COVID-19 Update

Dear IABC Ottawa Members, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, IABC Ottawa’s Board of Directors continues to closely monitor developments and follow official guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada and Ottawa Public Health. Due to the ever-changing nature of the situation, and ten cases of COVID-19 being confirmed in Ottawa as…

IABC Ottawa wins global recognition for chapter excellence

March 3, 2020 – OTTAWA, ON IABC Ottawa was proud to receive three IABC Chapter Management Awards (CMAs) to recognize the chapters’ work in Membership Marketing, Volunteer Engagement and Leadership Development, and Strategic planning over the past year. The awards were given out during IABC Leadership Institute in Austin, Texas on Thursday, February 20, 2020.…

Top 5 takeaways from November’s Special Interest Group: Tips and techniques for stellar speechwriting and presentations

In November, the members-only Special Interest Group focused on the stellar speechwriting and presentation skills described by Wendy Cherwinski, an experienced speechwriter and a past president of IABC Ottawa. Wendy shared stories about writing speeches for audiences as diverse as elementary school children, a convention of nurses and military members. With her experience working with…

5 lessons from CEO Caitlin Kealey’s Ask-Me-Anything

IABC Ottawa’s 2018-2019 season opened with a bang on September 13 as MediaStyle CEO Caitlin Kealey fielded questions in a lively Ask-Me-Anything discussion with chapter President Samantha Rae Ayoub. Caitlin candidly shared her thoughts on climbing the communications ladder, being a woman at the top, balancing work and home life, and how to succeed in…

5 Tips for Young Professionals from IABC members

IABC Ottawa Young Professional SIG attendees share their advice for other young professionals! About Special Interest Groups: Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are IABC-member only events that provide an informal opportunity to connect, learn and exchange knowledge with peers in an area of particular interest and relevance.SIGs are moderated by a subject matter expert, and are a…