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...
Business / Communications / Uncategorized
26 Feb 2019
The banking Royal Commission and other all-too-frequent revelations of scandals in corporations and government, ranging from Volkswagen’s diesel engine emissions breaches to politicians’ personal holidays paid by government-contracted travel firms, make strategic communication advice at boardroom and senior executive level all the more important. But it seems that experts in strategic communication are often either not informed of senior management decisions, or not able to...
Communications / Events / Member post / Membership / Storytelling
20 Feb 2019
It’s a great honour to have been asked to take on the vice presidency of the International Association of Business Communicators NSW chapter, the community and aspirations of the IABC are very dear to me and I hope together our 2019 board can continue to deliver an exceptional membership experience for our communication profession. This will be my fifth year as a board member for IABC NSW,...
20 Feb 2019
I hope you all had a nice holiday period with family and friends. 2019 promises to be a great year for the NSW chapter, its members and the communication community. We finished 2018 in a really strong position both financially and in our membership. Our total income increase by 12%, with events being the main driver of revenue. It was great to see 240 people...