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Sep
24
Thu
FLY Networking Lunch — MetroWest @ Tavolino
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm



Join us for a networking lunch at Tavolino restaurant in Westborough, MA. Hosted by Chris LaFontaine and Blair Gately. We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP by September 22 by contacting Blair Gately.

Also known as Route 30; in Bay State Commons shopping center, not far from the intersection of Routes 9 and 495. Visit Tavolino for driving directions.

Nov
12
Thu
Case Study: ESN Success at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt @ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt introduced an enterprise social network (ESN) in 2014, providing a tool that would enable real-time collaboration, ideation, and information gathering. This HMH case study will take you through the critical stages of how the ESN was conceived, launched, and now managed.

Networking 5:30-6:00 p.m. with presentation by Brian Moore, Director of Internal Communications, to follow.

Dec
10
Thu
FLY MetroWest Networking Lunch @ El Basha
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

Please join us for a FLY (Folks Like You) MetroWest Networking Lunch!

Hosted by Blair Gately at the El Basha Restaurant in Westborough (at the intersection of Routes 9 & 495).

RSVP to Blair millgate521@verizon.net by December 9.

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Mar
9
Wed
IABC FLY Luncheon Arlington @ Menotomy
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IABC FLY Luncheon Arlington @ Menotomy | Arlington | Massachusetts | United States

Join fellow members of IABC for a “Folks Like You” lunch in Arlington to network and discuss your latest comms profession lessons and challenges.

15 minute walk from the Alewife Station on the Red Line.  Has a parking lot.  On the 77, 79 and 350 bus routes.

Please register in advance here >>

IABC FLY Luncheon Foxborough @ Bar Louie
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IABC FLY Luncheon Foxborough @ Bar Louie | Foxborough | Massachusetts | United States

Join fellow members of IABC for a “Folks Like You” lunch in Foxborough to network and discuss your latest comms profession lessons and challenges.

Please register in advance here >>

Mar
31
Thu
IABC FLY Luncheon Burlington @ Papa Razzi Metro
Mar 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IABC FLY Luncheon Burlington @ Papa Razzi Metro | Burlington | Massachusetts | United States

Join fellow members of IABC for a “Folks Like You” lunch in Burlington to network and discuss your latest comms profession lessons and challenges.

Please register in advance here >>

Apr
21
Thu
intra.Net Reloaded Conference @ Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor
Apr 21 – Apr 22 all-day
intra.Net Reloaded Conference @ Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

The Leading Event on Digital Workplace Transformation

The intra.NET Reloaded Boston 2016 brings together 100+ decision makers from corporate IT, Communications and Business departments who are responsible for creating tomorrow´s digital workplace to network, partner and exchange knowledge in a unique event format. The 2-day event is a combination of inspirational keynotes and well-moderated, interactive World Café Sessions, workshops, break outs, roundtable discussions and networking activities.

Key Themes Covered at intra.NET Reloaded Boston 2016

  • Roadmapping: How to set up and execute a successful and lasting digital workplace concept?
  • Business Governance: How to operationalize and streamline workflow processes and involve stakeholders?
  • Return on Investment: How to measure and illustrate the business value of social platform strategies?
  • Unified Communications: How align, virtilize and customize collaboration systems effectively?
  • Collaboration: How to harness real-time and interactive digital communication processes in the business context?
  • Governance: How to break up silos and deal with privacy concerns?
  • Content Management: How to effectively merge, provide and govern content for diversified communication channels?
  • Knowledge Management: How to capture, retain and share critical knowledge and information?
  • Social: How to embed social, mobile & automated tools in an enterprise network?
  • User Adoption: How to increase user adoption and leverage employee engagement?
May
18
Wed
Panel Discussion: Internal Comms in Times of Change @ Bose Corporation
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Internal Comms in Times of Change @ Bose Corporation | Framingham | Massachusetts | United States
The world of business is changing. Organizations are transforming. What can internal communicators do?

Drawing on a wealth of experience and perspective on internal communications, panelists will provide insights into various ways to approach internal communications during times of change. The discussion will touch on strategy, tactics and measurement—and lessons learned along the way. The audience will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions.

Join IABC Boston for an engaging and topical presentation at the corporate headquarters of our host, Bose Corporation, in Framingham, Mass., near the intersection of Route 9 and the Massachusetts Turnpike.

IABC Boston will be hosting a networking reception prior to the event.

  • 6:00pm – 6:30pm Reception
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm Panel discussion followed by Q&A

 

Panelists:

  • Jodi Freedman, ABC and Senior Manager, Internal Communications, Bose Corporation
  • Kristen Garvey, Director of Internal Communications, EMC
  • Chris LaFontaine, Director of Internal Communications, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Moderator:

Jen Shatwell, Co-founder, CEO and Principal Consultant with KTNZ, a communication consulting firm. Prior to this role, Jen served as Managing Director – Global Advisory Services with Melcrum.

Cost:

  • Member – $20 (eventbrite fees apply)
  • Non-Member – $30 (eventbrite fees apply)

Register five members of your team and pay for four — just use promo code 544 to receive your discount. This will discount for both members and non-members at 20% of the total price. You must register at least five people to use the discount code.

Not an IABC member yet? Find out more about benefits here, or contact IABC Boston’s VP of Membership, Jeremy Salah, for more information.

Jun
10
Fri
IABC FLY Lunch Downtown Boston @ Central Bistro
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
IABC FLY Lunch Downtown Boston @ Central Bistro | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Join folks like you (FLY) for lunch in downtown Boston!

These small-group, local networking lunches offer an easy way to meet fellow communicators in your area. Spend your lunch hour with great food and great company while sharing ideas and best practices with other professionals in the field. Hosted by IABC member Cindy HutterRSVP here >>

Sep
26
Mon
Webinar: Six social stats you should track @ Online
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This session will look at innovative, outside-of-the-box social media measurement practices effective businesses leverage to avoid the “vanity metric” traps that plague the digital monitoring landscape. Discover new ways to leverage social media to gain a competitive advantage within your marketplace.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to identify and determine specific social media objectives that are right for your business.
  • How your objectives influence what you measure.
  • The social media “KPIs” that most brands should be aware of.

Track: Marketing and Brand

Career Level(s): Generalist/specialist

This session is part of the Best of Show webinar series2016 World Conference attendees get a 50% discount.

cam-640x640-300x300Presenter: Cam Steed / Canada, is the founder & CEO of Smashed Abacus, a digital agency specializing in social media measurement, analysis and reporting. Steed has worked in the social media space since 2008, beginning his career with Publicis and Sysomos before incorporating Smashed Abacus in 2014. With a small but dedicated team, he now provides social media insights to companies like lululemon, Hockey Canada and NBC Sports while also sharing his expertise at various digital conferences throughout North America.