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Shaping Organizational Communications with Disruptive Technologies

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February Chapter Luncheon

February 22, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Brennan's of Houston
3300 Smith
Houston, TX 77006

Disrupting the Digital Space to Grow Your Business and Brand

Understanding social and digital media trends is crucial for any communicator to succeed. However, with the constant evolving nature of digital channels, how can you effectively leverage content to enhance your corporate reputation, small business or personal brand? On Thursday, Feb. 22, join IABC Houston for a panel discussion with two of Houston’s brightest digital influencers, Emily Herren and Hafeez Baoku, as they share their insights on disrupting the digital media space to maximize your engagement strategy.

About the Panelists

Emily Herren
: Emily is the founder of the wildly popular fashion and lifestyle blog, Champagne and Chanel. Holding a communications degree from Texas A&M, Emily began blogging and engaging her audience on social media in January 2016. Since then, she has amassed nearly 400K followers on Instagram and uses her platform to promote fashion products from both local and national brands.

Hafeez Baoku
: Hafeez Baoku is an author, director, educator and podcast host. As a digital communities manager at YES Prep Public Schools, Hafeez oversees the content creation and social media platforms while leveraging analytics to help maximize YES’s social reach and impact. As the founder of The Roommates Podcast, Hafeez boasts one of the highest-rated podcasts originating from Houston and has been featured in numerous publications. With a large national following, Hafeez uses the medium of podcasting to engage and encourage his audience by sharing the importance of kindness and helping others achieve their dreams.

Please note that refunds are issued only in the form of a credit toward a future IABC Monthly Luncheon.


$45.00 Member Ticket
$40.00 Earlybird rate before February 20

$55.00 Nonmember Ticket
$50.00 Earlybird rate before February 20

$20.00 Student Ticket

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