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Save the date: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! 40th Anniversary Celebration and Competition


March 14, 2019

Union Hall Cincinnati

Enjoy food, drinks and fun during a friendly competition – all for a good cause!

Challenge Accepted! is a NEW event that lets local communicators share their unique solution to a tough communication problem they’ve faced in the workplace. Each 5–7 minute presentation is an opportunity for a communicator to showcase their best work.

The audience – including fellow communicators and leaders at area businesses and nonprofits – will vote on the best solution. The winning communicator gets the thrill of choosing their favorite local nonprofit to receive a financial donation, compliments of IABC Greater Cincinnati.

Join us to celebrate excellence in communication during our 40th year as we mark this milestone with a gift to the community.

Heritage Region Conference helps chapter members revolutionize their careers


Several members of our local chapter had the privilege of attending this year’s Heritage Region Conference November 11 – 13 in Richmond, Virginia. Connie Feick, Pat Frey, Sara Jackson, Jackiedra Wilson and Joy Lovejoy took part in the two and half day event that was chock full of networking and development opportunities. This year’s topics covered everything from hard skills like grammar and crisis communication to leadership development and emerging trends–all against the backdrop of one of America’s most history-rich cities.

Special recognition to Joy and Pat, who served on the conference planning committee, and congratulations to Jackiedra Wilson, who received a Silver Quill Award for excellence in communication.

Connie Feick (EyeMed Vision Care), Sara Jackson (Cerkl) and Carla Landon (TriHealth) celebrate the Silver Quill Award winners. Sara and Carla were also speakers.


Jackeidra Wilson (Messer Construction) won a Silver Quill Award for her program to encourage employees to purge their files before a corporate move.


IABC | Greater Cincinnati’s Pat Frey became an honorary Detroiter as she joined IABC Detroit team members in announcing next year’s Regional Conference host city.


Free webinar Dec. 4 to help you create a winning Gold Quill entry


Want to get a leg up on your Gold Quill entry? IABC Awards Chair Gabrielle Loring will tell you how to create your best possible Gold Quill Awards submission. You will learn how to select the Division and Category most appropriate for your entry, how the IABC Seven-point Scale of Excellence is used to score entries, the importance of a thorough Work Plan, SMART goals and objectives, and much more!

For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators on a global scale. Learn more about the Gold Quill Awards. 

The webinar takes place 121 p.m. PST / 3–4 p.m. EST. 

Register for the webinar.