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]

PD Event Recap: Ottawa Marketing & Communications Excellence Panel

On Wednesday February 25, IABC had the pleasure of hosting a breakfast marketing and communications excellence panel at the Metropolitan Brasserie. Over the course of the two-hour event, attendees were given a unique opportunity to hear from some of Ottawa’s award-winning communications and marketing professionals as they discussed their exemplary work within the field. After guests were ushered in… [Read more]

Apply Today: The search is on for IABC Regional Leaders

Deadline: Friday, March 27 Your IABC Canada East Region (CER) supports chapter leaders from Newfoundland and Labrador to Ontario. We create structures and programs to support and help chapter leaders deliver value to their members and we represent chapter interests to IABC International. If you are an experienced chapter volunteer looking for new opportunities to… [Read more]

PD Event Recap: Networking in the New Year

On Thursday January 22nd 2015, IABC Ottawa had the pleasure of hosting 9 industry leading communications experts from various backgrounds at The Fox & Feather for a speed dating style of networking, interactive discussions and Q&A. While the notion of speed dating often sparks images of strategically timed candle lit dinners between strangers looking for a romantic connection,… [Read more]

IABC Ottawa’s First Book Club Meeting of the Season a Success

IABC Ottawa members gathered on October 16, 2014 for the season’s first book club meeting. Over wine and cheese, we kicked off our book club season with a classic business book that has parallels and important lessons for communicators. Switch by Chip & Dan Heath asks why is it so hard to make lasting changes… [Read more]