Vignette Co-Founder Keynotes IABC Oregon 2014 Bronze Beacon Awards

June 3, 2014by Shona LepisEmployee Engagement


Mike Lepis, Vignette Co-Founder & Creative Director, is the special guest speaker at this year’s IABC Oregon Columbia Chapter’s Bronze Beacon Awards. Mike will be speaking on the importance of  a holistic internal communications strategy and how to elevate employee engagement from the inside.

“Understanding people is the key to engagement. No idea or creative concept can connect with an audience if you don’t understand what they need and how they’ll best receive it.”
— Mike Lepis, Vignette Co-Founder & Creative Director


The annual Bronze Beacon Awards give communications professionals throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington an opportunity to showcase their work and receive recognition for communication excellence.

WHEN: June 18, 6:00 PM
WHERE: The Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway in Portland
COST: $35 members, $45 non-members (until June 4)
$45 members, $55 non-members (after June 4)


Join us for an inspirational evening and find out this year’s IABC Bronze Beacon Award winners!

Hope to see you there!

Shona Lepis

Shona is responsible for Vignette’s marketing practice, covering everything from agency brand aesthetics to positioning, managing the agency’s web and social presence, content marketing/blog, and supports business development’s needs. Shona began her career as a designer, managing a boutique design studio that specialized in hand-crafted brand identities for clients in both the US and Europe. She worked with clients to transform their vision into reality with creative solutions from brand identity to custom website design, digital marketing, and print collateral. Shona’s experiences as a creative influences her approach to marketing, using data-driven methodologies to deliver authentic brand experiences. Shona is an active member of the Portland design community and has served on the board as Communications Director of the Portland chapter of AIGA and a founding member of Branding Salon, a consortium of brand, design, development and marketing professionals.