Create the Year You Want—Online Goal-Setting Workshop


Exclusive webinar opportunity for IABC | Greater Cincinnati members

Greater Cincinnati IABC members and those who follow our content are invited to participate in a webinar presented by the San Francisco chapter of IABC this Wednesday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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Got some goals gathering dust? Don’t let them lose steam! Get active and join us for this interactive online workshop to create the year you want, beginning now. Career aspirations, whether big or small, have a better chance of coming true when you invest time, thoughtful consideration, and (most of all) accountability planning into them.

Led by accomplished executive coach, Alicia Jabbar, this workshop webinar will be filled with interactive activities, group discussions, and thoughtful exercises to help you:

  • Confidently identify your most important goals for the year
  • Uncover what is important about those goals
  • Chart a path to hit your goals, beginning immediately
  • Create a system to keep yourself accountable

Walk away from this workshop with a greater understanding of what you truly want out of 2019 and a plan to get there.

Who should attend?

  • Communications professionals looking to own their career path
  • Independent consultants interested in expanding their services
  • Students or young professionals looking to make their start

About the Workshop Leader:

Alicia Jabbar, PCC is an executive coach and facilitator who works with both emerging and seasoned leaders to identify their strengths and individual values. Once identified, she guides clients to leverage that unique footprint to both enhance their leadership profile within an organization and to increase their capacity as a leader. She helps clients understand where they are getting in their own way and partners with them to build skills and ignite behavior change required for their next level of leadership. She is also the co-founder of the Inside Out Incubator that creates experiences to help professional women get clear so they can be confident in whatever is next. Learn more about Alicia here:

Can’t join the workshop? Get the recording. All registrants will receive a recording after the webinar.

NOTE: Participants will receive the workshop webinar link the morning of the event. Be sure to sign up by 8:00 am (PT) to ensure you receive the link.


Member $30, Non-member $45, Student: $20

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Challenge Accepted!


event-page-boxChallenge Accepted! is a NEW event that lets local communicators share their unique solution to a communication problem they’ve faced in the workplace. Each 5–7 minute presentation is an opportunity for a communicator to showcase his or her 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 a favorite local nonprofit to receive a financial donation, compliments of IABC Greater Cincinnati and our event sponsors.

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

Plan now to attend

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Our presenters will share their communication challenges–and how they solved them. It’s a great opportunity to learn from your colleagues’ case studies. And your votes will decide the winner!


mary_boganBankable Idea Delivers Long- and Short-term ROI

Mary Bogan, Consultant, Kroger Company







margee-garbschCreating a Local Identity and Support Base for an Innovative National Education Model

Margee Garbsch, Director of Communications & Marketing, DePaul Cristo Rey High School





kristaStuck With a Name

Krista Kuhlman, Experiential Marketing Manager, Giveback Sports






arlaMaximizing the Impact of Corporate Giving (Without Annoying Your Audience)

Carla Landon, Senior Communications Consultant, TriHealth





Plan now to attend, and help us meet our goal to raise at least $1,000 for a local nonprofit! Are you up to the challenge? The donation amount, the winning communicator and the lucky nonprofit will be announced at the end of the evening.

Emcee: Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Wineberg


March 14, 2019

5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Union Hall Cincinnati

Guests will enjoy:

Attire is business casual.

Ticket prices

Regular Registration – General Admission: $60

Regular Registration – IABC Member: $45

Regular Registration – Full-time Student: $30

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Be a sponsor

The more sponsors we have for Challenge Accepted!, the more opportunity we have to meet or exceed our goal to donate $1,000 to a local nonprofit (final amount raised will be unveiled at the end of the event).

Download our sponsorship packet.





Upcoming events can help you meet your New Year’s resolution


Is professional development one of your 2019 goals? You’re in luck! IABC | Greater Cincinnati has a slate of activities planned for area communicators. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Saturday coffee meet-ups
  • “App chats,” where you can get a sneak peek of the latest technology tools for communicators
  • Culturally conscious communications
  • Secrets to a strong agency/client relationship (presented by Sanger & Eby)
  • Dine around with communications leaders

And don’t forget about our 40th anniversary celebration, Challenge Accepted!, on March 14 at Union Hall.

Mark your calendars now to get a head-start on your  2019 professional development, and look for more details soon!