Slideshow HeritageTaking it all in: Communication at the Crossroads<div><p>The power of communication within our organizations and communities was on full display at the 2018 World Conference in Montreal. Approximately1,300 communicators from 30 countries took part, making this one of the best attended World Conferences in recent years. The mix of communicators – from agency owners to communication managers, consultants…</p></div>Greg McCormickThu, 23 Aug 2018 07:52:49 -0400 from our past Heritage Region Conference scholarship winners<div><p><strong><strong><strong><span style="font-size: 24px;">My top Take-Aways from the 2017 IABC Heritage Region Conference</span></strong></strong></strong></p><p>by <a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Poonam Sharma</a></p><p>2017 Scholarship Winner and VP, Social Media, IABC DC Metro</p><p>Proposal Writer, <a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">ASSYST</a>, Sterling, VA</p><p><strong><img class="fr-fic fr-fil fr-dii" style="width: 157px; height: 235.89px;" alt="Poonam bio pic.png" data-src="/.api2/binaries/AP6EYJgJQR/thumbnails/Poonam bio pic.png?width=157&amp;height=236" data-ig-embed-key="AP6EYJgJQR" src="/.api2/binaries/AP6EYJgJQR/thumbnails/Poonam bio pic.png?width=157&amp;height=236"></strong>Attending the IABC Heritage Region Conference in Pittsburgh is an experience I will always treasure. Not only was it my first time attending a regional conference, I also got…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 08 Jan 2018 10:12:55 -0500 New IABC Fellows are from the Heritage Region<div><p>The Heritage region can be extra proud this year that two of the organization's three new Fellows are longstanding members from our region. Let's congratulate Lee Hornick from the New York chapter, Brenda Siler from the DC Metro chapter and Cindy Schmieg, ABC*, from the Minnesota chapter!</p> <p><span lang=""> The IABC Fellows designation is the highest honor the…</span></p></div>Amy MillerFri, 14 Jul 2017 17:47:34 -0400 winners share memories and take-aways from first-time World Conference experience<div><p><span style="font-size: 18px;"><strong>Feick's recap: From AI to zombies, IABC World Conference covered it all</strong></span></p> <p>As a first-time attendee at the IABC World Conference, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve been to numerous workshops and conferences during my career, some good, others not so much. By the end of my four days in Washington, D.C., I told anyone who would listen that the 2017…</p></div>Amy MillerFri, 14 Jul 2017 16:58:58 -0400 leadership development programs<div><p><strong><a class=" WikiLinkType1" href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">You'll find a recap of the 2018 IABC Heritage Regional Leadership Institute on our regional conference page.</a></strong> Details on the 2019 regional program will be available in mid-2019.<br/><br/>Be sure to also keep in mind the <a href="" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><strong><u>IABC International Leadership Institute</u></strong></a>, taking place in <strong>February</strong>. This program offers tremendous value to chapter and region leaders, as…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 29 May 2017 21:37:44 -0400 winner experiences from the 2016 Heritage Region conference<div><p><strong>How was Heritage Region Conference like Yoga?</strong></p> <p><em>Terri Wellman</em></p> <p><img class="fr-fil fr-dii" style="width: 150px; height: 150px;" alt="terri wellman.png" data-ig-embed-key="7x6Q9dZ4ZQ" src="/.api2/binaries/6836908-7x6Q9dZ4ZQ/terri%20wellman.png"/>The recent Heritage Region Conference in Columbus was my introduction to an IABC conference. I am grateful that I was able to attend on a scholarship, provided by the Region. It was an amazing two days.</p> <p>Taking part in the conference was like a good yoga session! I came away standing…</p></div>Amy MillerSat, 26 Nov 2016 21:48:51 -0500 Code of Ethics for Professional Communicators<div><p>IABC recently updated the <a href="" target="_blank" title="Code of Ethics on">code of ethics</a> that all members agree to when joining or renewing. Here's the code:</p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><img class="fr-fil fr-dii" style="width: 112px; height: 111.27px;" alt="IABC-Heritage-Round%20Region-logo-bw.png" data-ig-embed-key="rr7eMAbGrO" src="/.api2/binaries/6836908-rr7eMAbGrO/IABC-Heritage-Round%20Region-logo-bw.png"/>IABC Code of Ethics for Professional Communicators</strong></span></p> <p><br/> <span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>PREFACE</strong></span></p> <p>As a professional communicator, you have the potential to influence economies and affect lives. This power carries with it significant responsibilities.<br/> The International…</p></div>Amy MillerSun, 03 Jul 2016 13:45:26 -0400 Principles of the Communication Profession<div><p><img class="fr-draggable fr-fil fr-dii" src="/.api2/binaries/6836908-9x6QNzM3qZ/IABC-Heritage-Region-logo-bw.jpg" style="width: 131px; height: 130.563px;" alt="IABC-Heritage-Region-logo-bw.jpg" data-ig-embed-key="9x6QNzM3qZ"/>Communication professionals around the world embrace a shared career purpose and six core Principles as the building blocks of their work. Applying that standard enables us to cross all borders, align with diverse cultures and effectively serve organizations of all types and sizes.</p> <p>IABC’s programs and initiatives are aligned to the Global…</p></div>Amy MillerSun, 03 Jul 2016 13:28:25 -0400 does IABC mean to you?<div><p style="text-align: right;"><span class="fr-video fr-draggable fr-fvl fr-dvi" contenteditable="false" draggable="true"><iframe src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="" style="width: 169px; height: 119px;"></iframe></span> What does the IABC communication community mean to you? Members from around the world say IABC brings them freedom, growth, support, a professional "family" and more. </p> <p style="text-align: right;">This brief video conveys a range of <a href="" target="_blank" title="Video - IABCers Around the World">thoughts from IABC members around the world who value the international community</a>.</p></div>Amy MillerSun, 03 Jul 2016 11:32:09 -0400 Silver to Gold Quill: Winners in the Heritage Region<div><p><img class="fr-draggable fr-fil fr-dii" src="/.api2/binaries/6836908-j15lGaJ4al/SilverQuill.png" style="width: 206px; height: 89.2667px;" alt="SilverQuill.png" data-ig-embed-key="j15lGaJ4al"/>Winning a regional <a class=" WikiLinkType1" href="" target="_blank" title="Silver Quill Awards">Silver Quill Award</a> demonstrates strong communication strategy and creativity. Taking your entry to the next level can bring even greater recognition—an international <a href="" target="_blank" title="Gold Quill Awards">Gold Quill Award</a>.</p> <p>IABC recently announced the <a href="" target="_blank" title="2016 Gold Quill Award Winners">2016 Gold Quill Award winners</a>, including outstanding entries from the Heritage Region. Several of those winners…</p></div>Amy MillerMon, 09 May 2016 10:23:28 -0400