Best of Show

BestOfShow(black)BestOfShowblackThe Best of Show webinar series is a global virtual learning experience that takes highly rated sessions from the World Conference and brings them directly to you. We’re building on the success of the 2016 event and offering you a chance to draw from some of the best presentations at the conference and preview the kind of high-quality learning you can expect at the 2017 event in Washington D.C.

Choose from five outstanding webinar sessions. The elite among our conference presenters are prepared to share their new ideas, best practices and innovative thinking with a global audience of thousands. Plus, these sessions are tailored to your specific needs.

Each session counts toward professional certification and aligns with IABC’s Global Standard and career paths, giving you the opportunity to map this valuable learning to your career goals.

Sessions are US$125 members/US$175 non-members. Register for all five sessions and get 25 percent off.

If  you attended the 2016 World Conference, you get a 50 percent discount (does not apply to the package, but you can register for each session individually). Promo codes were sent to World Conference attendees. Contact if you have questions.

Here’s the slate of speakers and dates:

Make or break: The first 90 days in your new job or leading a new team

Angee-Linsey-150x150Angee Linsey— 14 September 2016, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT/ 2–3 p.m. EDT

This session will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be successful in the first 90 days. You will learn how to communicate the value of your role, team, and function to leadership and demonstrate effectiveness at driving organizational goals. Learn more…



Communicating in teams to build employee engagement

Steve-Ritter-640x640Steve Ritter— 20 September 2016, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT/ 2–3 p.m. EDT 

Teams that excel have features in common. They invest in a common vision. They value differences as strengths. They use respectful conflict to build trust. They take smart risks to innovate. They adapt to change and reinvest in new circumstances. They hold themselves accountable. This presentation offers a recipe for building employee engagement through teams. Learn more…




Goodbye “vanity metrics”: 6 innovative social stats you SHOULD be tracking

cam-640x640Cam Steed — 26 September 2016, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT / 2–3 p.m. EDT 

This session will look at innovative, outside-of-the-box social media measurement practices effective businesses leverage to avoid the “vanity metric” traps that plague the digital monitoring landscape. Discover new ways to leverage social media to gain a competitive advantage within your marketplace. Learn more…



Unleash the power of storytelling: Build trust, win hearts, and change minds

Rob-Biesenbach-150x150Rob Biesenbach — 5 October 2016, at 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT / 2–3 p.m. EDT

This inspiring and practical session unlocks the secrets of storytelling to help participants create more innovative programming, build trust with target audiences, win business and influence people to act. It offers a simple process anyone can use to find, shape and tell better stories on behalf of their companies, clients and brands. Learn more…



When worlds collide: Tap the power of your internal audience to tell your best stories to the outside world

Steve Crescenzo  11 October 2016, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. PDT / 2–3 p.m. EDT 

Companies everywhere are realizing that their employees are their best ambassadors—or their worst PR nightmares. And smart communicators are using their employees to tell their organization’s best stories to the community, customers, potential hires, and even the media. Learn more…