Slideshow HeritageScholarship and Stipend Opportunities<div><p>To help develop our volunteer leadership and increase member value, the IABC Heritage Region offers Conference scholarships and Leadership Institute stipends to chapter leaders and members-at-large. Details are in the overview below.  Chapter leaders also can <span style="color: rgb(26, 188, 156);"><strong><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" class=" WikiLinkType1">download this file for yearly planning</a></strong></span>.</p><p>The region sends email notifications and…</p></div>Amy MillerThu, 29 Aug 2019 10:34:27 -0400"Challenge Accepted" Event Major Hit for Millennials<div><p><strong>Here's a summary of the Cincinnati event </strong>by Krista Kuhlman, Experiential Marketing Manager at <a href="">Giveback Sports</a>, LLC</p><p><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><img src="/.api2/binaries/2yLhMQIydf/thumbnails/20190314_220521115_iOS (1).jpg?width=361&amp;height=268" style="width: 361px; height: 267.905px;" alt="20190314_220521115_iOS (1)" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-ig-embed-key="2yLhMQIydf"></a>The  inaugural Challenge Accepted event held by IABC Greater Cincinnati in March 2019 featured local communicators sharing unique solutions to communication problems they have faced in the workplace. In the “Ted Talk style” format,…</p></div>Amy MillerWed, 14 Aug 2019 10:08:19 -0400 Training for Chapter Leaders and Members-at-Large Interested in IABC Leadership Opportunities<div><p><strong><em>Leadership in Overdrive</em></strong><br><em>A session dedicated to revving up the leadership engine to<br> drive connection, community and change within IABC and beyond</em></p><p> <strong>When:</strong> noon – 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. (A working lunch at noon is planned, covered by a small registration fee)<br><br><strong>Where:</strong> <strong>Greektown Casino</strong><strong>‐</strong><strong>Hotel. </strong>1200 St. Antoine Street, Detroit MI 48226 (Salon B. 5<sup>th</sup>…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 12 Aug 2019 09:14:59 -0400 Themes from the 2019 IABC World Conference<div><p><img src="/.api2/binaries/5xmc3rFmMt/thumbnails/nancysarpolis_image.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" alt="nancysarpolis_image" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-rounded" data-ig-embed-key="5xmc3rFmMt"></p><p><br></p><p>Attending the recent IABC World Conference was like being the proverbial kid in a communications candy store.  Just look at the conference line-up: Communicating artificial intelligence. Driving culture change. Standing out in a noisy market. Engaging remote workers. Yes, please!</p><p>But with nearly a hundred sessions and networking events at this…</p></div>Rebecca GallagherSun, 21 Jul 2019 18:21:54 -0400 to Drive the Future? Scholarships Nominations Now Open.<div><p dir="ltr"><img src="/.api2/binaries/VNwI2osmGC/thumbnails/D96ftLnX4AAIb_f.png large.png?width=300" style="width: 300px;" alt="D96ftLnX4AAIb_f.png large" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-ig-embed-key="VNwI2osmGC"><br></p> <p dir="ltr">The IABC Heritage Region is excited to deliver our annual conference in Detroit from September 22-24. The role communicators play within organizations continues to grow and evolve. This year’s conference is designed to equip you with the best practices and case studies that will help you elevate your role and influence.</p> <p dir="ltr">Keynote speakers include:</p>…</div>Rebecca GallagherTue, 16 Jul 2019 20:29:57 -0400 Webinars: Insight, Experiences and Best Practices<div><p>Topics this year have included managing fake news in the real world, public relations for the revitalization of an iconic landmark, renewing yours skills, mindset and career, and turning civic storytelling lessons into inspiration for your organization. </p><p>Later in the year you can attend Heritage Region webinars on communicating across generations,…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 03 Jun 2019 09:35:50 -0400 Your Expertise: Sign Up for September Certification Exam<div><p><strong>Are you ready to take your career to the next level? </strong><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong><img class="fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 254px; height: 213.89px;" alt="gccc%20LOGO.png" data-ig-embed-key="8rgsx8UxAu" src="/.api2/binaries/8rgsx8UxAu/thumbnails/gccc%20LOGO.png?width=254&amp;height=214"></strong></a>Professional certification through the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise—and provide evidence of your outstanding abilities.</p><p>You can view a <strong><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><u>quick video with testimonials</u></a></strong> on the benefits of certification here.</p><p>The…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 03 Jun 2019 09:13:08 -0400 by August 31 for "Drive the Future" Regional Conference<div><section> <p><img class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 247px; height: 247px;" alt="2019%20IABC%20LOGO%20Violet.png" data-ig-embed-key="OZ9h1DHkwH" src="/.api2/binaries/OZ9h1DHkwH/thumbnails/2019%20IABC%20LOGO%20Violet.png?width=247&amp;height=247"></p><p>“Our ‘Drive the Future’ conference packs the most compelling communication speakers, case studies, best practices and interactive sessions into a dynamic two-and-a-half-day program,” said Nancy Sarpolis, co-chair, 2019 Heritage Region conference. “We’re focusing on strategies communicators need to know now to be successful in the future.”</p><p><a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong><span style="color: rgb(26, 188, 156);">Register…</span></strong></a></p></section></div>Amy MillerMon, 03 Jun 2019 09:09:20 -0400 World Conference Scholarships Now Available<div><p dir="ltr">From June 9 – 12, communicators from around the globe will gather in Vancouver, British Columbia for the <a href="">2019 IABC World Conference</a>. With the theme Think Forward, the conference will explore new challenges and opportunities facing the communication profession. Thought leaders, communications professionals, and students will gather to discuss the…</p></div>Rebecca GallagherTue, 19 Mar 2019 20:44:28 -0400's Time to Enter the 2019 Silver Quill Awards<div><p>Awards are available in the following categories:</p> <ul> <li>Management</li> <li>Research</li> <li>Education &amp; Training</li> <li>Skills</li> </ul> <p>Silver Quill Award recipients who attend the 2019 IABC Heritage Region Conference will receive their awards during a Sept. 23 luncheon presentation in front of their peers.</p><p><strong>Deadline &amp; Fees<br></strong>Early Bird Pricing through April 8, 2019<br>Members:…</p></div>Greg McCormickMon, 18 Mar 2019 14:49:12 -0400