Individual Membership

A Membership Package Perfect for You


The value of IABC membership is this clear: specific benefits, intangible rewards.

Whether you are looking to connect with fellow global communication professionals, access educational resources to further your career, gain distinction through GCCC certification programs or simply stay on top of the latest news in the global communication industry, IABC membership is here for you.

Now, you can get even more from your IABC Membership. With options and flexibility when it comes to payments, you can choose the membership that best fits your lifestyle and career goals. Options for individual IABC memberships are below:

IABC Membership

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.

IABC+ Membership

You’re ready to invest in career and professional development. As an IABC+ member, you have access to all benefits included in the IABC membership, plus an all-access pass to on-demand content in IABC Advance and $95 towards your GCCC application fee or recertification fee!

Have 5+ Employees? Take 15% Off!

Have five or more employees joining IABC? Invest in your employees' professional development, increase your company's visibility and expand your company's network through IABC group membership. Groups save 15% on membership when purchasing five or more memberships. Email member_relations@iabc.com to get started.



Click here for instructions on how to join or renew your IABC membership.

Membership Benefits



IABC  Membership

  $420* + Chapter and Region Dues $280* + Chapter and Region Dues
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 IABC World Conference
Savings of up to $500 on IABC World Conference registration.

Gold Quill Awards Discount
Save over $100 on submissions to the prestigious IABC Gold Quill Awards.

IABC Advance
Full-year access to IABC's on-demand education at no additional cost: IABC Advance (live event registration may be subject to additional registration fees).
Professional Certification
20% discount on professional certification through the Global Communication Certification Council.
Waived GCCC Certification Application Fee
($95 value)
Free GCCC Recertification
($95 value)
Career Centre
Early access to postings on the IABC Career Centre, and a discount on postings to attract the best talent to your organization.
Master Classes
More than 25% off registration for master classes.
Member-Only Webinars
Free regular webinars exclusive to IABC Members.
Member-Only Tools & Templates
Access to member-only tools and templates to help you do your work better.

Catalyst Content
Access to Catalyst, the official publication of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

Career Centre
Early access to postings on the IABC Career Centre.

IABC Shared Interest Groups (SIGs)
Global communities in which to develop their interests within a specific subject area.
The Hub
Access to The Hub, IABC's member-only online community.
Leadership Opportunities
Opportunity to develop leadership skills by serving on an IABC committee, task force or in chapter leadership.
Network Support
A network to support you where you live and work with an IABC chapter (Local chapters are not available in all areas).
Gold Quill Awards Evaluator
Opportunity to learn how to evaluate against the Global Standard, by serving as a Gold Quill Awards evaluator.
Annual Membership Fee $420* + Chapter and Region Dues $280* + Chapter and Region Dues
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*Tier B Chapters pay $215 and $145 for IABC+ and IABC Memberships respectively. For a full IABC Member dues chart, please click here.