Category Archives: Blog

IABC/BC fall event kicks off the 2016/2017 season in style

By Gillian Hobbs
October 5, 2016

It’s hard to believe that warm summer days and long hours of sunlight are behind us once again.  As we head into the fall and settle once again into our… Read more

Scannable Content: Writing for the Web

By Bradley Tollefsen
October 1, 2016

Writing for the web is very different from writing for print. Most online readers do not actually read text on the internet; instead, they scan the text to pick out valuable bits. That’s why creating scannable content on your website is crucial to getting your message across. Inspired by Eddie Shleyner’s HubSpot post, here are some tips for creating effortlessly readable web copy. Continue reading

Welcome to the new IABC/BC Board year

By Sarah Parker
September 7, 2016

My name is Sarah Parker, and I am extremely honoured and excited to serve as your president this year. Our board officially began its term on July 1st and we… Read more

IABC/BC 2016 Wave Awards

June 29, 2016

On June 14, 2016, IABC/BC hosted the Wave Awards Reception, which was our annual awards event designed to recognize the people behind the great work in our chapter. In addition… Read more

Call for storytellers for the 2016 IABC/BC Signature Event

February 10, 2016

Have a story to tell? On April 14, 2015 IABC/BC will host its 4th annual signature event—an inspiring and entertaining evening of communicators sharing their career stories. This year the theme is “making my mark!”… Read more

Silver Leaf Award Winners 2015

October 28, 2015

Professional communicators from across Canada were recognized this month for outstanding work in communication management and skills with receipt of a Silver Leaf Award from the Canada West and East Regions of… Read more


Connect with IABC – Membership Month Extended

October 4, 2015

Due to its popularity, Member Month has been extended! Discounted international dues as well as the waiving of the USD $40 application fee will continue throughout November. However, the drawing… Read more

Independent Communicators Special Interest Group: Online Survey

September 10, 2015

The IABC/BC Independent Communicators Special Interest Group needs your feedback. If you’ve participated in a past meeting or are considering joining the group, would please fill out a brief web… Read more

Student Services: IABCBC’s Student Newsletter [Summer 2015]

June 22, 2015

In this issue: 2015 Student Communicator of the Year Recipients: Michelle Mitchell and Terence Chu SFU Communique Blog features Ryan Paulson, Director of Marketing and Communications for Blenz Coffee Spring… Read more

2015 Wave Award Recipients and Nominees

June 1, 2015

The Wave Awards are IABC/BC’s signature awards program, designed to recognize the people behind the great work in our chapter. Each year, we recognize communicators who have demonstrated excellence either… Read more