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About Catalyst

Catalyst is the official publication of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). IABC serves business communication professionals and strives to support them with innovative thinking, shared best practices, in-depth learning and career guidance. This resource features thought leadership from members on topics that include innovation, business acumen and trends, career roadmap and Gold Quill.

IABC Global Calendar, Quarter 1 2023 At a Glance

IABC, in partnership with the Professional Development & Content Committee, is developing a global editorial calendar with monthly themes for content in 2023. It will also note key IABC events and programs, and observances, holidays, and cultural/industry touchpoints that may be of relevance to our community. Review a snapshot of quarter 1 to see plans through March. If you have questions or would like to contribute on one of these topics, please email catalyst@iabc.com

Month

Monthly Theme

IABC Events and Programs

Observances, Holidays, Cultural/Industry Touchpoints

January

New Year, New Ideas

  • Gold Quill Closes
  • Sustaining Membership Closes
  • New Year’s Day (1 Jan.)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (U.S.; 17 Jan)
  • Australia Day (Australia; 26 Jan)   
  • Edelman Trust Barometer released 

February

Ethics 

  • Ethics Month
  • Black History Month (U.S.)
  • Start of the Chinese New Year
  • Family Day (21 Feb. – Canada)
  • Gallagher State of the Sector released 

March

Change Management 

  • Member Month 
  • 2023 Fellows Announced 
  • Women’s History Month (U.S.)
  • International Women’s Day (8 March)

Catalyst Staff

Executive Director

Peter Finn

Content Manager

Kristin Frankiewicz

Senior Content Coordinator

Morgan Manghera

Designers

Emily Bichl
Steve Biernacki

Contribute to Catalyst

If you have an article idea or want to recommend yourself or a colleague as a subject matter expert, please review our submission guidelines and email catalyst@iabc.com with the subject line “Catalyst Submission,” briefly outlining why your topic is important and how it is relevant to IABC members and Catalyst’s content categories: Innovation, Business Acumen and Trends, Career Roadmap and Gold Quill.

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Publication of any article or advertisement in Catalyst should not be considered an endorsement of the opinions expressed or products advertised. Statements of fact and opinion are the responsibility of the authors alone and do not imply approval or endorsement on the part of the officers, membership or staff of IABC or  Catalyst.

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