11 Jul 2019
At the start of the year the IABC NSW board held our annual strategy day and agreed that we would check back in after six months to revisit the strategy and see how we were tracking. Our vice president Kieran McCann shares our 6 month update. This week we had the chance to come together and ensure we’re continuing to deliver exceptional member value. Looking...
26 Jun 2019
Our VP Kieran McCann and 24 IABC NSW attendees took part in a sold out members only workshop on mental toughness and resilience. Here Kieran reflects on the morning spent with facilitators from Phuel and the IABC NSW member community. As communicators and marketers in our increasingly busy, pressured and volatile environments we require deep reservoirs of tenacity, optimism and hardiness. But who looks after...
Communications / Events
17 Jun 2019
Ever wondered what it’s like to join 1,300 global communicators at IABC World Conference? Who attends? What insights do you gain? Does attending give you a competitive edge over peers? Can it turbo boost your network? Three IABC board members attended this year’s IABC World Conference in Vancouver. In our exclusive July breakfast event, ‘IABC World Conference: Top Insights Revealed’, senior practitioners Zora Artis, Patrick Armstrong and Mark...
04 Jun 2019
Thank you to Salt & Shein for generously hosting IABC NSW members at their Corporate Affairs Summit (CAS) networking drinks recently. Always great to see Lucy Newcomb and Fraser Clapcott, our interstate IABC members (pictured), and local communications colleagues. A fun evening dissecting insights from CAS speakers over a few drinks as well as catching up with new and old friends.
22 May 2019
There was plenty of interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from IABC members in Sydney, with a fully booked session led by Jo Curkpatrick and Lee Hopkins of Better Communication Results and hosted by PwC on Monday 13 May. Lee and Jo were also delighted to find an audience that was both knowledgeable and eager to learn from one another. Questions raised from the floor—and there...
Change / Events / Uncategorized
02 May 2019
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest big disruptor. Are you prepared? You had better be, because it is here. No time to think, we need to be doing… Lee Hopkins and Jo Curkpatrick will set you on the right track when they present on Change, Engagement and Artificial Intelligence at our next event. Professional communicators stumbled with the arrival of social media back in 2005....
Communications / Member month / Member post / Membership / News
24 Mar 2019
By Marisa Bishop In November of 2018 I was introduced to the IABC and very quickly decided to become a member. It was an easy choice after my first event, where I was invited to meet with other members over drinks in Barangaroo. I was warmly welcomed into the community they had established at the NSW chapter, and after a fantastic night of conversation I...
Communications / Leadership communications / Member post
11 Mar 2019
It isn’t often that you are awarded a scholarship to attend a leadership conference in the USA! However, this is where I found myself a few short weeks ago at the IABC’s annual Leadership Institute in Long Beach, California. The experience proved to be a career highlight, among many since joining the board of IABC NSW in 2017. Special thanks to IABC Asia-Pacific for making...
10 Mar 2019
Karina Keisler doesn’t shy away from a tough gig – be it addressing reputational damage or taking on a political football. Over the past 20 years she has worked for some of Australia’s most complex, issues rich organisations, meeting with politicians, fighting fires with the press, and traveling the length and breadth of the country. Karina is currently the Executive General Manager of Communications and...
Business / News / Reputation management / Uncategorized
08 Mar 2019
Jodi O’Callaghan, IABC NSW member showcases the value she found in her membership which inspired a collaborative strategy day. My membership with the IABC has spanned my 15-year career in communications, and it’s been one of the most valuable professional memberships I’ve had. In 2018 I took a slight step out of a dedicated communications role to a broader role of Executive Officer with The...