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In 2022 – we’re here for you

From Andy Gardner, CMP2021/2022 IABC-MN Chair As communicators, we’re doing everything we can to help organizations send clear and concise messages in the face of so much uncertainty still – almost two years since the pandemic began.  Long hours, ambiguous tasks and stress levels soaring through the roof. You could […]

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From household CFO to IABC treasurer

Ianthe Zabel

How the IABC board brings value to members I check my bank account and credit card almost daily, serve as our household CFO, and work in financial services public affairs communications. So, the idea of taking on the IABC MN Treasurer role this year seemed like a somewhat natural fit. […]

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Building real, lasting relationships

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Michael Walsh, ABC, APR Looking to build real, lasting professional relationships that can move your career forward? Look no further than IABC In my 20 + years as a member of IABC, one thing keeps me renewing year after year: the diversity of the members and the networking opportunities presented. […]

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Networking that Works for Young Professionals

Here’s one thing we can all agree on: Building community isn’t always easy, even at work and especially during a global pandemic.  For young communications professionals, traditional networking opportunities often miss the mark. You know the feeling of walking into a cocktail hour or post-conference gathering and everyone appears to […]

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Putting the Power Back in your Hands: Managing Your Brand’s Communications and Campaigns—24/7/365.

By Mike Worthington, Vice President of Sales, Bolger Bolger is a sponsor of the 2020 Convergence Summit. Be sure to stop by their booth to pick up your personalized Convergence Summit notebook and learn more about their services including SmartQ. Many organizations, particularly those with user communities of employees, partners, […]

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3 thought-starters for nonprofit communicators

Bridget Nelson Monroe, vice president at Bellmont Partners For communications professionals who work in nonprofits, it’s no surprise that there are unique challenges that come with the territory. Whether it’s a lack of financial resources or a lack of communications personnel on staff to help harness and share your organization’s […]

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Why CONVERGENCE Summit Is My Must-Attend Conference

By: Paul Omodt, IABC-MN board member For the past four years, I’ve found one day each year to be particularly valuable to me as a communications professional: IABC Minnesota’s annual CONVERGENCE Summit conference. CONVERGENCE Summit brings together the Midwest’s leading communicators, public relations educators, and communication researchers who eagerly share […]

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