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International Assocation of Business Communicators Ottawa Chapter
International Assocation of Business Communicators Ottawa Chapter

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Our recent podcast is up. Enjoy! 

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The International Association of Business Communicators Ottawa chapter invites you to come and celebrate the kick off of our 2012 – 2013 season!

Take advantage of Ottawa’s fleeting patio season, expand your professional network and meet this season’s Board of Directors at what is sure to be our best Season Opener yet!

This year, we’re thrilled to welcome guest speaker Dr. Linda Manning, an “intercultural economist” who will talk about how incorporating diverse viewpoints and talents can play into your communications and enhance your team. Dr. Linda Manning is an award winning teacher and researcher who works with managers and human resource professionals to create strategic and inclusive talent management practices for optimal organizational capacity. She has more than 20 years of experience in teaching and training worldwide. To know more about Dr. Manning, visit her website.

Also on hand will be IABC Ottawa’s podcast team from The Voice and producers from MediaStyle.

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Event Name: CPRS Open House
Timing: Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Pour House (2nd Floor of Aulde Dubliner Pub) - 62 William St. (Byward Market)
Cost: Free!
Interested in learning more about the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS)? Attend the Ottawa-Gatineau chapter’s open house! This event is free to attend but space is limited so reserve your spot now.

Register here:

Board members will be on hand to provide information and answer questions on areas such as: Membership, Professional Development, The 2013 National Conference in Ottawa (, Volunteering, Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)

5:30-6:00pm – Registration and Networking
6:00-6:30 – Presentation on CPRS
6:30-7:30 – Networking and Board Meet and Greet
About CPRS Ottawa-Gatineau
The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is the leading professional organization for communicators across the country since 1948. The Ottawa-Gatineau chapter is one of 14 member societies in Canada. CPRS presently has a network of more than 1,800 members across the country. Follow #cprsottgat on Twitter for event information, discussion and live event tweeting.

This event is made possible by our sponsors and partners:CNW Group, Delta Media, Marketwire, News Canada, Thornley Fallis/76Design
Nom de l’événement: Portes ouvertes de la SCRP
Quand: Le jeudi 13 septembre 2012, de 17h30 à 19h30
Où: Pour House (2e étage du Aulde Dubliner Pub) - 62, rue William (Marché By)
Coût: Gratuit!

Vous aimeriez en savoir plus sur la Société canadienne des relations publiques (SCRP)? Participez à la soirée portes ouvertes du chapitre Ottawa-Gatineau! Cet événement est gratuit, mais les places sont limitées alors réservez dès aujourd’hui.

S’inscrire ici :

Les membres du conseil d’administration seront sur place pour vous fournir de l’information et répondre aux questions que vous pourriez avoir concernant:
l’adhésion, le développement professionnel, la Conférence nationale 2013 à Ottawa (, le bénévolat, l’agrément en relations publiques (ARP)

17:30-18:00 – Inscription et réseautage
18:00-18:30 – Présentation au sujet de la SCRP
18:30-19:30 – Réseautage et rencontre avec le conseil d’administration

À propos de la SCRP
La Société canadienne des relations publiques (SCRP) est le plus important regroupement de professionnels en relations publiques au pays depuis 1948. Le chapitre Ottawa-Gatineau est l’une des 14 sociétés membres au Canada. Plus de 1 800  professionnels sont présentement membres de la SCRP à travers le pays. Suivez #cprsottgat sur Twitter pour en savoir plus sur nos activités, nos discussions et nos événements twittés en direct.

Cet événement est rendu possible grâce aux commanditaires et partenaires suivants: Delta Media, Groupe CNW, L’Édition Nouvelles, Marketwire, Thornley Fallis/76Design

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Time? Check! Place? Check! Speaker? Double check! 

Join us on September 20th. 

When: Thursday, September 20th 2012, 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Where: Heart & Crown, Byward Market, Ottawa

Members: $10.00
Non-Members: $20.00
Students are free!

Event Agenda:
5:30-6:00 Welcome and Registration
6:00-6:30 Intro and Guest Speaker
6:30-7:30 Networking

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One way brands can boost fan growth and engagement is by finding their advocates and super fans, and then determining what type of content actually gets them engaged with the brand page.

In its study, Wildfire encouraged companies to run multiple engagement applications simultaneously, use clear calls-to-action, post images and leverage multiple social platforms in order to help achieve that goal.

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In this must-listen edition, IABC’s The Voice co-host, Graham Machacek, chats with veteran newsman Kevin Newman, CTV's digital news evangelist and co-host of Question Period.

The two put context around today’s news media culture and delve into the essential skills 21st-century communicators need to survive. Also learn why it’s important to engage young communicators, and how to do it effectively.

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Your responses will help us find the best professional development events that suit your needs. 

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