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    Apr 20, 2016
    Celebrate Communication that Hits the Mark! Join us for the 2016 SPARK Awards! Red lion inn at the park April 20, 2016 Cocktails & Networking - 5:30 p.m. Dinn… Read More >
    Mar 04, 2016
    For over 20 years the Spokane Arena has brought the biggest entertainers, sporting events and family shows to our city. With one of the most creative and act… Read More >
    Feb 17, 2016
    2016 Spark Awards  Drop-Off Party! Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | 4 - 6 p.m. Dean Davis Photography (216 W. Pacific Ave., Suite 102, Spokane, WA … Read More >
    Feb 05, 2016
    This year we're changing things up! Get ready for not 1, not 2, not even 3, but 4 presenters ready to share their expertise about strategic marcom planning an… Read More >
    Dec 04, 2015
    Employee engagement is serious business. As the cost of losing and replacing great employees continues to rise, it’s more and more important for your c… Read More >
    Nov 06, 2015
    Over the past 10 years, companies have been forced to re-evaluate their marketing strategy at a faster rate than ever to keep up with the changing demands of one primary generation: Mille… Read More >
    Oct 22, 2015
    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: WHITWORTH SPEED MOCK INTERVIEWS Professionals needed!  Calling all Marketing and Communications pros! Give back to the student… Read More >
    Oct 02, 2015
    Silverwood Theme Park, the largest theme park in the Northwest, uses social media as an integral part of their marketing strategy. Not only is their Facebook one … Read More >
    Sep 04, 2015
    As consultants for Gallatin Public Affairs, Jeff Bell, Eric Williams, and Jared Webley help organizations overcome their most difficult communication c… Read More >
    Aug 27, 2015
    With summer drawing to a close, it's time to get back into the MarCom groove!  Join us for hors d'oeuvres and wine tasting at the Nectar Tasting Room! You will have t… Read More >

    Need To Know

    News ItemAnniethology: Planning for the best

    I’m an obsessive list maker. I love a good hand written note that I can cross off for real. My life is full of scribbled on Post-It notes. It’s what works for me on … read more >

    News ItemNew Year! New You?

    New Year! New You? By Stephanie Lilla, Spark Awards Judging Chair Happy New Year!  Hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season; as we enter our first week back to … read more >

    News ItemAnniethology: Why we care about internal comm

    Communicating to your own staff often gets the short shrift. Sometimes you can be so focused on getting your message out to your customer, you forget that important audience of … read more >

    News ItemRite gooder press releases please

    We all know that if you can’t write well, you won’t be of much use in the marketing and communications industry. That’s why our profession is so important.… read more >

    News Item14 Tools for Gaining Insights on your Competitors

    By Ronda Weaver, MarCom Sponsorship Chair One of the first things I do with new clients is a competitive audit to analyze what their competition is doing, especially as… read more >

    News ItemAnniethology: The Rise of the Millennials

    Poor millennials. It seems lately this generation is the new cultural punching bag. They are seen as entitled, addicted to their smartphones and unwilling to pay their dues. The… read more >

    Anniethology: Armchair Marketers and Social Media
    News ItemAnniethology: Armchair Marketers and Social Media

    I think we’ve all experienced the well-meaning but often misguided armchair marketer. I can’t be the only… read more >

    The Myth of Brainstorming
    News ItemThe Myth of Brainstorming

    The Myth of Brainstorming (is it just a bunch of BS?) By Heather Berndt, MarCom Visual Communications Chair … read more >

    MarCom Mumblings: Working With Uncle Sam
    News ItemMarCom Mumblings: Working With Uncle Sam

    The first MarCom breakfast features Gallatin Public Affairs talking about government affairs. In my two main jobs… read more >

    News ItemMarCom Mumblings: Top 8 MarCom Takeaways 2015

    To relive the awesomeness of this past year, here are a few tidbits and tricks from MarCom's expert presenters:   1. Cause marketing campaigns must tie to the c… read more >

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