Introducing Unconference

At the World Conference this year, we are stepping it up a notch, bringing some of the best experiences of modern conferences to Montréal. We are turning over our afternoon on Tuesday, 5 June, to something we’re calling “unconference,” where delegates will choose between one of four options. Options for Unconference Open space conversations (unstructured content, based around common interests) Game Changer talks (non-communication topics with insights from other disciplines) Shift: Group… Read More

Strategic Adviser Forum: Take your career to the next level

Facilitated by industry leaders Stephen Welch and Casilda Malagon, this special, new pre-conference session, the Strategic Adviser Forum: Corporate Snakes and Ladders, offers an immersive experience that will show you what it takes to be at the top of your field as a strategic adviser. You’ll gain innovative ideas to build on your current skills and discover how to elevate your career to the next level. You’ll learn about the four types… Read More

5 things that will make #IABC18 an unforgettable World Conference

More than ever, the World Conference team has been working hard to evolve IABC’s annual meeting of minds to give everyone who attends a superb experience. Our theme this year—“The Communication Crossroads”—has given us a platform to explore the major (and relevant) issues facing communication professionals around the world. Over the coming weeks, we’ll look at these in more detail, but to kick off the series, here are five things we are doing this year to… Read More

Anab Jain: Imagine a different future

We’re pleased to announce our second 2018 IABC World Conference keynote speaker. In case you missed it, Seth Godin will be the opening keynote for the conference, and we’re excited to have futurist Anab Jain join us as well. As communicators, we always need to keep an eye on what’s next and Jain is just the person to help us look ahead. Jain imagines and builds future worlds we can experience in… Read More

Did you know World Conference attendance counts toward professional certification?

Yes, that’s right. Both the main IABC World Conference sessions and the Strategic Adviser Forum, which is the event’s pre-conference workshop, will help you meet the eligibility requirements for certification programs offered by the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC). As a business communicator, professional certification can elevate your career and help keep your skills fresh and applicable. It provides a great opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise. And it could help you land… Read More

Check out the breakout sessions!

Most of the IABC World Conference breakout sessions have now been posted online. Experts were drawn from around the world to shape a slate of session offerings that will inform, inspire and enlighten. You’ll see many new faces, as well as some popular favorites. Sessions will focus on innovation, best practices, and an understanding of how to leverage the unique power of communication. To provide you with the highest quality experience, presenters were selected by… Read More

Seth Godin on communication in the age of distraction

We are pleased to announce Seth Godin as the opening keynote of the 2018 IABC World Conference in Montréal. A giant in the marketing world Seth is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books… Read More

Montréal. Cosmopolitan, charming and stylish.

Is it any wonder that a city as creative and stylish as Montréal was designated UNESCO City of Design? Places such as the Quartier international, a showcase of modern design, art and architecture at the heart of downtown, testify to Montréal’s avant-garde character. Hundreds more examples of the Montréal’s innovation and free-spiritedness flourish in fashion boutiques and interior and industrial design spaces all over the city.

The World Conference goes to Montréal in 2018!

We just wrapped up a World Conference that explored the critical issues of our profession, offered new solutions to your most pressing challenges and gave you a chance to connect with your peers in a meaningful and lasting way. Now is the time to save the date for the 2018 World Conference, to be held in the lovely and cosmopolitan city of Montréal, Canada.  2018 IABC World Conference Palais des congrès de Montréal 3–6… Read More

Can’t attend the conference. No problem. Now you can access sessions virtually!

Join IABC’s first Virtual World Conference, an online companion to the association’s annual in-person World Conference event. Now you can you can attend two live days of select break-out session workshops, all without leaving the office. Complimentary access for attendees If you’ve purchased a full/standard package, all of the virtual sessions will be provided to you as a complimentary part of your experience. Just add them to your registration to gain access. So,… Read More