IABC/BC Membership Presentation

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IABC/BC Membership Presentation

  1. 1. IABC<br />British Columbia<br />Connect to Ideas<br />Connect to Jobs<br />Connect to People<br />
  2. 2. IABC/BC – Be Heard<br />Presented by Karin Basaraba<br />Vice President, IABC/BC<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. About IABC<br />Professional network of about 15,000 business communication professionals in over 80 countries. <br />Our members hold positions in:<br /><ul><li>Public relations/Media relations
  5. 5. Corporate communications
  6. 6. Public affairs
  7. 7. Investor relations
  8. 8. Government relations
  9. 9. Marketing communication
  10. 10. Community relations
  11. 11. Writing
  12. 12. Editing
  13. 13. Training
  14. 14. Advertising
  15. 15. Photography and video production
  16. 16. Graphic design
  17. 17. Human resources
  18. 18. Teaching</li></li></ul><li>What we offer<br />Professional development & events<br />Volunteer opportunities<br />Networking<br />Special interest groups<br />CONNECT newsletter<br />Job postings<br />Awards programs<br />
  19. 19. Geographic location<br />(MMA)<br />
  20. 20. About our members<br />Top work environment<br />34% government/crown corps<br />27% private/publicly traded companies<br />17% not for profit<br />
  21. 21. About our members<br />Top areas of responsibility<br />25% corporate communication<br />16% marketing<br />9% media relations<br />8% no response<br />7% employee communication<br />
  22. 22. Top 10 reasons to become an IABC/BC student member<br />Student-only events<br />Network<br />Free access to Jobline<br />Gain work experience<br />Create a wide network   <br />
  23. 23. Top 10 reasons to become an IABC/BC student member<br />6. Discounted rates  <br />7. Student Communicator of the Year award<br />8. Current info on trends & issues in the communication profession <br />9. Member Centre on the IABC international website <br />10. Communication World magazine<br />
  24. 24. Eligibility<br /><ul><li>Full-time student
  25. 25. Part-time student not employed in Communications
  26. 26. Need to provide proof of student status</li></li></ul><li>Connect with us<br />Web: iabc.bc.ca<br />Facebook: iabcbc<br />Twitter: @IABCBC | @IABCBCStudent<br />LinkedIn: IABC British Columbia<br />YouTube: youtube.com/user/IABCBC<br />
  27. 27. Thank you!<br />Questions?<br />

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