Courtney Dobrow, Director of Communications at Morningstar Inc., earned an Award of Excellence in Digital Communication/Marketing in the 2013 IABC/Chicago Bronze Quill Awards. We asked her a few questions about her award-winning project, “Eureka, Morningstar’s Innovation Platform,” and the Digital Communication/Marketing field in general: What was the biggest learning you took from your project? We [...]
Jeffrey Conover, seasoned communications consultant, and Colleen Baker, DePaul Univeristy communications major, share insight into the mentor program and how it delivers tangible rewards to participants. Special thanks to Ken Hall at StoryView for directing and producing the video!
We are pleased to present to you the following slate of candidates to serve on the 2013-2014 IABC/Chicago Board of Directors. At a time when all of our professional and personal lives are extraordinarily busy, these individuals have committed to serve IABC/Chicago, the world’s oldest IABC chapter, and one of its largest. We commend them for providing their time [...]
I would like to first welcome Tova Vance, Nancy Nash and Jeffrey Conover to the IABC/Chicago board of directors. These new chapter leaders joined mid-year, which presents a unique learning curve. Yet, they are overcoming their respective challenges, are quickly learning systems, and will (hopefully) continue through the 2013-14 season! I encourage you to meet [...]
Susan Coe Heitsch talks with us here about her experience being a member of IABC/Chicago. Thank you, Susan!
IABC/Educational Relations is seeking assistance with the following student chapter programs: 2/28: Panelists needed with expertise in portfolio development 3/28: Portfolio reviewers needed for “speed dating” style reviews 4/11: Panelists needed for “Communications Jobs You Never Heard Of”* *Traditionally one of the most popular programs of the year! Many students are interested to learn about opportunities outside [...]
New and lapsed members who join or rejoin IABC by February 28, 2013 will have the usual $40 application fee waived.* New and lapsed members will receive a free month of membership for each new member they recruit (up to one year of free membership) during this promotion.** To join go to www.iabc.com/join or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more [...]
For Lisa Sodeika, EVP Corporate Affairs for HSBC North America, winning a Bronze Quill Award of Excellence in 2012 was a way to gain exposure for her communication team’s outstanding work. She reflects on her experience in this video. The 2013 IABC/Chicago Bronze Quill Award competition is open to all Chicago-area business communicators who completed a [...]
The IABC/Chicago Bronze Quill Awards celebrate excellence in business communication and the invaluable ways that communication strengthens the bottom line of any organization. The early-bird submission deadline is Feb. 10, and the final deadline is Feb. 24. Learn how to submit your entry today.
Media played such an important role in 2012 – as it does every year – with so many uncanny and fascinating issues. Traditional and new media were laden with the embattled presidential election, the fiscal cliff, the Mayan calendar, twin babies dancing, dancing sensations, naked royals and much, much more. Needless to say, it’s been an [...]