Great Communicators: Great Leaders

The career path through marketing and communicators is varied and diverse. How can a professional communicator parlay a successful career into other senior strategic orientations? Guest speaker Ursula Gobel will speak to that journey and how great leaders must be great communicators to be effective. Join other senior communications on Monday, April 11 for an… [Read more]

March 24 – Crisis Communications in Canadian Politics

Join IABC Ottawa on March 24 at the Sens House (73 York St.) from 5pm – 8pm for a panel discussion on crisis communications in Canadian politics with Jason MacDonald, Jordan Owens, Mike Murphy and Lisa Allaire. Your ticket includes a selection of appetizers (vegetarian options available) and an opportunity to network and connect with… [Read more]

Exclusive Event for Young Professionals: “Project Phoenix”

IABC Ottawa is excited to present a new exclusive event for young professionals: a dinner conversation with Shannon O’Brien, Internal Communications Strategist, Shopify (former Leader of Enterprise Communications at MD Financial Management). Shannon will share a fascinating case study of “Project Phoenix”. On January 3, 2013, the head office of MD Financial Management suffered a fire. MD could have followed a simple… [Read more]

January 28: Networking in the New Year

This event is now sold out! There is a wait-list available if spots open up.  Join us on Thursday, January 28 for Networking in the New Year, an interactive professional development opportunity to strengthen your knowledge and grow your network for 2016. Get your questions answered by Ottawa’s industry-leading communications professionals while enjoying appetizers that… [Read more]

December 2: Holiday Mix’n Mingle

It’s back! Our popular Holiday Mix’n Mingle will be taking place on Wednesday, December 2 at the Lowertown Brewery in the Byward Market. NEW this year we’re excited to be partnering with the Canadian Women in Communications and Technology National Capital Region (WCT NCR) and Creative Mornings Ottawa for this annual social event. Come celebrate the holiday… [Read more]

Senior Communicator event: AMA Government Relations and Public Affairs

Join other senior communicators on Tuesday, November 24 for an evening of conversation, and the opportunity to ask Susan Smith, Principal, Bluesky Strategy Group, anything on crafting and delivering messages to achieve communications and policy goals. She will also share her insights in the change of government and what it means for professional communicators. Susan been providing private and public… [Read more]

October 27: Fireside Chat with Mayor Jim Watson and Guy Laflamme on Ottawa 2017

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation–and Canadians will gather in their Capital to join local residents in a year of celebration. Created by Ottawa Tourism and supported by a growing community of partners, Ottawa 2017 is tasked with creating 12 full months of big, bold, immersive and moving experiences that will complement national… [Read more]

September 24 IABC Ottawa Season Opener

The International Association of Business Communicator’s Ottawa chapter (IABC Ottawa) invites you to celebrate the start of a new season. Join IABC Ottawa’s 2015-16 Board of Directors and our partner Shopify at our season opening social, September 24th at The Winter Garden, located at 150 Elgin Street, from 5:30-7:30 pm. Kick off the new season by… [Read more]

IABC Ottawa’s Season Closer & AGM

Celebrate Communications Excellence and a Successful Season at IABC Ottawa’s Season Ending Event– June 25th Another successful IABC Ottawa season is coming to an end and we have a lot to celebrate this year – from the winners of the IABC Ottawa Special awards, including the prestigious Communicator of the Year award, to the dedicated and… [Read more]

May 21 Senior Communicators: Getting a seat at the boardroom table!

Join other senior communicators on Thursday, May 21 for an evening of conversation, casual networking and the opportunity to ask Christine Tausig Ford, vice president and chief operating officer of Universities Canada, anything about how to get strategic communications professionals into the C-suite or about women in leadership roles. Universities Canada is the national organization… [Read more]