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IABC Net Assets Dip to $222K from $1M in 2012

Tue, Oct. 17, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Stephanie DouteIABC, reflecting declines in corporate PR employment, showed a drop in net assets from $1M in 2012 to $222K in 2016 after a dip to $14K in 2015.

IABC Fires No. 2 Staffer Claire Watson

Tue, Aug. 5, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

Claire WatsonClaire Watson, No. 2 staffer at the Int’l Assn. of Business Communicators where she was external relations team lead, was fired on Friday, July 25 although she reportedly had a three-year contract.

IABC to Target Small Businesses as Revenue Source

Thu, Jun. 12, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

iabcThe International Association of Business Communicators, which lost $529K in 2013, needs new sources of revenues and should target the 28 million small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S., says chair Russell Grossman.

IABC Meeting Hears Financial Woes

Wed, Jun. 11, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

grossmanA dispute with web builder that has tied up $552,067 in funds, zooming severance and legal payments from firing 16 staffers en masse, “whopping” rent of $430,000, zoomng board expenses and other financial woes were told to IABCers yesterday.

Dark Directs Comms at IABC

Fri, Jun. 6, 2014

By Greg Hazley

melissa darkMelissa Dark, an Australian internal communications consultant and former corporate staffer, has joined International Association of Business Communicators in San Francisco as director of communication and member services.

IABC Lost $529K in 2013, Revenues Fall $692K

Thu, Jun. 5, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

robin mccaslandInternational Association of Business Communicators lost $529,073 in 2013 as revenues dipped $684,444 based on a report by blogger Dave Murray. A loan of $250,000 was taken to fund a new website.

Aaron Heinrich, IABC Comms. Head, Leaves

Fri, Jan. 10, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

Aaron HeinrichAaron Henrich, who has headed communications at the Int'l Assn. of Business Communicators for more than a year, has left the group.

IABC Switches to 'Certification' from 'Accreditation'

Thu, Jan. 9, 2014

By Jack O'Dwyer

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.

IABC's McCasland: Apologize for 'Dog' Remarks

Mon, Jul. 1, 2013

By Jack O'Dwyer

Robin McCaslandRobin 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.

IABC Draws 1,400+ to New York Conference

Tue, Jun. 25, 2013

By Jack O'Dwyer

iabcMore 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.