Over 70 communicators came together for a special IABC NSW evening with Gartner (previously CEB) and Facebook to explore insights into the role communication professionals play in shaping culture and providing a sense of community during organisational transformation. Patryck Allen, Director, Advisory Services, Marketing and Communications at Gartner and Helen Przygodzki, Head of Internal Communications at Facebook, APAC were our brilliant speakers. Andrew Cooper, IABC NSW President, shares his...
Leadership communications / Member post
Megan Thomas, Director at Buzz Communications and IABC NSW member, shares her insights from recent research into leadership communications. While a leader’s presence in the market is likely to be quite evident, the way they communicate internally with their people will not usually be on display. So, if you are an internal comms professional, how do you know if you are on top of best practise...
Fusion is THE communicators’ conference. Held over two days in Melbourne it offered communication leaders from the Asia Pacific region a comprehensive program which covered a wide range of topics across all aspects of communication. The conference kicked off with an outstanding keynote speech by Tracey Spicer on the power of communication. It was both engaging and raw as Tracey told stories about her career and family, reminded...
Patrick Armstrong, IABC NSW Board Director, attended his first World Conference this year in Montreal. He reflects on the experience. There is an incredible atmosphere when you get 1,300 business communicators from around the world together in one room. It’s a sense of being among your tribe, with a collective interest, and communication in overdrive. This was my first IABC World Conference and I couldn’t...
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....
Communications / Events / Leadership communications / Member post / Public speaking / Reputation management
Ben Findlay, Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Deloitte Australia, shares his views on our recent marquee event, 'An evening with David Morrison'.
Change / Communications / Employee communications / Events / Gold Quill / Member post / Membership
On the 22nd September we were proud to present the communication teams from Foxtel and QBE who rose to the challenge and were recognised and rewarded with a Gold Quill award in 2016. The teams took attendees through their award winning projects.
Business / Communications / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Gold Quill / Member post
Why you should enter the IABC Gold Quill Awards - and go for gold!
Communications / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Gold Quill / Leadership communications / Member post
IABC member and Director of Communications for the IABC APAC board Jonathan Champ shares his thoughts on the IABC Gold Quills and the essential components for a communication plan
Business / Communications / Crisis Management / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Leadership communications / Member post
Key take outs from the 'I'm a comms professional ... get me the advice I need!' event from a first time IABC attendee