The top 10 digital video tech trends (and whether or not they’re worth it)

VR, AR, 360 video, live, drones, drones and more drones! With all the cool new video tech that’s out there, it’s easy to get lost in a haze of gear lust. Sure, you’d love to have that new 360 degree GoPro rig, but why? In this session, digital video expert Shannan High-Bassilik will explore just that—the “why” behind all the new video tech, breaking down the top ten trends so you can… Read More

Woke culture at work: Tackling solutions to racial inequity in organizations serious about inclusion

With increasing awareness of racial injustices occupying our news feeds and day-to-day lives, the reality of who holds privilege in the workplace and who does not has become an unavoidable and vital conversation to be had. Tasneem and Joy well shed light on this topic, providing professional and anecdotal evidence that center responsibility for social change with those who are least likely to want to make it. Being comfortable with the uncomfortable… Read More

Your virtual preview of the attendee experience at #IABC20

The Virtual IABC World Conference is coming up quickly, and we thought a virtual preview of the work that’s currently in progress might help you make the jump and register to join us. We’re working hard making updates, adding visuals and collaborating on the layout every day, and we can’t wait to show you the full experience this weekend. View this video for an early access preview on the progress we’ve made… Read More

8 Virtual World Conference sessions to strengthen your leadership skills

Adapt to change. Guide with transparency. Shift your leadership approach. The Virtual IABC World Conference offers unmatched education opportunities for business communication professionals. Our workforce is dynamic and your leadership style should reflect that. Attend #IABC20 to learn how to adapt your leadership style to be more transparent, approachable and innovative. Need help justifying the cost of attendance to your company’s decision maker? Use our customizable employer justification letter to make your… Read More

Ready to make a shift in your company’s brand or culture? Here’s how to do it.

The Virtual IABC World Conference is your destination to reconfigure your thinking and outlook on company culture and branding. If you’re ready to make a shift in your current approach, attend #IABC20 for actionable advice on how to take the next steps. When breaking down the value of attending, per session you’re paying just US$10 for members and US$13 for non-members, making the value of attending unmatched. Need help justifying the cost of attendance… Read More

Let Me Tell You a Story Connecting with Emotions and Feelings: An interview with Gabrielle Dolan

In this episode of the IABC International podcast, host Dan Gold talks with World Conference speaker Gabrielle Dolan, the highly sought-after international keynote speaker and educator on real communication and business storytelling. Gabrielle has extensive leadership experience, and is a bestselling author on business and storytelling. Along with her Jargon Free Fridays movement/global revolution (, Gabrielle has some of the most engaging social content that you will find online – Instagram. Here is Gabrielle’s… Read More

Keynote session previews: Interviews with Abigail Posner, Carmen Simon and Max Luthy

Want to get a sneak peek at what to expect from the 2020 Virtual World Conference keynote speakers? In these video interviews, IABC International podcast host Dan Gold spoke with three of them about their work. Abigail Posner, brand strategist for Google Do you really understand the human needs of your audiences? How does anthropology impact effective communication? At Google, keynote Abigail Posner helps advertisers and marketers make sense of human beings’… Read More

Sponsor Insight: 3 Strategies to Align Employees During Times of Uncertainty

By Nicole Alvino As the COVID-19 outbreak brings unprecedented change to businesses, they are faced with not only overcoming daunting new business challenges, but also keeping all employees informed, motivated and most importantly, at ease. Employees are relying on their employers to share accurate and helpful information to keep themselves and their families safe. In fact, recent research found that employer communications is the most credible source of information about the coronavirus…. Read More

Survey results: State of internal comms during COVID-19

Every year Simpplr Research presents new findings at the IABC World Conference. Many of you participated our State of Internal Comms survey. We’ll use this session to share preliminary results, including: How internal communicators have adapted to how organizations and their employees operate What’s worked and what hasn’t over the past few months. How organizations are pivoting to what’s next. Track: Solution Provider Date: Monday, 15 June Time: 3:30–4 p.m. PDT Presenter… Read More

Masterclass: How to Work in Workplace

Interested in taking a deeper dive into a game changer for your communications program? Take a tour of Workplace from Facebook and get an inside view of how Facebook works. See real examples of how you can connect your organization and turn your company into a community. Learn about features like News Feed, Workplace Rooms, Live Broadcasting and Knowledge Library and get inspired. Track: Solution Provider Date: Monday, 16 June Time: 1–1:30 p.m…. Read More