Thinking about becoming an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC)? Now is the time to act. Accreditation is one of IABC’s professional development programs. It offers communicators a way to showcase their ability to think and plan strategically, and to demonstrate the skills essential to effective organizational communication, including internal communication, marketing, media relations, crisis communication and other key stakeholder relations. Submit … Read More
Larry Heinemann, winner of the National Book Award and visiting writer in residence at Texas A&M University, is a novelist whose interests include both fiction and nonfiction. He is the author of a trilogy of works about the war in Vietnam: Close Quarters, Paco’s Story, and Black Virgin Mountain (a memoir). Don’t miss this special presentation on the craft of … Read More
In early March of this year, Tiffany Inbody, director of communications and public relations for the Office of the Vice President For Research and former BVIABC president, contracted a severe bacterial infection called necrotizing fasciitis – often referred to as the “flesh-eating bacteria” disease. Inbody required extensive hospitalization and a long and challenging convalescence. To raise awareness of this life-threatening … Read More
Your new Brazos Valley IABC Board of Directors gathered July 27 at a farmhouse near Navasota for its biannual retreat. We spent some quality time getting to know each other better, had a few laughs, and-most important-reviewed the successes of the past year and set goals for the next 12 months. Watch this Web site and your e-mail for an … Read More
Thursday, August 16, 20075 to 8 p.m. @Margarita rocks After a long day at the office, head out for a happy hour with your fellow communications professionals and enjoy some food, drinks, and friendly conversation. This free event is a great opportunity to catch up with old communications friends and make new ones. Cost & Registration IABC members -Free Guests … Read More
We are pleased to report a total of 77 entries this year, including several from students. Of these 77 entries, 48 were selected for recognition through an Award of Achievement, Award of Excellence, or Brazos Bravo award. This year, there are 12 Brazos Bravo awards. In addition, for the first time ever, this year will also have a Best In … Read More
Looking for Mike Veeck’s pointers for bringing fun into the workplace? Find details on his book, Fun is Good.
Can’t get enough Starbucks marketing secrets? See former Starbucks marketing guru John Moore’s notes from the inside, based on his Oct. 19 presentation.Want more of John Moore’s Starbucks Tribal Knowledge? Buy the book.
Didn’t make the meeting or ran out of room for notes on your cocktail napkin? Download a PDF of the presentation How to market to U.S. Latinos Sept. 21 presentation from McDonald Marketing’s Karla Armendáriz.