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Keynote speaker set for BCS 2016: Register now for early bird savings!

19:52 08 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, for Kansas City's largest gathering of business communicators, sponsored by KC IABC. This annual summit features expert speakers and communications professionals from a cross-section of industries. We're excited to announce our keynote speaker: Peg Fitzpatrick, who is best known as the co-author of The Art of Social Media with Guy Kawasaki. Peg works in the trenches of social media, marketing and...

KC IABC membership files: JEANENE DUNN

15:40 04 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, Uncategorized
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Independent communications professional Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I have been a member of KC IABC for almost 20 years. For me, membership and participation in the organization has been a sound investment. The programs are so substantive and relevant, especially the Business Communicators Summit. This year was my first attending the BCS and it will not be my last. My fellow KC IABC members are the...

President’s Note: Upcoming events custom designed for communicators – register now!

10:35 01 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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I trust you are all enjoying this holiday season and have fun plans to celebrate. Hopefully the KC IABC jointly hosted KC Marketing Clubs Holiday Extravaganza on December 10, at STUDIO Dan Meiners, is one of the holiday activities on your calendar as a must-attend event! A sell-out every year, this is a great opportunity to connect with fellow communicators and creatives in KC. Don't...

KC IABC membership files: JULIE BARTELS SMITH

10:10 30 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Company: JBSmith Communications, Inc. Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: IABC has been with me for 30+ years now, and it's the single most valuable relationship in my professional career. It has played a role in every single job opportunity I've pursued and nearly every piece of business I've received as an independent communications consultant. IABC colleagues teach me, challenge me, inspire me and console me. They...

Insights from a KC Quills Best in Show winner on a Facebook campaign

20:06 24 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Marianne Sicking, a communications consultant with Kansas Gas Service, is KC IABC's Best in Show winner for the 2015 KC Quills. She also won a silver quill award in the IABC Southern Region and more. Learn about her winning social media Facebook campaign and the lessons she learned from her experience in entering and winning the KC Quills top prize. Roy Harryman, a frequent volunteer and long-time...

KC IABC membership files: KATHRYN LORENZEN

11:38 20 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership
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Kathryn Lorenzen Company: LandaJob Marketing & Creative Talent Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: My membership in KC IABC has given me so much in professional enrichment and personal connections. I always find programming that adds to my understanding of the changing world of communications, and I've made sustaining friendships that have deepened over the years. In addition, I've had the opportunity to give back by contributing to KC...

KC IABC membership files: ERIC MORGENSTERN

10:02 13 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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ERIC MORGENSTERN Company: Morningstar Communications Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I’ve built great relationships and friends through my involvement with KC IABC over the years. Those valued connections span a wide range of talented communicators who share life values of learning from each other, strengthening relationships and paying it forward. The diversity of thought is incredibly helpful to me as a person and professional. KC IABC provides extraordinary...

IABC extends Membership Month through November – join or renew today!

16:30 30 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Dear KC IABC members, Thank you for your support of Member Month throughout October. The involvement of chapters and regions in promoting the campaign and IABC membership as a whole has been extremely positive and we have certainly seen the results of these efforts reflected in our membership numbers. As a result of the success of the campaign and following feedback from chapter members and regional leaders, the...

Feeling stuck? Try these tips for getting creative with boring topics

15:50 30 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Sometimes, coming up with ideas for killer campaigns is easy. The company is amazing, the project is worthwhile, or to borrow the cliché, the product almost sells itself. Other times, though, we all get stuck. The topic is boring, the project isn’t too important, or we just can’t think of a new way to tackle the same old thing. Enter John Hornaday, account director at Barkley,...

KC IABC seeks member feedback

12:58 27 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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We would like to invite you, as a KC IABC member, to participate in our member satisfaction survey. Your responses will help ensure we are meeting member needs and providing valuable services. The 25 question survey should take about 15 minutes to complete. Your prompt reply will ensure your input is included in our 2016 planning. Take the survey...