Award-Winning Strategic Communications: The Story Behind Kentucky’s ACA Rollout

Join us Thursday, Oct. 23, for “Award-Winning Strategic Communications: The Story Behind Kentucky’s ACA Rollout.”

During this program, Kerri Richardson, Communications Director for Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear, will share how the Kentucky Governor’s Office successfully communicated the decision to expand Medicaid and launch a state-based ACA Health Benefits Exchange. Continue reading

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‘Wake Up to IABC’ this month…join and save the $40 app fee!

This month, IABC is celebrating International Membership Month, during which we will waive the $40 application/rejoin fee for new or previously lapsed members.

Membership Month’s campaign theme is “Wake Up to IABC” and we are encouraging new members to think of an IABC membership in the same way they do their daily cup of coffee – as a necessity. One lucky winner will select from two different prizes: a year’s supply of coffee, or a Gaggia espresso machine.

We welcome you in taking this opportunity to invite your colleagues to join IABC so they may take advantage of the savings! Learn more now!

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Kicking Off the Program Year on Sept. 25

Join us Thursday, Sept. 25, as we kick off the new program year with “Leading Through Complexity: A New Way to Engage.”

Organizational life is changing at a rapid pace – no surprise! The immediacy of data and information means we can no longer depend on familiar methods of leading through organizational dynamics such as problem solving, developing people and communicating with employees and customers.

During our Thursday, Sept. 25, professional development session “Leading Through Complexity: A New Way to Engage,” Lisa Gick, CEO and Founder of
[c u r I o u s], will:
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IABC issues Call for Presentations for 2015 World Conference

In anticipation of the 2015 IABC World Conference June 14-17 in San Francisco, IABC is opening up its Call for Presentations. You can submit your outstanding presentation here before September 30.

With this year’s theme, Changing the Landscape: Informing the future, IABC will explore new ways of approaching communication with some of the most innovative thinkers and visionary leaders of our time. This is the kind of event that will leave participants feeling invigorated, enlightened and immersed in a new sense of what’s possible. Meaningful dialogue and tangible takeaways will equip participants with inspiration and knowledge now and into the future.

Each year, the IABC World Conference reexamines and reinvents what it means to be a communication professional—and that’s where you come in. If you are looking to share your next-level thinking on a global stage with over 1,200 in attendance, this is your chance.

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Chapter seeking nominees for conference scholarships

Interested in being IABC Greater Cincinnati’s nominee for a Heritage Region Conference scholarship?

The Heritage Region will offer three, and each will cover registration and provide a small stipend for a member who has not been able to attend a Region Conference for financial reasons.

To express your interest, please contact president-cincinnati@iabc.com for details.

The Heritage Region conference will be held Oct. 19-21 in Providence, R.I. With great speakers and many opportunities to network with other communicators, the conference will be a valuable experience.

Go to the conference website iabcheritageconference.com for details.

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Register now for Heritage Region Conference Oct. 19-21

IABC’s Heritage Region conference will be held Oct. 19-21 in Providence, R.I. With great speakers and many opportunities to network with other communicators, the conference will be a valuable experience. Visit the conference website iabcheritageconference.com for details.

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July 18 is the last day to enter the Silver Quills

July 11 is the last day to enter the 2014 Silver Quill Awards. Enter your best work now!

The 2014 Heritage Region Silver Quill honors communicators who demonstrate creativity and professionalism.

  • Entries will be evaluated by highly qualifiedjudges vetted through IABC International Headquarters. You will receive helpful, specific feedback along with your entry scores.
  • Choose from a wide range of categories outlined in the Call for Entries.
  • Receive recognition at IABC Heritage Region Conference Oct. 19 to 21 in Provide, R.I.

If you have questions, go to the Heritage Region website or email Silver Quill Chair Amy Miller at amy.miller@lexisnexis.com.

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Engage and grow with IABC at Heritage Region Conference

Registration is open for the 2014 Heritage Region Conference!  Members should have received information in the mail highlighting some of the sessions.

Join members of IABC Greater Cincinnati and other chapters in the Heritage Region October 19-21 in Providence, R.I., to explore our changing world, engage with each other in 21 breakout sessions, and grow from knowledge gleaned throughout the conference.

Keynoter session topics include:

  • CEO Confidential: Communication Secrets from the Top
  • Selling and Influencing to Win Over Your Peers and Your Organization’s Power Brokers
  • Now Trending: Harnessing the Power of Today’s Social Media
  • The Boston Marathon Bombing: Police, Provider and Personal Perspectives

For the full lineup of speakers and schedules and to register, visit the Heritage Region website!

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Still time to enter 2014 Silver Quill Awards!

Change. Engage. Grow. There’s still time to enter the 2014 Silver Quill Awards! The deadline is July 11.

The 2014 Heritage Region Silver Quill honors communicators who demonstrate creativity and professionalism. Become part of this outstanding group by entering your best work now!

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Groh wins The 2014 Membership Challenge!

Lynn Groh is the winner of The 2014 Membership Challenge for IABC Greater Cincinnati! She referred new member Kelly Lund.

Lynn has won up to $250-worth of IABC ‘stuff’: registration for IABC Greater Cincinnati professional development events, as well as books, conferences, workshops and webinars purchased through IABC through next May.

Kelly is a Market Specialist at Stepping Stones. A non-profit United Way Partner, Stepping Stones helps people with disabilities find pathways to independence that will improve their lives and enable them to be fully participating members of their communities.

Lynn serves as a marketing and communications consultant to Stepping Stones. She also is CEO and Chief Consultant for Groh Global, LLC, which offers a unique blend of skills and experience in corporate communications and human resources to help organizations operate more effectively.

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