Slideshow HeritageCommunication 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<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-src="/.api2/binaries/QGRhMMH6pI/thumbnails/gccc LOGO.png?width=254&amp;height=214" data-ig-embed-key="QGRhMMH6pI" src="/.api2/binaries/QGRhMMH6pI/thumbnails/gccc LOGO.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 Annual Conference Registration Open<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="NYWIDziaoc" data-src="/.api2/binaries/NYWIDziaoc/thumbnails/2019 IABC LOGO Violet.png?width=247&amp;height=247" src="/.api2/binaries/NYWIDziaoc/thumbnails/2019 IABC LOGO Violet.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“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