Meet us at Maggiano’s on Aug. 17 for Rhealistic Design

Register today to hear David Jon Walker, chief creator at Rhealistic Design and Branding, share his insights on the effective use of visual design, the rise of videos in content marketing, and the power of imagery to sell products, launch brands or start movements. 

davidjonwalker_smJoin IABC Nashville on Aug. 17 for its monthly Professional Development Luncheon with guest speaker David Jon Walker, Chief Creator at Rhealistic Design and Branding. David, who is also a professor of art in graphic and web design at Middle Tennessee State University, works with non-profits, governmental entities, and varying businesses lending his talents to their marketing efforts to increase awareness and further campaigns.

David began teaching web and graphic design courses at Middle Tennessee State University in 2011. Through community relationships, partnership and community engagements, he has students working all over the country in advertising and marketing agencies, design studios and firms and as in-house designers.

An avid skier and scuba diver, David is a graduate of Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art (2004) and the University of Memphis with a Masters of Fine Arts in Graphic Design (2011).

Meet us at Maggiano’s on Aug. 17, where  the best area communication professionals connect.

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Special thanks to StagePost for sponsoring our August luncheon!

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Top Communication Campaigns Recognized at IABC Nashville 2016 Music City Gold Pen Awards

MCGP FB Event image7NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Nashville Chapter hosted its 2016 Music City Gold Pen Awards on May 19 at the Oak Room at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville. The event’s emcee was NewsChannel5 Network’s April Eaton, who presented nearly 30 awards to area professionals and agencies for their top communication projects. Photos for all winners are posted on Nashville.IABC.com.

Around 75 people turned out for the awards reception and ceremony, which honors middle Tennessee and southwestern Kentucky-area business communicators who are leading the communication profession. Attendees enjoyed an evening of networking, celebration and an opportunity to hear about award-winning projects that demonstrate excellence in creativity, effective strategy and measurable results.

Award winners represented a range of industries, from agencies to education and healthcare. MP&F Public Relations took home numerous awards for their work in community relations, publications, media relations, digital communications and special events. Other winners included:

  • Central Area of the Links, Inc.
  • Country Music Association
  • HCA
  • Ingram Barge Company
  • MP&F Public Relations, NashvilleNext
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Connexon Partners
  • Rogers Group, Inc.

IABC Nashville’s next networking opportunity for area communicators is June 16 at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Join IABC Nashville to network with communications professionals at a hospitality event featuring music and special access to Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975.

Find Us at the Frist takes place Thursday, June 16 from 6-8 p.m. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. Music will be available in two locations. Entry to the exhibit is free for IABC members and their guests. Register Now!

ABOUT IABC NASHVILLE
IABC Nashville is one of more than 100 chapters in 70 countries providing learning opportunities for its members and professional development sessions that offer new insights into the latest communication trends, technology and issues facing the industry. The chapter is diverse, with members representing area agencies, broadcast stations, corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. IABC Nashville also offers ties to job bank services and the annual Music City Gold Pen Awards program. IABC is the only place to connect with communicators globally. Connect here. Go Anywhere!

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Best Business Communication Work to be Honored at IABC Nashville 2016 Music City Gold Pen Awards

Apr 25, 2016, 12:31 ET from IABC Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Nashville Chapter will present its 2016 Music City Gold Pen Awards, recognizing area professionals and agencies for their top communication projects, on Thursday, May 19, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Oak Room at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery located at 1414 Clinton St, Nashville. The event’s emcee is April Eaton, host of the long-running popular program “Urban Outlook” on the NewsChannel5 Network.

MCGP FB Event image4The IABC Nashville 2016 Music City Gold Pen Awards reception and ceremony honors Middle Tennessee/Southwestern Kentucky area business communicators and provides an evening of networking, celebration and an opportunity to hear about award-winning projects in diverse categories that demonstrate excellence in creativity, effective strategy, and measurable results. Go to the IABC Nashville website to reserve your spot to attend this prestigious event.

This year marks a relaunch of the prestigious regional awards program, which honors individuals, agencies and companies who are leading the communication profession as measured by international quality and impact standards.

“This year’s awards program, which always showcases impressive entries, also provides an opportunity to connect with industry professionals who are setting new standards for communication excellence,” says IABC Nashville President Philip J. Matisak, ABC. “And, this year, the celebration is in a popular new venue, providing an appropriate setting to recognize the best, as well as providing an opportunity to enjoy a unique, historical and trendy atmosphere in our vibrant and growing city.”

Proudly sponsoring this year’s event is Lellyet & Rogers CompanyStagePost and Bernadette Ruby.

ABOUT IABC NASHVILLE
IABC Nashville is one of more than 100 chapters in 70 countries providing learning opportunities for its members and professional development sessions that offer new insights into the latest communication trends, technology and issues facing the industry. The chapter is diverse, with members representing area agencies, broadcast stations, corporations, universities and nonprofit organizations. IABC Nashville also offers ties to job bank services and the annual Music City Gold Pen Awards program. IABC is the only place to connect with communicators globally. Connect here. Go Anywhere!

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IABC Nashville Draws Large Crowd at Leadership Communication Lunch; Lori Becker to Speak at April 20 Event

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April 20 – Getting Your Business Narrative Told

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Lori Becker

Connect with Lori Becker, Editor in Chief of the Nashville Business Journal.

Lori leads a team of business journalists who cover the power players of Music City. Lori will share her insights on how to more effectively get your business narrative written and told.

Lori joined the Business Journal in 2008 as managing editor, after more than a decade with daily newspapers. She was promoted to editor-in-chief in 2012. Before planting roots in Middle Tennessee, she last worked as a business reporter with The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, NBJ2Fla. Her earlier career included stints at the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader.

A Bowling Green, Ky., native and a graduate of Western Kentucky University, Lori began her journalism career at the now defunct Nashville Banner.

 

Meet us a Maggiano’s, April 20, where  the best area communication professionals connect.

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