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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...

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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...

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How can you better manage your organisation’s reputation? Events

Karina Keisler doesn’t shy away from a tough gig – be it addressing reputational damage or taking on a political football. Over the past 20 years she has worked for some of Australia’s most complex, issues rich organisations, meeting with politicians, fighting fires with the press, and traveling the length and breadth of the country. Karina is currently the Executive General Manager of Communications and...

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IABC network inspires collaboration Business / News / Reputation management / Uncategorized

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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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...

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How communication pros can keep up with boardroom Jones’s Business / Communications / Uncategorized

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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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,...

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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...

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Take your communication career to the next level Events

The environment in which we operate as communicators is fast-paced and ever-changing and our stakeholders expect us to add an increasingly broad range of skills to our repertoire. Have you ever wondered how experts in our field handle these career challenges? To help you keep your edge we’ve hand-picked three leading Australian communicators who are ready to share their insights and answer your questions on...

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IABC NSW Xmas Wine Down at Small Bar Events

It’s been a big year for IABC NSW. We’d like to invite members to a final wine down and networking event to finish the year in a festive way. Join other members, guests and the new IABC NSW Board for drinks and light food on the top floor of one of Sydney’s favourite boutique wine bars – Small Bar in Erskine Street. Purchase tickets DATE...

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