IABC is your community. It offers members opportunities to grow their careers, connect with fellow communicators and learn from best practices. Here are just some of the benefits of your membership at both the local and national level:

  • Local chapter events: Make new friends and reconnect with colleagues. Register for an IABC MN event today!
  • World Conference: The 2019 IABC World Conference (#IABC19) in Vancouver, happening 9-12 June 2019, provides an opportunity to learn from experts in a multitude of communication areas, while networking with colleagues from around the world.
  • GCCC certification: The Communication Management Professional(CMP) and Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) certifications allow you to showcase your knowledge and expertise.
  • The Hub: Connect with the IABC global community through The Hub, IABC’s new online collaboration platform, for peer-to-peer networking and knowledge sharing.
  • Exclusive members-only resources: Access valuable case studies through the 80 top Gold Quill Award-winning work plans from 2013–2016 for best practices and innovation. Download our latest two e-books:

o   Give Voice to What Unites Us, by Sheri Rosen, ABC, IABC Fellow

o   Managing the Communication Function, 3rd edition, by Diane Gayeski, Ph.D.

  • Learn from member-only videos, including interviews with experts and how-to instruction on topics like gamification and writing for the 21st-century reader.
  • Job Centre: Find hundreds of communications jobs at all levels of experience and discover your next career opportunity.

 

09Apr 2019

We could all use a little help in building our careers – identifying what’s next. And few people know more about how to do just that than Lars Leafblad, Co-Founder and Principal at Ballinger | Leafblad, Inc. Lars will share his expertise on how to reinvigorate your communications career at IABC’s lunch event on April […]

01Mar 2019

I love competition. In life. In business. And in sports. And as a veteran communication professional, it’s hard to leverage this competitive fire for generating more business or for helping others communicate their goals. One day at one my daughter’s volleyball matches, I was thinking, they train and train to get better. Then they have […]

27Nov 2018

The 2019 Covergence Summit (cosponsored by IABC Minnesota and the Minnesota Journalism Center at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota) takes place Thursday, March 28, 2019. Get special pricing for the Convergence Summit by registering now (Member $229, Nonmember $299). Special pricing ends February 28 so hurry and register! Nonmembers can take advantage […]

05Nov 2018

GCCC exams return in March

November 5, 2018

Did you miss the opportunity to sit for the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) exam held in Minnesota last month? Don’t worry, it’s coming back in March. The fact that 50 percent of certified professionals are promoted within the first six months of earning their certification is reason alone to get certified. But wait there […]

08Oct 2018

Bringing the best of IABC to your doorstep A note from Brandon Babcock, IABC Pacific Plains Region, Board Chair I exited journalism to work in corporate America at a big insurance company. My new boss told me that the company would pay for an industry association membership. “You get to choose,” she said. I was […]

19Sep 2018

IABC is your community. It offers members opportunities to grow their careers, connect with fellow communicators and learn from best practices. Here are just some of the benefits of your membership at both the local and national level: Local chapter events: Make new friends and reconnect with colleagues. Register for an IABC MN event today! […]

12Sep 2018

FACES of IABC MN

September 12, 2018

FACES of IABC MN Amy Davis | Division Chair, Communications | Public Affairs Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN IABC Member LinkedIn Profile I love working in the communication field because our profession directly impacts the success of the organizations we serve. Whether we are focused on internal or external needs, or managing a crisis, every day […]

07May 2018

By Tammy Nienaber When Travon signed up for an elective at John F. Kennedy High School in 2009, he had no way of knowing the class would change the trajectory of his life. Through a senior-year elective offered by The BrandLab, Travon was given a glimpse into the world of marketing communications. Thanks to that […]

13Mar 2018

By Cathryn Baker Save 10% when you renew your membership or join as a new member during the month of March! Now is the time to make a commitment to your career growth through a membership with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). Join the national organization and become a member of our strong […]

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