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.

“We were thrilled and honoured to accept three awards on an international stage among some of the world’s top communicators,” said Kristina Martin, President of IABC Ottawa. “These awards are a reflection of the hard work of our volunteers, members and community who are committed to advancing the communications profession in Ottawa.”

The IABC Chapter Management Awards is an annual awards program that recognizes the leadership, management, creativity, and teamwork of IABC chapters and the leaders that run chapters around the world. Submissions are assessed on how relevant, vital, and accessible each chapter’s volunteer leadership is in providing value to members, advancing our profession and sustainably running the chapter.

IABC Ottawa took home awards in the following categories:

  • Award of Merit, Strategic Planning, for its ability to identify challenges and establish plans to tackle those challenges while planning for long-term success.
  • Award of Excellence, Membership Marketing, for marketing methods, recruitment and retention of members, and special services.
  • Award of Excellence, Volunteer Engagement & Leadership Development, for success in volunteer recruitment onboarding, and engagement as well as development of chapter leaders

Kristina Martin
President, IABC Ottawa

About IABC Ottawa
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a diverse global community working to advance the profession, create connection and develop strategic communicators. IABC Ottawa is a community for communication professionals in the Nations Capital who want to thrive in their career. We’re a local organization with a global network to connect you to opportunities, resources, people and insights you need to drive business results.