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Welcome to IABC Greater Cincinnati, your local chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. Our purpose is to advance the profession, create connection and develop strategic communicators. Learn more about the many benefits of joining IABC, or attend an upcoming program . We look forward to connecting with you!


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Free webinar: Communicating with a Challenging Audience

How can you motivate action when your audience is unreceptive? Our chapter’s own Connie Feick will share real-life experiences and practical tips for meeting business goals by reaching and motivating audiences who are ambivalent or even downright belligerent.

Communicating with a Challenging Audience

October 23, 2019

1 p.m.

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Greater Cincinnati Chapter wins Silver Quill Award

Jackiedra Wilson, Pat Frey and Joe Bobbey accepted a 2019 IABC Heritage Silver Quill of Merit for IABC Greater Cincinnati chapter’s 40th Anniversary Celebration titled Challenge Accepted! The award was accepted on behalf of the awesome board members, volunteers, sponsors, and attendees who helped make this event possible.

IABC | Greater Cincinnati welcomes new leaders, sets new goals

2019 – 2020 plan to be announced soon

The IABC | Greater Cincinnati chapter board welcomed a new president and new board members over the summer, and also began working on exciting plans for expanding and energizing our local presence.

Jackiedra Wilson, Senior Marketing Manager at Messer Construction Co., is the chapter’s new president. She’s been a member of IABC since 2013 and previously served as the chairperson for the March 2019 event, Challenge Accepted!, which celebrated creative communications solutions in Greatrer Cincinnati.

“IABC gives me the opportunity to keep learning throughout my career and meet new people at local, regional and national events (which usually has members from around the world also in attendance),” Jackiedra said. She’s looking forward to helping make sure communications continues to bring value to businesses and organizations.

In addition, Connie Feick, Senior Manager of Communications at EyeMed Vision Care, is now the Vice President of Communications for the chapter. Connie has served on the Communications Committee for the past two years, managing the website and chapter newsletter.

Teresa Zumwald becomes the Immediate Past President.

Continuing their roles on the board are:

  • Jessica Canterbury, Social Media Manager, Communications Specialist, Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Kari McLean, PR Manager, independent contractor
  • Joe Bobbey, Senior Board Member, Senior Solutions Consultant at TiER1 Performance Solutions
  • Pat Frey, Senior Board Member, retired from Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Joy Lovejoy, Senior Board Member, retired

New to the board in open member positions are three local professionals:

  • Sara Jackson, Executive Director of Internal Comms Pro
  • Jeremiah McWilliams, Director of Employee Communications at North Highland
  • Lisa Moloney, Communications Manager at OPW

Look for more information about your new board members soon, along with details about 2019 – 2020 programming. Email Jackiedra if you’re interested in serving in a leadership role in our chapter or if you have any questions.