IABC Ottawa wins big at the IABC Chapter Management Awards

IABC Ottawa took home four Chapter Management Awards (CMAs) for event organization, strategic planning, membership marketing, and volunteer engagement and leadership development at an awards ceremony on Thursday February 7, 2019, held during IABC’s Leadership Institute conference. “IABC Ottawa prides itself on supporting and connecting everyone in the marketing, communications, and public relations communities in…

“Networking in the New Year” delivers answers to your burning questions

IABC Ottawa rang in 2019 with the highly anticipated event, “Networking in the New Year: Building Your Communications Toolbox”. In speed-dating style, four industry professionals made their way around the room (table-to-table) giving insights on their area of expertise. Attendees gathered tips and tricks about budgeting, influencer marketing, social media analytics and knowledge mobilization thanks…

The value of student membership: Gabriella Taekema shares the benefits of joining IABC

Gabriella Taekema sees professional organizations as a stepping stone to launch a communications career. Currently working as a student communications officer with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Taekema first heard of IABC during her freshman year at Carleton University. A former communications and media student recommended getting involved and she has now been an IABC…

Top line advice from “Communicating Contentious Issues”

On November 28 at The Red Lion, IABC Ottawa hosted the much-anticipated “Communicating Contentious Issues” Panel event. The event featured a discussion with Phil Taylor, Senior Director, Strategic Communications and Public Affairs at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Susan Barrett, Manager, Communications at Hydro Ottawa, and Jessica Smith, Policy Associate at Facebook, moderated by Kelly…

Join us for the 2018-19 Season as a volunteer or apply to become a Chapter Leader!

We’re looking for enthusiastic communication professionals who are ready for a leadership challenge to join our board of directors for next season or to get involved in the chapter as a volunteer, advisor or contributor! This is your opportunity to build your leadership skills, help advance the communications profession, share your expertise and take on a…