IABC World Conference
14-17 June, Chicago
With the theme Shift #AreyouReady and an eye toward the latest trends, solutions and ideas, the 2020 IABC World Conference will explore the newest challenges and opportunities facing the communication profession. Renowned for its architectural marvels, as well as its rich and diverse culture, Chicago was selected as the ideal location choice for the next event.
About the World Conference
The IABC World Conference is a long-standing, global professional development event designed for communication practitioners. The only major conference of its type, the event draws over 1,000 attendees from around the world. Speakers are selected through a peer-reviewed process, with evaluations conducted by top experts in the field. Selections are based on alignment to the IABC Global Standard, and the degree to which the sessions will inform, engage and deliver on the conference theme.
By attending the IABC World Conference, you will:
- Expand your network, with more than 1,000 participants in attendance.
- Experience outstanding keynote speeches and informative panel discussions.
- Choose from exceptional sessions in a variety of formats.
- Earn credits toward professional certification.
We’ll share the innovative knowledge, creative tools and critical connections we need to make communication the centerpiece of a thriving business community.
Global Standard and Career Paths
The World Conference program is aligned to the Global Standard, defined by communication professionals around the world who embrace a shared career purpose and six core principles as the building blocks of their work. Applying that standard enables us to cross all borders, align with diverse cultures and effectively serve organizations of all types and sizes.
Sessions will also be categorized by Career Path, helping to support your career goals as you plan your schedule. Choose the path that best describes where you are today.
Join us for an event that will enlighten with new ideas, share innovative best practices and expand your global connections.