KC IABC Blog

Meet the Board – Tara Litzenberger, social media guru

14:52 12 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Each month we take a moment to introduce one of our chapter's wonderful volunteer Board Members who devote their free time and energy to KC IABC. This month we turn the spotlight on Tara Saylor Litzenberger, who dominates social media for KC IABC.  How many years in the biz? "15. I went pro after college and haven't looked back." What's one thing everyone should know about you that...

Judges needed for Chapter Management Awards

09:11 09 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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As the 2016 International Chapter of the Year, we have the privilege of judging this year’s Chapter Management Award (CMA) entries! This is your chance to share your expertise by reviewing the entries and providing constructive feedback. Please consider giving your time and knowledge to help our fellow communicators throughout the world! Sign up as a judge by emailing Stacey Dickson at stacey.scc@gmail.com by Monday, Dec....

Student scholarships available for KC IABC Business Communicators Summit 2017

15:08 02 December in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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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 student scholarships to cover the cost of BCS 2017 attendance. BCS is Kansas City’s largest gathering of business communicators, featuring local, regional and national speakers, as well as a special track tailored for students. Network with communications leaders from the region and learn from experts in...

Meet the Board: Rachel Spear, Co-president

09:47 09 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Each month we will introduce one of our chapter's wonderful volunteer board members who devote their time and energy to KC IABC. This month we turn the spotlight on Rachel Spear, KC IABC Co-President. What's your day job? Global Communications and Public  Relations Manager for Lexmark How many years in the biz? I'm coming up on 20 years as a  communications professional. What's one thing everyone should know  about you that many...

Presidents’ Note: We’re grateful for dedicated communicators

14:19 08 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Showing gratitude is top of mind with Thanksgiving just around the corner, so on behalf of the entire KC IABC Board, thank you. We are grateful to the KC IABC community who attend events, network and connect with us every month. One of our favorite events will be held this month. During the Gift of Communications, chapter members offer our expertise to smaller not-for-profits in need of advice and...

Presidents’ Note: Take advantage of Member Month

08:44 06 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is Member Month at KC IABC. What that means is if you join or reinstate your membership this month you receive 10 percent off your international dues and the $40 application fee is waived. Saving some money makes October the perfect time to join (or renew) your membership. We’re extremely grateful for our members. We are here because of you and want you to get...

Be a Champion: Join or renew during October IABC Member Month

18:26 05 October in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is Member Month at IABC! The theme for Member Month is: Be a Champion. IABC has put together an attractive incentive program for new, renewing and referring members for the month of October. 10% discount on international dues for new and renewing members. Give-away of four $500 Amazon gift cards; two for renewing members and two for new members. To encourage member referrals and...

Panelists dissect social media trends, predict future focus

13:54 19 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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[caption id="attachment_14307" align="alignleft" width="300"] Panel moderator Kris Ketz, from left, led panelists Angee Simmons, Greg Farmer, Christa Dubill and Rob Carson in a lively exchange about how social media is changing the nature of news coverage.[/caption] When a blue-star panel of Kansas City media notables gets together, a lively conversation is inevitable. That’s exactly what happened when Kansas City IABC, in conjunction with the Social Media...

For members only: A new free e-book from IABC about employee communication

12:12 19 September in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Because IABC appreciates our members so much, a new content offering is available for members only. Visit IABC.com and log in to download the latest e-book: Give Voice to What Unites Us: Renewing employee communication excellence through intentional purpose, delivery and conversation by Sheri Rosen, ABC, IABC Fellow. Employee communication — connecting people for company success — is maturing as a business discipline. Over the years, employee communication has lost its...

Volunteer of the Month: MEGAN NEHER

07:47 19 September in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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Our September Volunteer of the Month is Megan Neher. A name well known throughout the Kansas City communicator community as principle of Megan Neher Public Relations, Megan is also a past KC IABC president. Most recently, Megan lent her time and efforts to coordinate and plan our upcoming September meting, with its outstanding panel discussion with members of the Kansas City media. Couldn't have done it without...