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IABC connects communicators around the world

World conference

Setting a standard of excellence since 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a vibrant global membership association with thousands of members from around the world. 

IABC serves professionals in the field of business communication, bringing together the profession’s collective disciplines. We deliver on the Global Standard in communication through our educational offerings, certification, awards program, resource library, online magazine and annual World Conference. We support our community of business communication professionals with innovative thinking, shared best practices, in-depth learning and career guidance.

What makes IABC unique?

  • IABC is the only international membership association for communicators in business.
  • IABC members are at the mid-to-senior career level and are represented in all industries.
  • IABC is the oldest and most highly regarded global trade association for communicators.

Who is the IABC audience?

5000+ members; 40+ countries represented; 50+ industries; 67% manager level or above; 49% represent companies with over 1000 employees; 69% serve global or national markets; 64% have input to marketing budgets; 25% have $500K+ annual budgetMembers practice the diverse disciplines of corporate communication, public relations, employee communication, marketing, media relations, community relations, public affairs, investor relations, and government relations.

IABC members are employed in corporations (25%), and are also found in consulting firms (13%), nonprofit organizations (8%), government/military (6%), education (4%), and other (9%), including writing/editing firms, utilities, etc. IABC members have positions of influence and have spending power.

How we serve our audience

IABC provides communication professionals access to timely and authoritative information designed to help them advance in their careers. IABC fosters knowledge exchange through conferences, events, webinars, online learning, and regular email newsletters and publications.

Sponsorship that elevates your brand

Create visibility and brand awareness for your organization by becoming a sponsorship partner with IABC. Align your business with the world’s most respected communication associations. Demonstrate a shared value system of improving global business communi cations. We offer sponsorships that will increase your organization’s visibility and create valuable connections with thousands of business communicators.

IABC World Conference: The communication event of the year

More than 1,000 business communication professionals, decision makers in leading industries around the world gather at the IABC World Conference to learn the latest developments and best practices in communication and make connections that advance their professional career goals and aspirations. The IABC annual World Conference is the leading international forum of its kind. Sponsorship opportunities for World Conference 2024 will be available soon.

Sponsor Insights in Catalyst: Connecting through ideas and solutions

Position your company as a thought leader by offering new ideas and fresh solutions to the IABC audience. Catalyst is the official publication of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

With average monthly page views of nearly 7,000 (as of August 2022) and average open rates of 28%, Catalyst offers a wide range of opportunities for getting your message in front of business communication professionals. Whether it’s sponsorship of IABC’s online content hub, leveraging opportunities for sponsored content, or underwriting the official IABC podcast, PodCatalyst, advertising with IABC aligns your brand with industry-leading thinking, best practices, in-depth learning and career guidance provided by IABC.

For additional information and to reserve your Sponsor Insights article, contact:

Michael Sanders, Industry Relations Manager
T | + 1 312.673.5496
E | msanders@iabc.com


Solution Provider Webinars: Feature your own webinar

Position your business as a valuable resource to the IABC audience by creating, sponsoring and leading your own one-hour live webinar. 

Your company provides up to two speakers who offer a creative solution to a business challenge that members want to solve. IABC promotes the webinar in a member email, on the IABC website and on social media. The sponsor receives the attendee list. 

The webinars will be featured on this popular part of IABC’s site, along with other IABC webinars. 

For additional information and to reserve your webinar date, contact:

Michael Sanders, Industry Relations Manager
T | + 1 312.673.5496
E | msanders@iabc.com