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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....

The KC IABC membership files: RACHEL SPEAR

10:24 08 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.              RACHEL SPEAR Company: Lexmark Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: KC IABC membership has been an excellent way to expand my network with other smart communicators in KC. All the different professional development opportunities...

Membership Month extended through November! Join or renew today!

09:58 05 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Have you thought about joining KC IABC? Now is the perfect time. iabc.com. • Join or reinstate your lapsed membership before the end of November and get 10% off International dues AND waive the $40 application/reinstatement fee. iabc.com • IABC is about connections. Expand your connections this month. iabc.com • Communication professionals, are you a member of KC IABC? If not, November is the perfect time to join iabc.com –From IABC...

The KC IABC membership files: JENNIE NGUYEN

17:24 03 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.    JENNIE NGUYEN Company: CMA Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: As someone who usually dislikes “networking,” KC IABC has really changed that. Through membership and working with the board, I’ve been able to expand...

President’s message: save money when you join or renew in October

15:14 30 September in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is membership month! New or lapsed members enjoy a significant savings when they join this month. And members benefit as well when you recruit new members. New or lapsed members: International is offering new and lapsed members a waiver of the application fee AND a 10% discount on International dues! This 10% discount is available only during October 2015 to encourage new and lapsed members to...