Building out your communications toolbox

Building out your communications toolbox Professional development courses can be expensive and hard to commit to with a busy schedule. That’s why IABC Ottawa hosts our signature event – Networking in the New Year, every January to help communications professionals learn from leading experts in an intimate setting. This year we welcomed Chris Hofley, Kelly…

The Voice: Episode 119 – Need-to-Know Comms Trends for 2020

The Voice: Episode 119 – Need-to-Know Comms Trends for 2020 In this episode, the senior government lead at LinkedIn, Jennifer Urbanski, shares her insights on need-to-know marketing and communications trends for 2020. From how to stand out in today’s content-saturated world, to the benefits of highlighting your brand or organization’s human side, Jennifer’s got words…

IABC Ottawa’s The Voice Podcast is back!

IABC Ottawa’s The Voice Podcast is BACK! We are incredibly excited to be kicking off 2020 with the relaunch of our podcast covering the multi-faceted world of communications! First up, we’ll be talking strategic communications for engaging a minority government. This episode is a must-listen for those who work in public affairs or government relations…

Member Spotlight: Eight questions with Melanie Rushworth

Eight questions with Melanie Rushworth Director, Communications, Outreach and Planning, Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Melanie Rushworth has worked in the public service for nearly two decades – a career she finds incredibly enriching. “Doing something that’s moving your own country forward is definitely a driving force for me,” she says.…

4 Ways to Create Effective Business Presentations

The brain is a lazy piece of meat. At least that’s what Karl Genest, Founder and President of PrezExpert — a communication training and design company, says when it comes to creating effective business presentations. Earlier this month, Karl shared his findings with a small group through an IABC Ottawa lunch and learn workshop. He…