Events

You’re invited to help us shape the future of IABC Ottawa for communicators in the capital!

What is your biggest communication challenge? How can IABC Ottawa help support you in your career? What do you value you most about IABC? We want to hear your answers to these questions and more to help us build our strategy for the chapter. We are hosting two focus groups as part of our local… [Read more]

Celebrate Ottawa’s Communications Community on June 20!

Join us on June 20th for a night of celebrations as we bring our season to a close and celebrate Ottawa’s communications, marketing and creative professionals!

MARCOM and IABC Ottawa Social – Stay Connected

Excited to talk about the insights learned at MARCOM? Connect with marketing and communications professionals at the MARCOM and IABC Ottawa Social this May 30, 2017 at the Cornerstone Bar and Grill (92 Clarence Street) in the ByWard Market, the heart of Ottawa just minutes away from the Shaw Centre. The MARCOM Annual Conference is… [Read more]

Five Ways to Learn Code – Coding for Communicators Event Recap

Coding is a language, one many of us don’t understand but are expected to. The goal of the Coding for Communicators event was to help provide communicators and marketers with the basic essentials to then implement in their own work. At the workshop on Tuesday, April 18, Ryan Chenkie provided an overview of HTML, CSS,… [Read more]

Member Special Interest Group: How to build trust as a sole communicator or member of a small team

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Join us! IABC Ottawa is excited to host its inaugural Special Interest Group on April 26, 2017, exclusive to IABC Ottawa members. This intimate event of 15 guests is an opportunity for IABC Ottawa members who are sole-communicators (or those working on small teams) in Ottawa to share challenges, experience and ideas with one another. The… [Read more]

Coding for Communicators: Learn the Necessities

Do you often find yourself getting lost when speaking to your technical teams about the backend of your website? At this IABC Ottawa workshop, you will learn necessary coding basics that will help you to advance your professional and personal portfolio. Web developer Ryan Chenkie will lead a hands-on workshop. Ryan is a full-stack web developer… [Read more]

Event Recap: Tips for Building a Content Strategy

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Over 70 communication and marketing professionals came out to the latest event, eager to find out more about content marketing. Here’s a recap of best practices & tips for your own content marketing strategy!

Building a Content Strategy: Putting the User First

Words make all the difference, which is why a cross-organizational content strategy is key in achieving strategic objectives. Join us on March 21 for our event, Building a Content Strategy: Putting the User First. Well-respected content strategists from Ottawa will discuss best practices for putting together a content strategy that produces real results with the user experience… [Read more]

Communicating with the C-Suite: A Senior Communicators Event

Senior communicators often struggle to effectively reach, inform, and influence the C-Suite. Yet strong relationships between Senior Communicators and Executives are a critical aspect of any successful organization. Join us on February 21 for an intimate dinner event for Senior Communicators as Cheryl Jensen, President, and Chief Executive Officer at Algonquin College offers insights on working… [Read more]

January 24: Networking in the New Year

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Join IABC Ottawa at The Red Lion Public House on January 24 as we ring in the New Year with four pivotal people responsible for planning Canada 150 celebrations in 2017. Reconnect with fellow colleagues and other leading professionals while you pack your communications toolkit with new—or improved—strategies, tactics, inspiration and more. Each speaker will present a short… [Read more]