Author: Heather Howell

Benefits of Being A Member

Attention all PR and communications professionals and students! IABC member for four years, Mekala has outlined some must-not-miss benefits offered by IABC Why should students become members (and renew!) with IABC? Being a part of IABC is being a part of the broad Communications profession. You get access to a large international network of Communications Professionals who work for the government, hospitals, universities, and other reputed organizations. If you are a student, and working on a communications plan for school, and need help, imagine speaking to a communications professional who can be just a LinkedIn message or a tweet away,...

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Marketing Beyond Borders: Carly Edmundson, Executive Director of Marketing & Communications for CentrePort Canada

Marketing Beyond Borders November 29, 2017 (register by November 22) 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: College of Registered Nurses, 890 Pembina Hwy Speaker: Carly Edmundson, Executive Director of Marketing & Communications for CentrePort Canada   Early Bird Prices – Register by Nov 1 Student – $15 Member – $28 Non-Member – $40   As Manitobans, we know the special appeal of our prairie province. In recent years, businesses from around the world have started to take notice, too. And no one knows that better than CentrePort Canada, North-America’s largest inland port. More than 50 new companies are in...

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Fund Development Committee Members – Bookmates Inc

Bookmates Inc. 623 Erin Street Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 2W1 Phone: 204.582.1804 Fax: 204.586.4577 Email: _______________________________________________________ Bookmates Inc. is a Winnipeg based non-profit organization established in 1984 that promotes and supports family literacy. We offer a range of community based inter-generational parent- child programs and training for early childhood educators and literacy practitioners focussing on the early years from birth to five years of age. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve on our Fund Development committee. Fund Development Committee The committee supports our work through identifying and working on a variety of fundraising ideas and initiatives including our two annual special events. Meetings are held monthly, on a weekday evening. If you are creative, energetic and have experience in communications, marketing and/or fundraising we would love to hear from you! You will gain new skills and expand your network while contributing to enhancing the learning and literacy skills of the next generation. Contact: Monica Dinney, Executive Director 204.582.1804 or...

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POSTPONED Mentorship Matters: Chris Downey, Director of Org. Develop. at MPI

POSTPONED Stay Tuned for a future date! Chris Downey, Director, Organizational Development at Manitoba Public Insurance. Mentorship Matters Why does ‘Mentorship Matter’ for business communicators? Globalization. Dispersed companies. Economic difficulties. Retiring baby boomers. Multi-generational workforces. These are some of the realities facing organizations today. It’s hard enough for businesses to stay competitive, but now they also have to worry about retaining key employees, engaging their workforce, capturing strategic knowledge before it walks out the door, and building cohesive organizations across various borders and barriers. Mentoring offers a way for organizations to accomplish these goals. You can make a difference...

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Let’s Converge @ the Forks – Fall Mix & Mingle

Come and network with your fellow communication professionals. The Forks is a great place for you to catch up with your network, make new contacts and find out what IABC Manitoba has planned for this year. The Common @ The Forks Tuesday, September 26, 2017  5:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT Admission includes appetizers and a free drink. Members and Students $10.00 or $15.00 Non-Members Bring a friend or colleague and be entered in for a door prize Register...

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