Invitation to IABC-Ottawa members to attend EAC March meeting

Wednesday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.: Everyone can be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but what about the rest of the year? Do you have an identity that says who you are, what you stand for and what skills you have to offer? Personal branding introduces you and sets the tone. Whether you work as a… [Read more]

Have you appraised your communication skills lately?

Have you appraised your communication skills lately? Boost your career equity on Thursday, April 8th. Join Ms. Joanne Charlebois, Director of Marketing & Communications at the Appraisal Institute of Canada, as she discusses the multi-faceted task of branding a 70-year-old association. To stem a rapidly declining membership, the Appraisal Institute of Canada (AIC) re-engineered itself… [Read more]

Social Media as a Marketing Tool – A ‘SENS-ational’ Idea!

Join Isabelle Perrault-Lachapelle, Director of Marketing for the Ottawa Senators, for a highly personalized, interactive session on social media. Using the Ottawa Senators as a case study, Ms Perrault-Lachapelle will explore the common pitfalls, challenges and unexpected benefits of integrating social media tools into your marketing mix. When decisions have to be made about precious… [Read more]

Want to start a freelance writing business? The Professional Writers Association of Canada, Ottawa Chapter Event

Want to start a freelance writing business? Attend our seminar where guest panellists Christine LeBlanc and Suzanne Bowness will show you how.

IABC Ottawa presents: Social Marketing Workshop for the Public and Not-for-Profit Sectors

IABC Ottawa presents: Social Marketing Workshop for the Public and Not-for-Profit Sectors Thursday, March 4, 2010 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Hampton Inn and Conference Center – 100 Coventry Road Messages from social marketing programs can affect audiences in unique and profound ways. Putting together a successful plan can feel haphazard, but it doesn’t have to… [Read more]

Annual IABC Ottawa New Year’s Cocktail Social

Networking in the New Year – January 20th, 2010 Join us for a festive celebration of food, fun and….a few surprises! Mingle with a welcoming crowd of friends and colleagues or sit down with an industry-leading communications professional to strengthen your knowledge base for 2010. Enjoy a delicious cocktail-style menu at the beautiful Courtyard Restaurant… [Read more]

Communications Strategy Lab Workshop

Communications Strategy Lab Workshop Tuesday, January 19th 2010 Sheraton Ottawa 150 Albert Street 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Bridge the gap between theory and practice in strategic communications planning with this highly interactive Workshop that will equip you with practical tools, best practices and templates that can be immediately applied to your day-to-day work. The… [Read more]

Maple Leaf: The Power of Values-Driven Communications in Times of Crisis

Maple Leaf: The Power of Values-Driven Communications in Times of Crisis By Cynthia Parkanyi “The Crisis Plan doesn’t cover Day 3” August 2008 was the beginning of a long and difficult period at Maple Leaf Foods—with Listeriosis discovered in a growing number of their products and the source of the contamination still unknown, it was… [Read more]

9th Crisis Communications

9th Crisis Communications Mitigating the damaging effects of corporate crises through effective communications techniques. December 9th and 10th IABC Ottawa members receive a 10% discount! The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive For more information,

Ottawa Inter-Association Holiday Party

HOLIDAY PARTY! Save the date —Tuesday, December 8th from 6-9pm— for an Ottawa Inter-Association Writers and Editors Holiday Party at the Heart and Crown pub at 67 Clarence Street in the Byward Market (visit for details on the venue, please go through to the back party room). Mingle with members from the Professional Writers… [Read more]