25-May-2012 The Regina Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) welcomed two very special IABC guests to speak today at the IABC Regina May 25th Luncheon Program.

The special guests included Incoming Chair and IABC International Executive Board Member Kerby Meyers who welcomed the crowd of around 70 IABC members and guests. He was joined by fellow IABC
International colleague John Larsen ABC.*

Meyers, from IABC Colorado, has served in a number of leadership roles and in June of this year will become the Chair of IABC’s all-volunteer International Executive Board. As a consultant specializing in the development of relevant messaging and strategic content, Meyers has helped ensure that his clients’ communications efforts resonate with customers, clients and investors, with an emphasis on companies in the energy and financial services industries.

John Larsen’s presentation focused on Strategic Stakeholder Communications. Larsen is based in Calgary, Alberta and has a broad background in all areas of communications planning and training with specific expertise on crisis communications. He has published widely in newspapers and professional periodicals and is a regular presenter with the Conference Board of Canada.

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) was founded in 1970. It has grown to a professional network of over 15,500 professionals in more than 80 countries. IABC Regina is an active and decorated Chapter. In 1992 and 2006 IABC Regina received the prestigious Chapter Management of the Year Award for the best managed chapter worldwide and continually ranks among the top in member accolades.

IABC Regina hosts 10 events each year, from networking functions, to professional development seminars, to local award ceremonies. With its dynamic community of professionals, IABC Regina fosters opportunities to help members connect with and learn from communications professionals in the local community and the wider international pool of professional knowledge, through IABC International.

Contact: May 25, 2012
Chris Niemczyk, IABC Regina, Phone: 537-6245

*ABC – Accredited Business Communicator