Author Archives: GemmaLawrence

President’s message

By Jeanette LeBlanc
September 21, 2017

We lead IABC/BC & you can too: meet Gemma Lawrence, your vice president We have exciting news to share to kick off the year! Our next chapter president was just… Read more

Meet the student + new communicator services team

By Glauce Fleury
September 21, 2017

Student + new communicator services is back as an independent portfolio. Each aspect of our plan focuses on maximizing your experience as an IABC/BC member. If you’re a student or… Read more

Looking Ahead: What you can expect from IABC/BC this year

By Jeanette LeBlanc
August 23, 2017

Welcome back to IABC/BC! I hope you’ve had a great summer. While fall isn’t here just yet, the IABC/BC Board has been hard at work this summer planning an exciting… Read more

Meet our proposed board slate for 2017-2018!

By Jeanette LeBlanc
May 24, 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up next month on June 22 (save the date!), right before our Wave Awards event. A key part of our AGM agenda is to present… Read more

2016-17 Board Members

“Standing Your Ground” videos

May 6, 2017

Missed the latest 5th annual Signature event or want a recap? 7 of the inspirational IABC/BC Heroes’ stories on “Standing Your Ground” are now available online. Watch the IABC/BC Heroes… Read more

Our IABCBC Board Stories

By Gemma Lawrence
April 27, 2017

Are you looking for some leadership experience? Are you passionate about communications and looking for the opportunity to make an impact within your local communications community? Or are you an active… Read more

From ‘making your mark’ to ‘standing your ground’: IABC/BC’s annual signature event speakers announced!

By Gemma Lawrence
April 12, 2017

As communicators, whether new to the industry or seasoned professionals, we are always looking for sources of inspiration. Through personal stories of triumphs, achievements, a-ha moments and career highlights, IABC/BC’s… Read more

Take the lead. Get noticed. Become a sponsor!

April 4, 2017

The 2017 IABC Canada Western Region Dare to Lead conference in Vancouver (May 27-28, 2017) has a limited number of sponsorship opportunities available to boost your company profile among more… Read more

Dare to Lead Call for Sponsors

How to lead when you’re feeling burned out

By Gillian Hobbs
March 17, 2017

From time to time, we all feel pulled in different directions, with work deadlines, family commitments and other life events all demanding our focus and attention. Over the course of… Read more

5 Questions to Get Back to You

Standing Your Ground! Call for Storytellers

March 14, 2017

Deadline extended The deadline for speaker submissions has been extended to end of day Friday, March 31.   On April 20, 2017 IABC/BC will host its 5th annual signature storytelling event—an inspiring and entertaining… Read more