Author Archives: GemmaLawrence

Brenda Lea Brown: Take your career to the next level with certification

May 9, 2019

  After more than 20 years of working in the field, Brenda Lea Brown still loves working in corporate communications: “The time as flown by so quickly,” she says with… Read more

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IABC/BC Award Season has officially launched!

By Gemma Lawrence
March 14, 2019

  Hollywood may have the Academy Awards and starlets like Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Spike Lee, but we have the Wave Awards! We are lucky to have an abundance… Read more

President Message: It’s going to be a great IABC/BC year!!

By Gemma Lawrence
September 27, 2018

Hi everyone! Fall is upon us already. I hope that you all had a great summer and are looking forward to another IABC/BC year! Our board officially began its term… Read more

Dare to Lead: The Recap

By Danielle Windecker, Co-Director, Marketing & Communications
June 28, 2018

  We flew in, we dined around, we dared to lead. In May, several current and incoming members of our chapter’s 2018-2019 board headed to Regina for the annual IABC… Read more

Meet our new Vice President!

By Gemma Lawrence, Incoming President
June 25, 2018

  If you haven’t already heard the news on our channels, we found our 2018-2019 Vice President (VP) …and I’m thrilled to announce that it is Adam Brayford! Adam, currently… Read more

Get ready for IABC/BC’s next signature storytelling event

By Christine Ackerley, Event Director
April 10, 2018

Let’s face it – communications can be a tough gig. Whether you’re new to the field, or a seasoned pro, you likely know the value of communicators sharing their stories… Read more

Join our board: Reasons to say YES! 

By Gemma Lawrence, Vice President
March 23, 2018

Are you interested in growing your leadership skills or building on your business acumen in a supportive, collaborative environment while influencing the direction of IABC/BC? Then consider joining our 2018/19… Read more

Q&A with Adam Brayford, IABC Gold Quill Award Winner

January 10, 2018

Adam Brayford is a long-time IABC/BC member and volunteer. A panelist at the January 2018 chapter event, Go for the gold: Case study panel of BC’s award-winning communication work, Adam… Read more

Celebrate the Season & What’s in Store for 2018

By Jeanette LeBlanc, President 2017-18
December 13, 2017

Happy Holidays to all IABC/BC members, sponsors, and friends. I really enjoyed celebrating the season with you at last week’s networking event and meeting long-time members, new members and more…. Read more

Member Profile: Laurie Dawkins, Canada’s newest Master Communicator

By Gemma Lawrence
October 19, 2017

Laurie Dawkins, ABC, MC, has been a member of IABC/BC for 23 years. Throughout these times she’s been a consistently active member of our vibrant chapter and has won many… Read more