Corporate Membership

Effective business communicators matter.

An organization that supports their communication professionals elevates the standard of professional communication within their organization and benefits from improved organizational communication e­ffectiveness—which impacts key strategic initiatives and drives business results.


IABC is...

  • Setting the global standard for communication professionals
  • A diverse, international association connecting communication professionals
  • Delivering local and global benefits through chapters and regions
  • Defining the Global Standard in the industry that guides careers and advances the profession
  • Guiding careers and advancing the profession

With 8 regions, more than 70 chapters, and more than more than 6,000 members worldwide, IABC is your opportunity to connect your organization with the global communication profession.




How IABC Can Help Your Organization

IABC member research shows that the top three needs a communication professional has in order to do their job effectively are:

  • Access to peer-to-peer networking and knowledge sharing.

  • To keep current with new issues and developments.
  • To learn new skills and acquire knowledge.

With an integrated suite of professional resources, education, and business networking, IABC corporate membership connects your entire communication team to the insights and people that drive business results.


Please see below for details about the IABC corporate membership packages offered, fees associated with joining and the business-building resources included with each package. Once you’ve chosen your package, please reach out to member_relations.iabc.com

Current IABC Corporate Members


Membership Benefits


Corporate Teams

Corporate Teams Plus

Corporate Partner

Number of members who can participate (Includes chapter and region dues) Up to 10 members Up to 15 members up to 25 members
Access to more than 100 hours of IABC educational courses for your organization's members Included Included Included
Access for all employee members to The Hub (IABC's private online collaboration community, providing access to our global member community to discuss and seek solutions to daily challenges and build a network of global professional support) Included Included Included
Complimentary Gold Quill Awards entries 1 2 3
Complimentary Access to Special Interest Groups Up to 10 Up to 15 Up to 25
Discounted registration for IABC World Conference 20% discount 20% discount 20% discount
GCCC certification exam offered at one corporate location of your choosing annually Exclusive to Corporate Members Exclusive to Corporate Members     Exclusive to Corporate Members    
Number of included CMP or SCMP certification exam application fee waivers 1 2 4
Access to IABC's Catalyst magazine and online content center Included Included Included
Complimentary IABC Career Centre postings 1 Basic 2 Basic 3 Basic
IABC Sponsorship Opportunities Special Rates Special Rates Special Rates
Annual Membership Fee US$4,000 US$6,000 US$9,999

Interested in starting a corporate membership? Reach out to Marlee Honcoop at MHoncoop@iabc.com.