Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Local PR expert speaks in Park Tuesday night

Laurie A. Linn, President of the Ithaca design firm Communiqué, will be guest speaker on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. The event is sponsored by IABC/IC and all Park School students are invited to attend.

Linn’s presentation will center around her career and how to achieve success in the industry, as well as the importance of corporate citizenship and giving back to both the profession and the community. She has over 20 years experience in marketing and management consulting with companies like Citibank, Chase, and Bank One as well as smaller institutions around the globe. Her professional specialties are in the financial sector, retail, manufacturing, and academia, service, high tech and not for profit industries.

Linn has served as Chair of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce and President of the Tompkins County Community College Foundation Board. She was recently awarded a Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional and Executive Women (NAPEW).

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) enables a global network of communicators working in diverse industries and disciplines to identify, share, and apply the world's most effective communication practices. IABC/IC provides resources to students who are looking to enter the field of communication.


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