4th Annual Strategic Internal Communications Conference by Advanced Learning Institute (ALI)

At the end of January, IABC members in the Bay Area can join the Advanced Learning Institute (ALI) for the 4th Annual Strategic Internal Communications conference at Fisherman’s Wharf. Learn how to … [continue reading]


Nosh & Nog with SF IABC

Don’t hog the nog at our upcoming holiday event! Come join the SF IABC community of “season”ed professionals for a fun evening to celebrate our successes and usher in a new year. This seasonal soiree … [continue reading]


ICR in San Francisco: How to Nail LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform (For Yourself and Your Clients)

This week's ICR, held at the LinkedIN offices, is SOLD OUT! But, you can join via live stream! Register by 5 p.m., Tuesday, November 15. Join SF IABC at LinkedIn’s new San Francisco facility … [continue reading]


What’s New at SF IABC

Negotiation Tips for Independents 

by Julie Knight Do you always reduce your rate when clients say they have a limited budget? Do you accept every client’s boilerplate contract without question? Those of us not particularly skilled in this area appreciated hearing tips from contract and negotiations expert Sandy Shepard, Esq., who recently spoke at our SF IABC Independent Communicators’ […]

Member News: Preston Lewis Keynote on Employee Engagement

SF IABC Member and Founder & CEO of Intactic, Preston Lewis, will be featured as the keynote at Showpad, a VC funded sales enablement tech platform located in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco on Tuesday, November 15th from 5:30 – 7:30.  Come show your support and learn about “Cracking the Employee Engagement Code.” Food and drinks will be provided […]

Ethics Is the Heart of Leadership

By Sue Stoney, VP of Communications Three experts on ethics engaged attendees in a lively discussion about ethics and its central importance to the human community—including the realms of government, academia, and corporate—on September 26, 2016, as SF IABC and PRSA partnered to bring Bay Area business communicators a lunchtime event. Meet the Panelists Sally […]

Stuck in an Ethical Crisis? What Do You Do?

By Julie Knight Everyone’s talking about how employees at Wells Fargo were fired for reporting an ethical breach. Have you ever witnessed a colleague or boss violating a company policy and didn’t know what to do? You like the person. You don’t want to get anyone in trouble. Maybe it was an innocent mistake. Maybe […]

Build Your Communications Career – Volunteer!

By Joyce Davis — Especially for those entering the communications field There are so many worthy causes. And because you’re a communications professional, they could probably all use your skills and experience! Besides enlisting your talents to change the world, volunteering can advance your chances for finding your next great job or client. My largest […]

Contracts and Negotiation: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

by Julie Knight Independent business communicators are typically great with words, so long as they aren’t legal words. For those who feel that a Berlitz language course should be created to help us understand “legalese,” let us introduce to you Sandy Shephard, Esq., president and founder of Good Solutions, a legal and business consulting firm. […]

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