Communications / Storytelling / Uncategorized
IABC NSW Guest speaker: Dr Neryl East When presenting on camera, it’s all about finding a yin/yang balance between credibility and relatability, Dr Neryl East told attendees at a recent IABC NSW professional development event. Recognising that the basis for communication is trust, she said “on screen, it’s even more critical to build trust with your audience”. “We’re often the spotlight shiners, making other people...
Business / Leadership communications / Reputation management / Social media / Storytelling
Amanda Blesing FARPI holds one of the top 1% LinkedIn viewed profiles globally. Here at IABC NSW we were delighted to host Amanda for two exclusive events; how to amplify executive brands via LinkedIn and 7 critical elements of subtly powerful self-promotion. Our board members Patrick Armstrong and Megan Thomas share their key insights. LinkedIn offers amazing opportunities to build and amplify our brands, but...
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...
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...
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,...
Business / Change / Communications / News / Reputation management / Storytelling
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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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...
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....
Business / Communications / Employee communications / Employee engagement / Events / Gold Quill / Membership / News / Storytelling / Uncategorized
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.
Agile working / Business / Change / Communications / Employee communications / Events / Social media / Storytelling
IABC NSW Board Member Ike Levick reflects on the recent gala event and goes fishing for insights