Pre-conference Events

This year, IABC will host a series of pre-conference events at World Conference 2022. See below for all pre-conference activities that require additional registration.


Strategic Advisor Masterclass

Three Ways to Lead with Impact and Purpose: Elevate your communication leadership presence and ignite your career

In today's uncertain and competitive work environment, organizations need communication leaders with a firm grip on all areas of business to drive strategic alignment. As a contemporary communication leader, you must equip yourself with the mindset, skills, and practical strategies to influence at the executive level, communicate with impact, and activate a thriving culture.


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Digital Communications Strategy Masterclass

Six ways to sharpen your digital acumen with leading digital marketing executive and data scientist

This masterclass is an opportunity to gain access to the critical skills needed to expand your current approach to social media, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and visualization, all the while investigating how these constantly-evolving technologies can disrupt various industries. Through a scenario-based interactive format, you will learn about how best to harness the potential of current and emerging communication technologies to advance your organization’s communication strategy and create a bespoke consumer targeting approach.

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Leadership Institute at World Conference

IABC is excited to have its first in-person leader event in more than two years, to kick-off the World Conference. The IABC Leadership Institute (LI) event will take place on Saturday, 25 June, from 1-4 p.m. CDT. This is an opportunity for IABC leaders to reconnect and exchange ideas that can be implemented in your chapter or region and beyond.

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