Calendar

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
30
Fri
FLY Lunch Foxborough @ Davio's Steakhouse
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
FLY Lunch Foxborough @ Davio's Steakhouse | Foxborough | Massachusetts | United States

What’s A FLY Lunch?

A chance to get out of the office, have lunch and meet fellow communicators in your area – Folks Like You (FLY). These informal, small-group lunches allow practitioners to share ideas, gain insight into and find solutions to our common communications challenges.

Lunches are open to both IABC members and non-members. Bring a friend or co-worker, and experience firsthand how our professional networking and idea sharing can benefit you.

Limited to 10 seats. Hosted by IABC member Joyce Elven. RSVP here >>

IABC members host FLY breakfast or lunch events each month in a variety of areas and neighborhoods. Check the IABC Boston calendar for one near you. Want to host a FLY breakfast or lunch in your work neighborhood? It’s as easy as making a reservation! Contact JoyceElven@gmail.com.

Oct
21
Fri
FLY Lunch in Burlington @ Tuscan Kitchen
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
FLY Lunch in Burlington @ Tuscan Kitchen | Burlington | Massachusetts | United States

Hello Burlington, Bedford, Billerica and Beyond!

IABC Boston member Lauren Libitz is hosting a FLY networking lunch near you and would love to meet you.

What’s a FLY Lunch? A chance to get out of the office, have lunch and meet fellow communicators in your area – Folks Like You (FLY). These informal, small-group lunches allow practitioners to share ideas, gain insight into and find solutions to our common communications challenges.

Limited to 10 seats

FLY lunches are open to both IABC members and non-members. This is a great opportunity to explore IABC or bring along a friend or co-worker who is considering IABC membership and wants to experience firsthand how our professional networking and idea sharing works.

If this FLY lunch is not in your work neighborhood, please stay tuned. IABC members are hosting FLY breakfast or lunch events each month in a variety of areas and neighborhoods. Check the IABC Boston calendar and join us for one near you.

(Want to host a FLY breakfast or lunch in your work neighborhood? It’s as easy as making a reservation! Contact JoyceElven@gmail.com today.)

Nov
2
Wed
Use Storytelling to Powerfully Connect with an Audience @ District Hall
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

How well are you telling your brand story?

Most companies have great products and great people, but need help making sure their customers and audiences truly connect with the brand. Storytelling can help bridge this gap.

In this session, you’ll learn methods that any professional can use to move past writer’s block and on to deeper engagement with an audience, including tips and tricks from the school of brand journalism, tapping into common themes, and harnessing emotion and authenticity.  You will walk away with:

  • How to find and tell your brand’s story.
  • Ideation strategies to fill content needs and campaign demands.
  • Case studies using cause and social marketing.
  • Imagery and video best practices that apply to any form of storytelling.

Communications practitioners, entrepreneurs and business leaders looking to better translate their vision and expertise to customers, employees, and other stakeholders will find this session invaluable. Watch this highlight video.

Join us for an exciting evening of knowledge sharing and networking. Appetizers, soft drinks, and one drink ticket are included. Cash bar available.

About the Presenter

jolean-olsonJolean Olson is the Director of Development for Scenic Road, an agency that helps brands connect with their audiences. Jolean is an Emmy award-winning media professional with an extensive background in TV development and production. Notable clients include Southwest Airlines, UBS, Walmart, JP Morgan, Sams Club, Merial Pharmaceuticals and Applebys. Her work has appeared on DIY, HDTV and CNBC.

 

Jan
18
Wed
New Year’s Networking Mixer (Waltham) @ Copper House Tavern
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
New Year's Networking Mixer (Waltham) @ Copper House Tavern | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

Kick Off 2017 with IABC’s Mix and Mingle Event!

Once the holiday madness is over and you’ve settled back into a rhythm, come mix and mingle with fellow communications professionals to get the 2017 year started off right. Take this opportunity to bounce a business challenge off of colleagues, share a new tip you picked up at a recent conference, and expand your network. See familiar faces and meet new ones.

Enjoy complimentary appetizers and a drink. See you at Copper House Tavern!

Jan
25
Wed
FLY Lunch in Peabody @ Bertucci's
Jan 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
FLY Lunch in Peabody @ Bertucci's | Peabody | Massachusetts | United States

Happy New Year of Networking, North Shore Communicators!

IABC Boston member Tom Curran is hosting the first FLY networking lunch of the New Year and would love to meet you. He has chosen a convenient and delicious lunch spot in Peabody that’s easy to get to from all points North Shore and easy to park.

What’s A FLY Lunch?

A chance to get out of the office, have lunch and meet fellow communicators in your area – Folks Like You (FLY). These informal, small-group lunches allow practitioners to share ideas, gain insight into and find solutions to our common communications challenges.

Limited to 10 seats

FLY lunches are open to both IABC members and non-members. This is a great opportunity to explore IABC or bring along a friend or co-worker who is considering IABC membership and wants to experience firsthand how our professional networking and idea sharing works.

If this FLY lunch is not in your work neighborhood, please stay tuned. IABC members are hosting FLY breakfast or lunch events each month in a variety of areas and neighborhoods. Check the IABC Boston calendar and join us for one near you.

(Want to host a FLY breakfast or lunch in your work neighborhood? It’s as easy as making a reservation! Contact JoyceElven@gmail.com today.)

Feb
23
Thu
FLY Lunch in Waltham @ Not Your Average Joe's
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
FLY Lunch in Waltham @ Not Your Average Joe's | Waltham | Massachusetts | United States

IABC Boston member Joyce Elven is hosting our networking lunch at the fresh and lively Not Your Average Joe’s restaurant. Come and join us for good ideas, warm smiles and tasty food. Easy to get to. Free parking.

What’s A FLY Lunch?

A chance to get out of the office, have lunch, and meet fellow communicators in your area – Folks Like You (FLY). These informal, small-group lunches allow practitioners to share ideas, gain insight into and find solutions to our common communications challenges.

Limited to 10 seats

FLY lunches are open to both IABC members and non-members. This is a great opportunity to explore IABC or bring along a friend or co-worker who is considering IABC membership and wants to experience firsthand how our professional networking and idea sharing works.

If this FLY lunch is not in your work neighborhood, please stay tuned. IABC members are hosting FLY breakfast or lunch events each month in a variety of areas and neighborhoods. Check the IABC Boston calendar and join us for one near you.

(Want to host a FLY breakfast or lunch in your work neighborhood? It’s as easy as making a reservation! Contact JoyceElven@gmail.com today.)

Mar
3
Fri
FLY Breakfast in Boston @ Uno Due Go
Mar 3 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
FLY Breakfast in Boston @ Uno Due Go | Boston | Massachusetts | United States

Network @ Breakfast in Downtown Crossing!

IABC Boston member Cindy Hutter is hosting our March FLY event and invites you to meet up for breakfast at UDG in Downtown Crossing. Grab a coffee and muffin and get to know fellow communicators who work in the area near you.

What’s A FLY Event?

A chance to meet fellow communicators in your area – Folks Like You (FLY). These informal, small-group breakfasts or lunches allow practitioners to share ideas, gain insight into and find solutions to our common communications challenges.

Limited to 10 seats

FLY events are open to both IABC members and non-members. This is a great opportunity to explore IABC or bring along a friend or co-worker who is considering IABC membership and wants to experience firsthand how our professional networking and idea sharing works.

If this FLY event is not in your work neighborhood, please stay tuned. IABC members are hosting FLY breakfast or lunch events each month in a variety of areas and neighborhoods. Check the IABC Boston calendar and join us for one near you.

(Want to host a FLY breakfast or lunch in your work neighborhood? It’s as easy as making a reservation! Contact JoyceElven@gmail.com today.)