Corporate and Group 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.

Impact of Business CommunicationDid you know?

  • Improvement in communication effectiveness is associated with a 29.5% increase in market value, according to research from Willis Towers Watson.
  • United Airlines lost nearly US$1 billion in market capitalization after 2017 customer incident; a poor initial crisis communication response was partially to blame.
  • PR generates lead conversion rates 10 to 50 times that of advertising conversions.
  • Employees who have access to professional development are 15% more engaged in their jobs and perform at consistently high levels.
  • Employees with professional development opportunities have a 34% higher retention rate, according to an IABC member survey.

Effective Business CommunicatorsHow 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.

Select your membership package here

Please see this comparison chart 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, click the button to sign up for your IABC corporate membership. 

Compare corporate membership packages

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Membership Benefits


Corporate Community

Corporate Advantage

Corporate Enterprise

Number of members who can participate (Includes regional and chapter levels) Up to 25 members Up to 50 members up to 100 members
Unlimited access to all IABC Academy courses for your organization’s members Included Included Included
Co-branded IABC online learning portal hosting (IABC Academy courses to serve as your in-house online communication training platform. Management access provided to monitor ongoing employee training progress and outcomes.) US$7,000 US$5,000 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
Invitations to the World Conference Executive Summit, where business leaders network and engage in thought leadership discussions on the most pressing challenges in the field 2 3 4
Complimentary Gold Quill Awards entries 2 3 4
Discounted registration to IABC World Conference (discount taken off member registration rate) 10% discount 10% discount 2 complimentary registrations & 10% off thereafter
Number of included CMP or SCMP certification exam application fee waivers 4 10 20
Access to IABC's Catalyst magazine and online content center Included Included Included
Access to monthly free-to-member webinars) covering emerging topics and issues in the communication profession (live and on-demand) Included Included Included
Complimentary IABC Job Centre postings 3 Basic 7 Basic 12
Annual Membership Fee US$8,499 US$14,999 US$34,999

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