Member post


Rest, reflect, reset Communications / Events / Gold Quill / Leadership communications / Member post / Membership / News

I recently finished a great book by Dr Adam Fraser called The Third Space, in it he details how to use life’s little transitions to find balance; a chance to reflect, rest and reset between the first space (what you’ve doing right now) and the second space (what you’re about to do). The third space is the gap in the middle. Halfway through our tenure...

Read More


What makes a winning Gold Quill entry? Employee communications / Gold Quill / Member post

The IABC Gold Quill Awards program recognises business communication excellence globally and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the industry. Gold Quill winner, Megan Osborne gives us an exceptional insight into her entry that took customer service of people in need to a new level at NSW Trustee & Guardian. Customer Excellence Principles Team Activities (NSW Trustee & Guardian) Delivering...

Read More


Engaging Employees in Turbulent Times Communications / Crisis communication / Crisis Management / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Member post

Sonia Clarke, National Lead – Creative Comms, PwC’s The Difference COVID-19 has plunged the world into unprecedented uncertainty. Almost instantly, with little preparation, employees have become remote workers. Many are also balancing professional commitments alongside caregiving responsibilities or dealing with physical separation from family and friends. In times like this, engaging employees effectively has never felt more urgent, nor been more important. To do this...

Read More


Celebrating our 2020 Gold Quill award winners! Business / Gold Quill / Member post / News / Storytelling

Anthea Cudworth, Communications Director One of the most important days in the IABC calendar year has arrived. It’s time to celebrate those brilliant communicators across NSW (and around the world) whose skills have been recognised by a Gold Quill award. This year’s February 28th was a typical balmy summer’s day. The news headlines featured the pending Mardi Gras celebrations, the imminent Leap Year birthdays, and...

Read More


Why I became an IABC member Communications / Member month / Member post / Membership / News

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...

Read More


International experiences, global accreditation with IABC Communications / Leadership communications / Member post

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...

Read More


Take your communication career to the next level Business / Change / Communications / Crisis communication / Crisis Management / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Events / Leadership communications / Member post / News / Reputation management / Social media / Storytelling

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...

Read More


What does IABC mean to me? Communications / Events / Member post / Membership / Storytelling

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,...

Read More


IABC NSW looks forward to the future Member post

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...

Read More


BLOG: How culture and community can support organisational transformation Member post

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...

Read More



Page 1 of 3123