The International Assocation of Business Communicators is switching to a "certification" designation for members from the current "accredited" designation which had created "Accredited Business Communicator" or ABC.
Robin McCasland, internal PR staffer at Dell and new chair of the International Assn. of Business Communicators, should apologize for her remarks June 25 likening reporters to dogs "humping" in the park.
More than 1,400 members of the International Assn. of Business Communicators were present last night in the New York Hilton as nearly 300 Gold Quill Awards were handed out in eight different categories.
Paige Wesley, former VP of marketing and communication at the International Association of Business Communicators, who was among the 16 staffers fired Nov. 30 by executive director Christopher Sorek, has posted 2,492 words on the staff cuts and their meaning for the association.
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