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Call for Volunteers – Help celebrate Canada’s communication excellence: get involved with the Silver Leaf awards committee

Do you have a passion for IABC? Do you have a passion for communication excellence? Are you a team player who can work virtually? Do you do well without micro-management? After a year break, the Silver Leaf awards are coming back in 2021. IABC Canada is looking for talented, driven and reliable volunteers to help [...]

By |2021-02-23T07:54:04-08:00February 9th, 2021|Blog, Canada East, Canada West, International News|

Exam dates for Global Communications Certification Council’s Certification Programs in Canada

As a business communicator, professional certification can elevate your career and help keep your skills fresh and applicable. It provides a great opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise. And it could help you land your next big opportunity or perform at a higher level in your current role. IABC Canada West supports the Global [...]

By |2021-01-18T15:13:50-08:00January 18th, 2021|Blog, Canada West|

IABC Joins The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management

Under new Executive Director Peter Finn, the International Association of Business Communicators expands its global reach, helps elevate the profession The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) today announced it has joined the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management. By joining the Global Alliance, IABC members will have the chance to expand their [...]

By |2020-12-11T08:19:57-08:00December 11th, 2020|Blog, Canada East, Canada West, International News|

Webinar: From Unconscious Bias to Conscious Communicator – Dec. 3

Do you ever wonder how your unconscious biases impact the way you work? Join Kim Clark, an internationally recognized diversity and inclusion communications expert on December 3 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. MT to take on our own unconscious biases and position us to be more intentionally inclusive in our communications and actions. This is [...]

By |2020-11-24T11:23:45-08:00November 24th, 2020|Blog, Canada West|

Submissions are now open for the 2021 Gold Quill Awards

2020 has been an eventful year with several twists and turns for everyone.  As communications professionals, you have employed creative and unconventional ways to engage with your target audience and now it is time to get recognized for your work. Enter your outstanding work that mark moments of excellence and purpose as we rise above [...]

By |2021-01-18T13:34:56-08:00October 21st, 2020|Blog, Canada West, International News|

Gold Quill: Your Secret Professional Development Tool

IABC's Gold Quill Awards recognize excellence in strategic communications.  The Gold Quill Awards celebrate communication excellence and are also a thorough review of one’s work from the highest level to the tactics and details. Winning a Gold Quill Award is not only prestigious, but is also a career stimulant.  Find out more in this post. [...]

By |2020-10-21T04:39:52-07:00October 21st, 2020|Blog, Canada West, International News|

IABC Professional Development Program Receives ANSI International Accreditation

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) announced that its professional development initiative, the Global Communication Certification Council, has received international accreditation for its Communication Management Professional® (CMP) certification program. Read more

By |2020-08-06T08:33:34-07:00August 6th, 2020|Blog, Canada East, Canada West, International News|

POSTPONED TO 2021: 2020 Silver Leaf Awards update

Given the COVID-19 pandemic situation, the decision was made not to hold a Silver Leaf Awards program in 2020. We recognize how these past difficult months have kept communication professionals extremely busy and the hard work will continue for the next couple of months. We want to let communication professionals focus on their strategic daily [...]

By |2020-08-06T08:28:16-07:00June 24th, 2020|Blog, Canada East, Canada West, International News|

IABC CWR 2020 AGM – Monday June 29, 2020

The IABC CWR AGM is taking place on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. MDT. Proposed Slate: 2020/2021 IABC/Canada West Executive Board Returning: Will Tigley, SCMP – Calgary - Chair Sue Heuman, ABC, MC – Edmonton - Vice-Chair Bart Goemans CMP, SCMP – Calgary - Director of Sponsorships and Professional Development New proposed candidates: [...]

By |2020-06-25T19:39:23-07:00June 6th, 2020|Blog, Canada West|

Canada West Conference – that’s a wrap

Thank you to the attendees of the Canada West Conference in Banff, AB who came together to network and learn from our theme, Driven By Data. Conference highlights were keynotes by Kelly Steward of Swoop, Claire Booth from Lux Insights and author of The Achiever Fever and Rosemary Thompson of the Banff Centre for Arts [...]

By |2020-02-09T23:27:04-08:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, Canada West, Conferences|
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