Wednesday September 19, 2012 – Wednesday September 19, 2012
855 E. Court
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Mary Stier, Founder and CEO of The Brilliance Group, LLC, will share highlights from her new book, Lady Leader: 10 Ways to Play in Big Boy Business. Mary’s book will be available for purchase after our meeting, and she’ll be willing to sign books for those interested.
LOCATION: Iowa Association of Community College Trustees, 855 E. Court, Board Room; parking available in lot Map
DATE: September 19, 2012
TIME: 11:30 am — 1:00 pm
Networking begins at 11:30; meeting starts at noon.
COST: $20 for members | $25 for nonmembers
MENU: Boxed lunch
RSVP deadline: 12:00pm Friday, September 14
*Note–PLEASE–No reservations or cancellations can be accepted after that time! Reservations not cancelled by this date will be invoiced for the cost of the luncheon. If you pay at the door, we may not be able to provide lunch.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This year’s PRSA Institute will focus on the business element of public relations and how to move strategies into actionable tactics that engage your key audiences.
PRx: Take as Prescribed for Measurable ROI
October 25, 2012
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Learn more or register online at http://prsaciowa.org/meetinginfo.php?id=70&ts=1343320664
Register by October 5 to take advantage of the early bird discount.
July 10, 2012, 1:00pm EDT: “Making Good Use of Your Company’s Story,” with speaker Maggie Castrey
· Learn how to showcase your business and emphasize its brand image by creating a powerful company story.
July 12, 2012, 1:00pm EDT: “Navigating AWC’s New Membership Database”
· A tutorial on using the new membership database to register for, renew, or update your profile; register for events; search the membership directory; and use the special features available for chapter leaders and national committee members.
July Night Owl Webinar: “Give Your Presentations a Lift! Feel Confident in the Speaker Spotlight,” with speaker Lorraine Howell
· This webinar offers a proven framework to help attendees quickly overcome fear and uncertainty to deliver effective and successful presentations.
*This is a webinar recording available the entire month of July
August (TBD), 1:00pm EDT: “Social Media Bootcamp,” with speaker Patrick Barbanes
· This webinar is an advanced session in using social media for creating ads, incentives and marketing events.
REGISTRATION COMING SOON
August Night Owl Webinar: “LinkedIn: The Sleeping Giant of Social Media Networks,” with speaker Patrick Barbanes
·This webinar will teach participants the intricacies of LinkedIn and how to best use it as a networking and job-seeking tool.
*This is a webinar recording available the entire month of August
REGISTRATION OPENS AUG. 1
Thursday August 23, 2012 – Thursday August 23, 2012
2400 George Flagg Parkway
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Join the Chicks of The Association for Women in Communications (AWC), Greater Des Moines chapter, for a fun evening of networking and socializing with the flock!
Guest speaker Lori Day will teach us to LEARN TO CROW! She will help you learn to be more effective in letting others know who you are and what you do, to…CLAIM YOUR POWER IN THE BARNYARD!
Be sure to bring your co-workers, friends, clients and other GOOD EGGS!
Appetizers provided and a cash bar available.
To access the job banks or member directory, you’ll need to reset your password. The process is simple.
- Go to https://customer10007f98d.portal.production.membersuite.com/Login.aspx.
- You will be directed to a screen with the blue link that reads: “Forgot your password? Click here.”
- On the next screen, you will be asked for your Login ID/E-mail Address; enter the email address associated with your AWC account and click the “Continue” button.
- In a few seconds you will receive an email prompting you to follow a link where you will be able to reset your password (please do this even if you remember your password —you can use the same one if you like).
- Create a password, then confirm it and click the “Continue” button to be taken to your portal screen.
- From the portal screen you can access/edit all of your membership information, the member directory, and online newsletters.
You will not be able to renew your membership online until the transition to the new database is completed. For now, contact AWC National to renew: email email@example.com or call 703-370-7436.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If your Membership ID contained letters or more than six characters, or if you registered as a new member between March 27 and June 1, , you have been issued a new Membership ID number. Your new Membership ID will appear at the top of your portal screen and can be printed from the website for your reference.
The Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic and talented communicator to be our Communications Specialist. This exempt, full-time position produces written content, leads our media relations and media outreach, leads our photographer relationships and photo management, provides much of the coaching for our design intern, and is very involved in managing our website and digital communications. This position is the trusted right-hand to our Communications Director, assisting with strategy development, public relations, content development, production of our quarterly magazine, planning events and projects, and providing input for the annual workplan and budget. The Specialist reports to the Communications Director and supervises our communications/design interns on select tasks.
Details are available at http://ow.ly/bJsa8
Congratulations to chapter member Cindy Hughes Anliker who graduated from the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s 2012 Community Leadership Program!
If you’re thinking about self-publishing, D’vorah Lansky has organized a Digital Publishing Virtual Summit from June 12 to June 21. For free access, you have to listen within 3 hours of the live broadcast. For $97, you can listen at your convenience.
Details are available at the Book Marketing Alliance site:
At our May meeting, author and journalism professor Patricia Prijatel shared resources about self-publishing.
After the meeting, several people commented that they didn’t realize that producing a book could be that easy.
Here are the resources shared during the presentation, along with links to Prijatel’s writing and Drake’s new Master of Communication Leadership program.
Resources Recommended by Patricia Prijatel
CreateSpace (Amazon): http://www.createspace.com
Source for ISBNs: http://www.isbn-us.com/
Copyright information: http://www.copyright.gov
Drake’s Master of Communication Leadership program: http://www.drake.edu/mcl
Patricia Prijatel’s blog, Positives About Negative: http://hormonenegative.blogspot.com/
Surviving Triple Negative Breast Cancer: http://www.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Medicine/Oncology/?view=usa&ci=9780195387629
Mick Rooney’s self-publishing site: http://mickrooney.blogspot.com/
Joel Friedlander’s book design site: http://the bookdesigner.com
For referrals to publishing professionals, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to a surge of last minute entries and several requests for additional time to submit, we’re extending the 40th Annual Clarion Awards deadline to May 7, 2012!
There will be no further extensions so take advantage of the new deadline and enter your best communications work today.
Entering the competition is quick and easy; the entire submission process is completed online. Remember: all entries must be submitted by Monday, May 7, 2012 at 11:59pm