Media Room

This Media Room is an online toolkit for IABC members, volunteer leaders, sponsors, attendees and the media to learn more about the IABC World Conference, happening 14-17 June 2020 in Chicago, and to help spread the word about this global event for communication professionals. See our featured news stories and access sample tweets, posts and images. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, just let us know.


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



We appreciate your interest in covering the IABC World Conference. For press attending the event, we consider and screen each request to make sure press partners align with IABC standards of communication. Please apply here to be considered for a press pass.

About the conference

Our theme for the upcoming IABC World Conference, happening 14–17 June 2020, is Shift #AreyouReady. Communication professionals from around the world will come together to 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. Learn more…

Our sponsors understand great communication

IABC sponsors are more than just contributors to the conference; they are partners who appreciate, understand and exemplify great communication. See our sponsors from the 2020 IABC World Conference and learn about the benefits of sponsorship.

All the news

This multifaceted, can’t-miss event covers all of the most critical aspects of business communication. Get up to speed on the latest happenings at the IABC World Conference by going to Previews and News.

Sample ads

Help spread the word about the 2020 IABC World Conference in Chicago with this series of web ads in standard leaderboard, sidebar and other sizes. 

Website ad

Website ad

Website ad

Sample tweets


Sample Facebook/LinkedIn posts

  • Shift: #AreYouReady? Meet us in Chicago for the 2020 #IABC World #Conference to get the insights you need to deliver results. Learn more: #IABC20 #comms
  • Last year, more than 1,300 #comms leaders from around the world met in #Vancouver to connect and learn what’s trending and what’s next in the profession. Don’t miss the action in #Chicago this year: #IABC20
  • Drive business results with strategic insights and meaningful connections. Learn and network with communicators from around the world on 14-17 June in Chicago. Learn more about the IABC 2020 World Conference and secure your spot today:
  • Did you know? The IABC World Conference is the ONLY global communication conference that connects you with the right contacts and insights to help drive your career forward? You don’t have to be a member to attend. Get the details and register here:
  • Where can you connect with communication thought leaders from around the world, gain insights and knowledge into what’s next in the field and have fun with like-minded professionals? The IABC World Conference. This year we hope to reconnect with you or meet you in The Windy City.
  • Learn strategically. Connect globally. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet communicators from around the world and gain insights that will help you drive better business results. View the line-up of speakers and register to attend the 2020 IABC World Conference:
  • Did you attend the 2019 IABC World Conference or wish you had? It’s never too early to start planning or SAVING. Register by 31 December and save big:
  • Are you starting to plan for 2020? Don’t forget to include the 2020 IABC World Conference in your strategic initiatives, budget and travel calendar. Register by 31 December to save:
  • Just announced! View the 2020 IABC World Conference sessions here:
  • Do you have plans to attend the 2020 IABC World Conference or are you thinking about attending? View the full agenda and line-up of all-star speakers here:
  • If you are a communication professional looking for creative and strategic ways to advance your career, you don’t want to miss your opportunity to attend a global event that encompasses discussions on what’s next in the #comms field, networking opportunities with communicators you maybe wouldn’t otherwise meet and onsite professional development opportunities. Learn more here:
  • Are you planning your 2020 conference schedule? Don’t miss the only conference that brings communicators from around the world to discuss the future of the profession and gives you the opportunity to learn new skills to help with your daily challenges and prove your professional competence through a certification exam. Learn more and secure your spot now:
  • As leaders in communication, we should always challenge ourselves to Think Forward. Join us and your fellow communication peers from around the world to discuss what’s trending, what best practices actually work and what the future holds for the #comms profession. Register now to secure your spot at #IABC20:
  • Are you attending #IABC20? Stay connected using the #IABC app! This will be your go-to resource for the agenda, speaker bios, presentations and more! Download it here:
  • If you have already registered for #IABC20, you’re ahead of the game! Don’t forget to also secure your hotel room and take advantage of special #IABC discounts at these hotels:
  • Are you attending #IABC20? It’s never too early to start planning your travel and hotel accommodations. View the hotels nearby the conference that are offering a special #IABC discount for a limited time:
  • Are you think about attending the 2020 #IABC World #Conference in #Chicago? View the keynote headliners here and be sure to secure your spot today: 
  • Are you planning to attend #IABC20? Check out the full schedule and plan to attend the sessions that stand out to you most. View the schedule here:

LinkedIn graphic

Twitter graphic

Instagram graphic

Register today!