Innovation and trend expert Max Luthy to be opening keynote at #IABC20

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

Check out the #IABC20 World Conference 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 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. To provide you with the highest quality… Read More

Sit for the CMP or SCMP certification exam while at World Conference

Professional certification gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise, and provide evidence of your outstanding abilities. Becoming certified engages you in a process of life-long learning that elevates your career and provides a structure for keeping your skills fresh and applicable. While you’re in Chicago for the 2020 IABC World Conference, you’ll have more than one opportunity to work on earning certification as a professional communicator.   On Sunday,… Read More

Did you know World Conference attendance counts toward professional certification?

Yes, that’s right. Both the main IABC World Conference sessions and the Strategic Adviser Forum, which is the event’s pre-conference workshop, will help you meet the eligibility requirements for certification programs offered by the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC). As a business communicator, professional certification can elevate your career and help keep your skills fresh and applicable. It provides a great opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise. And it could help you land… Read More

Keynote Carmen Simon to explore the neuroscience of engagement at #IABC20 World Conference

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. Simon joins a 2020 IABC World Conference keynote speaker lineup that already includes Google’s Abigail Posner, with more announcements to come. Join us for an enlightening session that will offer new approaches to engaging your audiences. An intriguing approach to… Read More

The Excellence Gala: An evening to remember

Held each year in celebration of the highest achievements in the communication profession, the glamorous Excellence Gala at the IABC World Conference is the communication professional’s night of nights, filled with inspiration, delicious food, entertainment and great company. At the Excellence Gala, IABC honors Gold Quill Award winners, as well as special awards like the Jake Wittmer Research Award, Business Issue Award and Sharon Berzok Award. The Gold Quill Awards, IABC’s premier awards program, recognizes and fosters excellence in the… Read More

Need a business case for attending the World Conference?

Professional development support is not just a critical part of advancing your career, it’s an important investment in the organization you serve. That’s why we’ve developed a letter designed to help you make a convincing case for why you should get the time and resources to join your peers at the world’s largest annual global conference for professional communicators.

Join #IABC20 World Conference keynote Abigail Posner, head of strategy at Google’s Brand Unit

The world is changing rapidly. We need to innovate and get creative if we’re going to continue to capture people’s attention and deliver results. But how do we do it? This is one of the questions we’ll answer at the 2020 IABC World Conference in Chicago next June, as we connect and learn around our theme of “Shift: #AreYouReady.” And we’ve just lined up the perfect keynote speaker to help drive the discussion and inspire the ideas required to… Read More

Apply or recommend a keynote speaker for #IABC20 World Conference, 14-17 June, Chicago

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is considering potential keynotes for its 2020 World Conference, happening 14–17 June 2020 in Chicago. IABC is the largest global association for communication professionals, and our last annual World Conference drew more than 1,300 attendees from nearly 40 countries. Here are the criteria we consider when selecting a keynote speaker: An authentic, dynamic and effortless speaker with a commanding stage presence who is able to connect with… Read More

Get the latest news in the 2019 World Conference Brief

In the latest issue of the IABC World Conference Brief, you’ll find the latest news and exclusive content related to the event. If you’re attending the conference, the Brief gives you a sample of some of what you’ll experience. And if you can’t make it this year, you still get the benefit of content that will offer new perspectives on some of the most challenging issues facing the profession. In this issue, you’ll find:… Read More

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