Category Archives: Blog

How to get your manager say yes to a professional certification

By Jessie Scheele
December 1, 2020

So, you’re committed to earning a professional certification as business communicator. Great! And now you like support from your manager to pay for your exam fees. Easy-peasy, right? Here are… Read more

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Leading Teams in Times of Massive Change: An Interview with Catherine Ducharme, CLC, ACC

By Dana Higgins, PMP, IABC/BC President
November 29, 2020

Tell us a bit about yourself I am Co-Founder of Fluency Leadership which is a leadership + team development, and coaching company that specializes in working with leaders, teams, and… Read more

5 ways to make the most out of your IABC membership

By Jessie Scheele
November 12, 2020

Whether you’re new to the field or a seasoned communicator, there has never been a better time to join our B.C. community or renew your membership. Still doubting? Check out… Read more

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Sign-up for the IABC Pen Pals program

By Dana Higgins, PMP, IABC/BC President
October 2, 2020

The digitally-driven world has meant that we have been able to maintain connections during these physically distanced times. Zoom, email, social media, and endless options for networking apps have kept… Read more

Introducing José Vargas: Our New Vice President!

By Jenna Ross, Content Manager
July 21, 2020

What qualities make a great leader? Is it someone who’s: Proactive Personable Calm under pressure A great listener If you’re nodding right now, you’re going to love our incoming Vice… Read more

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A message of thanks from Incoming Chapter President, Dana Higgins

By Dana Higgins, PMP, Incoming IABC/BC President
July 7, 2020

It is my honour to serve as the incoming President of the IABC British Columbia chapter. It is also my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to the 2020-21 Board… Read more

Elevate Your Communications Career with IABC/BC Student Membership

By Jazmin Sood and Silke Billings
May 8, 2020

Are you a new communications professional or student communicator? Starting a communications career can seem intimidating, but luckily IABC/BC is here to support you. Student members have access to a… Read more

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Crisis Communications: Key Takeaways From Our Virtual Event

By Jenna Ross, Content Manager
May 2, 2020

Do the complexities of COVID-19 communications have your head spinning? Fear not, we’re here to help!   Last week, IABC/BC held a virtual event entitled “Climate, Conflict and COVID-19: Crisis… Read more

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Building your Career in Communications: Tips from IABC/BC Award Winners

By Melissa Huang
February 25, 2020

Whether you’re just breaking into communications, or are still on the hunt for that elusive first role, building your comms career requires a solid plan. Who better to help you… Read more

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40 Ways to Mark IABC/BC’s 40th Anniversary

By Adam Brayford, SCMP
January 8, 2020

  It’s our birthday… If you’re anything like me, you suffer from a case of ‘communicator’s math‘, a malady that impairs the region of the brain responsible for arithmetic. It… Read more

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IABC/BC's 40th Anniversary