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

Seth Godin is the opening keynote of the 2018 IABC World Conference, happening 3-6 June at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. He speaks on Sunday, 3 June. 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,… 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

Personal invite from keynote Mark Jeffries, trusted adviser to major organizations

Author, keynote speaker and former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has become a trusted adviser and communication consultant to some of the world’s largest and most successful corporations, agencies and partnerships. Dividing his time mostly between the U.S., Canada and Europe, Mark is invited to deliver his highly effective keynotes on “Business Communication, Influence and Presentation” to audiences across many industries. His speeches are relevant, entertaining, and filled with instantly useable takeaway ideas…. Read More

Ethics are at the forefront, so let’s talk about it. Join the World Café general session for learning and discovery.

As part of our commitment to open dialogue and problem-solving, the World Conference will provide a forum for tackling major issues emphasized by the rise of related world events. If there’s ever been a time when the communication profession must join together to work through some especially difficult challenges, this is it. Key values that guide the profession, like ethics, truth and transparency, are under scrutiny. This will be the feature of a new event at the conference,… Read More

Special events and highlights of the IABC World Conference

In addition to a stellar line-up of keynotes tailored to the unique needs of a communication audience, as well as a slate of outstanding break-out sessions, this year’s IABC World Conference,  happening 11–14 June in Washington, D.C., includes special events and all-new sessions that will take you on the journey of what it takes to lead communication and make real impact. More than 1,000 of your peers will join for an event that… Read More

Keynote Jon Iwata: Communication in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence isn’t science fiction anymore. It is at work in the world today, augmenting humans’ ability to do everything from find more targeted cancer treatments to challenge a parking ticket, to compose hit music. What does this mean for communicators? At his keynote presentation at the IABC World Conference on Monday, 12 June, in Washington D.C., IBM’s Jon Iwata will share how communication is changing in an era of data and… Read More

Make valuable connections at the new Speed Networking lunch (nearly full, sign up soon!)

The 2017 IABC World Conference will see the introduction of a special Speed Networking lunch session. This fast-moving session will enable you to meet up with other attendees, create contacts and share what you’ve learned. Speed Networking sessions involve moving from one table to another in intervals, chatting with fellow attendees and making new connections. Share, discover and grow You’ll have a chance to meet people who you might otherwise have missed, enabling… Read More

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