The IABC Canada Master Communicator designation (MC) is a lifetime achievement designation and the highest honour IABC Canada can bestow on an individual member.


Tombstone Data:

• Nominee’s contact information
• Nominee’s IABC Chapter
• Link to nominee’s LinkedIn profile (optional)


  1. Describe the nominee’s contribution to the organizational communication field and profession.
  2. Describe the nominee’s leadership to the organizational communication field and profession.
  3. Career Achievement – List the nominee’s communication-related career achievements. Emphasize demonstrable results of the nominee’s communication efforts, scope of responsibilities, advancements, accreditation, recognition (e.g., awards), education and length of time in the profession.
  4. Authorship, speaking and lecturing – List books, articles, columns, research papers, seminars, workshops, keynotes, courses (traditional or online), blogs and podcasts (for non-IABC outlets). For academic nominees, please also include any professorships and other academic distinctions.
  5. Contributions to IABC.

The nominations are assessed by a committee, using a rubric published in the Nomination Guide (to be provided in Spring 2022).

Learn more about how to nominate someone for the Master Communicator designation.