Speak up! Apply to join our speaker line-up at #EuroComm18

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) EMENA Region is accepting speaking proposals for its EuroComm Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, 9-10 April 2018. The #EuroComm18 conference theme is Communication, Technology and Participation, and we are looking for dynamic speakers who can actively integrate all three facets of our theme into their presentations, speeches and workshops. […]

Communication, Technology, Participation: The case for EuroComm

The world in general, and Europe in particular, have no shortage of communication conferences. But with its registration opening today, #EuroComm18 intends to be fundamentally different in powerful, engaging and connective ways. This new intent will combine EuroComm’s traditionally unique position as Europe’s major regional practitioner-led conference, with a newfound openness reflected by including a […]

Stuck in the 20th Century?

Attend this FREE WEBINAR on 19 December at 6pm CET to hear about the shifts you and your company need to make in order to thrive in the 21st Century Today, the world is a much different place than it was twenty years ago. Yet, we still rely on approaches to strategy that were developed […]

IABC to bring #EuroComm18 to Copenhagen on 9-10 April

IABC EMENA, the regional association for communication professionals that crosses borders, functions and specialties, has announced its selection of Copenhagen as the venue for its annual EuroComm conference. EuroComm 2018 will take place on 9-10 April at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark’s top-rated university, in the historic Festsal in the city center. With a working […]

Calling all IABC chapter leaders!

The Leadership Institute is an opportunity for IABC chapter, regional and international leaders to come together to share best practices and learn how to create programs and services that keep members active and involved. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow leaders, build strong relationships and learn new skills useful in your IABC position […]

In October’s “Communication World”: Managing fast-paced change

  In the October issue of Communication World, our experts look at ways to set up change management models and processes that provide structure but remain flexible in the face of transformative forces in business and technology in these three feature articles: What Makes Change Communication Different? Leading Sustainable Change in a Fast-Paced World 4 Tips […]

Will the receding internal-external wall expand IC’s horizons?

  IABC EMENA Region Vice Chair Mike Klein debates the fine line that divides the internal and external communication disciplines and audience in our latest Board Blog.   One of the perennially hot topics in the world of internal communication involves the extent to which it is converging with external communication. Indeed, there is a […]

Gold Quill Awards – what to do to win one

FREE WEBINAR: 21 November at 3pm CET Applications are now open for IABC’s Gold Quill Awards and quite a few of you probably have a great project that you or your team have completed this year that would be worthy of this recognition. However, the application process can be a bit daunting at times, since […]

EMENA Leadership Institute 2017

There’s been a lot of change recently, in IABC, and in the communications profession. On 5-6 October, all the leaders in chapters throughout our region are invited to join us in Delft, one of the most attractive and historic communities in Holland, as we look at these changes. Together, we will build a strategy and […]

The World Conference goes to Montréal in 2018!

We just wrapped up a World Conference that explored the critical issues of our profession, offered new solutions to your most pressing challenges and gave you a chance to connect with your peers in a meaningful and lasting way. Now is the time to save the date for the 2018 World Conference, to be held […]

#createconnection with fellow IABC members

IABC has launched an updated profile and member directory to make it easier for you to #createconnection. We’ve added even more fields within the member profile, including demographic information and areas of interest of expertise. We encourage you to log in and update your information today! Members can also now use the directory to search […]

Register for IABC’s first virtual World Conference

The 2017 World Conference took place in Washington, D.C., 11–14 June. For the first time ever, IABC is giving you the chance to check out five of the breakout sessions as a virtual experience. This is a way to access part of the World Conference without leaving your desk!  Those who attended the in-person event and […]

Looking back on 2016-17

It was a good year for the IABC EMENA Region. We regained a solid financial footing by reducing costs, grew our social media following through a regular cadence of communication, reviewed our dues structure, and launched new initiatives that will keep our region moving forward, assist our constituent chapters, and add value for our members. During […]

FREE webinar: The art of PR in business in the UAE

In the era of fast-changing economies and technology, industries in the UAE and around the world are being influenced by a wider range of stakeholders. The role of Public Relations has never been more important. What has changed? How does this shift impact the role of PR experts? For a few tips and recommendations from […]

IABC EMENA Region AGM – 28 June 2017

This is formal notice of the 2017 IABC EMENA Region Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, 28 June at 5:30pm GMT (6.30pm CET). It is our hope that you will attend this virtual meeting. It will give you, as an IABC member, a chance to hear what we achieved in our region this past year. You can join the […]

FREE ticket to IABC 2017 World Conference

Would you love to attend the IABC 2017 World Conference but can’t afford it? Help is at hand! We are giving away ONE free ticket to the conference, which takes place from 11-14 June at the Washington D.C. Hilton. The conference is a long-standing, global professional development event designed for communication practitioners. The theme is […]

2017 Gold Quill winners announced

Congratulations to all the 2017 Gold Quill winners from the EMENA Region! We had a total of 16 winners; six Excellence Awards and 10 Merit Awards. It’s a real testament to the calibre of communications and communicators throughout our region, and a lot of hard work goes into all these entries – never mind the original project! […]

Step up to an IABC regional leadership role

We are now accepting applications and nominations for our 2017-2018 IABC EMENA Region Board of Directors Board members get involved in all aspects of IABC work, from liaising with chapters and organising leader and member events, to specific projects that help advance the aims of the region. Term lengths vary from one to three years, depending on […]

#EuroComm17 – the live drawings

Our lovely resident graphic artist, Caroline Chapple, brilliantly captured the key ideas, highlights and insights during EuroComm 2017 with her real-time drawings. Below is the result of her hard work, a set of drawings that not only encapsulates our event theme – “TRANSFORMATION: adapt, invent, evolve” – but also the thought-leading and thought-provoking content presented […]

EuroComm 2017 – in others’ words

Here are just a few of the write-ups and articles we’ve spotted this week about our EuroComm 2017 content and speakers … Please let us know via an email to [email protected] if we’ve missed anything that should be featured here! “Understanding Brexit from a Communications Perspective” Holmes Report While it may be an understatement to say […]

EuroComm 2017 – the presentations

By popular request, here are links to PDF versions of the EuroComm 2017 presentations, where they’re available. Of course, there’s no substitute for being there and joining the discussion. In some cases, if you weren’t actually in the room the slides won’t be much help if they were just intended to be used as visual […]

FREE webinar: What does storytelling mean for my business?

How to borrow from the rules of narrative fiction in order to tell better stories about your work. Our guest speaker is Steve Rawling, a former BBC TV News journalist, consultant and author. In his career as a communicator, Steve reckons he has told over 20,000 stories. He helps clients in industry, media and education sectors […]

EuroComm 2017 in pictures

These are the official photos that captured the action and atmosphere at EuroComm 2017. Look out for blogs and news reports, Storify overviews, statistics, insights and more – on our website and via social media (#eurocomm17). There are over 400 images across multiple contact sheets below, so click on an image to pop it out […]