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A Note from Our President – February 2020

February Connections! 

I’m looking forward to attending the IABC Leadership Institute in Austin this week while connecting with chapter leaders from around the world, meeting old friends and creating new links with others. You can track the discussions on social media: #IABCLI, #WeLeadIABC, #IABC50 or @iabcsandiego.

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Communication Resolutions Special Interest Group Meetup: January 29

Join IABC San Diego for our next special interest group meetup and get your 2020 off on the right track.

Date: Wednesday, January 29
Time: 8 to 9 a.m.
Where: Corner Bakery in Mission Valley
Address: 1640 Camino del Rio N San Diego, CA  92108

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Open Board Positions

Would you like to be a part of this award-winning team? The following board positions are open for this board year:

  • VP, Administration
  • VP, PR & Marketing
  • VP, Programming & Events
  • Director, Membership
  • Director, Brand/Design

Contact sandiego-info@iabc.com to learn about these opportunities.

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Call for Nominations: 2020 Communicator of the Year

Do you know a fellow IABC member in the Greater San Diego Area who is a leader in the communication profession? How about a young communication professional who is already doing amazing work? If so, we’d like to hear more. Nominations for our sixth annual Communicator of the Year (COTY) awards will open January 13, 2020. The deadline to submit a nomination is March 13, 2020.

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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 dues RENEW 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 members are from a variety of backgrounds and representing all facets of the communications profession. We enjoy highlighting our members on our website and social media so we can learn more about each other and help foster connections and networking opportunities. If you’d like to be featured, please email sandiego-info@iabc.com.

 

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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.

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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