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.
NOTE – Some new members have been a experiencing a temporary issue registering for the member rate for events. If you are a new IABC member and need support, please contact our office admin team, Office Suites, by phone at 604-878-1320 or by email at email@example.com.
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...
October 16th, 2018
Get Connected with IABC/BC
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Per Se Social corner, 891 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC
The BC Chapter of IABC is one the world’s largest and offers a variety of events to bring our members together. We hold informal Get...
September 20th, 2018
Fall Kick-off 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ CRAFT Beer Market, 85 W 1st Ave, Vancouver
Celebrate the arrival of Vancouver’s favourite season with IABC/BC. As summer comes to a close and autumn begins, reconnect and meet colleagues, old and new....
September 13th, 2018
Webinar: Certification - your questions answered!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Online
Join our panel of communicators to have your burning certification questions answered ahead of the October 20 exam sitting!