IABC World Conference 2019 Unveiled Communications / Events

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 board members attended this year’s IABC World Conference in Vancouver. In our exclusive July breakfast event, ‘IABC World Conference: Top Insights Revealed’, senior practitioners Zora Artis, Patrick Armstrong and Mark...

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Thank you Salt & Shein Events

Thank you to Salt & Shein for generously hosting IABC NSW members at their Corporate Affairs Summit (CAS) networking drinks recently. Always great to see Lucy Newcomb and Fraser Clapcott, our interstate IABC members (pictured), and local communications colleagues. A fun evening dissecting insights from CAS speakers over a few drinks as well as catching up with new and old friends.

Change, employee engagement, and artificial intelligence Uncategorized

There was plenty of interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) from IABC members in Sydney, with a fully booked session led by Jo Curkpatrick and Lee Hopkins of Better Communication Results and hosted by PwC on Monday 13 May.  Lee and Jo were also delighted to find an audience that was both knowledgeable and eager to learn from one another. Questions raised from the floor—and there...

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Are you prepared for the latest disruptor? Change / Events / Uncategorized

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest big disruptor. Are you prepared? You had better be, because it is here. No time to think, we need to be doing… Lee Hopkins and Jo Curkpatrick will set you on the right track when they present on Change, Engagement and Artificial Intelligence at our next event.   Professional communicators stumbled with the arrival of social media back in 2005....

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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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