Members-only content coming to

08:24 20 July in KC IABC Blog, Membership

IABC, the parent organization of KC IABC,  is soon launching members-only content on and the Communication World magazine website. Soon members will be able to quickly access IABC’s most valuable content, just by logging in with your member ID and password. In the coming months, IABC will release new member-only resources, including reports, webinars, and Gold Quill Award-winning case studies—offering best practices and emerging trends to...

Volunteer of the Month: ANGELA CONNELLY

08:51 05 July in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

Join us in congratulating the July Volunteer of the Month, Angela Connelly, Chief Marketing Officer at the Polycystic Kidney Foundation (PKD). Wrapping up her final year on the KC IABC board, Angela will definitely be missed! As Past President this year, Angela shared valuable insights gained from her expertise as a long-time board member. She led the chapter to its seventh International Chapter of the Year...

Volunteer of the Month: JILL BLACK

15:41 01 June in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

Jill Black is KC IABC's volunteer of the month. Jill has been assisting the Professional Development team with events, including handling behind-the-scenes details such as name tags and payments as well as on-site registration. Jill is friendly and the perfect person to be the first face event attendees see when they walk in the door. Jill is the director of communications and marketing at TranSystems. Thank you...

President’s Note: Wrapping up a truly stellar year!

17:25 31 May in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

June marks the end of this year’s Board term. I know I joke about being relieved it is almost over, but it truly has been a privilege and honor to serve such a strong organization and lead so many skilled communicators. I am so grateful to these individuals I now call friends who stepped up to share their time and talents on behalf of KC...

Still time to register for IABC World Conference

14:25 31 May in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

#IABC16 is quickly approaching, but there is still time to register! We hope to see you in New Orleans June 5-8, where IABC brings together some of the best in the communication field to share strategies and ideas to move your organization forward. You can amplify the benefits of World Conference and share ideas by using the hashtag #IABC16. The hashtag creates an opportunity for you to...

The KC IABC membership files: LEANNE BREIBY

14:04 27 May in KC IABC Blog, Membership

Director of Communications, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Why my KC IABC membership is valuable:  My KC IABC membership keeps me connected to my peers. I am one of only two communications officers in my organization, but I know I have an entire network of communicators who can help me learn and grow. In addition, my involvement in IABC shows my organization’s leadership that I am dedicated to my...

Volunteer of the Month: TARA LITZENBERGER

20:23 07 April in KC IABC Blog, Membership

This month, we’re highlighting volunteer Tara Litzenberger, who has been helping write blog posts for our website as well as assisting with professional development event communications and photographing KC IABC meetings and events. Her assistance has been enormously helpful and greatly appreciated. Tara is the creative account manager, global employee communications, for John Deere. Thanks, Tara!...

World Conference: Your next great business decision

15:03 06 April in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership

It’s not enough to have communication that supports your organization; you need a strategy that delivers on the bottom line. That’s where the IABC World Conference in New Orleans comes in. The conference is set for June 5-8 and promises to deliver top information and networking for communicators, in a stellar location! With the theme “RISE: Innovating Global Communication,” IABC draws from the best in the communication field to...

Join or renew NOW for great savings!

15:38 25 March in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events

March Membership Month has just a few days left!  IABC is waiving the join fee of $40 and offering 10% off international dues.  You don't want to miss our on this great opportunity for savings. Plus, new members and referrers get a chance to win FitBit Blazes or New Balance 1500 shoes. Join now and save and get connected with KC IABC! See IABC Member Month for more...

KC IABC membership files: TOM MENTZER

09:09 07 March in KC IABC Blog, Membership

Owner, Mentzer PR Group Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: Membership in KCIABC is a valuable asset to my practice. Not only does the chapter offer insightful professional development programming, the networking opportunities it provides helps me keep in touch with other local communications professionals and thought leaders – many of whom I now call friends....