Make Your Strategy Stick: Storytelling Roles of Management, Communications

Amanda Marko-resizedAmanda Marko, president and founder of Connected Strategy Group, discovers “The Missing Link: The Storytelling Roles of Management and Communications to Make Your Strategy Stick.”

She’ll explain why strategy implementation and change management require lock-set cooperation between communications and management for area business communicators Thursday, November 20.

Registration for this luncheon event will open soon! It will take place at Interact For Health, 3805 Edwards Rd., Suite 500, in the Rookwood Tower in Norwood.

Amanda is a strategic communications executive known as an agent of change. She takes a truly holistic view of audience engagement, which makes her adept at all components of reputation management – public relations, traditional and social media, employee engagement, executive thought leadership, shareholder communications, government affairs and corporate social responsibility.

She joins IABC Greater Cincinnati to talk about how storytelling can help Continue reading

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Hurry! IABC’s Membership Month ends Oct. 31

October is International Membership Month at IABC. For more than 40 years, IABC has provided communication professionals with the tools and resources necessary to boost their careers.

During October, we’re celebrating International Membership Month. All new members or previously lapsed members can join (or re-join) IABC and we’ll waive the $40 joining fee.

All members who join IABC during October will go into a drawing–and one lucky winner will enjoy a $500 Starbucks Card OR an espresso machine. Get details here!

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

Kerri_RichardsonJoin 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!

IABC_Logo_blueThis 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
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