Member Spotlight

For this member spotlight, we interviewed Peter Lucht, Senior Vice President — Head of Media Relations and CEO Communications at Citizens Financial Group, Inc. You started your career as a newspaper reporter. How did you get to where you are today? My experience as a reporter was very foundational for me, both in understanding how…
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IABC Boston Members receive 35% off ticket price: Act by Nov. 30, 2016

Attend the leading event on digital workplace transformation in the U.S.! The Intra.NET Reloaded Boston 2017 brings together 150+ 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. Hosted at the Hyatt Regency Harbor Hotel, the…
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2017 Gold Quill Awards — Submit Your Work by Jan. 31

Share your best work by entering the 2017 Gold Quill Awards program. Get inspired just by entering…be inspired by past winners…inspire your career and your organization…get recognized for your work. For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program…
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IABC Heritage Region Conference 2016

Join IABC at the 2016 Heritage Region Conference in Columbus, Ohio and discover knowledge that will motivate you to refine your practice and shape your career. Our sessions and speakers include: The Exit Interview: Discover Leadership Lessons 30 Years in the Making – Strengthen our capability and resilience to have courageous conversations about leadership gaps in organizations. Dr. Shelley…
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Podcast: Why success in digital marketing requires play

Why success in digital marketing requires play 2 November 2015 by Caroline Cornell Each year brings a new suite of digital channels for reaching your audience. With change constantly happening, how can you keep up? According to Stephenie Rodriguez, CEO of digital marketing firm Mighty Media Group, it’s quite simple: play. In a recent interview…
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7 Internal Communication Videos for Your Inspiration

When it comes to creating engaging internal videos, there are no set rules for what is the most effective way to immerse your employees. But there are examples of what has worked in the past. 1. THE WHITEBOARD VIDEO   Finding new and engaging ways to dramatize abstract ideas is one of the benefits of…
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Webinar Recap: Solving Common Email Problems

Reducing email, increasing content relevancy and improving engagement were just some of the topics discussed at a recent IABC webinar. On February 9, 2016, Eric Shealy, founder and president of Newsweaver, Inc., hosted the webinar “How Enterprises Are Solving Their Email Challenges: Case Studies From Concur, RBC and Others,” for IABC members and other registrants….
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Are Chief Happiness Officers Necessary?

Happiness in the workplace has become such a hot button conversation topic, some companies have created a job specifically dedicated to it. The remit of a chief happiness officer (CHO) is simple: to ensure workers are kept happy. But for a trend supposedly sweeping the workplace, the list of people who have assumed the position…
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Email — It’s Not Dead Yet

The eulogy for email has been in slow-clap mode for a while. With social app after app promising to make communication faster than it already is, it’s become a common theory that email is, if not dead, well on its way. Of course, not everyone agrees. (There’s even a whole website devoted to proving email…
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IABC Boston Mentorship Program Update

IABC Boston Mentorship Program Update by Dina Wolfman Baker Last fall, IABC Boston launched its Mentorship Pogram, matching chapter members as mentors to Bentley University communication and marketing students, and early-career professionals.  This yielded mentorship for a dozen students and four professionals. With the goal of building upon that foundation, we have issued a questionnaire…
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