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Event: April Member Meetup

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Member Meet Ups provide IABC Ottawa members with an opportunity to connect, socialize, and chat with other local professionals.

About this Event

Member Meet Ups provide IABC Ottawa members with an opportunity to connect, socialize, and chat with other communication and marketing professionals. No cost, just you and other like-minded professionals connecting, sharing, and advancing the profession one Meet Up at a time. Each Meet Up will be guided by a subject matter expert. Want to join us? Just log-on and say hi!

Each month will follow a different theme. Here are the topics we are offering for Member Meet Ups this spring. Details below about our subject matter experts who will be moderating each meetup below.

  • April: Employee Experience (EX), Benoit Laplante, Director, Global Communications and Marketing
  • May: Digital Content Strategy, Christine Guay, Communications Coordinator

In advance of the meet up, we encourage you to think of a few questions you’d like to discuss with the group and some interesting research/advice you may have to offer on the topic.

A Zoom link will be shared with participants 48 hours in advance. Have questions about the event? Please email: membership@ottawa.iabc.com.

Please note that you must be a current IABC member to participate in this event.

Benoit Laplante is a Certified Strategic Communications Management Professional (SCMP®). Fluent in French and English, he solves business problems through strategic communications and enjoys being the invisible hand that drives big and small organizational changes.

Christine Guay is a Certified Communications Management Professional (CMP®). With more than 15 years of experience, she produces communication pieces on a range of topics including events in the ByWard Market, commercial fishing, child and youth mental health, City of Cornwall and City of Ottawa services. It’s all about knowing how to communicate – what to say, when to say it and how to say it.



April 27
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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