Category Archives: Blog

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

“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

5 Questions to Get Back to You

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

Call for Storytellers

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

Get Connected

By Jeanette LeBlanc
February 7, 2017

We held an inspiring event with many of you recently who are interested in learning more about the chapter and ways that you can get involved. Over some drinks and… Read more

Top 7 Ways to Get Connected & Meet Your 2017 Career Goals

By Jeanette LeBlanc
January 3, 2017

As a member in my 7th year with IABC/BC, I’ve met many awesome people, made quality connections and gained considerable experience to grow my career as well. Now the Vice… Read more

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