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KC Quills Entries Now Open

23:01 25 February in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Now's the time to begin thinking about your entry for the 2015 KC Quills competition. This is your opportunity to have your work evaluated by communication experts to see how you compare with your communications peers around the city. Simply entering gives you value, as you'll receive quality feedback from trained international evaluators, all of whom are working professionals in the communications field. Evaluation is based on IABCs...

Join the KC Quills Committee

08:07 12 February in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Quill news
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Join our KC Quills committee! This group of talented individuals helps plan and execute our annual Kansas City Quills awards competition. If you'd like to get more engaged, develop your leadership skills, meet communications colleagues, and have fun, please contact Stacey Dickson for more details. The committee kicks off this month, so sign up now!...

KC/IABC Student Career Night

21:42 11 February in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Future marketing and communications professionals are invited to attend KC/IABC’s Student Career Night. Students will hear from a panel of experts and have the opportunity to meet 1:1 with marketing professionals for resume reviews, mock interviews and Q&A. Dinner will be provided. Thursday, April 2, 2015 5 to 8 p.m. Held at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation 1055 Broadway Blvd, Suite 130 Kansas City, MO 64105 $5 cash requested donation...

April Monthly Luncheon: Communications on a Shoestring Budget

22:09 02 February in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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  Communications on a shoestring budget. Sound familiar? Today’s communications professionals are often asked to do everything from create content, plan events and generate attendance—sometimes with little or no budget. Join us for a panel discussion to gain insight into to how some Kansas City pros are getting the job done without breaking the bottom the line. Our April 16 luncheon panel will feature: - Sara Vogt, ArtsKC...

Mix N’ Mingle Networking Event

15:53 05 January in KC IABC Blog
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Don't miss a New Year opportunity to connect with fellow professionals! Open to both KC/IABC members and non-members, this informal networking event gives current members a chance to reconnect and help prospective members become more familiar with KC/IABC. The event is free and attendees will receive one complimentary drink and light apps. Hope to see you there! When: Thursday, Jan. 22 5:30 – 7 p.m. Where: The Granfalloon on The...

BCS Student Scholarship Opportunity

15:46 05 January in KC IABC Blog
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As part of KC/IABC’s commitment to developing students as the next generation of communications leaders, we are offering 10 BSC student scholarships to cover the cost of 2015 attendance to the conference. Interested students should submit a resume and/or transcript to Leanne Breiby along with answers to the following questions by Wednesday, Jan. 28. Why are you pursuing a career in communications? What do you hope to be doing in...

Register for KC/IABC Tech Talks Jan. 8 Meeting: Email Best Practices and Data Mining with emfluence

15:39 05 January in KC IABC Blog, Tech/SIG
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Previously Tech SIG, don't miss our Jan. 8 Meeting of Tech Talks, where local email experts share best Practices for email marketing and data mining  Register for Tech Talks Tech SIG is back, with new facilitators, a new sponsor, and a new name -- Tech Talks. Tech Talks will still be roundtable format to support discussions led by an expert on chosen topics. The focus will still be on the convergence of new media,...

Register for 2015 BCS today!

18:54 04 January in KC IABC Blog
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Join Kansas City-area business communicators at our EPIC SUMMIT — a full-day professional development event we look forward to each year. BCS 2015 features keynote Joe Pulizzi, author of “Epic Content Marketing,” founder of Chief Content Officer magazine and an early leader in the content marketing movement. In addition to hearing from Joe, our BCS breakout session speakers and interactive lunch-session panel guests, you’ll network with...

January Monthly Luncheon: Using Personal Branding To Win The Job, Promotion Or Raise You Deserve

19:04 09 December in KC IABC Blog
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Using Personal Branding: Win the Job, the Promotion or the Raise You Deserve What are you currently doing to stand out and get noticed in your current job or when looking for a new one? Once you do get that phone call, will you be ready to sell yourself into that perfect job? Join Tammy Kabell for lunch at Brio on Thursday, Jan. 15, as she shares...

Extended! Early bird BCS registration ends Dec. 20

16:26 02 December in KC IABC Blog
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Get set for an epic Annual Business Communicators Summit Save the date for an EPIC SUMMIT! The 2015 BCS is set for Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at KU Edwards Campus – BEST Conference Center. This annual summit, sponsored by KC/IABC, is the largest annual regional gathering of business communicators focused on a common goal: how to break through the noise and get the tools you need to...