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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...

KC IABC President’s Note: Build relationships with allies to advance your career

10:05 27 October in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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I was fortunate to join about 100 other communicators at the Southern Region Conference in October. One of the key takeaways for me was from “Ally or Adversary.” The session focused on the importance of identifying and cultivating three to five allies in the workplace in order to navigate politics, silos and turf wars, and positively impact success. Our speaker said Ally relationships are reciprocal,...

The KC IABC membership files: JENNY MATKOVICH

12:30 25 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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JENNY MATKOVICH Company: Cerner Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: At a time when marketing is no longer just about the products you sell, but the stories you tell, experiences are everything. I'm constantly inspired by the various communications professionals who make up KC IABC. The connections I've made in KC IABC and the insights I've gained have given me an edge in corporate communications. My involvement managing KC...

The KC IABC membership files: HOLLY LAWTON

09:44 16 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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HOLLY LAWTON Company: Sprint Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I've made such good contacts and friends through KC IABC whom I never would have met otherwise. The networking, development and social events are always relevant, interesting and fun. This group was a huge benefit to me during my job search four years ago. And if I'm ever looking again, I know a bunch of great people...

KC IABC thanks you!

16:32 14 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is International Membership Month. This means good things for you if you join or renew. Check out the details at iabc.com. Locally KC IABC is jumping on the bandwagon of good things by hosting our KC IABC Appreciation Reception. Join us from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29 at Jack Stack BBQ’s Freight House location. The event is free. We’ll have beverages, free BBQ,...

The KC IABC membership files: KARI ENGLISH

08:08 13 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is IABC Membership Month and we're profiling a few KC IABC members to highlight the value of membership. Check this space often during October to find out what KC IABC means to our members.  Kari English Company: Proventus Consulting Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: I love meeting new people within the communications field and hearing about the creative ways in which they share their messages with others....