Category Archives: Blog

President’s Message: As with all great leaders, IABC Leadership Institute inspires optimism

By Wendy Kubota, ABC, IABC/BC President
April 8, 2014

In the words of Al Gore, “airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo”. And driving 8 hours between Dallas and New Orleans due to… Read more

Using networking to make your career go boom: a recap

By Sheryl Gray, VP, Volunteer Services
April 8, 2014

Did you know? IABC/BC is completely led and run by volunteers. From president to webmaster to event planners to SIG leaders, our “workforce” is comprised of IABC/BC members. Perks of… Read more

Feet in the present, eyes in the future: Why two students joined IABC/BC

By Glauce Fleury
April 8, 2014

Starting university or a career can be daunting, but dedication brings results. Shaelah Clancey, who turned 18 last May, is enrolled in the Public Relations Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University…. Read more

IABC BC Member Profile – Vincent Chan, Invisionation Photography

By Lindsay Hindle, IABC/BC Member
March 8, 2014

In this video interview with IABC BC member and sponsor, Vincent Chan – owner of Invisionation Photography – talks about photography: how he got into the business; what he likes… Read more

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Start preparing now for Bronze Quill, Silver Leaf, Gold Quill entries!

By Nancy Painter
October 6, 2013

Fall – back to school, Halloween, and – preparing for communications competitions? Yes, if you’ve ever thought of entering an IABC awards competition, this is the time to start preparing… Read more

BIV.com publishes employee communications article by IABC/BC member, Nancy Painter, ABC

By Jane Thomas
October 1, 2013

Check out Business in Vancouver online for the secrets to engaging employees with honest communications, by IABC/BC member Nancy Painter, ABC. In ‘Make your employee communications meaningful,’ Nancy provides useful… Read more

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Meet the new Connect team

By Kealy Doyle
October 1, 2013

After an outstanding year running the Connect e-newsletter, Alyssa Smith has passed the torch to Kealy Doyle, who helped her produce the biweekly newsletter this past season. Thanks, Alyssa, for… Read more

Members in the News: Effective Crisis Management

By Jane Thomas
August 5, 2013

Chris Freimond, ABC and IABC/BC member, recently shared his expertise on crisis management in a two-part series in Business in Vancouver: One of the best ways for small and medium… Read more

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Gravity Inc. becomes newest IABC/BC sponsor

By Ryan Paulson, IABC/BC Vice-President, Sponsorship
August 1, 2013

The IABC/BC Sponsorship committee is thrilled to announce a new annual partnership with Gravity Inc. to provide sponsored creative design services for the chapter until June 2014. We are very… Read more

Rediscovering the Art of Networking

By Anne Williams, ABC
August 1, 2013

In June I traveled to New York to attend my first IABC World Conference. Okay, so it was New York, but I have to say that being surrounded by 1,500… Read more