• February 15, 2013 10:00 AM
  • - General

Director of Communications for London 2012 Organizing Committee to speak in Calgary

IABC/Calgary brings award winning communicator Jackie Brock-Doyle to inspire Calgary communicators

CALGARY, Feb. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The International Association of Business Communicators, Calgary Chapter (IABC/Calgary) is excited to host special guest speaker Jackie Brock-Doyle, OBE, Director of Communications & Public Affairs for the London 2012 Organizing Committee, in Calgary at The Palliser Hotel on February 27, 2013.

"We are excited to have Jackie Brock-Doyle share her communications expertise with us," says Olivia Pavel, ABC, president of IABC/Calgary. "Professional development of our members is one of our priorities at IABC/Calgary, and we strive to provide communicators with the best resources and the latest trends to help them in their work. I'm proud that we're able to bring such a top notch speaker for the communication professionals in Calgary."

A winner of PR Week Awards 2012's 'PR Professional of the Year,' as well as winner of 'Campaign of Year' for the London 2012 campaign, Jackie has designed and directed communication, media and sponsorship programs in countries across the world, for some of the world's biggest brands and events, including Visa International, the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cadbury and the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. Jackie was also head of public relations and media relations during London's successful bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Following the successful bid, Jackie became director of Communications & Public Relations; a job she still holds now during the final wrap up months.

Jackie will speak about her international experience and how she created inspiring and strategic communications plans. Her presentation will focus on the importance of vision, how to provide communications that reach well beyond the marketing efforts of a company, and the integration of strategic communications into tactical pieces like social media, crisis plans and government relations work.

For information on the event and how to purchase tickets, please visit calgary.iabc.com.

About the IABC

The IABC is a global network of communication professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. Established in 1970, IABC serves more than 15,000 members in 80 countries and over 100 chapters. IABC/Calgary is the second largest chapter of IABC, with over 770 members, working in the areas of corporate communications, media and public relations, marketing and community relations, to name a few. For more information, visit calgary.iabc.com.

SOURCE: IABC/Calgary

For further information:

Contact: 
Sharon Lee, Marketing Director
IABC/Calgary
403-830-1688
calgary.marketing@iabc.com