Holiday Mix’N’Mingle Recap

On the evening of December 2nd, members and professionals within the Ottawa communications community gathered to celebrate the holiday season with IABC Ottawa, and partners the Canadian Women in Communications and Technology National Capital Region (WCT NCR) and Creative Mornings Ottawa at our annual Holiday Mix’n Mingle. Hosted at the Lowertown Brewery in the Byward… [Read more]

Fireside Chat with Mayor Jim Watson and Guy Laflamme – event recap

“If you’re going to celebrate Canada, what better place than the nation’s Capital?” On Tuesday October 27th 2015, IABC Ottawa had the pleasure of hosting a fireside chat with Mayor Jim Watson and the executive director of the Ottawa 2017 Bureau, Guy Laflamme, concerning Canada’s upcoming 150th birthday celebrations. The evening presented guests with an… [Read more]

IABC Ottawa Mentorship Program

IABC Ottawa is pleased to launch a mentorship program. Designed for professional communicators at least 3 years into their careers, it is a self-determined program. Tell us what your mentorship goals are: career advancement, changing fields of practice, learning new skills, life-work balance, and more. Program participants will be paired with a senior communicator with relevant… [Read more]

IABC Canada honors three outstanding professionals with Master Communicator designation

The International Association of Business Communicators [IABC] Canada is honoring three communicators from Newfoundland, Ontario and Saskatchewan with the status of Master Communicator [MC]. They are: • Martha Muzychka, St. John’s, NL • Sylvia Link, Mississauga, ON • Claire Watson, Regina, SK Martha Muzychka is a Principal with Praxis Communications in St. John’s, which she… [Read more]

Season Opener – Event Recap

On September 24, IABC Ottawa hosted our fall season opening social with our partner Shopify. In addition to kicking off our new season, the evening allowed for reconnecting with colleagues and introducing new members to Ottawa’s growing communications community. We had the opportunity to hear from two guest speakers from Shopify’s Jamie Oliver (recruiter) and… [Read more]

Le chef Charles Bordeleau nommé Communicateur de l’année 2015 par l’IABC/Ottawa

Ottawa — Le chef de police Charles Bordeleau a été sacré Communicateur de l’année, distinction prestigieuse décernée par un groupe d’experts de la section d’Ottawa de l’Association internationale des professionnels de la communication (IABC). Bordeleau, policier dans la capitale nationale depuis 1984, a été récompensé pour sa disponibilité remarquable et sa capacité à répondre rapidement… [Read more]

Chief Charles Bordeleau named 2015 Communicator of the Year by IABC Ottawa

Ottawa — Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau has been named Communicator of the Year, a prestigious award chosen by an expert panel from the International Association of Business Communicators’ (IABC) Ottawa Chapter. Bordeleau, who has been a police officer in Ottawa since 1984, is being honoured for his remarkable accessibility and responsiveness to both the… [Read more]

Member Opportunity: Join the IABC Ottawa Board for the 2015-16 Season

Are you an IABC member looking to get more involved and make a difference in supporting your association and your industry? Now is your chance! IABC Ottawa is looking for enthusiastic communication professionals to join our award-winning, dedicated volunteer Board for the 2015-2016 season. We currently have several positions open on the board. Interested in… [Read more]

PD Event Recap: Communicating During Change

As the old saying goes “the only constant is change.” As mankind continuously pushes forward in all facets of life, corporations often face the harsh reality that if they fail to adapt to their changing surroundings, that they will fall off the radars of their consumers and watch as their competitors squeeze them out. However, not only do… [Read more]

Five reasons why you need to join (or renew) with IABC today

Communicators, it is time to invest in yourself and ensure you continue to grow in your career. And the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) can help you do just that. “IABC has been a great resource for my career. I run to IABC to connect with communicators in my community and to get access… [Read more]