speakers, click here. What is [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Blog, Canada West, Conferences|

IABC Canada West Region Board now accepting Board nominations

Are you interested in supporting the work of the Canada West Region of IABC? The IABC Canada West Region Board is now accepting nominations for our 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The CWR Board is comprised of the following elected positions: Chair, Vice Chair, Past Chair, Board Secretary, Finance Director, National Programs Director, Communication Director, Leadership [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Blog, Canada West|

New Opportunities to Get Involved!

Looking to get involved with IABC? We have two exciting opportunities to contribute your expertise, and give back to the IABC Community: Capital Awards Program Judge –  Members Only - Deadline: February 15, 2019 Current IABC Members in good standing are invited to support the excellent Capital Awards Program in Edmonton as a volunteer judge. All [...]

By | January 27th, 2019|Blog, Canada West, Conferences|

IABC World Conference is coming to Vancouver in 2019!

Breathtakingly beautiful, with a mild climate, and heralded as one of most uniquely diverse cities in Canada, Vancouver is the chosen location for the IABC World Conference! Join us for IABC’s premier annual conference designed for the communication professional. Registration is now open for the conference, which runs from June 9-12, 2019. The theme of [...]

By | September 2nd, 2018|Blog, Canada East, Canada West, Conferences|

Nominations Open for Canada East Region (CER) 2017-18 Executive Board

Your IABC Canada East Region (CER) supports chapter leaders from Newfoundland and Labrador to Ontario. We create structures and programs to support and help chapter leaders deliver value to their members and we represent chapter interests to IABC International. If you are an experienced chapter volunteer looking for new opportunities to be involved with the [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Blog, Canada East|

Feedback: Are You A Resilient Communicator?

Learn how you can build your resilience as a communicator, by Kristy Dixon   A reality of being a communications professional is that we receive a lot of feedback. For example, your latest media release may have five iterations, a technical infographic you helped create could require twice as many changes, and who knows how [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Blog, Canada West|

What good is an IABC Membership anyways?

In this article, Kristin Hancock, the Director of Membership & Networking with IABC Manitoba, explains why it is important to become an IABC member. Besides the fact that "it looks darn good on a resume", keep reading for good reasons!   Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name. Isn’t it so much better [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Blog, Canada West|

Why volunteer?

Jordana Daum is the Volunteer Services Coordinator at IABC Calgary, and she shares her own experience to talk about some of the main benefits that she has had volunteering for IABC Calgary.   I began volunteering for IABC/Calgary three years ago and from day one it was, and continues to be, an infinitely rewarding experience. [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Blog, Canada West|