The Business Communicators podcast

The Business Communicators takes professionals on a journey that explores the key issues and trends that impact our industry. Hosted by Austin Staton, Hattie Horn and Thomas Baen, new episodes drop each Monday at 6 a.m. CT. Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events

Apr 22

Event Strategies for Success in a Post-COVID World

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From the board room to the tradeshow floor, in-person events are the lifeblood of many industries and professions, and a slow return to normal is sparking a renewed outlook to begin corporate planning for the second half of the year. But what new challenges will communicators and marketers face in preparing for events in a post-COVID world?

Magdalena Bonnelly, award-winning event expert and owner and founder of Event Strategies, joins IABC Houston on Thursday, April 22 at Noon CDT to tackle these topics and more. Regardless of your current stage in the planning process or whether your next event is in-person or virtual, you won’t want to miss this session to gain valuable insights on executing a successful event in 2021 – and beyond! Learn more and register.

Lil Nas X, VW Controversy, Vaccine Passports

The month of April blew in bringing fools, fire and vaccine passports. In this week’s episode, Austin, Thomas and Hattie talk about Volkswagen’s April Fool fail, Nike’s clap-back on rapper Lil Nas X’s "Satan Shoes," and concerns about the new vaccine passport policy.

Watch the full episode on YouTube.


IABC Houston is thrilled to announce the 2021 Bronze Quill Awards will be held Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Junior League of Houston. We are looking forward to hosting this event and celebrating the work of Houston's top communicators! The Call for Entries and solicitations for judges will be coming later this summer, so stay tuned. If you have questions or would like to serve on the Bronze Quill Committee, please contact IABC Houston Vice President of Programs, Paul Gannon.

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