Slideshow HeritageIABC 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“What’s in it for me?” – Way more than I ever thought! My thoughts and experience at the 2018 IABC Heritage Region Conference<div><p>I tend to be one of those people that likes to be fully prepared before walking into a new, unfamiliar environment. My nerves run rampant for days leading up to the occasion. I’m not a big fan of surprises or just “going with the flow,” which I guess is a bit ironic considering I’m a communications expert and that’s typically not what happens.</p><p>So,…</p></div>Rebecca GallagherThu, 03 Jan 2019 15:45:54 -0500 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