We’re dedicated to providing engaging, valuable and diverse events to help our members to grow their communications and marketing knowledge, skills and connections.
Below are upcoming events that may be of interest to you. If you’ve missed an event or want to refresh yourself on lessons learned, you can also check out our past events resources.
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February 5th, 2019
Health Communicators SIG: Junk the jargon! Minimize medical language for better health care writing
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ BC Patient Safety and Quality Council, #201-750 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC
Join us for a lively roundtable discussion on tips and tricks for translating technical and medical language into readable copy. Whether educating patients or making...
January 31st, 2019
Webinar series: Storytelling in the digital age
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Webinar
Digital channels are constantly changing, and always busy. When there is always a new added feature on a social channel, or the latest trend to...
December 13th, 2018
Mingle All the Way: The IABC/BC and CPRS Holiday Social
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ 181 Roundhouse Mews (Davie and Pacific), Vancouver
Warm up this winter with Mingle All the Way, the IABC/BC and CPRS holiday social! Mix, mingle, and make merry with colleagues old and new...
November 29th, 2018
Lifting the Lid on Communications Careers – Speed Mentoring Series
5:30 pm - 8:50 pm @ Teekay Office (Bental Tower 5), 550 Burrard St, Vancouver
We’re working to give communicators the edge they need to succeed in Vancouver's unique and competitive marketplace. Whether you’re a student wondering how to break...
November 20th, 2018
Health Communicators SIG: Social Media for Health Care
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Fraser Health, 5th floor Central City Tower, 13450 – 102nd Avenue, Surrey
Please join us for a lively discussion about how to elevate your health care social media campaigns to attract more engagement and pique public and...
November 19th, 2018
Digital Strategy SIG: Handling Negative Reviews and Online PR
5:45 pm - 7:15 pm @ 401 W Georgia Street (6th Floor - Lighthouse Labs), Vancouver
Negative reviews or Press can be a scary subject. Preparing for this as something that could (but hopefully won’t!) happen can prevent future PR disasters....
November 7th, 2018
Comms planning - From A to Z
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ SFU Harbour Centre Campus, 515 West Hastings St., Room 7000, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
In partnership with SFU Beedie School of Business, IABC/BC invites you to attend Comms planning — From A to Z, a two-hour workshop led by...
November 1st, 2018
Special speaker series: How leaders spark or destroy culture and employee engagement – with Kellie Garrett, PCC, ICD.D, CDWF, IABC Fellow
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ SFU Segal Graduate School, 500 Granville Street (Room 2800), Vancouver
Kellie Garrett is a leadership expert who works with organizations to align business strategy, culture and leadership behaviours. The end goal? High employee engagement, which...
November 1st, 2018
Leaders’ Lunch with Kellie Garrett: Talking business strategy, culture, and leadership behaviours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Gotham Steakhouse, 615 Seymour Street, Vancouver
IABC/BC warmly welcomes Kellie Garrett, PCC, ICD.D, CDWF, IABC Fellow, for a daytime event handcrafted exclusively for senior communicators. Join a handful of your industry...
October 25th, 2018
Independent Contractors SIG: An introduction and information gathering
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ McBurney's Coffee and Tea House, 20504 Fraser Highway, Langley
Join other independent communicators for a meet-and-greet brainstorming session Are there experiences, information, challenges or areas of interest you’d like to explore? Come and share...