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President’s Letter – November 2017

This is a time of year to reflect on what we have and think about helping others. I’m fortunate to have had a lot of support throughout my career, from family, from friends and from some of the outstanding people I’ve been lucky enough to work with. One of the reasons I got involved with the IABC/San Diego board is because it’s important to me to pay it forward. I want to help the communications profession thrive and to help raise the profile of communicators in business.  Learn more.

Nov. 30: Solution Provider webinar: Why Successful Companies Use Video for Corporate Communication

Understanding how to introduce video technology to your company is pivotal in creating a culture of learning in your organization. Learn how successful companies have introduced the benefits of streaming to build transparency and heighten employee engagement at their organization. According to Fast Company, “Not having a video strategy for 2017 is like not having a digital strategy in 2000.” Register today!

Meet our Members: Erica B. Nettles

Erica is a Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Her IABC membership has helped her learn about the latest trends in business communications and marketing from experts in commercial fields. When she’s not working on strategic communication plans, you’ll find her poring over the DailyMail. Learn more about Erica. 

Dec. 7: Association Holiday Party – Mingle Bells!

Dust off your wingtips and come party like Gatsby alongside 500 of your closest colleagues from the industry at Bassmnt on December 7. Mingle Bells is the annual can’t-miss Holiday event for and by MarCom professionals, and this year we are dialing back the clock to a simpler time when Jazz was born and irreverence reigned supreme. Get $20 off the ticket price with your IABC membership. Get your tickets today!

ABOUT IABC
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WHO IS IABC?

IABC is the association of choice for communication professionals around the world. Setting a standard of excellence since 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a vibrant global membership association with a network of 12,000 members in more than 80 countries, representing many of the Global Fortune 500 companies. In San Diego, our chapter continues to grow and now has more than 120 members representing many of our city’s most recognized companies.

WHY IABC?

IABC serves professionals in the field of business communication, bringing together the profession’s collective disciplines. We deliver on the Global Standard in communication through our educational offerings, certification, awards program, resource library, online magazine and annual World Conference. We support our community of business communication professionals with innovative thinking, shared best practices, in-depth learning and career guidance.

MEMBER BENEFITS

Whether you’re a corporate communicator, independent consultant, academic or student, IABC has the resources, connections and learning opportunities you need to move your career forward. We give you the ability to connect to a global communication network, stay informed about emerging trends and best practices, learn from top experts, gain recognition for your outstanding work and join a community of communication professionals around the world who are striving to be the best in the profession. Our chapter serves as a vibrant resource for career growth, professional development, networking, mentorship and channels for you to Be Heard. As a member of IABC/San Diego, you have exclusive access to information, tools, resources and services that provide ideas and solutions for the business communications issues you face today and may face tomorrow.

Benefits include: 

  • Member pricing on all IABC events
  • Exclusive members-only networking opportunities
  • Blogging/speaker opportunities
  • Accreditation coaching
  • Volunteer and leadership opportunities
  • Discounted pricing on industry events
  • Opportunities to gain industry recognition through awards and certification
  • Access to our Special Interest Groups
  • Access to International community
JOIN IABC

New and renewal membership rates for 2015 are as follows:

  • New Membership: $304 annual dues + $40 application fee JOIN NOW!
  • Renewal Membership: $304 annual duesRENEW NOW!
  • New/Renewal Student Membership: $49 annual dues JOIN NOW!
  • *Transitional Membership: 50% off international dues JOIN NOW!*Professionals who have graduated from a degree program from an accredited institution in the last year are eligible for the student transition rate

For more information about membership options including corporate memberships and payment plans, click here.

MEET OUR MEMBERS

IABC/San Diego has more than 120 members from a variety of backgrounds and representing all facets of the communications profession. Each month, we highlight a different member on our website, in our monthly newsletter and through our social media channels. Our goal is to learn more about each other, and help foster connections and networking opportunities.

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VIDEOS

At IABC/San Diego, we’re working hard to provide the most valuable resources and programs, but what do our members think? Hear about member benefits, initiatives and programs directly through our video testimonials.

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EVENT ARCHIVE

Missed an event? Don’t sweat! Our members get exclusive access to presentations in our event archive. Just log in using your IABC Member ID and password, and a wealth of knowledge and best practices will be at your fingertips. You’ll get the most out of our programs if you attend in person. Check our events page and social media channels to sign up for future events.

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CAREER RESOURCES

IABC/San Diego connects you to a range of communication resources and tools designed to help you take the next step in your career – whether you are just starting out, or are looking for your next challenge. Through career planning, mentorship, special interest groups and accreditation/certification, you can count on IABC to help you succeed.

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