IABC Gift of Communication

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October 21, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Each year, IABC Maritime Canada partners with United Way Halifax to offer a communications panel. As part of our partnership, it is made available for free to agencies and partners in the social sector. This year it’s coming up on October 21, 2020 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

This year’s virtual event will feature communications professionals from different sectors discussing how they have navigated crisis communications during COVID-19. Join us for a deep dive into the pandemic’s impact on organizations in fields such as non-profit, health care, real estate and public relations.

Our four speakers have extensive communications experience and will share lessons learned, challenges, successes, and advice from the pandemic’s first wave and insights on how be ready for a second wave.

Speakers and their respective sectors:

  • Non-profit: Lydia Philip, Black Business Initiative
  • Public relations: Karen White, NATIONAL
  • Health care: Deidre Taylor, Nova Scotia Health
  • Real estate: Tanya Taylor White, Nova Scotia Association of Realtors


The event is free for United Way agencies and community partners. Registration is required and is now open:

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