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President’s Note: It’s Rocktober!

17:14 03 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President As 7-time International Chapter of the Year, the Kansas City chapter of International Association of Business Communicators rocks! I love being a part of this organization.The opportunities to build lasting relationships and grow my skills are phenomenal. Immersing myself in the organization by volunteering on committees and serving on the board has made my membership even more valuable. That’s why I...

Understanding Gen Z Consumers and What They Expect from Brands and Businesses

13:21 25 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Masters, News and events, Professional Development
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by Angie Read (aka GenZMom) Just when we thought we had Millennials figured out, a new generation of young consumers is forcing us into uncharted territory yet again. Meet Generation Z, born between 1996 and 2010. Don’t mistake them as tomorrow’s consumers; they’re already here in a BIG way. They represent approximately $44 billion in direct buying power, and after you factor in their unprecedented influence on family spending, that number...

A Peek Behind the Walls

21:21 14 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Shawn Arni, Director of Marketing - Medical, Children’s Mercy Kansas City Children’s Mercy is one of the most beloved organizations in Kansas City. That is one of the reasons I’ve worked here for more than 20 years now, and I’ve always been proud to tell others where I work and what I do. Founded from humble beginnings in 1897 by two sisters – one a surgeon,...

#HoustonStrong & conference on!

19:17 06 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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You may be wondering about the status of our Southern Region IABC connect17 conference post-Harvey since it’s Oct. 25-27 in Houston. Although this storm did pack a wallop, most of downtown Houston, including the conference hotel, were not impacted. The city is opening back up for business, including its airport and major freeways. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is encouraging all conferences to go forward. By honoring our...

Coffee & Conversation: Communications in the age of “fake news”

11:28 31 August in Coffee & Conversation, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Professional Development
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By Matt Tidwell, Ph.D., APR Earlier this month I had the pleasure of moderating a recent KC IABC “Coffee and Conversation” panel discussion (one of KC IABC’s terrific new membership benefits, by the way). We had a small but hearty group of communicators representing diverse backgrounds including education, technology and non-profit. The topic was certainly topical – communications in the age of “fake news”. While we all...

Take 15 percent off the emfluence And Then Some Conference

21:43 06 August in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Sign up for the emfluence And Then Some Conference, a catalyst conference focused on achieving your digital marketing goals. KC IABC members receive a 15 percent off discount when entering promotional code KCIABCmember during registration. The Details When: Friday, Aug. 25, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Where: The College Basketball Experience, 1401 Grand Boulevard, KCMO Who should attend: Strategizers and producers Whether you’re a hands-on digital marketer working on email, social...

Don’t miss it! Member Appreciation event coming on Aug. 17

19:11 29 June in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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It’s time to celebrate YOU! Get together for food and drinks as we show our appreciation for all of the talents and contributions our members bring. Plus, you may be familiar with communication/marketing vocabulary, but can you spell common comms terms? Join us in a fast, fun round of spelling bee(r)! You may walk away with a prize! Each member will receive a drink ticket on us.   Thursday,...

‘connect17’ Southern Region conference set for Oct. 25-27 in Houston

19:05 29 June in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Registration is open for connect17, the IABC Southern Region annual conference, set for Oct. 25-27 in Houston, Texas. Register by July 31 for early bird savings. The Southern Region represents some of the finest business communicators in the world. Join conference speakers and attendees for limitless career conversations, networking, professional development and fun in Houston, The City with No Limits. The conference site is the Magnolia Hotel, named "Best...

Discount registration offered for KC Digital Summit

12:03 13 June in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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KC IABC members have a special discount for the KC Digital Summit, set for July 26-27. Social Media Club Kansas City is a sponsor and Michael A. Levine, President, is sharing the code with our members. Attendees will hear from local digital leaders from Hallmark, H&R Block, Kansas City Chiefs, KU, Emfluence, Children's Mercy and more – nearly three dozen speakers listed on the agenda. Use code...

Join KC IABC members at ‘All the Clubs: All for Charity’ event

20:42 03 May in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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KC IABC and other professional and nonprofit clubs and boards join forces  at Martin City Brewing Co. to connect for a good time and a good cause. For a $20 donation, you'll enjoy free pizza and your first pint on the house, and the night's proceeds will benefit two local charities: BMA Foundation and Noah's Bandage Project as Matt Moore and Jake Jacobson prepare to...