Apply to speak at EMENAComm19 in Bahrain

The International Association of Business Communicators EMENA region is now accepting speaker submissions for its 2019 EMENAComm in Bahrain, happening 11–12 February 2019. This includes break-out speaking proposals, keynote applications and recommendations. Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m., GMT, on 20 September 2018. Our theme for 2019 is Transformational Communications – […]

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Meet the new EMENA board

We are pleased to introduce you to the 2018-19 EMENA Region Board, who take office as of 1 July 2018.  

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On a Path to Growth – My thoughts for IABC across EMENA

My time is up as the Chair for EMENA, and it’s been an incredible twelve months. There’s much we’ve achieved, and which I’m proud of. Firstly, we’re in a good financial shape. We have money in the bank, which we’re going to use to invest in activities for you, our […]

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Logical Communication and Emotional Technology

By Eva Vestrheim At the conference EuroComm 2018 – Communication and Technology, held at Copenhagen University in April 2018 organised by IABC and supported by K1 and EACD, many aspects of communication related to technology were debated. In this article I will focus on the art of mastering technology interpersonally. The […]

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IABC EMENA AGM and 2018-19 Board Slate

This is formal notice to all our members of the 2018 IABC EMENA Region Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Friday, June 29 at 5pm GMT (6pm CET). It is our hope that you will attend this virtual meeting. It will give you, as an IABC member, a […]

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Join our 2018-19 Regional Board

Want to be part of a growing international network of passionate communicators? Looking for some board or volunteering experience? Willing to give a little something back to the profession? Want to expand your professional network? Have a passion for strategic communication? Got some spare time on your hands? If you’ve answered […]

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FutureFit Podcasts: Futurist Matt O’Neill on “Computerisation and the Humanisation model”

In its fourth annual edition which will be held on the afternoon of the 14th May in the central London offices of Instinctif Partners, IABC UK’s Future Fit Communications 2018 will focus on the impact and implications for people of rapidly evolving technologies and organisation. Today we’re joined by Futurist […]

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FutureFit Podcasts: Mindapples’ Andy Gibson on “Managing change and health in a rapidly changing environment”

In its fourth annual edition which will be held on the afternoon of the 14th May in the central London offices of Instinctif Partners, IABC UK’s Future Fit Communications 2018 will focus on the impact and implications for people of rapidly evolving technologies and organisation. We’re joined on the IABC […]

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FREE webinar: Align your teams and improve business results

22 May at 1pm CET People don’t achieve great results, teams do. But what gets in the way of great strategy implementation how people naturally see things differently, especially in complex work environments. Misunderstandings, assumptions, interpretations, information gaps, biases: unmanaged, these can lead to misalignment and conflicting decisions and actions, […]

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Why was EuroComm18 a conference worth attending?

Seating on the IABC EMENA Region Board for two years and feeling part of the IABC family, I am very grateful I attended the returning EuroComm18 conference in Copenhagen on 9 and 10 April, a must attend platform for business communicators. After two-days of learnings, fruitful exchange and networking with […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Mike Pounsford & Stephen Welch reflect on Bushcraft and how communicators need to adapt

In our EuroComm18 wrapup session of podcasts, we talk to EuroComm18 speakers and workshop presenters Mike Pounsford and Stephen Welch and ask them to reflect on their Bushcraft session, share their experiences of EuroComm18, and explain how communicators should adapt to the conditions around them. Have a listen to their […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: IABC’s Ginger Homan on Corporate Membership changes, Certification and World Conference

At EuroComm18 we were joined by IABC’s Vice Chair for the International Executive Board, Ginger Homan. Ginger spoke to the audience about the changes the profession is going through, and how IABC is supporting its members in adapting to these changes. Ginger took time out from the event to talk […]

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EuroComm18 Opinions: K1’s Vice Chair Katrine Ninn-Grønne on Open Space – Communication, power and responsibility?

This April IABC’s EuroComm-conference returns to Copenhagen with the theme “Technology, Participation and Communication”. A thematic triad that is very effective when pushing a message, which is probably why communicators are often first movers when it comes to new tech and innovative participation practices. However, we should also be first […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Eske Gunge on Improving Employee Lifetime Value by Utilizing Mobile Technology

We’re delighted to be welcoming the CEO of Actimo, the multi-channel app provider. Eske Gunge will be talking on the subject of improving employee lifetime value by utilizing mobile technology. Eske will be sharing his insights on how new mobile technology, particularly high smartphone penetration, can empower managers to have […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Sheila Parry on People vs. the Organisation and why they both have to win

We have the honor of hosting one of the region’s leading experts in internal communications at EuroComm. Sheila Parry will be talking about “People vs. the Organisation and why they both have to win.” Sheila’s presentation will make the audience think differently about organisational dynamics and the role of the […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Poppulo’s Eoin Cotter on using technology to elevate internal communications

We’re delighted to have Poppulo’s Eoin Cotter speaking about how technology can and should be used to promote internal communications across the organization. In his session, Eoin will share practical stories of how other companies have been able to leverage technology and data to elevate themselves and the IC function. […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Louise Wadman on Changing Culture – A three-year journey in three simple steps

Louise Wadman, the Head of Group Corporate Affairs Creative, Lloyds Banking Group, will be sharing her unique insights into change communications at this year’s EuroComm18. In a special workshop on the 10th April, Louise will share her story of how, over three years, she curated a communication strategy to drive […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Chuck Gose on Mind Matters: cognitive bias and communication

One of the leading advocates of internal communications, we are delighted that Chuck Gose will attend and speak at EuroComm18. Chuck will be talking about how to capture the attention of an audience in his discussion, entitled “The Mind Matters: cognitive bias and communication.” During his session, Chuck will discuss […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Ashish Babu on how Digital Empowers!

One person we’re looking forward to seeing at EuroComm18 is Ashish Babu, the Chief Marketing Officer for Europe at Tata Consultancy Services. Leveraging on his 20 years experience heading up some of the most exciting brands in the digital space, Ashish will be sharing his insights on how to raise […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Rik Mulder on how to avoid social-media pitfalls in internal communications

We will be joined at EuroComm18 by a pioneer in the intersection of internal communications and technology. The co-founder of the Holland-based social-intranet and communications platform firm Plek, Rik Mulder, will be sharing his insights on how communicators and their organizations can avoid social-media pitfalls in internal communications. Rik joined […]

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EuroComm18 Podcasts: Mark Drewell on Meaning as an emergent mega-trend

We’re delighted to be joined by Mark Drewell at this year’s EuroComm. A senior partner at the ForeSight Group and the former CEO of the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative, Mark Drewell is a thought leader and practitioner at the interface between business and society. Mark’s presentation is on a topic […]

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