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President’s Letter – January 2018
I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that 2018 is off to a good start for you all. With the new year comes the inevitable setting of resolutions … and the general setting ourselves up for failure. How many of us, year after year, fall into the trap of starting out with steely determination to live up to resolutions, only to realize they are impossible to stick to over the long-term. This year, I’m taking a different approach. Rather than defining resolutions, I’m setting an intention for the year by selecting a single word. Learn more.
January 24, 2018: Hear from Marilyn Olson, Senior Director at Dell
Sept. 7, 2016 was an incredible day for the technology industry and organizations of all sizes that rely on technology innovation to accomplish their goals. That day marked the creation of Dell Technologies, a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. Learn how Marilyn Olson, Senior Director at Dell was part of this biggest merger in tech history and the vital role communications played. Register today.
Feb. 9: Effecting Change through Front-Line Leadership
Through 18 years as Scripps’ CEO, Chris Van Gorder has led a financial and cultural transformation and positioned Scripps as a national health care leader. Now he is leading Scripps toward long-term sustainability within a rapidly evolving health care landscape. This powerful keynote will give current and aspiring leaders a different approach to business success, and building a culture strong enough to weather the good times and the bad. Register now. Space is limited.
June 3-6, 2018: IABC World Conference
Registration is now open for the 2018 IABC World Conference in Montréal and the special super-saver rate is only available through December 31, 2017. Register now to save over $400 off the full conference price. There is no better annual gathering for gaining a truly global perspective on business communication. Start making your plans to join us 3–6 June 2018 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Get your tickets today.
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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.
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.