Events

October 22 – Members-Only Event: Promoting an Emerging Blue Economy and San Diego’s Blue Tech Bay

While not many people have heard about the Blue Economy, it’s a thriving and emerging industry associated with the sustainable use of ocean resources to grow our economy, create jobs, and improve livelihoods, while also protecting and improving the health of our ocean and its ecosystems. The Port of San Diego is a longtime champion of and …

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Crises, Crises, and More Crises: How to Manage the Message

COVID-19 impacted nearly every industry and organization, but none more so than nursing homes. The interest, scrutiny and skepticism for how these facilities responded to outbreaks and prevented the spread to its residents and healthcare workers came from all avenues. Join us on September 30 to hear from Crisis PR specialist Dave Oates, APR, about …

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In-Person Members-Only IABCSD Networking Event: Padres Game!

Please join us (in person!) for an evening of networking and socializing on Friday, July 30! IABCSD invites you to mingle with fellow members and meet the new Board as the San Diego Padres take on the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park. IABCSD members will gather near the Tony Gwynn statue at Gallagher Square (formerly …

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Virtual Awards Ceremony – 2021 Communicator of the Year

Sarah Bilyeu  2021 IABC/San Diego Communicator of the Year Join the Virtual Celebration We are thrilled to announce that Sarah Bilyeu is the 2021 IABC/San Diego Communicator of the Year (COTY). In her role as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Community Relations at San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), Sarah demonstrates the key communication …

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June 24 – Financial Communications Basics: Have Fun With Numbers and Advance Your Career

More about the speaker Bob Varettoni is communications director for the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation in New York. Until last year, he directed financial communications at Verizon for nearly two decades. He was the company’s chief financial spokesperson and led communications efforts on issues such as M&A, corporate taxes, executive compensation and accounting changes. He …

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April 29 – Lights! Camera!… Zoom !?!?!

Who would have thought? That annoying little pinhole camera above your laptop screen is now a critical communications tool! This past year brought a paradigm shift in corporate video production and executive appearances in the media. Longtime network correspondent and media trainer Greg Lefevre will show us how to make the most of that sometimes awkward, but …

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March 25 – San Diego County’s Year of Crisis Communication

  The County’s Year of Crisis Communication The last 12 months have presented challenges for communicators in just about every field. Perhaps no one has had to face more than those working in the public sector. As Assistant Director in the Communications office for the County of San Diego, Tammy Glenn has been a part …

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