Board of Directors 2015-2016: Call for nominations

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The Montreal chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is looking for experienced professionals to join its Board and help build, lead and grow the activities of the chapter in the Greater Montreal Area.
If you are interested in providing volunteer leadership to your industry colleagues, this might be the right move for […]

Translation is Critical In Quebec Communication


By David Levesque
There was once a translator who heard that “you’ll be amazed” could be translated into French as “vous n’en reviendrez pas,” which is true on the face of it. Regrettably, the translator used this equivalence to translate an airline company slogan: “Essayez Air ABC. Vous n’en reviendrez pas.” (“Try Air ABC. You’ll never […]

5 big insights, 1 major conclusion

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IABC/Montréal Member Survey
By Deborah Hinton, VP Membership IABC/Montréal
Ready for some results from our Chapter’s recent member survey? Let’s start with the one major conclusion: Our IABC/Montréal members rock!
At the end of 2014, your Board decided we needed to know more about our members – their reasons for joining, their experience of […]

April 30: Employees Rising

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Employee activists are more than just engaged employees, they make their engagement visible, defend their employers from criticism and act as advocates, both online and off. In an era marked by unrest in the workforce, employers have a pressing opportunity to capitalize on their powerful supporters and work on curtailing detractors who have the […]

Most popular event of our 2014-2015 season

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Our crisis management event delivered by Melissa Agnes was our most popular events to date. Thank you to an inspiring guest speaker who gave an award winning presentation in front of more than 50 attendees.
To see photos of the event, click here and don’t hesitate to tag yourself!

5 Tips to Help You Succeed as a Communication Professional

There are five concepts that can help you advance your career as a communication professional and move, like me, from technical expert to strategic adviser. Developing your career is a challenge, but I’ve found these five tips to be useful.
1. Perspective Escape your professional sandbox and explore others’ worlds to get a rounder […]