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Members Only – Mixer

Free event for IABC Members

Join Robin McCasland, the 2013-14 Chair of IABC, at this member-only event and  learn more about:

  • Global trends in the communication profession
  • Refreshing your approach to communication strategic planning
  • Reputation and personal branding

Robin McCasland is an accomplished communicator specializing in HR communications. She was the owner of Brain Biscuits Strategic Communication in Dallas, Texas. She is a recipient of an IABC Gold Quill Award, Silver Quill Award, several Bronze Quill Awards, and communicator awards for distinction in HR communication programs.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 – 9:00 PM
WHERE: 25 Blazing Star, Irvine, CA 92604


April – Second Tuesday Luncheon: Forget Blah. Make Your Content Stand Out!

Join us on April 8 and learn how to create communication content that stands out, gets attention, influences choice, and triggers the decision or action you want people to take. Our April presentation is packed with simple strategies and tangible tools, models and templates so that you can walk away with a fresh perspective, energized and equipped with what you need to know to give your communications more impact and get better response.

Scott’s Seafood
3300 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, California 92626-1806
(714) 979-2400
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IABC Members: $35.00
NAWBO Members: $35.00
Non-member Registration: $45.00
Student (with proof of full-time student status): $25.00


Who Should Attend
If you are a communications or marketing professional wanting to create great marketing content, this luncheon is for you.

Why You Should Attend
Join us at this luncheon to learn more about converting viewers into customers:

  • Translate your features and descriptions into compelling copy that taps into your target audience’s motivation and clears the path for action.
  • Create marketing materials that hook consumers into reading more and thinking ‘that’s exactly what I need.’
  • Decide and use the right mix of information, intrigue, emotion and logic to move people through the four phases of the marketing and selling process.

About the Speaker
Terri LanghansTerri Langhans is the former CEO of a $35 million national ad agency and marketing firm. Now she is COE (Cheif of Everything) at Blah Blah Blah, her speaking, training and consulting business. She is a popular presenter at conferences of all sizes, as well as for corporate clients, including American Society of Association Executives and Center for Leadership, Society for Marketing Professional Services, Society of Professional Engineers, National Association of Women Business Owners, Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development.

Terri is also a CSP, Certified Speaking Professional, one of only 247 women to have earned the designation awarded by the National Speakers Association and the International Federation of Professional Speakers.

Terri is author of two books, the 7 Mistakes Every Business Makes (And How to Fix Them), and Help Them Hire You: Client Interviews That Set You Apart, Win You the Work and Won’t Make You Crazy in the Process.


Advanced Reservations
We accept reservations online with credit card payment only.

If you pay online by credit card, we will refund 100% of your registration fees if notice of cancellation is received by the Friday before the event. Due to catering guarantees, no-shows will be billed.

Walk-ins and payment by check
Walk-ins and payments by check are welcome, but must pay an additional $15 at the door. If you are paying by check, please make it payable to IABC-OC.

Thank you to our Chapter’s 2014 Sponsor: UC Irvine Extension


The Communicator’s Crucial Role in Change Management

Workshop: The Gale Force Winds of Change: The Communicator’s Crucial Role in Change Management

WHEN: Friday April 11, 2014, 8 AM to 11:30 AM

WHERE: Wyndham San Diego, Bayside
1355 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

The IABC Pacific Plains Region invites you to join them on April 11 as organizational change expert Annette Martell, ABC, MC, IABC Fellow, leads a workshop about leading, introducing and sponsoring change in any organization. You’ll learn more about how:

  • Business leaders expect communicators to help them effectively lead, manage and support change projects
  • The discipline and practice of change management plays out in reality
  • Strategic planning, communication planning and change management are strongly linked
  • To play reliable and trusted roles within this emerging discipline
  • Senior executives consider change core to their leadership success
  • Rich resources are right at your fingertips

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March Madness Membership Mixer

Join us on Thursday, March 27, as IABC-OC celebrates Membership Month with a FREE mixer for members at The Studio at ROYCE Multimedia Productions. Prospective members who join IABC at our March Mixer will have their mixer registration price refunded.

WHEN: Thursday, March 27, 2014
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Studio at ROYCE
Royce Multimedia Productions
17500 Red Hill Ave., Ste. 160,
Irvine, CA 92614

Registration includes appetizers and one glass of wine. A selection of wine will be available for $5 per glass (cash only).

IABC Members: Free with pre-registration; $10 at the door
NAWBO Members: $10 with pre-registration; $20 at the door
Non-members: $25 with pre-registration; $35 at the door
Students:* Free with pre-registration; $10 at the door
*Must be a full-time student and will be asked to provide a valid student ID. Students also must be 21 to enter and must provide a valid drivers license.

R.S.V.P. by Monday, March 24 to take advantage of the pre-registration pricing.

Register now

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