Event recap: Internal Comms Lunch & Learn

Many organizations are exploring uncharted waters in 2020 as we adjust to new ways of working to prevent the spread of COVID-19. People working from home as well as front line workers are adjusting to a radically different workspace and sadly, some people are not working at all. Internationally recognized thought-leader in international communications and…

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…

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…

How to build your net worth through networking

Award-winning digital strategist Priscilla Kosseim has spent her career networking and making strong relationships with other professionals. Long ago, she learned that developing authentic relationships through networking was more likely to offer her: career advice, raise her profile, and even give her access to “the hidden job market.” At IABC Ottawa’s Season Opener on October…

How to increase the value of communications with public consultations

Join us to learn about building trust through public consultations on May 22 The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that people continue to distrust the media, government and organizations. As strategic communicators, we play a key role in shifting the pendulum from distrust to trust. Over the last year, Ottawa has seen an increase in…