Apply to speak at EMENAComm19 in Bahrain

The International Association of Business Communicators EMENA region is now accepting speaker submissions for its 2019 EMENAComm in Bahrain, happening 11–12 February 2019. This includes break-out speaking proposals, keynote applications and recommendations. Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m., GMT, on 20 September 2018. Our theme for 2019 is Transformational Communications – […]

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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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Join our 2018-19 Regional Board

Want to be part of a growing international network of passionate communicators? Looking for some board or volunteering experience? Willing to give a little something back to the profession? Want to expand your professional network? Have a passion for strategic communication? Got some spare time on your hands? If you’ve answered […]

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Are you serious about Certification? Why not start at EuroComm?

Are you serious about development? Do you care about promoting the industry as a profession? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, the good news is that you can do both at EuroComm18 in Copenhagen this April (details to follow at the bottom of the page!). If you’re on the […]

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Announcing the 2018 EuroComm speaker line-up!

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”56″ gal_title=”ec18 speakers”] With exactly 50 days to go, we are ready to announce the full speaker line-up for EuroCom 2018, which will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 9-10 April. This year’s theme, Communication, Technology and Participation, will see the content focus in on innovative thinking from across […]

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FREE member-only webinars

IABC offers free member-only webinars with all-star speakers presenting the latest trends and best practices in communication. Join the live sessions or listen to the session recordings at your convenience. Bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on the latest webinar offerings. IABC members: Log in to iabc.com with your member ID to see the […]

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Career resolutions: Make yourself a priority in 2018

You’ve likely already set your New Year resolutions, but let’s keep the momentum going. Make yourself a priority and take your career to new heights with members-only resources.   Join us in using this checklist to get organized and plan more strategically in 2018. With online professional development, local and […]

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Certification exam application fee waived for 2018 LI attendees

The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) is pleased to offer a unique opportunity to 2018 Leadership Institute (LI) attendees. When you apply to take the Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) certification exam while at LI, the GCCC will waive the US$100 application fee.   This is a one-time opportunity […]

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Communication, Technology, Participation: The case for EuroComm

The world in general, and Europe in particular, have no shortage of communication conferences. But with its registration opening today, #EuroComm18 intends to be fundamentally different in powerful, engaging and connective ways. This new intent will combine EuroComm’s traditionally unique position as Europe’s major regional practitioner-led conference, with a newfound […]

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IABC to bring #EuroComm18 to Copenhagen on 9-10 April

IABC EMENA, the regional association for communication professionals that crosses borders, functions and specialties, has announced its selection of Copenhagen as the venue for its annual EuroComm conference. EuroComm 2018 will take place on 9-10 April at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark’s top-rated university, in the historic Festsal in the […]

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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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Seven Secrets to Networking

“Networking has become a buzz word”, Lin McDevitt Pugh, tells me. And yet we all know there is nothing new about it. As Lin describes in her book, “So you think you can’t network”, our entire society could never exist if our ancestors had not been excellent networkers. Can you […]

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FREE webinar: What happens in the textbook stays in the textbook

It is holiday season and 2016 is coming to an end. Get a fresh start in 2017 and join us for a free webinar on 16 January 2017 at 2 p.m. CET. Join IABC EMENA’s guest speaker Neil Griffiths, ABC, Chart.PR, as he shares his view on thriving as a […]

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What’s your career vision – and how do you communicate it?

As communications professionals, we put our communication skills to work every day – have you done so for your own career? IABC Switzerland’s Sylvia Beasley-Suffolk spills the beans on communicating your career vision. One of the beauties of communication is the clarity it can bring. Turning complex ideas into clear, […]

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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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Can you articulate your own career plan?

What’s your career vision – and how do you communicate it? As communications professionals, we put our communication skills to work every day. But have you done so for your own career? IABC’s Switzerland Chapter board member Sylvia Beasley-Suffolk challenges you to spill the beans about your comms career …   One of […]

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What execs are looking for in Communicators – Taylor Bennett

Ahead of EuroComm 2016 conference in Rotterdam, IABC EMENA board member Alex Malouf chatted with keynote speaker Kate Hamilton-Baily – Director at leading global communications executive search firm Taylor Bennett – about skills, employability and the convergence of marketing and communications.   There’s been much talk about communications and how the role of […]

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The CEO’s top advisor: It’s now or never

The demand for dialogue between companies and their stakeholders gives communicators an unique opportunity. But the time is now, says IABC EMENA Region Board Chair Klavs Valskov, in our latest Board Blog. Communications professionals have for years, if not decades, talked about being the strategic advisor for executive boards. In […]

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Legacy and lessons: what being an IABC member has given me

March is Member Month at IABC. If ever you needed a reason to join the IABC, read this very personal insight about its value, by IABC EMENA Region Board Blog by Ilze Raath.  When I first moved to Belgium 18 years ago, I knew exactly one person: my professor at the university.  For […]

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Tolerance, understanding, care and courage – the foundations of our world

In the wake of awful terror attacks in Brussels this week, long-standing IABC board member Jane Mitchell shares, in our latest Board Blog, her reflections on the role communicators can, and must, play in encouraging a values-driven culture. I am sitting in a coffee shop in Prague, as an English woman, born in Ireland, the day after the […]

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