Tuesday, December 19, 2006

MAP dons the Ranlys

The Missouri Association of Publications is starting up a new awards competition for its members called the Ranlys. The competition is named after MAP founder Don Ranly. The deadline is Jan. 16, 2007. You can take a look at the PDF brochure here to learn more about the categories and the entry rules.

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

2007 chapter events

Be sure to mark your calendars so you don't miss out on the great meetings planned for our chapter in 2007.

Jan. 17, 2007
Trends in Publishing

Location: a private room at McCormick and Schmick’s on the Country Club Plaza
Speakers: Executives from the KC B2B companies
Moderator: Incoming ASBPE chapter president Bill King

March 7, 2007
Brainstorming Art Ideas and Designing Infographics

May 16, 2007
Spring Writing and Editing Workshop

July 18, 2006
Ten Ideas for the Web that You Can Implement Tomorrow

Sept. 19, 2007
Copyright Law and Plagiarism
Speakers: A media law professor and a lawyer

Nov. 7, 2007
2007 Magazine Boot Camp

Presented by: The KC ASBPE chapter and the Missouri Association of Publications (MAP)
Speakers: Keynote speaker and three speakers for the following sessions: writing, editing and online

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Changes to the chapter's board

After doing a great job during their two-year terms, vice president Bill King will become the chapter president and Spring Suptic, a board member, will become the new vice president from January 2007-2009. Congratulations to Bill and Spring, who will do a great job leading our chapter for the next two years.

Amy Fischbach, who served as the president of the chapter from 2005-2007, will become the immediate past-president of the chapter.

Jody Shee, who made many valuable contributions as the secretary of the chapter, has decided to resign.

Become a board member
If you're interested in serving on the ASBPE Kansas City chapter board from 2007-2009, please send your resume to asbpekc@gmail.com. Thank you!