Membership

Judges needed for Chapter Management Awards

09:11 09 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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As the 2016 International Chapter of the Year, we have the privilege of judging this year’s Chapter Management Award (CMA) entries! This is your chance to share your expertise by reviewing the entries and providing constructive feedback. Please consider giving your time and knowledge to help our fellow communicators throughout the world! Sign up as a judge by emailing Stacey Dickson at stacey.scc@gmail.com by Monday, Dec....

Meet the Board: Rachel Spear, Co-president

09:47 09 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Each month we will introduce one of our chapter's wonderful volunteer board members who devote their time and energy to KC IABC. This month we turn the spotlight on Rachel Spear, KC IABC Co-President. What's your day job? Global Communications and Public  Relations Manager for Lexmark How many years in the biz? I'm coming up on 20 years as a  communications professional. What's one thing everyone should know  about you that many...

Presidents’ Note: We’re grateful for dedicated communicators

14:19 08 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Showing gratitude is top of mind with Thanksgiving just around the corner, so on behalf of the entire KC IABC Board, thank you. We are grateful to the KC IABC community who attend events, network and connect with us every month. One of our favorite events will be held this month. During the Gift of Communications, chapter members offer our expertise to smaller not-for-profits in need of advice and...

Presidents’ Note: Take advantage of Member Month

08:44 06 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is Member Month at KC IABC. What that means is if you join or reinstate your membership this month you receive 10 percent off your international dues and the $40 application fee is waived. Saving some money makes October the perfect time to join (or renew) your membership. We’re extremely grateful for our members. We are here because of you and want you to get...

Be a Champion: Join or renew during October IABC Member Month

18:26 05 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is Member Month at IABC! The theme for Member Month is: Be a Champion. IABC has put together an attractive incentive program for new, renewing and referring members for the month of October. 10% discount on international dues for new and renewing members. Give-away of four $500 Amazon gift cards; two for renewing members and two for new members. To encourage member referrals and...

For members only: A new free e-book from IABC about employee communication

12:12 19 September in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Because IABC appreciates our members so much, a new content offering is available for members only. Visit IABC.com and log in to download the latest e-book: Give Voice to What Unites Us: Renewing employee communication excellence through intentional purpose, delivery and conversation by Sheri Rosen, ABC, IABC Fellow. Employee communication — connecting people for company success — is maturing as a business discipline. Over the years, employee communication has lost its...

Free webinar: Learn what it takes to succeed in a digital workplace

09:11 19 August in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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FREE for IABC members.  Please login at IABC.com to register. Wednesday, August 24 1 p.m. Central  Duration: 1 hour This webinar will explore the role of mobile technology in the workplace, and how managers and company leaders affect employee engagement. The presenters will take a close look at how new methods of distributing information are needed to reach the modern employee through case studies and an analysis of recent...

Volunteer of the Month: JENNIE NGUYEN

12:51 17 August in KC IABC Blog, Membership
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Our August Volunteer of the Month is Jennie Nguyen. If her name sounds familiar it's because she was also awarded the Volunteer of the Month slot for her awesome leadership in orchestrating this year's Business Communicators Summit. This month, we're giving Jennie a tip of the hat for jumping in and helping with the KC IABC newsletter and emails! Thanks, Jennie!...

Register now! See you at 2016 Quills – celebrating the best communicators in KC area

14:42 15 August in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Quill news
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Join KC IABC as we recognize the best communicators in Kansas City! When: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 4 -6 p.m. Where: Plaza East Room at Grand Street Cafe 4740 Grand Ave., Kansas City, MO 64112 Members: $35 Non-members: $50 Students: $30 Table for 8: $350 REGISTER NOW! *Please reserve your tickets by August 26. Networking begins at 4 p.m., and the program and awards ceremony kicks off at 4:30. Appetizers and cocktails will be served until 6....

How to set up a clear path for the Buyer’s Journey  

13:20 21 July in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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 By Elaine Symanski KC IABC Webmaster The traditional Buyer’s Journey, which relied on personal recommendations followed by a phone call to a company, has been largely replaced with technology that yields impressive amounts of information. Today’s buyer, in fact, doesn’t even directly contact the company until late in the game, maybe sometime around the 7th inning, says Sheri Johnson, President of Morningstar Communications. Sheri shared insights about “Customizing Content...