IABC/Montreal Career Series

Working on your big break in the communications industry? Think that PR skills alone can get you there? Think again.

Join IABC/Montréal on May 4 for a unique, inter-generational event where four professionals in the fields of business, media, advertising and public relations will share their views on the winding road to professional success.

Together, let’s take a hard, cold look at the communication industry from the perspective of a business leader, a news maker, an agency pro and a multimedia studio PR maverick. Come build your roadmap to a successful PR career through the experience of these exceptional professionals. Read on to get ahead and find out more about two of the guest speakers…

Nancy Truman was editor of FP Entrepreneur at the National Post, a position she held from the launch of the section in 2007 until December 2016. She has driven many successful entrepreneur series both in print and online, increasing readership of the section and building a significant Web presence. She began her career at Financial Post Magazine in the 1990s and has held various positions at the paper including editor of Mutual Funds and RRSP coverage, Executive Education and FP Careers. She is looking forward to the next phase of her career as a consultant and freelance writer.

Adel Raphaël is a lecturer at the JMSB Management Department of Concordia University and specializes in Negotiations and Conflict Resolution, Management Consulting, Organizational Behaviour and Contemporary Business Thinking and Business Consulting. Adel also lectures at McGill University and the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston. Having previously held senior positions within Nortel, Bell Canada and Saudi Telecom, Adel has a rich background in the communications sector.

Marie-Claire Lynn completed her undergraduate degree in communications at Concordia University and is also and alumni of McGill’s PR and Communications Management diploma program. She currently holds a senior position at Moment Factory and has worked as a marketing and communications professional at Moisson Montreal, Cirque du Soleil and Apathy Is Boring. She really is a communications guru!

Want to find out more? Click here to get your tickets and look forward to an exceptional night of fun, inspiring stories and valuable insights.

Hear their stories, ask your burning questions, outshine the competition.


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