Great learning and networking opportunity – free for students!

IABC is holding its first event of 2013 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, January 16 from 5 – 8 p.m. In addition to the networking opportunity, there will be a timely session on communicating through interactive media on behalf of large organizations. $45 for members, free for students! Can’t beat those prices!

Crises and digital media

A great opportunity for all instructors and students to bone up on how digital media are changing the way we handle crises in organizations: IABC is hosting an international webinar on November 3 at the Café des Beaux-Arts. Special student rates as usual – and good networking.

IABC/Montréal Ovation Awards program offers a new Special Prize for students!

The IABC-Montreal Ovation Awards are back – renewed, rejuvenated and ready to roll! New this year is a $500 Stellar Student prize that will be awarded to the best student entry in this 2010 campaign. 

Entry fees are only $55 for students – for both IABC members and non-members. 

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Les prix Ovation de l’IABC/Montréal ajoutent un prix spécial pour les étudiants !

Les prix Ovation sont de retour, renouvelés, revigorés et prêts à prendre leur envol ! Une nouveauté : un prix Étudiant étoile de 500 $ sera attribué au meilleur dossier présenté par un étudiant au titre de la campagne 2010. Les frais d’inscription ne sont que de 55 $ pour les étudiants, membres ou non de l’IABC.  Date limite de présentation des dossiers : le 13 septembre 2010. Voyez vous-même

Don’t miss a fun networking event

IABC Montreal has issued the following invitation to its members,  but potential members are also welcome. Last year, McGill students who attended were welcomed and enagaged immediately in this professional network.  Well worth taking in. 
August 19 · 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Hotel Opus
10 Sherbrooke West (corner St-Laurent)

Here ‘s invitation:

“Join us for the hottest party in town at uber-trendy Hotel Opus (selected as one of the world’s hottest new hotels by Condé Nast Traveler magazine). You’ll find a generous assortment of tasty morsels to tempt the palate and the scintillating company of communication peers and creative services providers – the opportunity to meet, greet, guffaw and make some interesting connections. Help us to welcome new members!”

Attend IABC seminar at greatly reduced rate

IABC/Montréal has registered for the next webinar so we can share the cost, have a networking experience AND a great lunch for just a portion of the cost!
Webinar title: Communicating Tough, Touchy, Sensitive Situations, Dealing With High-Level Emotional Issues

Presented by James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA. Broadcast from USA, this webinar is in English

What: Webinar & 3-course lunch.
When: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 –  12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Where: At a downtown location. Registration required as space severely limited.

How: Contact Yvonne Callaway Smith  by e-mail or at 514.697.3584.

Cost: IABC/Montréal members $55
Non-Members $75
IABC Student members $40

Limited seating, first paid, first served!

IABC Gold Quill Awards for students

2010 Gold Quill Awards® Student Competition Call for Entries now open
The Student Gold Quill Awards competition recognizes excellence in communication at the undergraduate and graduate school level. Full- or part-time students should consider entering their original work. Entering is a great way to help start a portfolio, and the experience gained from entering an international competition looks great on a résumé.

 Encourage students in your area to enter and/or promote IABC’s Student Gold Quill Awards.

 Final deadline: 3 February 2010.

Loads of great internal communication ideas

Finally, a free report from IABC for its members!  It’s called “Preparing Messages for Information Overload Environments”.  It’s full of tested, effective visualization methods (memo formats, charts, graphs, posters, slides, etc.) that will help get attention, drive ideas home, and — the ultimate goal — get things done.  You’ll need to log in with your membership number. 

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