The IABC EMENA Podcast on Narrative Building with Stuart Maister

e were joined at EMENA Leadership Institute by Chief Storyteller Stuart Maister, who shared his process of how best to develop a story. He sat down with us to talk about narrative building and the importance of values to today’s audience. Enjoy the podcast and subscribe.

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The IABC EMENA Leadership Institute Podcast with Lina Jakučionienė

We’re at Leadership Institute and we recorded a special podcast with Lina Jakučionienė, the chairwoman of the Lithuanian Communications Association and EACD Ambassador in Lithuania. Lina spoke to us about leadership in the industry, how the profession is developing in the Baltics, and her advice for young communicators.  

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The IABC EMENA Podcast with Andrius Grigorjevas on lessons from the gaming industry

One of our stand-out speakers at this year’s EMENA Leadership Institute was Andrius Grigorjevas. Andrius spoke in depth about the gaming industry, a business which made more than US$100 billion last year. He shared a number of lessons that communicators can adapt from the gaming industry. In the podcast Andrius […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast with Siemens’ Ophelie Janus on Creating an Employee Social Advocacy Program

This week on the IABC EMENA podcast we talk to Ophelie Janus, the head of MarCom and digital communication for the Middle East at Siemens. Ophelie shares a remarkable case study of how she and the comms team in the Middle East have built an employee social advocacy program that […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast with Steph Bridgeman on the values you need to drive Measurement

This week on the IABC EMENA podcast we talk to PR measurement expert Steph Bridgeman on the values and skills we all need to foster a culture of measurement. Steph also talks about how measurement is progressing within the communications industry. Follow Steph on Twitter at @stephbridgeman, and subscribe to […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast with Stephen Welch on why you should apply to speak at EMENAComm 2019

This week on the IABC EMENA podcast we talk to Stephen Welch who is leading on the call for speakers for this year’s EMENAComm. Stephen shares insights into the type of speakers and event he’d like to see taking place in Bahrain, in February 2019, as well as tips and […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast with Chair Mike Klein on what to expect in the year ahead

We kick off our 18-19 podcast series with IABC EMENA Chair Mike Klein in the hotseat. Mike talks about priorities for the year ahead, what members can expect from IABC across Europe and the Middle East, and why he believes both collaboration and certification are key to the professionalization of […]

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The Future Fit Communications 2018 podcast with Victoria Lewis-Stephens

We’re less than a week away from the fourth annual Future Fit Communications event. This year the theme will be focused on the impact of technology on people and organization. Today we are delighted to be joined by one of our hosts and a speaker for the afternoon event. Victoria […]

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The Future Fit Communications 2018 podcast with Katherine Woods

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 Katherine […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast With Brad Jennings On How People Change Things

On today’s podcast we speak to EMENAComm speaker Brad Jennings on why we need to put people and their stories at the heart of communications. Brad is the producer and host of People Change Things, a podcast platform that shares stories about people who are doing something to build a […]

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The IABC EMENA Podcast With Georgia Halston On Digital Marcomms

At EMENAComm, we’ll be encouraging our attendees to think differently about communications. Georgia Halston, the Founder and Director of digital marketing agency Halston Marketing, will be talking about why communicators need to embrace online marketing if they want to transform their internal communications. Listen to the podcast, and meet Georgia […]

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FutureFit Podcasts: KPMG’s Jacobina Every on “Applying a journalist’s mindset to create quality internal news, powered by digital”

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 KPMG’s […]

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Come to EMENAComm Bahrain – 11-12 Feb 2019

  #EMENAComm Transformers: Communicators at the heart of driving strategic change The first ever conference to be held in the Gulf by the International Association of Business Communicators, the world’s largest network of communication professionals, this two-day event will provide the region’s communicators with the insights, know-how and tools they need […]

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Step up and Volunteer for the GCC Chapter Board

Are you based in the Gulf region, work in communications and want to give back to the industry through a leadership role in an association that is dedicated to furthering our profession, developing the next generation of communicators, and promoting ethics and good corporate governance? If the answer is yes, […]

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Supporting State of the Sector 2019 research into Internal Comms

We are excited to support this year’s State of the Sector research. Launched eleven years ago by Gatehouse, State of the Sector builds on responses from thousands of communication professionals around the world to provide the definitive view of the internal communication and employee engagement landscape every year – from […]

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EMENA Leadership Institute in Pictures

We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended EMENA Leadership Institute in Vilnius last week. For those who were there, we hope you enjoy the images below which are courtesy of Vygaudas Juozaitis, LNB. For everyone who wasn’t, you can see video recordings of all the […]

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IABC EMENA Leadership Institute Program is out!

The LI agenda this time is organised in two days – starting at 13:00 on Friday the 14th of September and going on until Saturday afternoon. The first day is so-called Conference Day with the IABC and local speakers. With the theme of “Step up your communications game”, we hope […]

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Are you heading to EMENA Leadership Institute this September? It’s in Vilnius, and it’s free for IABCers!

It’s that time of year! EMENA Leadership Institute is almost here. Join us for the 2018 IABC EMENA Leadership Institute, a must-attend event for senior communicators and business leaders. The Leadership Institute is the place where businesses and communicators come together to help shape the upcoming year of developing the […]

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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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