Join the IABC Summer Drinks on 22 June

Join the IABC #summer2017 drinks on 22 June! We promise an evening of engaging conversations and tasty refreshments #Brussels #comms When: 22 June, 18:30h Where: Maastricht University Campus in Brussels We hope to see you then!

Speed mentoring event IABC – Brussels School IHECS

By Alba Pérez Grandi On 8 December, The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Belgian Chapter and Brussels School IHECS teamed up to organise a dynamic and interactive speed mentoring event for IHECS public relations (PR) students.  The event aimed to help young people who are in the process of finalising their graduate programme, and starting to […]

Join us at the ReputationTime Conference in February!

Held for the first time in 2013 in Paris, the ReputationTime conference is a European event devoted to the discussion around the latest challenges facing reputation management in the digital age. With an audience of some 300 people –communications and marketing professionals, journalists and influencers – the conference provides an opportunity for world class speakers […]

Can we make progress without permission? Thoughts from #OpenSpaceBrussels

In a world where the means of communication are increasingly accessible, even as positional power and wealth are becoming more concentrated, the matter of self-empowerment and identifying the real scope for action becomes a vital question. That question is: “How much progress can we make without permission?” I had the pleasure of leading a session […]

VMA presents Inside Insight 2016 survey on internal communications

  On 28 September, the Belgian chapter of IABC was very pleased to welcome a mix of junior and senior communications professionals at the beautiful UM Campus Brussels to listen to VMA´s presentation on the state of the internal communications market in Europe. The enlightening presentation, run by Willem De Ruijter, Executive Director of VMA […]

Coming up this Fall …

The EMENA Leadership Institute 2016 will be hosted by IABC Belgium on 16 September at the International Press Center, the Residence Palace in Brussels. On this occasion, the IABC EMENA regional board and the chapter leaders will get together for an extended regional leadership meeting to discuss and align on the priorities for the coming […]

Exploring the science behind creative thinking with IABC Belgium

February was Creativity Month at IABC. To mark the occasion and to celebrate the benefits of creative thinking both in a professional and personal context, IABC ran a Gamestorming Workshop facilitated by Digital Consultant and Trainer, Karmen Špiljak, and Vice President Communications at IABC Belgium, Alba Pérez Grandi. The workshop which took place in the […]

Leadership Presence: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to increase it

By Carol Kinsey Goman Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how we show up, how we make others feel, and how effectively we communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the “wow” […]