What an IABC Membership Provides
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Networking with other communicators is one of the primary benefits of IABC membership. IABC offers opportunities to network with members around the world through the IABC website, as well as face-to-face at chapter events, the annual International Conference held in June of each year, and professional development seminars held at various times and locations throughout the year.
MemberSpeak is the meeting place for IABC members around the world. A high-powered posting area on the website, MemberSpeak is where you can trade ideas, solicit advice and input, debate strategies, and share information with your peers…unconstrained by geography and time differences.
Online Directory of IABC Members
IABC’s online member directory includes members’ address, phone and fax information, and is fully searchable on a number of parameters such as industry, company or geography. You can even email other members through our confidential technology.
IABC Phoenix offers face-to-face networking and regular professional development programs as well as local job listings and social outings. Explore this website to learn about our current offerings.
Job Searching Assistance
The Phoenix chapter’s website features a continually updated list of local job openings, and on IABC’s Job Centre you can find more than a hundred jobs at all levels worldwide.
IABC offers plentiful resources to hone your skills, learn from the experiences of others, and study new areas of interest.
Communication World Magazine
Chock full of detailed case studies and how-to advice from long-time practitioners, Communication World is produced monthly in a fully digital and totally mobile format. CW offers best practices, in-depth analysis, innovative ideas and fresh perspectives through a multimedia presentation that brings it all to life.
Online Library of Content
Available only to members, IABC’s online library includes CW Online (an archive of all CW articles), handouts and presentation notes from sessions at the latest International Conference, and case studies from winning Gold Quill Award entries.
Generous Member Pricing
IABC develops numerous events and educational products throughout the year, including the annual International Conference which draws about 1,400 communicators from around the world. Members get member pricing, as many times during the year as they like!
Recognition: Awards Programs
IABC offers the opportunity for members to receive official recognition of their competence as business communicators and dedication to the profession…a valuable addition to any resume or C.V. Entry and/or application fees are offered at a significant discount to IABC members
IABC offers several awards programs, including the annual Copper Quills (chapter level) and Gold Quill Awards, an international competition that provides an opportunity to receive expert evaluation of the entry against IABC’s highest standards of excellence. IABC’s other awards recognize service to IABC and/or accomplishment in the field of business communication.
A Note for your Employer
Communication with your employees and external audiences is vital to your business success. Learn more about how IABC membership adds value in the workplace.