Category Archives: Blog

Member Profile: Linda Ong—Volunteering is an investment in your career

By Breeonne Baxter | Writer, Volunteer Services
December 1, 2014

Linda Ong, ABC is IABC/BC’s Vice President, Career and Professional Development and is the recipient of the 2014 President’s Volunteer of the Year Award, IABC/BC’s top volunteer honor. Linda has… Read more

IABC/BC members recognized by 2014 Silver Leaf Awards

November 11, 2014

Congratulations to the following IABC/BC members, who were recognized with an Award of Excellence by the Silver Leaf Awards, as announced by the Canadian Western and Eastern Regions of the International Association… Read more

October is Membership Month

By IABC International
October 1, 2014

October is International Membership Month at IABC! We are encouraging you to “Wake Up to IABC” and think of an IABC membership in the same way they do their daily… Read more

First event of the season an outstanding event

By Deena Tokaryl
September 30, 2014

IABC BC kicked off the 2014/15 season with a new president, new social media contest, new venue, and a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Attended by more than 60 current,… Read more

Jobline update

By Lydia Tay, VP, Sponsorship
September 20, 2014

Did you know that our annual member survey showed that almost 60% of our members are using IABC/BC’s JobLine to look for new career? Could your organisation benefit from posting… Read more

AFABC awarded IABC/BC Gift of Communications

By Adoptive Families Association of BC
September 3, 2014

The International Association of Business Communicators BC Chapter (IABC/BC) is helping adoptive families in BC through their Gift of Communications program. Gift of Communications started in 2001 by IABC International,… Read more

President’s message: Incoming leadership team ready to meet challenges

By Catherine Ducharme, IABC/BC President
August 30, 2014

Attracting, retaining and engaging members is a focus for all associations, not just IABC/BC. Our environment is noisy and competitive. Time-strapped members, with unprecedented access to rich content, free webinars… Read more

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Externally, IABC/BC is not on the radar!

By Catherine Ducharme, IABC/BC President
August 30, 2014

A survey of over 200 business leaders (162 of which are involved in hiring & purchasing decisions around communication) revealed we have a lot of work to do to build… Read more

Welcome to the new iabc.bc.ca

By Brice Dare, IABC/BC VP, Internal Communications
August 27, 2014

So, you may have noticed that things look just a little bit different around here. IABC/BC is proud to introduce its new website to the world. I know it’s a… Read more

Last call – Silver Leaf award entry deadline is September 12

By Lisa Brake, ABC, Silver Leaf Co-Chair, IABC Canada West
August 26, 2014

IABC Canada’s Silver Leaf Awards final deadline for submissions is Friday, September 12! This is your opportunity to earn national recognition for your communications work. IABC is searching every corner… Read more