For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators on a global scale. Since 2008, more than 4,451 projects have been entered in the Gold Quill Awards. While the style [...]
The Canada Western Region Conference will be taking place in Banff, Alberta on October 27-29, 2019. More details will be posted, so make sure you save the date and we look forward to seeing you there! Volunteer positions are now available for the conference! Check our Volunteer Opportunities page for full details.
May 25-26-27, 2018 Ramada Hotel, Regina, Sask. Thank you to those who attended a very memorable Dare to Lead in Regina this year. Details and registration for IABC/Canada West’s annual training conference for incoming chapter leaders will be published in the Spring of 2019. There are also Chapter Leadership Development Teleconferences available. Check our news feed for dates and times.
Join us for interactive discussions that will provide your chapter leaders with useful information, connections and discussions that will make your leadership role more effective, and ultimately more satisfying. All calls will take place from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saskatchewan time; 11:30 a.m. B.C., 12:30 p.m. Alberta, and 1:30 p.m. Manitoba - until daylight savings time changes. [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
"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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]