The Business Communicators podcast

The Business Communicators takes professionals on a journey that explores the key issues and trends that impact our industry. New episodes drop on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events

May 23

IABC Networking Nine at BRIO Tuscan Grille

Join us for this members-only event!

Register Now

May 30

The Human Race in Deep Space: Communicating NASA’s Next Frontier

Join NASA's Barbara Zelon for this fireside chat!

Register Now

Jun 13

ESIG: Build Online Communities that Convert to Clients

Come June 13 to boost your online communities

Register Now

Jun 27

2019 Bronze Quill Awards Gala

Join IABC Houston as we celebrate world-class communicators!

Register Now


BP's Susan dio named executive communicator of the year

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Houston Chapter, is honoring chairman and president of BP America Susan Dio as its 2019 Executive Communicator of the Year for her excellence in strategic business leadership and dedication to the advancement of women in energy.

In her role, Susan provides leadership and oversight to BP’s U.S. businesses, which employ around 14,000 people. She was appointed to the BP Plc Executive Team in September 2018, and also serves as chairman of the BP America Board of Directors.

IABC Houston will formally present Dio with this award on June 27, 2019, at the annual Bronze Quill Awards Gala – recognizing excellence in communications – to be held at the Junior League of Houston.


[IABC Houston Podcast] Silence Isn’t Golden for Crisis Communicators


Planning in advance for the unthinkable and unimaginable circumstances that will inevitably come our way is key to success for crisis communicators. Remaining silent during a crisis impacting your company – in an age of 24x7, instant news coverage – is guaranteed for public relations doom. Bill Salvin, Founder and President at Signal Bridge, joins The Business Communicators to recount his lessons learned and to share nuances of communicating in a crisis, bringing his vast PR insight from the U.S. Navy Reserves to the oil and gas industry. Click here to listen to Episode 11 of the podcast.


Become a Member

As a member of IABC Houston, you have exclusive access to information, tools, resources and services that provide ideas and solutions for the business communication issues you face today and will face tomorrow. Learn more about the benefits of membership.


Connect with IABC