Spring Mentor Program Mixer

Come enjoy a cocktail or two, have a nibble, and mingle with other previous or potential Mentoring Program participants. You’ll share your goals with other SF IABC members in a speed-dating format … [continue reading]

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Journey to 2025: PR & Communications in the Future – An Evening with Lou Hoffman & Shel Holtz

What will PR/Communications look like in 2025? Are we ready? Living in the Bay Area gives us a front-row seat to the disruption in other industries (when was the last time you rented a … [continue reading]


ICR: Practical (And Effective!) Writing Tips Direct from The Message Crafter

Forget pie-in-the-sky New Year's resolutions: The San Francisco chapter of IABC is kicking off 2017 with an Independent Communicators’ Roundtable that's focused on something real. Join us to get those … [continue reading]

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What’s New at SF IABC

President’s Blog: Happy New Year!

  Dear SF IABC members and friends, It may be a new year, but the SF IABC Board made our resolution at the beginning of our board year last July! We committed to constantly find ways to create a better experience for our members. To this end, I’m excited to announce a change related to our […]

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 […]

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