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April 2020

How to Make Working from Home Work

How to Make Working From Home Work

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Working From Home is a brave new adventure for some, and for others, it is a long-time way of life. Knowing, and leveraging, the deep secrets to successfully navigating the WFH life can mean the difference between daily frustration or daily success. In this fast-moving presentation we’ll look at: How to remove one of the prime causes of procrastination (and how much more productive you’ll be once it’s gone) A never-fail tool you can use to plan for obstacles that…

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May 2020

Virtual Happy Hour!

May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tri-Chapter Happy Hour

Kick back online with IABC/OC colleagues and new friends! Join us for a virtual happy hour with Southern California IABC members—from Orange County, Los Angeles, and San Diego chapters. Kombucha or Campari, Shiraz, Stout or Sprite—bring your drink of choice, add your craziest Zoom background, and COMMingle! Although there will be no agenda, we'll be led through a general conversation and have the opportunity to head into breakout sessions for smaller group conversations. REGISTER HERE

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Beyond COVID-19: Communications for What Comes Next

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beyond COVID-19

It won’t be business as usual, but as states roll out plans to reopen their economies, communications professionals must be prepared to ease tensions, telegraph confidence, and persuade internal and external audiences to adapt successfully. In addition, communicators must be ready to segue into crisis situations as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Join us as acclaimed communicator, and author Doug Levy draws from his experience as a leader in journalism, crisis communications, and reputation management to present a roadmap on what…

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June 2020

Navigating the New Realities of the Communications Job Market

Navigating the New Realities of the Communications Job Market

June 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In most years, June marks a month of annual reflection for communications professionals - a time to review those 2020 career goals and plot completion toward the end of the year. But 2020 is far from a usual year. What do you need to do to take back control of your career during such tumultuous times? Hear from three career experts helping candidates navigate today’s new realities. Over this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn: How to handle unexpected career transitions How to search for…

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September 2020

Virtual Happy Hour: Build Your Network and Share Tips & Tricks for Succeeding in the Coronavirus Job Market

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual Happy Hour IABC SoCal

IABC SoCal Virtual Happy Hour! Thursday, Sept., 10 @ 5PM It’s never easy looking for work, or finding the perfect candidate! And right now it might be the toughest job market ever. But all of us are smarter than any one of us, so let’s get together to build our networks – and share our experiences in navigating the job market. What makes for a successful ZOOM interview? What are employers looking for in remote communicators? What should you expect…

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Utilizing Instagram Live for Your Business

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Utilizing Instagram Live for Your Business

During this FREE 30-minute webinar you’ll learn:
-How to plan before you go live
-What makes for engaging content
-How to use countdown stickers, and other pro tips!

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October 2020

Virtual Communication Master Class

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 27, 2020 at 10:00 am


In October, IABC will co-host A Virtual Communication Master Class with Workplace by Facebook. The two-part series will feature an interactive style of online education that focuses on experience and hands-on learning. You may register for one or both. PART 1 Building Authentic Leadership Using Live Video October 1, 2020 10 -11 a.m. PST; 12 –1 p.m. CST You are responsible for enabling lasting culture, engaging employees, and ensuring communications from leadership are effective. Your C-Suite similarly needs to drive company…

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Shifts & Pivots: Shifts & Pivots: How are Communicators Responding to 2020?

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Shifts & Pivots

While we are all affected by the many changes this year has brought, they affect us all differently. Self-employed communications professionals are no exception. IABC San Francisco welcomes Remi Adams, Principal, Narrative Alchemist, and Clarrie Johnson, Founder/CEO TapThat Digital as they guide an Independent Communicators Roundtable discussion on responding to the challenges and opportunities of 2020. Free for IABC members. $10 for non-members. For questions contact: Ed Kamrin, Director, ICR Roundtable at ekamrin@gmail.com.

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Strategic Engagement As We Exit a Global Crisis

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

FREE WEBINAR! As the entire world sheds the cloak of the global COVID-19 pandemic, it will be more important than ever for communications professionals to be strategic and focused with company or client messaging and storytelling. Communications strategist Ira Gostin presents lessons learned and ideas and thoughts based on his experience working with worldwide brands and organizations to tell their stories. The companies and clients we serve need to prepare for the new post-COVID economy. Ira will share his three…

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Become a Certified Communication Management Professional (CMP)

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Greater IrvineChamber, 36 Executive Park, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614 United States
CMP Certification

The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) certification program is based on the Global Standard for communication professionals set out by IABC. Earning professional communication certification from the GCCC demonstrates that you have a deep level of professional communication knowledge and expertise in six key areas: ethics, strategy, analysis, context, engagement, and consistency.  CMP® certification is now an ANSI-Accredited Personnel Certification Program - Accreditation #1259, making it the only business communications program to meet the specific international standard. The Certified Communications…

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