Raleigh, NC, February 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Triangle Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), an organization that connects communicators across central North Carolina to identify, share and apply the most effective communication practices, has announced that it will host Laura Grover, senior digital strategy director at Quintiles, at its upcoming professional development event on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Midtown Grille in Raleigh (4421-115 Six Forks Road).
Networking and lunch begins at noon, followed by Grover’s hour-long interactive presentation from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event is open to both IABC Triangle members and non-members. To register, visit http://ow.ly/sLUOR.
During her talk, titled “How to Increase Collaboration and Networking on Your Social Intranet through the Use of Video and Blogging,” Grover will provide attendees with specific recommendations for transforming their company intranets into interactive social collaboration forums.
In her role at Quintiles, the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services, Grover is responsible for developing and implementing internal and external digital communication and business strategies to enhance employee engagement and collaboration, as well as protect and enhance the organization’s reputation. Most recently, Grover spearheaded the strategy development, design and functional requirements for Quintiles’ award-winning multilingual social intranet, now being extended to a mobile application, serving 27,000 employees in 60 countries.
Hosting networking and professional development events for area communicators, the IABC Triangle chapter is part of a global network of professionals committed to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. Representing more than 13,500 members in 67 countries, the association inspires, establishes and supports the highest professional standards of quality and innovation in organizational communication.
“IABC strives to provide the area’s communicators with quality opportunities for networking and professional development every month, and we are excited to host Laura at our February event,” said David MacDonald, president of the IABC Triangle Chapter. “She is an esteemed communications strategist, and attendees will gain valuable, one-of-a-kind insight on how to improve employee engagement by approaching their organizations’ intranet through a more strategic lens.”
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IABC Triangle is part of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the premier global network for professionals engaged in business communication. The Triangle chapter reflects the diversity and vibrancy of the local business community and serves as a link among communicators across the Triangle region of North Carolina, and helps professional communicators connect with one another to share and implement best practices in their field. Members of the IABC Triangle include managers, editors, writers, multimedia designers, marketing and public relations professionals, and strategists, who represent a wide-range of industries and organizations, including corporations, agencies, nonprofits, government, education and various businesses. For more information, visit http://www.iabctriangle.org/.