SF IABC Mentoring Program: Fall Session Application Deadline

The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Career this Year Participate in SF IABC's Mentoring Program, a free exclusive member benefit! Make professional development a priority this fall - participate … [continue reading]


Ethics: The Heart of Leadership – Brown Bag Lunch in SF

At this rather precarious time in political and social history, it is imperative for us to address the issue of ethics and offer good counsel to our San Francisco professional community. Together with … [continue reading]


Oakland ICR: When Good Clients Go Bad

Join SF IABC for the September Independent Communicators’ Roundtable discussion: When Good Clients Go Bad. We’ve all heard horror stories – nonpayment, ghosting, lawsuits, reputation risk. When a … [continue reading]


What’s New at SF IABC

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. […]

What Is Global Communication Certification and Why Pursue It?

By Sue Stoney VP, Communications, SF IABC Are you a communicator who wants to be taken seriously in your field? Have you wondered whether your career would benefit from a plan of continuous professional development connected with a globally recognized certification program? Then you will want to know about the Communication Professional Certification program spearheaded […]

President’s Blog: Back to SF IABC

You don’t have to be a student to enjoy new beginnings in September  All those photos on Facebook of smiling kids, ready for a new school year filled with new classes, new friends and often, a new outfit. I get a little wistful this time of year; not because I don’t have a kid, but […]

Share Your Good News!

SF IABC members are always on the move. Whether it’s landing a promotion, new job, or leadership role, winning awards or recognition, publishing an article or book, or speaking at an esteemed industry event, our talented members deserve to be applauded. So share your good news and we’ll post it here! Contact Maureen Thompson, Director […]

President’s Blog: #iloveyoga & Who Are These People?

(Photo credit: Tess Robeson) On August 6, twenty board members and volunteers dedicated most of their Saturday to SF IABC and walked out excited, energized, and dedicated to posting #iloveyoga all over social media. What went on in that glass-enclosed conference room? We decided who we wanted to be. We turned to illustration to capture […]

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