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Celebrating Ottawa’s 2017 Gold Quill Award Winners

Congratulations to Banfield, Hydro Ottawa and Russell Township! The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has announced the Excellence and Merit winners of the 2017 Gold Quill Awards program. The program recognizes business communication excellence globally, and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry. Among the winners were three Ottawa… [Read more]

The 2017 IABC Ottawa Communicator of the Year

  Who is the 2017 IABC Ottawa Communicator of the Year? We don’t know yet, but we’re calling on YOU to help us figure it out! But wait, what is the Communicator of the Year (COTY) Award? The Communicator of the Year (COTY) Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of an Ottawa-based organizational leader who shows… [Read more]

April is membership month at IABC Ottawa! Join/Renew for a Chance to Win a $300 VISA Gift Card

April is Membership Month at IABC Ottawa

April is membership month at IABC Ottawa! Join/Renew for a Chance to Win a $300 VISA Gift Card

Invest in your career with IABC Ottawa! Sign up/renew before March 31, 2017 to skip the registration fees & receive a 10% discount

Network with skilled communicators. Attend award-winning professional development events. Learn the latest best practices to keep your skills sharp. Sound interesting? Join/renew with IABC Ottawa! The perks of an IABC membership An IABC membership is the best way to join hundreds of the dedicated and skilled communicators in the Nation’s Capital. Receive discounted rates to… [Read more]

The Institute for Strategic Communications and Change Has Officially Launched

  In January, the first cohort of the University of Ottawa’s new Institute for Strategic Communications and Change began at its Centre for Continuing Education. Led by Caroline Kealey, director and lead instructor, this exciting certificate-based leadership program offers professionals the opportunity to gain new expertise and maximize their abilities through the latest in best… [Read more]

RELEASE: Ottawa’s 2016 Silver Leaf Award Winners

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       Celebrating Ottawa’s 2016 Silver Leaf Award Winners Congratulations to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Thornley Fallis Communications, Banfield, Hydro Ottawa, Universities Canada and Ascribe OTTAWA, ON, December 19, 2016 – The International Association of Business Communicators Canada (IABC Canada) announced the winners of the 2016 Silver Leaf… [Read more]

A man without his voice is IABC Ottawa’s 2016 Communicator of the Year

June 20, 2016 – Ottawa – It is with great admiration and respect that the members the Board of Directors of IABC Ottawa announce the Honourable Mauril Bélanger as the 2016 Communicator of the Year. “IABC Ottawa salutes Mr. Bélanger’s drive to communicate and his constant work to improve people’s lives,” says Sherrilynne Starkie, IABC… [Read more]

Disruption and storytelling: thoughts from the IABC World Conference

Ten years ago I visited the vibrant city of New Orleans. I drank some cool cocktails, ate too many beignets and brought home a lot of festive mardi gras beads (side note: this is a PG blog, no untoward tasks were performed to obtain such tacky plastic jewels). Oh yeah, and I went to the IABC… [Read more]

Event Recap – April 28 Measuring Your Organization’s Digital Success

On Thursday, April 28th, IABC Ottawa hosted a panel of experts at Lowertown Brewery on the importance of measuring an organization’s digital success. Moderated by Jenneke Le Moullec, the President of the Market Research and Intelligence Association Ottawa Chapter, the event featured four panelists. Each panelist shared an insightful presentation that outlined tools, techniques, and… [Read more]