Category Archives: Blog

The 2017 AGM: Looking back on a successful year

By Sarah Parker
June 29, 2017

  It was a big year for IABC/BC! We pushed the needle forward and launched a few transformational initiatives that will keep our chapter moving forward. On Thursday June 22,… Read more

Introducing our amazing Wave Awards nominees!

By Sarah Parker
June 7, 2017

At IABC/BC, we applaud those who inspire, lead and generously give their time and expertise. Our Wave Awards program recognizes and celebrates communicators in our chapter who have gone above… Read more

2017 Wave Awards Nominees

Meet our proposed board slate for 2017-2018!

By Jeanette LeBlanc
May 24, 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up next month on June 22 (save the date!), right before our Wave Awards event. A key part of our AGM agenda is to present to you… Read more

2016-17 Board Members

Meet our proposed board slate for 2017-2018!

By Jeanette LeBlanc
May 24, 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up next month on June 22 (save the date!), right before our Wave Awards event. A key part of our AGM agenda is to present… Read more

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“Standing Your Ground” videos

May 6, 2017

Missed the latest 5th annual Signature event or want a recap? 7 of the inspirational IABC/BC Heroes’ stories on “Standing Your Ground” are now available online. Watch the IABC/BC Heroes… Read more

From ‘making your mark’ to ‘standing your ground’: IABC/BC’s annual signature event speakers announced!

By Gemma Lawrence
April 12, 2017

As communicators, whether new to the industry or seasoned professionals, we are always looking for sources of inspiration. Through personal stories of triumphs, achievements, a-ha moments and career highlights, IABC/BC’s… Read more

How to lead when you’re feeling burned out

By Gillian Hobbs
March 17, 2017

From time to time, we all feel pulled in different directions, with work deadlines, family commitments and other life events all demanding our focus and attention. Over the course of… Read more

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Standing Your Ground! Call for Storytellers

March 14, 2017

Deadline extended The deadline for speaker submissions has been extended to end of day Friday, March 31.   On April 20, 2017 IABC/BC will host its 5th annual signature storytelling event—an inspiring and entertaining… Read more

6 Tips for Writing More Effective Video Scripts

By Andrew Muir
February 15, 2017

Organizations of all kinds are using video in their marketing and communications, and that means writing for video is becoming an essential skill for communicators. But most have either never… Read more

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5 steps to certification: how to prep for the CMP exam

By Rachel Wong, CMP
February 14, 2017

There are now over 65 certified communicators, four of them IABC members located in British Columbia. Getting from the Communications Management Professional (CMP) application stage to the certification stage takes… Read more