2013 IABC/Iowa Bronze Quill Awards - June 17
Celebrate Iowa communicators’ “works of art” at the 2013 Bronze Quill Awards. West End Architectural Salvage, 22 9th Street, in downtown Des Moines, plays host. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., the awards at 6:30 p.m. Appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Dardis Communications will emcee the evening’s festivities.
Communicators’ social – July 10
In partnership with PRSA, we’ll host a communicators’ social at Jasper Winery.
Communicating across personality styles - April 2
Leadership and organizational effectiveness consultant Alan Feirer helps you overcome personality differences to reduce conflicts and be more efficient in the workplace.
Reflect, recharge and revitalize your career - March 6
An expert panel of successful business communicators takes your questions and shares their tips for how to take your career to the next level.
A strategic communication education at your own pace - Feb. 19
Don McLeese leads a professional development session on the new option for continuing your education, the Strategic Communication graduate program from the University of Iowa based out of the Pappajohn Educational Center in Des Moines.
Eat, drink and be generous – Dec. 6
Take a break, and mingle with some of your fellow communicators while helping those less fortunate during the holiday season.
Donate $5 or more, and IABC/Iowa will buy your first drink. Appetizers are also on us! All donations will benefit the Central Iowa Shelter & Services, whose mission is to provide free shelter and meals to homeless adults.
Fly high with Des Moines International Airport – Nov. 8
Learn what it took to land Southwest Airlines, what else is new at the Des Moines International Airport and the strategic thinking behind the airport’s marketing from Executive Director Don Smithey.
Join IABC/Iowa at the airport’s Cloud Room on Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for what’s sure to be an “uplifting” professional development experience.
Everything I needed to know about communications I learned from a SWAT team – Oct. 9
Save the date for Oct. 9 as IABC/Iowa presents “Everything I needed to know about communications I learned from a SWAT team,” a luncheon featuring Tim Johnson, chief accomplishment officer of Carpe Factum, Inc.
Johnson is also a professor, consultant and author. He’ll be hosted by Nationwide in downtown Des Moines.
Connect with eastern Iowa communicators on Aug. 21 in Coralville
Unable to attend IABC events in Des Moines? Here’s your chance to mingle with your fellow IABC communicators from eastern Iowa – and it’s free.
Connect with fellow communicators: Free IABC networking event Aug. 7
Wish there was more time to meet communication professionals in the Des Moines area? Join IABC/Iowa on Aug. 7 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. for a free networking social at The Standard (208 3rd Street, Des Moines). Looking for a new opportunity? Hoping to find your next great employee? Want to land some new clients? Bring your business cards.
Bronze Quill ceremonies July 16 focus on communication best practices
Plan to attend IABC/Iowa’s 2012 Bronze Quill awards ceremony, “Uncork success in 2012,” on July 16 at Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano in West Des Moines. Join us as we toast our winners this year and learn lessons from their great work. IABC/Iowa member and host Jill Sackett, ABC, will emcee.
Coming soon – Expert communicator roundtables, professional development seminars and more
IABC/Iowa events are aimed at connecting you with fellow communicators and helping you advance your career.
- Vivid exchanges through expert roundtables
- Compelling and practical professional development seminars
- More opportunities to interact with fellow communicators