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Transform your print or online work from weak to wow!

14:16 08 February in featured-event, IndyComm, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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By Elaine Symanski KC IABC Webmaster To get noticed in today’s crowded marketplace, your message cannot be boring. The “special sauce” that makes it stand out from other messages is good use of clean, graphic design, says Chad Wagner. Two approaches to make your proposal, marketing materials or website stand out are to hire a good graphic designer or design it yourself, employing tested and true design tricks. Wagner,...

Still time to register for BCS 2017

10:28 08 February in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Don't miss the opportunity to attend the largest annual gathering for communications professionals. The 2017 event will take place 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park, KS, and will include a morning keynote by Michael Wesch, followed by a full day of breakout sessions featuring communications professionals from a diverse range of industries. For a full list of topics...

Take 10 with Tom Mentzer: Why he’s a BCS regular

10:14 06 February in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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The 2017 Business Communicators Summit is coming up on Feb. 16. Not sure what to expect at the event? Hear from IABC member Tom Mentzer on what keeps him coming back to the event each year. Don’t miss it this year! Register Now! How many years have you attended the Business Communicators Summit? At least ten years. Do I get a free toaster oven for perfect attendance?...

Q&A with IABC member Emily Barnes on the value of BCS 

15:25 31 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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The 2017 Business Communicators Summit is just around the corner. Not sure what to expect at the event? Hear from IABC member Emily Barnes on what keeps her coming back to the event each year. Don't miss it this year! Register Now! How many years have you attended the Business Communicators Summit? This will be my third year. What is your favorite part of the event? Definitely the networking! There...

Why should you attend BCS 2017?

16:43 23 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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KC IABC's Business Communicators Summit is the largest, annual professional gathering in the Midwest for professional communicators. The 2017 event will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the KU Edwards Campus. The day will feature a great morning keynote from Michael Wesch and a full-day of breakout sessions featuring communications professionals from across diverse industries. In addition to hearing from these experts, you’ll network with the...

Global communication certification exam scheduled

16:15 18 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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The GCCC will be offering the Communication Management Professional (CMP) certification exam at 9 a.m. on Feb. 23 at the 2017 Leadership Institute at The Sheraton Dallas in Dallas, Texas. This will be the first time that the exam will be available electronically, but exam takers must be on site with a laptop in Dallas to take the exam. The exam will begin at 9 a.m....

Michael Wesch named BCS keynote speaker

15:53 11 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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We are excited to announce that the keynote speaker for Business Communicators Summit 2017 is Michael Wesch. A professor at Kansas State University, Wesch uses examples from a varienty of sources –anthropological fieldwork in New Guinea, YouTube, university classrooms and more – to offer a fascinating look at the often unnoticed, but profound way in which media "mediates" our culture and transforms the way brands...

Register now for January meeting: Battleground to Higher Ground

11:52 04 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Things don’t always go as smoothly as planned in marketing and communications. It’s just the nature of our fast-paced industry. We all know conflicts can arise between coworkers, departments and even among teams. Add in the stress of looming deadlines and you have a recipe for a potential battle. Help is on the way! Our January program speaker and fellow marketing professional, Cami Travis-Groves, has developed a simple, fail-proof method...

Big Rip Brewing Company to host Young Professionals on Jan. 18

11:58 03 January in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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In May 2013, two friends started a brewery called The Big Rip Brewing Company. Today this local KC brewery has made a name for itself along with a goal to "create unique beers that appeal to both beer-nerds and people new to craft beer." On Jan. 18 we are inviting Young Professionals to come to The Big Rip to learn from one of the co-founders, Josh Collins, about his...

Meet the Board – Tara Litzenberger, social media guru

14:52 12 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Each month we take a moment to introduce one of our chapter's wonderful volunteer Board Members who devote their free time and energy to KC IABC. This month we turn the spotlight on Tara Saylor Litzenberger, who dominates social media for KC IABC.  How many years in the biz? "15. I went pro after college and haven't looked back." What's one thing everyone should know about you that...