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]

April 30 IABC Ottawa Book Club: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

April is Membership Month and IABC Ottawa is opening up it’s Book Club to members and non-members! Come enjoy an open, relaxed and informal event where you can network with old friends and meet new ones. All of that while you enjoy a glass of wine and cheese! Read a review about our past book club… [Read more]

May 8: Best Practices in Communicating Change with Caroline Kealey, Ingenium Communications

Best Practices in Communicating Change with Caroline Kealey, Ingenium Communications Join us on May 8, 2015 for a morning workshop (9:00 am to 12:00 pm) delivered by IABC All Star speaker Caroline Kealey, Principal and Founder of Ingenium Communications. This session introduces proven best practices for communicators to craft effective communications strategies in support of… [Read more]

March 30: Communicating During Change

Communicating During Change With 20+ years working in corporations who underwent tremendous change, Priya Bates, ABC, MC, president of Inner Strength Communications Inc. will share experiences from being part of the integration team for the HP/Compaq merger in 2002 and leading Internal Communication at Loblaw Companies Limited during the company’s transformation. Join us on Monday, March… [Read more]

March 30: Turning Branding Inside Out

The New IABC: Branding from the Inside Out When rebranding, many organizations focus on logos, taglines and visual identity, but powerful brands are built from the inside out. The brand is about who we are and how we deliver. Join us on March 30, 2015 at 8:00 am at 150 Elgin Street to hear from the… [Read more]

February 26: Big Data Insights for Communicators: How Big Data & Social Media Can Improve Communications

Join us on February 26 at 6 p.m. sharp for a webinar presentation from Dr. Ann Cavoukian, PhD, Executive Director, Privacy and Big Data Institute, Ryerson University, former Ontario Privacy Commissioner, on Big Data Insights for Communicators. Big Data is a popular term for the rapid and exponential growth of data … to be collected, stored,… [Read more]

February 25: Ottawa Marketing & Communications Excellence Panel

Join us Wednesday, February 25 and plan at The Metropolitan Brasserie Restaurant for the Ottawa Marketing and Communications Excellence Panel. Here’s your chance to hear from Ottawa’s own award-winning communications and marketing professionals.  Our panel is made up of winners from IABC Ottawa Excel Awards, IABC Canada’s Silver Leaf Awards and the IABC’s World Gold… [Read more]