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What IABC Membership Provides

Join IABC’s worldwide community of communication professionals and gain access to unparalleled guidance, skills development, networks and job opportunities. Whether you’re a student, recent graduate, working professional or a corporate team member, IABC membership can help you advance in your career. Some of the resources we provide are:

Local Chapters

IABC has one of the most active global networks in the communication profession: over 100 chapters in over 70 countries. Make connections with communication professionals in your area by joining a local IABC chapter. Attend meetings, take advantage of professional development opportunities, and even find your next job.


World Conference

A multi-day event held annually to provide an opportunity for IABC members and non-members alike to learn from experts in a multitude of communication areas, while also networking with colleagues who attend from around the world.




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Gold Quill Awards

The only global program designed to recognize the broadest spectrum of communicators. Each year hundreds of applicants submit their best work in areas as diverse as branding, research, employee engagement and social media.


The IABC Academy

By partnering with known experts in specific fields, The IABC Academy offers webinars, online workshops and face-to-face training that help you stay current on topics that are important for professional and personal growth.

Communication World (CW)

Stay up to date on current trends with IABC’s monthly digital magazine. With more interactive content, the ability to share articles immediately and availability on nearly every mobile device and platform, the new CW digital is meeting the need for access to more in-depth content on leading-edge communication topics.