Professional Development

Jan. 30, 2014 – Learn how 80/35 was Born

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Thursday, Jan 30, 2014   11:30 a.m. Networking/Lunch 12:00 p.m. Presentation     Are you trying to do something for the first time?  Hear how the acclaimed 80/35 event was born.  This unique summer concert continues to grow with local volunteers and music enthusiasts.  Brian Sauer and other team members share how the event came together… »

The Gold Quill Awards are coming soon!

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Each year, the IABC Gold Quill Awards recognize the best communication and marketing practices from around the world. Will 2014 be the year your hard work earns an award? In 2013, nearly 300 Awards of Merit and Excellence were won by communicators from all over the globe, and we want you to be a winner… »

Get engaged with your employees!

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      Kick off the new year in the ski capital of the U.S., Denver, Colorado, learning from the best and brightest in employee engagement, 9-10 January 2014. Interact with leading national and international experts like David Grossman, head of David Grossman Communications, and John Smythe, founder of Engage for Change. Learn from employee… »

Get Involved with IABC/Iowa

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Your membership becomes more valuable when you get involved. There’s no better way to get to know fellow members, enhance your professional skills and contribute. We need you! IABC/Iowa could use your talents and skills. Are you a good writer or editor? We’d love to have you as a contributor or to lend your expertise… »

Obamacare, the ACA, #&*!@…help make sense of it all on Thursday

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By now, you’ve probably heard it called every name in the book. No matter your politics, the U.S. healthcare reform law officially known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – but commonly referred to as Obamacare – has set off a flurry of questions and a high level of uncertainty. That presents numerous challenges and a wealth of… »