IABC Corporate Membership Structure and Fees

IABC offers three different corporate membership packages based on the size of the organization— Corporate Community, Corporate Advantage and Corporate Enterprise—all detailed in the chart below. Once you’ve selected a package for your organization, click the blue button below the chart to apply.

In addition to the three options below, custom corporate membership packages are available for organizations with teams of more than 100 communication employees. Small group organizational memberships of 5-10 members from one company may be purchased at a 15 percent discount on regular international dues and include all of the benefits of individual membership. Please contact corporate_membership@iabc.com or call +1 (415) 544-4704 for more information on these options.

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 Private Online Collaboration Community (launching Q2 2018), providing ready 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 CEO (C-Suite) Roundtable/Executive Forum, (senior executives network with other business leaders and engage in thought leadership discussions on the most pressing challenges in the field. Due to the nature of this event, IABC must approve attendees selected for invitation.) 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
CMP & SCMP Certification exam offered at one corporate location of your choosing annually US$500 Included Included
Included CMP or SCMP Certification Exam Application Fee Waivers** 4 10 20
Executive Think Tank

(Online- launching Q2 2018)

Up to 2 participants Up to 4 participants Up to 6 participants
Subscription to Communication World online magazinefor each employee member 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
Invitation to submit thought leadership content to CW Magazine, CW Observer, and/or other IABC content initiatives* Not Included 2 Content Pieces Included* 4 Content pieces Included*
Complimentary IABC Job Centre Postings 3 Basic 7 Basic 12 Basic
Annual membership fee US$8,499 US$14,999 US$34,999
Dues to value comparison charts Corporate Community Corporate Advantage Corporate Enterprise

*Content pieces must adhere to IABC Content Guidelines.

** Fee waivers cover the cost of the application fee. Certification candidates must still complete the application, qualify for the exam, and pay the exam fee to complete the certification exam process.

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