Thank you for your patience these last few weeks as IABC’s international executive board (IEB), program advisory committee (PAC) and others throughout the association monitored the COVID-19 pandemic and made decisions about how it might affect the 2020 IABC World Conference, set to take place this June in Chicago. As always, our priority is your safety and well-being. Based on information from the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control… Read More
Life was easy for communicators when social media consisted of blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Today, new choices emerge every day covering everything from internal collaboration tools like Slack and Teams to influencer-driven channels like Instagram and TikTok (and don’t forget digital tools like Virtual Reality and voice tech like Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa infrastructure). In this interactive forum, longtime IABC technology adviser Shel Holtz will review some of the newest… Read More
Your imagination has been sparked after a high-impact World Conference and you now have an eye on the latest communication trends, solutions and ideas. It’s time to explore the challenges and opportunities facing the communication profession and generate big ideas that will drive our profession forward. Join IABC’s Big Ideas Task Force and fellow communication professionals as we take some of those trends, unpack them and look at the opportunities it will… Read More
Do you want insights on the latest trends and insights for communicators? #IABC20‘s opening keynote session will explore the disruptive changes affecting businesses and how to stay ahead of it and thrive. Max Luthy, director of trends and insights at TrendWatching (@maxluthy), joins the @IABC International Podcast to speak about his upcoming #IABC20 keynote session.
This year’s Welcome Reception is particularly special, as we’ll be celebrating IABC’s 50th anniversary! We’re thrilled to be holding the event at the marvelous Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), with spectacular indoor exhibits and a beautiful outdoor space. The MCA is an innovative and compelling center of contemporary art where visitors can experience the work and ideas of living artists, and understand the historical, social and cultural context of the art of… Read More
Carmen Simon, Ph.D., is changing how the world communicates. A cognitive neuroscientist, she has helped some of the world’s most visible brands craft memorable messages by focusing on how the brain works. In this interview for the IABC International podcast, she talks with host Dan Gold about making sure your audience remembers the messages that are most important to your brand. Simon will join the 2020 IABC World Conference as a keynote… Read More
Trying to stay up-to-date in the continuously evolving communication industry? Join us at #IABC20 where we will explore the latest trends and key issues business communication professionals face each day. Nic Pearce, the chair for the IABC Program Advisory Committee met with Dan Gold to discuss how he thinks #IABC20 will tackle these topics in Chicago. Register today!
We’ve added more IABC World Conference breakout sessions! Experts were drawn from around the world to shape a slate of session offerings that will give you the ideas you need to create communication results that will elevate your company and your career. Sessions will focus on innovation, best practices and an understanding of how to leverage the unique power of communication. See the full conference schedule. To provide you with the highest quality experience, presenters… Read More
Do you really understand the human needs of your audiences? How does anthropology impact effective communication? Abigail Posner, brand strategist with Google (@aposner), joins the @IABC International Podcast to speak about her upcoming #IABC20 keynote session. Register today!
IABC is thrilled to have innovation and trend expert Maxwell Luthy as the opening keynote at the 2020 IABC World Conference. This year’s IABC World Conference is about exploring the unexpected, disruptive and startling changes affecting businesses today. And it’s more than just about understanding what’s ahead, it’s about the leadership role we as business communication professionals can play to make our businesses thrive in a newly discovered future. Max Luthy will… Read More