ICR Connect – Walnut Creek

ICR Connect Comes to Walnut Creek! Expand your network and grow your business!  Do you enjoy structured networking? Are you looking for other independent consultants to partner with? Are you … [continue reading]


Networking 9: Topic to be Confirmed; Please Submit Your Ideas!

Topic to be confirmed; please submit your ideas! Connecting communicators around the dinner table As professional communicators, we all know that simple ideas can be the most powerful. Imagine … [continue reading]

Networking 9: Business Transformation Communications

Connecting communicators around the dinner table As professional communicators, we all know that simple ideas can be the most powerful. Imagine the value of placing nine SF IABC members in an … [continue reading]

What’s New at SF IABC

Find your Tribe! Save on IABC Membership During March

Whether you’re a student or a corporate team member, visit the IABC membership page to learn more about how IABC membership can help you advance in your career. Members who join or renew during the month of March will be entered in a drawing for a VIP World Conference prize package. PLUS 10% off international […]

Need Work? Roll Up Your Sleeves and Volunteer

By Julie Knight Erika Wah credits a complimentary IABC student membership she received as an IABC Canada Conference volunteer in 1993 for helping to launch her early communication career. Fresh out of university, she started volunteering at IABC events and joined IABC British Columbia’s (BC’s) first Technology Committee. “Early in my career, every project referral […]

Are Your Meetings a Waste of Time?

 By Julie Knight “Most of us spend half our work week in meetings, and those meetings are often a waste of time,” says meeting expert Natasha Terk. At last month’s Independent Communicators’ Roundtable meeting, “How to Make Your Next Client Meeting the Best Ever,” Natasha shared best practices for improving the meetings you facilitate. Wake Them […]

Join Us at Our Next Networking 9 Dinner!

Networking 9 meetings are a low-stress way to share dinner, conversation and ideas with a small group of fellow IABC members. Check out the video below and sign up today for our March 13 dinners in San Francisco and Walnut Creek. (Members only.)  Learn more about Networking 9, and other benefits members enjoy here.

Mentoring: The (Not-So) Secret to Your Success

By Iolanthe Denman By now you’ve heard the buzz. Whether you’re fresh out of college, or a seasoned professional, you’re regularly reminded: Mentoring matters. Many organizations and schools have formal programs designed to connect industry and academic leaders with mentees looking to learn and grow. High-profile entrepreneurs, athletes and politicians often credit much of their […]

How to Slay Your Next Client Meeting

By Julie Knight For independent communicators, the impression you make at your first client meeting and every meeting thereafter can make or break your business. Yet, a lot of us are writers, editors and project managers, not public speakers or presenters. We’re often great at promoting others but not great at promoting ourselves. Presentation best […]

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