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The 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.
A 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.
Melissa 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.
International 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 Henrich, who has headed communications at the Int'l Assn. of Business Communicators for more than a year, has left the group.
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.
Robin McCasland, new chair at the International Association of Business Communicators, likened critical reporters to her dog at the June 25 annual general meeting in New York.
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.