Category Archives: Blog

Feedback on the 2023 Mentorship Program

By Liana Boswell
November 23, 2023

Communications is a two-way street, that’s why IABC/BC is proud to announce that we got some great feedback from our formal mentorship program that took place in April-June 2023. And… Read more

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Congratulations to the 2023 Wave Award nominees!

June 2, 2023

The IABC/BC Wave Awards are IABC/BC’s signature awards program, celebrating our chapter’s most exceptional communicators. Congratulations to all the nominees for this year’s Wave Awards and thank you to everyone… Read more

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2022 SAIL Award Winner Erica Apacible on what it means to win a Wave Award

April 14, 2023

I’ve been having a pinch-me moment for more than a year now.  My communications career hit the gas in 2020, right when much of the world seemed to come to… Read more

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Competition or Collaboration: Artificial Intelligence

By Maycko Macapugas
March 12, 2023

Artificial Intelligence – there are few things that have been as polarizing as this. For the most part, speculators are divided into two main camps; the technology will either be… Read more

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GCCC introduces remote proctoring for CMP® and SCMP® certifications

March 3, 2023

With remote proctoring, you now have the option to write your CMP® or SCMP® certification exam from the comfort of your own home or office at a time that works… Read more

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“Behind every success is a human story”: FortisBC’s Michelle Petrusevich on their Gold Quill winning public safety campaign

January 29, 2023

Michelle Petrusevich and her colleagues at FortisBC had a serious mission: inform the public about the dangers of disturbing buried utility lines, including gas lines. In 2021, with more homeowners… Read more

Digital Insights from the Global Pandemic

By Rashmi Sharma
May 30, 2022

Assess and Adapt: Communicating Digitally in a Global Pandemic Everyone around the world has been navigating unforeseen and unpredictable challenges at work in the last two years, but digital communicators… Read more

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Winner of the 2021 IABC/BC Lighthouse Award – Maile Conwi

By Maile Conwi
April 29, 2022

Do you work with someone who deserves to be recognized in a way that warms their heart, energizes them, and encourages them to pursue new challenges in their career journey?… Read more

Winner of the 2021 IABC/BC New Navigator Award – Aditi Ghosh-Mooruth

By Aditi Ghosh-Mooruth
April 28, 2022

Last year, I was awarded the IABC/BC New Navigator Wave Award award, which celebrates the achievements of a volunteer with IABC/BC of one to five years. I was thrilled to… Read more

Winner of the 2021 IABC/BC Making Waves Award – Natalie Lim

By Natalie Lim
April 28, 2022

I started my professional career as a communicator in January 2020—bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and with no clue that a global pandemic would consume our lives just a few months later. For… Read more