IABC Update from our International Chair, Ginger Homan, plus CMP Certification and Membership Overview

gingerWednesday, March 27, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at WJCT Studios
100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202

NO COST (Includes lunch):
IABC Members = FREE
Non-Members = FREE

Please join Ginger Homan, IABC International Chair, to learn more about what was covered at IABC's Leadership Institute in San Diego.


•    Where IABC is heading in 2019 and beyond
•    Current international communication trends
•    Benefit of obtaining a professional communicator certification
•    Benefits and enhancements to IABC Membership
•    Corporate membership program

We will also share brief highlights on:

Communication Management Professional (CMP) Certification

CMPCMP is a new certification offered by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) as the successor to its ABC program. It is offered to people with six to eight years of communications professional experience who have received at least 40 hours of training in the previous two years.

People who are interested should contact IABC Jacksonville or member Doug Filaroski at dfilaroski@gmail.com or (904) 382-4509.

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About our Special Guest:

Ginger Homan, ABC, SCMP, is founder of Zia Communications, a firm specializing in campaigns to change behaviors, build communities and transform thinking. Her award-winning communication model has been used by foundations and corporations to grow brands and align cultures. Ginger served as a director on the International Executive Board from 2014-2015 and as IABC Secretary/Treasurer from 2015- 2017, Vice Chair from 2017-2018 and Chair for 2018-2019. She was the Director of North American for the IABC Accreditation Committee and served in several roles on her local chapter board. Ginger is a recipient of the 2016 IABC Chairman’s Award, the IABC Tulsa chapter’s John Hartman Professional Communicator of the Year and Leadership Tulsa’s Paragon Award for board service with the American Heart Association. Her work has been recognized by the IABC Gold Quill program, the Society of Marketers of Professional Services and the Public Relations Society of America.