Category Archives: Blog

This #MemberMonth we’re celebrating you!

By Sarah Parker, Past President
February 28, 2018

Have you ever heard a story and thought, “I can relate to that” or “That’s exactly what I needed to hear today.”? The truth is, we all have a story… Read more

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It’s time to get a reality check

By Lynsey Gray, Student Ambassador
February 14, 2018

Are you graduating soon and feeling terrified? Are you beginning your post-secondary studies and unsure of your career goals? Are you considering a job or education in the field of… Read more

Leadership boot camp and award wins in sunny San Diego

By Gemma Lawrence, Vice President
February 14, 2018

On February 8th, I flew to San Diego to attend my first Leadership Institute (LI) as Vice President of the BC Chapter. LI, or  “leadership boot camp” as president Jeanette… Read more

Student + New Communicator Services: Meet the new team members

By Glauce Fleury
January 29, 2018

Three new rock stars have joined the Student + New Communicator Services team: Vince Kanasoot, Emma Whiten and Lynsey Gray. We’re also recruiting a Manager, Student Engagement to support our… Read more

IABC/BC PD Panel Event – January 11, 2018

By Laura Doskotch
January 16, 2018

Go for the gold: Case study panel of BC’s award-winning communications work   Pursuing industry awards can help spotlight success, boost team morale, and build your professional brand.   At… 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

Optimize your networking experience at IABC/BC events

By Christine Ackerley
December 3, 2017

Whether you like it or not, you know networking is important. And you are not alone. IABC/BC event evaluations show that 90 to 100% of respondents consistently say that they… Read more

#myIABCstory: What’s your member story?

By Spencer Perry
October 19, 2017

Our members are what makes IABC/BC a great place to network, volunteer, and grow your career. As part of Member Month, we’re sharing member stories from across our chapter.  … 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