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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...

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...

Save March 8 for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit

15:17 01 December in Business Communicators Summit, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Mark your calendar for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit on Thursday, March 8! KC IABC's Business Communicators Summit (BCS) is the largest, annual professional gathering in the Midwest for professional communicators. The 2018 event will feature a great morning keynote and a full-day of breakout sessions featuring communications professionals from diverse industries. Date: Thursday, March 8 Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS Drum Roll Please...

What we learned at connect17

10:52 16 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President & Marjie Goodman – KC IABC Board member We had the privilege of attending IABC’s Southern Region conference in Houston last month. The conference covered several topics including client experience, social media and video, and it featured several speakers from across the country. Here are our top takeaways from connect17. Branding [caption id="attachment_16350" align="alignright" width="300"] Jim Pendergast of AARP giving the connect17 conference keynote...

This Year: Gift the Gift of Marketing to Local Non-Profits

12:46 02 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Local non-profits will benefit from your marketing experience     Join us  for our next monthly meeting and give the Gift of Communications on Thursday, Nov. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. at our host Lockton Companies in the Country Club Plaza. If you work in marketing, then crafting catchy messages and working across multiple mediums comes naturally to you. You’re fast. You’re good. But the rest of the world lacks what you have....

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...