Turning Crisis into Opportunity & What’s the Buzz at IABC?
SPARKER: Dianne Chase
When calamity strikes…in whatever form or fashion…how can you seize the moment as an opportunity to shine and even raise your company’s (your) reputation? Dianne will discuss how you can seize the reputation reigns with the right communication, at the right time, to the right stakeholders and use a tough time in a critical spotlight as a window to show the best of what your company stands for and believes in.
Dianne will also provide you with the latest buzz at IABC!
Thursday, Dec. 17
9 AM PT / Noon ET
Google Hangout On Air Event: http://bit.ly/1PI1WJj
Dianne Lynn Chase is Senior Partner at C4CS, LLC; Leaders in Strategic Communication and Crisis Management serving client partners from around the world. She oversees development and instruction in crisis communication, planning and management; message development, issues management and presentation and interviewing skills training for corporate and government clients.
Ms. Chase is the International Vice Chair /International Chair-elect of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). She is Immediate Past Chair of the IABC Southern Region. She served as Vice Chair of the 2015 IABC World Conference Program Advisory Committee and on the IABC Brand Taskforce. She was appointed Chair of the 2014 IABC Audit Committee.
She has been a board member of the IABC Charlotte chapter since 2000, serving as chapter president three times over ten years. She is currently serving as IABC/Charlotte Vice President of Sponsorship and Special Events. She is a past Volunteer of the Year and is the co-founder and chair of the chapter’s annual philanthropic event: ‘Profitable Communications for Non-Profits’.
Ms. Chase is a longstanding board member and past two term (first woman) president of the Radio-Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (formerly the Radio Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas.) She has won numerous local, state, regional, and national broadcast journalism awards. Other professional awards include: Two Thousand Notable American Women; Mecklenburg Times ’50 Influential Women’; Associated Press Broadcasters Enterprise Award; The Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Award; and Angel Award.
Follow Dianne on Twitter- @mediadianne