Read the 2017 IABC Annual Report

IABC released its 2017 Annual Report this week, showcasing numerous ways the association has added more value for members and continued its work to create a future-forward organisation. The report highlights new initiatives like The Hub – an online collaboration community for members only – and a new corporate membership program […]

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New Corporate Membership program launched

We’re proud to announce IABC has launched a new Corporate Membership program. Based on the work and recommendations of the IABC Membership Task Force, the new program shifts IABC Corporate Membership away from a simple group discount model and instead positions IABC as a strategic partner in enhancing organizational communication effectiveness […]

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Are you ready to soar? Enter the 2018 Gold Quill Awards

Share your best work by entering the 2018 Gold Quill Awards program. For more than 40 years, the IABC Gold Quill Awards have recognized communication work from around the world that soars above the average, taking communication to new heights. Award-winning work is innovative, strategic and delivers significant results. Entering […]

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IABC Leadership Institute 2017, Dallas

The Leadership Institute is an opportunity for IABC chapter, regional and international leaders to come together to share best practices and learn how to create programs and services that keep members active and involved. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network with fellow leaders, build strong relationships and learn new skills […]

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Ms Spinoza does New Orleans

by Carmen Spinoza Last week was my third time in Louisiana, my second time in New Orleans, and my first time at an IABC World Conference. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but two of my strategic advisors, and IABC UK leaders, Casilda Malagón and Stephen Welch, […]

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What IABC means to me

We asked IABCers around the world what IABC means to them. This is what they said … What does IABC mean to you?

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Out now: IABC Quarterly Report (Q1 2016)

IABC’s global Quarterly Report for January-March 2016 is now available. IABC produces a regular report that provides an overall update from the IABC Chair and IABC Executive Director on progress against strategy. The reports also include updates from IABC’s various global committees and task forces on activities during the quarter. Read the latetst report […]

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2016 Gold Quill winners announced

Congratulations to all the 2016 Gold Quill winners from the EMENA Region! We had a total of 16 winners; seven Excellence Awards and 9 Merit Awards. It’s a real testament to the calibre of the Communications throughout our region, and a lot of hard work goes into all these entries – […]

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Join IABC in March and #createconnection!

#createconnection   March is “Member Month” at IABC, and we have loads of special offers for new and renewing members … There’s never been a better time to get moving and create connection!  Join IABC in March and you won’t pay a joining fee, you’ll receive discounted dues, and you’ll be in the […]

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Leadership insights and lightbulb moments

IABC leaders exhibit all the traits of “trusted strategic advisers”, says Nikki Edwards, who joined more than 140 of them at the International Leadership Institute in Long Beach, California earlier this month. I’ve recently noticed increasing reference to corporate communications practitioners needing to be trusted or strategic advisors to their business leaders. […]

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Out now: IABC Quarterly Report (Q4 2015)

IABC’s global Quarterly Report for October-December 2015 is now available. IABC produces a regular report that provides an overall update from the IABC Chair and IABC Executive Director on progress against strategy. The reports also include updates from IABC’s various global committees and task forces on activities during the quarter. Read the report […]

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IABC Q3 2015 report out now

IABC’s third quarter report includes updates from the Chair, Executive Director and a number of IABC committees. Read about the association’s activities from July-September this year including the announcement of the first Communication Management Professional (CMP) graduates, the launch of the 2016 Gold Quill Awards, our first “Best of Show” […]

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Join in November and receive discounted dues!

Join or renew with IABC during November and you’ll receive a 10% discount on international dues and we’ll waive the US$40 join/reinstatement fee. Don’t miss out on your valuable IABC membership: Learn and grow with innovative CONTENT As a member, you’ll have access to a collection of thousands of articles, […]

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Chapter Management Awards open for entries

We’re now accepting entries for outstanding work done at the IABC chapter level. Be awarded for your dedicated efforts in eight categories and receive your award at Leadership Institute 2016 at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach, CA. IABC Chapters offer fantastic experiences to members, and we hope you will consider […]

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October is Member Month!

THE PERFECT TIME TO CONNECT WITH IABC! Join or reinstate your lapsed membership in October and we’ll give you 10% off international dues AND waive the US$40 application fee. Current IABC members who recruit new members are also eligible to win an exciting prize! There’s never been a better time to […]

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Honouring members @World Conference

Two of our local leaders will be honoured at IABC World Conference in San Francisco in June. Susan Walker and Neil Griffiths will receive awards for their contribution to IABC and the communications profession. IABC’s World Conference takes place in San Francisco from 14-17 June.  This year’s theme is “Changing […]

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Apply today for World Conference Scholarships

The EMENA region is making two (2) 2015 IABC World Conference standard registration scholarships available to region and chapter members. The World Conference will be held from June 14-17, 2015, in San Francisco. The conference scholarship program provides IABC members an opportunity to engage at IABC’s World Conference, learn from the best communicators […]

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Communication Breakthrough #6 with Katie Macaulay

We all experience ‘lightbulb’ moments of insight or inspiration that shape how we think and work. Sometimes, they are defining moments in our careers. In our Communication Breakthrough series, our members share their stories in the hope they will inspire your own journey. In Katie’s Communication Breakthrough we find out how […]

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My knowledge packing list for #IABCLI

A number of IABC Europe, Middle East and North Africa leaders are heading to #IABCLI in Orlando next week. Michael Nord, for one, is taking time out from #EuroComm-prep for this. I’ll also be heading there. Now before attending any event I try and do a little bit of prep […]

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GQ 2015 Awards: Global deadline in one week’s time!

If you, your business, agency or department have kicked some serious digital, marketing or communications butt in 2014 then you have just one week left to submit your project to the IABC Gold Quill — one of the profession’s largest and most respected awards programmes. Who is it for? The […]

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IABC Fellow Award: Submissions now open to members!

BECOME AN IABC FELLOW! Being recognised by our peers is an incredibly rewarding prospect for us as communication professionals. It’s often the validation of years of dedication and commitment to what we believe in the most – that communication is the oil between the cogs of any successful business or […]

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