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?
Members 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.