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IABC World Conference 2017

Registration for the 2017 IABC World Conference, 11–14 June 2017 in Washington D.C., is now open. If you register for the super-saver rate by 31 December you can save over US$400 compared to the full price. And if you become an IABC member at the same time, you can save over US$800 compared to the full price for a non-member! Just follow the prompts during the online registration to make that happen.

Register early to join your peers from around the world to learn, network, re-energize and consider how we use the power of communication to lead our organizations.The theme for this exciting event, #IABC17GLOBAL BUSINESS: Lead CommunicationMake Real Impact, represents IABC’s mission to deliver the greatest impact on your career development in a meaningful and creative environment, and demonstrates what great communication is able to achieve for our organizations.

We are pleased to announce one of our keynote speakers, Jon Iwata, IBM’s senior vice president for marketing and communications. Iwata leads IBM’s marketing, communications and citizenship organization. His global team is responsible for the marketing of IBM’s product and services portfolio in over 170 countries, as well as market intelligence, communication and stewardship of the IBM brand. Among his many distinctions, Iwata was named Communicator of the Year in 2007 by the IABC New York chapter.

Conference sessions will be organized into five tracks: communication skills, leadership and strategy, marketing and brand, reputation and employee engagement. Presentations will align with IABC’s Global Standard, be categorized by career level and contribute to your professional certification.

What to expect

  • Gain knowledge about how best to lead innovation in your organization and reinvent your communication practice.
  • Learn about new tools and techniques that will foster your ability to innovate.
  • Experience truly inspirational keynote speakers who will expand your ideas about the future of the profession.
  • Increase your network with more than 1,000 attendees from around the world.

Join us for an event that will push the communication boundaries, expand your connections, and lead to personal and professional growth.

Take advantage of the super-saver rate before 31 December 2016.

Learn more about the World Conference, and register now.