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Networking Party

June 19: Networking Party

Time: 6-8 p.m. 

Location: Landmark Americana Restaurant, Wayne

Join IABC Philly as we bring our program year to a close with a night of networking at Landmark Americana Restaurant in Wayne. This is a great opportunity to connect with fellow members and local communicators before summer begins.

Register now for this fun night of networking! We look forward to seeing you!

The registration fee will include a drink ticket and appetizers.


IABC World Conference

The 2013 World Conference in New York, IABC’s premier event of the year is just around the corner.

Featuring communication thought leaders from companies such as MSNBC, Edelman, SAP, Marvel, and Dell, the World Conference is taking place June 23-26. You’ll learn about the latest trends, discover groundbreaking ideas and experience firsthand the passion and energy that inspires communication innovators to get better every day.

The sessions this year cover how to brand your company using case studies from Levi’s and Apple, how to engage with the most influential generation of consumers (millenials), and making your internal communication faster, more effective and motivational.

This is one conference you don’t want to miss, so mark your calendars for June 23-26 in New York andregister today. As a bonus, your registration enters you in a drawing to win one of six free iPad Minis. Let 2013 be the year you transform your business with the knowledge you’ll gain at the World Conference.

We can’t wait to see you there!

May 21: How Does Google+ Add up?

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013


Temple University, Fort Washington Campus
425 Commerce Drive, Suite 175,
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034

Time: 6:00 PM  – 8:00 PM EST

Fee:   Students  $10.00; IABC Members $35.00; Nonmembers $45.00
(Fee includes dinner and parking)

Google+ offers 18 features that can help you simplify your online life. In this session, find out how to personalize all of its features, such as Google+ Stream, +1, Notifications, Sparks, video-teleconferencing Hangouts, chat and photos, so that you are in control of who gets to talk to you.

In this session you will learn:

  • Why Google+ is likely to revolutionize online monitoring
  • How it changes customer relations and niche marketing
  • Why it makes a difference in targeted public relations, viral PR, and marketing
  • How it can boost internal corporate collaboration by teams on projects


Lynette Young has been helping professionals and companies thrive on social media platforms and digital publishing since 2006 when she founded her company Purple Stripe Productions. Her goal is to make the technology invisible to both her clients and their customers, instead focusing on an immersive brand and storytelling experience that moves the needle forward.

With an expert-level understanding of the popular networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube, Lynette makes a point to keep her clients from becoming stale and out of date by constantly creating and curating content on fringe and niche networks.


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April 25: How to Communicate with Difficult People in the Workplace

You’ve no doubt lived with the frustration of trying to deal with that difficult person in the office. You recognize these people – the Know-It-All, the Complainer, the Gossip, the Bully, the “No” person and others.

Some days they wear you down and even prevent you from accomplishing the important tasks on your to-do list. The inability to deal effectively with the difficult people will continue to hinder your effectiveness in the workplace — until you learn the strategies to deal with the challenges they present.

In this program, workplace communication expert Dr. Lynne Texter will talk about the common types of people you’re likely to face in the workplace. She’ll discuss strategies to recognize the patterns and to more effectively communicate so that you can better accomplish your individual and organizational goals.

Learn more here.

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