Can You Communicate in a Crisis?

July 12  7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Nexsen Pruet The Carillon Building 227 W Trade St You probably already have a crisis communications plan. But, do you have plan for How to communicate during a crisis? What happens if your crisis means you have to evacuate? Without your laptops, cell phones, or the crisis communications plan, how…

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Earning a Seat at the Table

June 7 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Queens University Sykes Building, Room 320 In the rapidly changing world, leaders need to respond quickly—sometimes under less than ideal conditions. Communication is often cited as the critical missing link that leads to poor decision-making, misaligned actions, and failed change efforts. In this interactive session, we will explore ways to…

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May – Special Evening Event – The Value of a Brand

6:30 PM, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 hosted by Wray Ward 900 Baxter Street Charlotte, NC  28204 (MAP)   A single Letter, color or symb@l can evoke a nearly universal emotional response. Join us for IABC Charlotte’s May 3 meeting and, together, we’ll prove the value of a brand. Our guest speaker, Wray Ward Vice President…

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Using Communications to Craft an Inclusive Culture

April 5 Professional Development 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Panel Discussion Diversity. Inclusion. These are not buzzwords. Good communicators understand and adopt the mindset that comes from an awareness of our differences, and act intentionally to create a culture of inclusion within a diverse organization. Not because it’s the ‘right’ thing to do, but because a…

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Now is the Time to Join IABC

Join IABC or reinstate your IABC membership during March and we’ll give you 10% off international dues AND waive the US$40 application fee. You’ll also be entered to win a VIP World Conference prize package including: 1 Full Conference Registration to World Conference 3 nights hotel accommodations at the Washington Hilton Hotel Car service from the airport to…

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Support Ethical Communications at PRSA Charlotte Symposium

Charlotte IABC is supporting ethical communications during challenging times by encouraging its members to attend the Communications Symposium hosted by the Charlotte chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The keynote address will be Oscar Suris, Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications at Wells Fargo & Company.  8 a.m – 1 p.m.  |…

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2017 Nonprofit Workshop

Thank you to all who attended this successful event! Watch for pics and video to come. Be sure to complete the event survey!  16th Annual Profitable Communication for Nonprofits Workshop Mission vs. Money: The Currency of Relationships Wed., March 1, 2017   8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Piedmont Natural Gas Headquarters Bldg. 4720 Piedmont Row Drive,…

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When Their Crisis Becomes Your Crisis – are you ready?

February 8 Professional Development 11:30 – 1:15 Panel Discussion   Panelists   Dianne Chase International IABC Chair and former Charlotte chapter president Dianne oversees development and instruction in crisis communication, planning and management; message development, issues management, and presentation and interviewing skills training for corporate and government clients around the world. She has extensive experience serving…

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Present Like a Pro

January 4 Professional Development 11:30 – 1:15 Guest Speaker Rochelle Togo-Figa       Looking for new ways to connect with a group of people face-to-face and be heard? Then this presentation is for you. When you have the right skills, there’s a synergy that happens when you’re in front of a group of people. You have…

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