Yearly Archives: 2016

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Feedback: Are You A Resilient Communicator?

By Kristy Dixon
November 5, 2016

Originally appeared on the IABC Calgary chapter blog A reality of being a communications professional is that we receive a lot of feedback. For example, your latest media release may… Read more

Calling Experienced Communicators! Exciting Volunteer Roles Await!

By Kirk Grayson
October 14, 2016

If you’re a senior communicator who loves to keep learning and growing, whilst leading others as they do the same, then now is your time to shine! Exciting leadership volunteer… Read more

IABC/BC fall event kicks off the 2016/2017 season in style

By Gillian Hobbs
October 5, 2016

It’s hard to believe that warm summer days and long hours of sunlight are behind us once again.  As we head into the fall and settle once again into our… Read more

Scannable Content: Writing for the Web

By Bradley Tollefsen
October 1, 2016

Writing for the web is very different from writing for print. Most online readers do not actually read text on the internet; instead, they scan the text to pick out valuable bits. That’s why creating scannable content on your website is crucial to getting your message across. Inspired by Eddie Shleyner’s HubSpot post, here are some tips for creating effortlessly readable web copy. Continue reading

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Welcome to the new IABC/BC Board year

By Sarah Parker
September 7, 2016

My name is Sarah Parker, and I am extremely honoured and excited to serve as your president this year. Our board officially began its term on July 1st and we… Read more

IABC/BC 2016 Wave Awards

June 29, 2016

On June 14, 2016, IABC/BC hosted the Wave Awards Reception, which was our annual awards event designed to recognize the people behind the great work in our chapter. In addition… Read more

Call for storytellers for the 2016 IABC/BC Signature Event

February 10, 2016

Have a story to tell? On April 14, 2015 IABC/BC will host its 4th annual signature event—an inspiring and entertaining evening of communicators sharing their career stories. This year the theme is “making my mark!”… Read more