Author: Marjie Goodman

Lessons from the Leadership Institute

16:18 18 February in KC IABC Blog, Leadership, Leadership Institute
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Earlier this month, four KC IABC board members attended the annual Leadership Institute, a conference organized by the IABC to foster connections and support leaders. We asked them to share their thoughts on the event.   Putting The I in IABC Marjie: Attending LI emphasized to me that the “I” within IABC truly stands for international. There were so many leaders not only from across the U.S....

And the Award Goes to …

15:48 18 February in KC IABC Blog, Leadership, Leadership Institute, Membership
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IABC International held its annual Chapter Management Awards (CMA) February 8, during its Leadership Institute in San Diego. The CMAs is a celebration of the hard work IABC leaders have accomplished over the past year in a variety of categories.   KC IABC was recognized with: an award of Excellence for Student Involvement an award of Merit for Leadership Development   View the full list of the 2018 CMAs. The...

FLASH SALE – Last chance to register for BCS at a discounted rate

08:38 14 February in Business Communicators Summit, KC IABC Blog
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  Did you miss your chance to register for BCS at the early bird pricing? Don't lose out on your chance to save big at registration.   Tell your friends and colleagues, it's not too late to register for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit (BCS) at a discounted rate! FLASH SALE ends on Sunday, February 25. BCS will take place on March 8 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at...

Watch our Marketing Smackdown in February: Social vs. Email vs. Print

12:38 29 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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Get ready for left hooks, sucker punches and blows to the solar plexus. Then we’ll talk about marketing. Thursday, February 15, 7:30-9 a.m., Brio Tuscan Grille, Kansas City, Mo. Are you ready to rrrruuuuuummbbbble? Sign up to watch the ultimate marketing cage match during our February meeting.   [embed]https://vimeo.com/252821685[/embed]   Sign up now!...

2018 Business Communicators Summit Lineup

10:29 25 January in Business Communicators Summit, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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The 2018 Business Communicators Summit (BCS) will be on March 8, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS. Register now. Don’t miss your opportunity to attend this premier event for communicators and marketers. Check out the list of speakers at this year’s event We have a great lineup planned for this year. Joining our keynote presenter Quinn Tempest, check out...

Don’t Miss Early Bird Registration for BCS

17:03 08 January in Business Communicators Summit, KC IABC Blog
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    Kansas City’s largest gathering of business communicators is right around the corner, and the early bird registration is now open! The 2018 Business Communicators Summit (BCS) will take place on Thursday, March 8, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS. If you register now, you'll save big!   Early bird savings extended through February 4 Members: $100 (regular price $200) Nonmembers: $225 (regular...

President’s Note: Ring in the New Year

21:53 07 January in Business Communicators Summit, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President   I encourage you to ring in the new year by resolving to make an investment in your career. Make 2018 the year you hone in on your communications skills. Attend KC IABC meetings and the annual Business Communicators Summit (BCS) to grow your professional network and enhance your knowledge. We are starting the year with a variety of new and stimulating...

Join us Jan. 18 to start the year off right

13:29 03 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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Hello, 2018! Begin your year with a laugh (and some learning) at our January breakfast, Humor: Unleashing Your Secret (Untapped) Marketing Tactic. Learn how to stand out in the often dull and dour world of marketing and internal communications by connecting with human emotion. In this breakfast seminar, two veteran communicators – Jeremy Wood and Roy Harryman – will share and show examples from the real world of...

Small Talk is Huge

11:30 14 December in KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Roy Harryman – KC IABC Board Member, Programming   In any relationship, whether business or personal, things start small. You don't go from a chance meeting at a Chamber lunch to a job offer as the dessert is being passed. Instead, things often begin with a type of dialogue we refer to as “small talk.” The name unfortunately implies this talk is unimportant. In fact, more “important” talk is impossible...

President’s Note: Reflection and Looking Forward

11:56 03 December in Business Communicators Summit, KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President This time of year is such a great opportunity for reflection. Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I am still thinking about all the things for which I am grateful. My new house, supportive friends and family, a great job and all our KC IABC board members and volunteers working so hard to plan for an outstanding upcoming year. As we near year-end,...