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It's a Celebration!
Join us for the 2016 Virtuoso Celebration - Thursday June 16!

By: Lisa Kelly

The event of the year is finally here, and we can't wait to celebrate with you! The 2016 Virtuoso Celebration will be held on Thursday, June 16 at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Come dressed in your best and get ready for a night of fun and friends as we recognize excellence in communications in the London region.

The Virtuoso Celebration is a great opportunity to connect with fellow communicators, and of course, enjoy a drink with friends!

This is the "can't miss" event of the year - don't forget to get your tickets! Purchase tickets
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Member Celebration: March and April 2016
IABC London has been recognized internationally for our membership success in March 2016. During Membership Month, our chapter experienced 28 per cent growth - the highest of any medium-sized IABC chapter in the world. Thank you to all of the members who recently joined and renewed. We sincerely appreciate your commitment to IABC London.

Click here  to see the full list of members for March and April. 

IABC is recognized as the professional association of choice for communicators who aspire to excel in their chosen fields. Our members represent a diverse range of professional experience, educational background and fields of expertise. Each member contributes to our community, offering support and working to elevate our profession. 

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2016 Gold Quill Award Winners from London
Fostering excellence in the communication profession

The Gold Quill Awards is IABC's premier program recognizing and fostering excellence in the field of business communication. For more than 40 years, IABC's Gold Quill Awards have recognized and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators on a global scale.

The Gold Quill winners symbolize communication achievement at its height. Learn more.

Special congratulations to the London Life Communications team for winning three awards for their work on the launch of the HelloLife retirement income program, as well as the 3M Canada Consumer Business Group Marketing team for the launch of Home Made Proud. 

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(Photo: L-R Sara Emms, Bhaswati Ghosh, Kaleigh Rodgers, Angela Foresi, absent: Sara Wilson)
Save the Date 
What: Annual General Meeting and Members Only  Social

When: Wednesday June 29 from 4:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.

Where: Goodwill Industries  

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About IABC
IABC London is a chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that fosters business communication excellence in southwestern Ontario by providing professional development, recognition, accreditation and networking opportunities through a local, national and international network of communications professionals.