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6 Feb 2019

Midweek Mingle

It’s midweek mingle drinks time again for members and friends!

As usual, the first drink of the night is on us. Come along to meet the growing IABC Canberra community and share in comms conversations.

When:   5.30pm – 7.30pm on Wednesday, 6 February

Where:  Walt & Burley @ Kingston Foreshore 

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6 Dec 2018

End of Year Celebration!

Join us as we celebrate another calendar year of fantastic networking opportunities and enriching professional development events for Canberra communications professionals.

We are delighted to have special guest Amanda Whitley join us for this occasion, to share her insights on the communications profession and landscape.

Enjoy canapes and drinks with fellows peers in the industry at the ever-popular Kokomo’s in the heart of the CBD. Get your ticket on Eventbrite now!

 

Amanda Whitely

Amanda Whitley

In 2011, after enjoying a diverse career in public relations and media, Amanda Whitley launched hercanberra.com.au, a website for Canberra women. Today, it has a monthly unique readership of more than 100,000 and a social network exceeding 90,000 followers, providing a resource which tells the city’s stories, highlights things to do, facilitates connections, and encourages people to engage with their city as a great place to live. HerCanberra has grown to be one of the city’s leading media brands, also boasting a quarterly Magazine and event series. Amanda was ACT Woman of the Year in 2016.

 

Special thanks to Isentia for supporting this event.

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30 Oct 2018

Critical communication for community engagement.

Who do you trust?

Join us for a special collaboration between IABC Canberra and the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2). IAP2 Australasia is committed to advancing the practice of community and stakeholder engagement through education, advocacy and building partnerships.

Public trust levels of governments and large corporations have never been lower. In this era of ‘fake news’, how do you communicate authentically with the public and drive understanding and acceptance of new policies and programs?

Hear from expert community engagement practitioner of over 20 years, Lucy Cole-Edelstein from RPS as she shares her experiences navigating the fine line between communication, consultation and client outcomes. Lucy will discuss IAP2’s Public Participation Spectrum and share her insights from recent community engagement programs including the NSW Government’s controversial Wild Brumby Management Plan and the innovative ACT Government  approach through deliberative democracy on Housing Choices.

Join us for this special collaboration between IABC Canberra and the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2). IAP2 Australasia is committed to advancing the practice of community and stakeholder engagement through education, advocacy and building partnerships.

Lucy’s presentation is brought to you courtesy of our event sponsor RPS – specialists delivering community and stakeholder engagement to support infrastructure planning and assessment.

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19 Sep 2018

Midweek Mingle

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Join us to meet others in the profession and share in comms conversations.

Location: Polit Bar, 8 Franklin Street, Manuka ACT 2603

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