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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 NSW Board members attended this year’s IABC World Conference in Montreal. In our exclusive August breakfast event on Tuesday 28 August, ‘IABC World Conference: Top 10 Insights Unveiled’,...
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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...
Communications / Member post / Storytelling
Mhari MacGregor, IABC NSW Board Director and Secretary, reflects on her IABC journey from Canada to Australia. My first job out of university was working for a small Oil & Gas finance firm. I had recently graduated with a degree in Communication from my hometown in Vancouver, Canada and was given the opportunity to move an hour-and-a-half- flight away to the prairie town of Calgary....
Change / Communications / Leadership communications / Membership
At the IABC NSW, our strongest asset is you - our network of capable and knowledgeable members. From those who’ve joined this year, to those who’ve been there from the start – there is a wealth of experience and perspective across this diverse group. This month, we’d like to introduce one of our long-time members – Sandra Black, who shares with us her perspectives on change, leadership comms, and how other members can get the most out of being part of the global network and community that is the IABC.
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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's new President Andrew Cooper shares his thoughts on what the IABC means for him, and welcomes members in 2018.