BCS Student Scholarship Opportunity

15:46 05 January in KC IABC Blog

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

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

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

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

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...

Welcome back, Tech SIG!

16:56 29 November in KC IABC Blog, Tech/SIG

It's a Tech SIG Comeback! We are preparing to resume Tech SIG (Technology Special Interest Group) sessions in January (mark your calendar for Jan. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)! Technology is an ever-increasing factor in our work and our daily lives. The SIGs are a benefit of your IABC membership, and the roundtable format lets you discuss challenges and opportunities with both your fellow members and guests. WE NEED YOUR...

Join Us For A Celebration In Honor of Michelle Keller

16:48 29 November in KC IABC Blog

Save the Date: A Celebration in Honor of Michelle Keller Join us Jan. 13, 2015, to celebrate Michelle Keller as our 2014 Lowell Award winner. The Arthur E. Lowell Award is the highest honor given by KC/IABC. Named for the late Arthur E. Lowell, the first honorary lifetime member of the chapter, the award recognizes business communicators in the Kansas City area who have qualities of excellence,...

November is Membership Month, too!

13:43 04 November in KC IABC Blog

November is Movember, so we're giving you "mo" time to take advantage of our October membership special. (Pun intended -- you know you enjoyed it!) So we're extending KC/IABC membership month into November! All new members or previously lapsed members can join (or re-join) IABC and we'll waive the $40 joining fee. Join today! For more than 40 years, IABC and KC/IABC have provided communication professionals with the tools and resources...

President’s Letter: Creativity and Inspiration Ignite at Southern Region

13:14 04 November in KC IABC Blog

KC/IABC regularly invites guest bloggers to share their experiences with our community. Today's post is reasons to volunteer from one of our community's most dedicated members, our tireless president. Interested in blogging for KC/IABC? Submit your story today!  Posted by Angela Connelly, KC/IABC President I recently attended the IABC Southern Region conference held in Austin to represent KC/IABC (and to pick up a Silver Quill, more on that...