Independent Communicators’ Roundtable
SF IABC’s Independent Communicators’ Roundtable (ICR) meets face-to-face and communicates through e-mail to share best practices in managing and marketing our businesses, recommending resources, offering job leads, troubleshooting problems, and forming alliances. In other words, we help each other!
Our members include a wide range of consultants who help clients design and develop their marketing and corporate communications programs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our ranks include marketing and communications consultants, public relations professionals, writers, editors, graphic designers, website developers, photographers, and content strategists. Join us!
Where do we meet? Given our geographical diversity, we rotate between San Francisco, Oakland and Walnut Creek/San Ramon
How often do we meet? Typically meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month, however there may be certain exceptions.
|February 28, 2018||General ICR||Oakland|
|March 21, 2018||Lunch||SF|
|April 18, 2018||ICR Connect||680 (Walnut Creek, San Ramon)|
|May 16, 2018||General ICR||SF|
|July 18, 2018||ICR Connect||Oakland|
|August 15, 2018||Lunch||680 (Walnut Creek, San Ramon)|
|September 19, 2018||General ICR||Oakland|
|October 17, 2018||ICR Connect||Virtual or SF|
|November 28, 2018||General ICR||680 (Walnut Creek, San Ramon)|
|December 19, 2018||Lunch||Oakland/Rockridge|
- General ICR meeting is a topic-based workshop or discussion.
- ICR Connect is for structured networking between a close-knit group of eight attendees.
- Lunch is as the name suggests an informal gathering of independent communicators.
Seminar-style discussions are held on topics relevant to business owners and self-employed communicators.
Check out some of our takeaways from recently held ICR events:
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Recent topics have included:
- e-mail marketing
- creative writing techniques
- social media
- marketing research and plans
- IT issues and solutions
- guerilla networking
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