Get the latest news in the World Conference Brief

In the latest issue of the IABC World Conference Brief, you’ll find the latest news and exclusive content related to the event. If you’re attending the conference, the Brief gives you a sample of some of what you’ll experience. And if you can’t make it this year, you still get the benefit of content that will offer new perspectives on some of the most challenging issues facing the profession. In this issue, you’ll find:… Read More

Get a head start on the World Conference experience: Download the app

Get the most out your 2019 World Conference experience with the conference app. It has all the important information you’ll need for the event, like the schedule, maps, and speaker evaluations—plus features to enhance your event experience. Here’s how to download it and get started building your schedule, connecting with other attendees, and getting oriented. Step 1: Download the app. All registered conference attendees receive an email about downloading the app. The… Read More

5 Secrets from Improv Comedy to Fuel Your Career Success

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by Rob Biesenbach What if I told you that everything you need to know about career success can be learned from the art of improvisational comedy? It’s true. “Improv,” as it’s known, is about way more than belly laughs and physical antics. It’s actually based on important principles like empathy, listening, storytelling and supporting others. In fact, one of the foundational rules of improv is that you’re not on the stage to… Read More

Introducing the 2019 World Conference Brief

IABC is excited to announce that we have partnered with B2B publisher MultiView to produce the official e-newsletter for the 2019 World Conference event, the IABC World Conference Brief. With this customized conference publication, we’ll offer a curated selection of both World Conference news and insights on critical communication issues. If you’re attending the event, you’ll have a head start on the some of the learning you’ll experience at the event. And if you… Read More

2018 World Conference recap, day three: Making leaders great communicators

by Charmane Russell On day three of the 2018 IABC World Conference, the theme of the communication crossroads continued to dominate presentations and conversations, particularly as this applies at a leadership level. General session: CEO panel The opening general session, a panel moderated by Hugues Mousseau, vice president and partner with Syrus Reputation, introduced three CEOs: Luc Sabbatini, of PBSC Urban Solutions; Eugène Lapierre, of the Rogers Cup; and Ralph Hosker, of Belron… Read More

World Conference recap Monday: Inspire, connect, engage, collaborate

by Paula Bernardino I started my day at the World Conference by attending the mindfulness meditation session by local coach Lucie-Anne Fabien. What a great way to kick off the week. I was told to be prepared for an interesting keynote address, led by futurist Anab Jain. I was quite curious about what I was about to hear. As communicators, we always need to keep an eye on what’s next, right? I… Read More

2018 World Conference recap day one: Changing how we think about our profession

by Elizabeth Krecker The first two sessions I attended on the opening day of the 2018 IABC World Conference snapped us out of our comfort zone and began the change in our approach to our profession as communicators that is the focus of the 2018 conference. When IABC Chair Sharon Hunter introduced Seth Godin, the opening keynote speaker, she pointed out that the theme of our conference “communication at the crossroads,” reflects… Read More

Not fake news: FT’s trusted content for your comms team

This session will provide an in-depth look at the tools and features on FT.com, followed by a discussion on how the Financial Times provides communication professionals access to global news and data around the clock and how having a credible news source at your disposal can impact your work. The session will cover: What are your challenges and how can FT help you solve them? Speedy information and high-quality analysis, can you… Read More

Meet Bananatag: Bringing email to a better place

Email remains the number one channel for ROI externally, but somehow leaves communicators looking for other options internally. Find out how to re-imagine what is possible with employee emails and how you can re-establish email as a pillar of your communication strategy. This session will cover: The root of our frustration with email as a communications channel How to make email as effective internally as it is externally How Bananatag fits into… Read More

Engaging the enterprise

Effective and engaging communication is at the center of today’s enterprise, but to unlock maximum results, the existing communication and productivity tools are inadequate and can benefit from an overarching X2O visualization layer with ties to data that is locked up in various information silos. We’ll cover: How the nature of work is changing. The new generation of workers. The explosion of information and data. How employee engagement increases with improved visualization… Read More

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