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Gold Quill entry deadline is Jan. 13

13:35 17 December in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Just imagine what it would be like to get up on stage at the Excellence Gala at the 2016 IABC World Conference in New Orleans next year. Imagine receiving recognition from your peers that your work is recognized as the best in the world. The Gold Quill website has a huge wealth of resources to help you make your entry the very best it can be. Entries are open now...

Advance your career with certification

14:23 16 December in KC IABC Blog, Membership
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Next opportunity to take the CMP exam coming in February Are you a communicator who wants to brush up on your skill set and show how credible you are in the field? If so, consider taking IABC's Certification exam. The examination will be held in more than 10 locations globally in 2016. To start the year off fresh, the first exam will take place at the 2016 IABC...

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: ROY HARRYMAN

11:08 19 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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  Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: We're all busy at work just keeping our heads above water. Slipping away to KC IABC events has kept me educated, energized and even entertained. It's introduced me to a great network of friendly people who are smart and are happy to share their savvy. I'm happy to call many of them friends as well as colleagues.           –Roy Harryman KC IABC member...

ERIC MORGENSTERN: 18 lessons for 18 years

09:46 18 November in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Since founding Morningstar Communications on October 1, 1997, I have learned a lot. Usually the hard way. People often say, “If I only knew then what I know now…” In the spirit of giving back to so many who have helped me along the way, I now return the favor by sharing 18 lessons I have learned. [caption id="attachment_12604" align="alignleft" width="175"] The only thing you ever truly...