IABC membership connects communication professionals with the insights, people and knowledge they need to thrive in all stages of their careers from student to strategist to business leader. IABC membership is our superpower.

Our members work in the communication field across disciplines and industries. You can find IABC members in corporations, small businesses, non-profits, government, agencies and as independent consultants. 

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IABC membership is here for you

The value of IABC membership is specific benefits with intangible rewards. Your membership evolves with you through your career and wherever you go. Your membership gives you access to international, national and local benefits.

A few of the exclusive member benefits to enjoy:

  • Connections to help you advance
    Tap into a supportive network of peers locally and globally. Build connections through chapter events, mentorship programs, online conversations in The Hub and shared interest groups.

  • Participate in Shared Interest Groups
    Shared interest groups provide members with a monthly exchange to share and learn with other members globally on specific subject areas. 

  • Content to keep informed & learning to stay sharp
    Stay current with Catalyst magazine articles from members on crucial industry topics. Learn through professional development activities: IABC Advance courses, case studies, podcasts and webinars, World Conference, Gold Quill and virtual as well as in-person chapter and region events.

  • Leadership opportunities
    Grow your careeras a leader by: leading at a chapter, regional or, at the global level;, in evaluating aAward entries for excellence in communications;, and mentoring others.

  • Credentials to raise your profile
    Get discounts on professional certification through the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC).

  • In addition to chapter and regional programming, access IABC signature offerings at significantly reduced rates, including: World Conference, Gold Quill Awards, job boards to find talent or opportunities, and global certification.

Flexible membership options

Choose the membership that best fits your lifestyle and career goals, and take advantage of the flexibility when it comes to payments.

As a member, you have access to all things IABC, including member-only resources, monthly webinars, content in Catalyst, discounts on registration for the IABC World Conference, IABC’s Shared Interest Groups and discounted professional certification through the Global Communication Certification Council.

Access all benefits included in the IABC membership, plus an all-access pass to IABC Advance and waived GCCC certification fee or recertification fee!

Invest in your employees’ professional development, increase your company’s visibility and expand your company’s network through IABC group or corporate membership.

Invest in your employees’ professional development, increase your company’s visibility and expand your company’s network through IABC group or corporate membership.

Transitioning from a student to a full-time communication professional can be complex. Professionals who have graduated from a degree program in the last year are eligible for the Campus to Career rate for one year and then can transition to Early Career Membership.

Gain all the benefits of an IABC membership at a rate that matches where you are in your career. Professionals who have been in the communications profession for one to three years are eligible.

Questions about your membership or becoming a member? Read an FAQ here

 

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