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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...
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In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, communications roles continue to evolve as our stakeholders, technology, and the expectations on us become more complex. At the recent IABC NSW event Take your communication career to the next level, thirty communicators from across a range of sectors were joined by three industry experts to explore how we can navigate our way through some of the biggest scenarios...
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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...
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Never before have we had so many tools and technology options to create compelling communication to reach our stakeholders, data to analyse our messaging, or been as valued by senior leaders to provide strategic counsel that will drive real business change. However, as we look to future, communicators face the same workplace challenges being experienced by most industries in our rapidly changing world. Where does...
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IABC NSW Board Director, Ben Wyld, reflects on what he learned from Communications Measurement Expert, Angela Sinickas. Angela Sinickas has been challenging assumptions throughout her career as a communication professional. It’s what has forged her formidable reputation in the industry and underpinned her pioneering work in the area of communication measurement – it’s also earned her 21 international communication awards along the way. For an...
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FUSION: The Communicators’ Conference for IABC Asia-Pacific, has announced highly regarded journalist, author and broadcaster Tracey Spicer as keynote speaker. Renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality, she also has a wicked sense of humour. Currently, she works as a columnist for Fairfax, presentation trainer for Outspoken Women and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, and...
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Andrew Cooper, IABC NSW President, shares his views on the Value of Trust for Internal Communications. Over the last month, we’ve seen two examples of how losing trust has had a negative effect on an organisation. Since the Cambridge Analytics scandal broke, Facebook has lost $100m in market capitalisation and after a Model X SUVs caused a fatal crash while driving on autopilot, Tesla’s shares fell 15%. From...
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Last week over 50 communicators joined us for a special IABC NSW evening with four leading comms practitioners who graciously shared their perspectives and insights. The format? A series of roundtables which saw our speakers spend 20 minutes with each table. I know from experience this is an extremely rewarding but tiring process for the speakers, and I am very grateful for the memorable night our speakers gave us all.
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2017 was a record breaking year for IABC NSW; a 21% increase in overall event attendance and a 54% increase in non-members helped us achieve a 20% increase in our local membership resulting in us being awarded in the top three fastest growing medium chapters in the world.
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IABC NSW Board Member Ike Levick reflects on the recent gala event and goes fishing for insights