There’s never been a better time to join IABC. Whether you’re a corporate communicator, independent consultant, academic, or student, IABC has the resources, connections and learning opportunities you need to move your career forward. Membership connects you to a global communication network, keeps you informed about emerging trends and best practices, lets you learn from top experts, allows you to gain recognition for your outstanding work, and join a community of communication professionals around the world who are striving to be the best in the profession. Find out about the numerous benefits that IABC members enjoy.
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Why Join IABC?
WHAT IABC MEMBERSHIP PROVIDES
IABC provides educational and career enhancing programs designed to meet the needs and recognize the accomplishments of professional communicators throughout the globe. Access the IABC membership brochure here.
LOCAL OREGON-COLUMBIA CHAPTER
Connect, learn and make new friends with communication professionals in the Portland-Vancouver area. Attend professional development events, participate in our Bronze Beacon Awards competition, and even find your next job.
A multi-day event held annually to provide an opportunity for IABC members and non-members alike to learn from experts in a multitude of communication areas, while also networking with colleagues who attend from around the world.
GOLD QUILL AWARDS
The only global program designed to recognize the broadest spectrum of communicators. Each year hundreds of applicants submit their best work in areas as diverse as branding, research, employee engagement and social media.
THE IABC ACADEMY
By partnering with known experts in specific fields, The IABC Academy offers webinars, online workshops and face-to-face training that help you stay current on topics that are important for professional and personal growth.
The current Communication Management Professional (CMP) certification corresponds to the Generalist/Specialist career level as outlined in the IABC Career Road Map. Future levels will be developed on a timely basis. IABC members receive significant discounts on all certification application fees.
COMMUNICATION WORLD (CW)
Our monthly magazine is now entirely digital. With more interactive content, the ability to share articles immediately and availability on nearly every mobile device and platform, the new CW digital is meeting the need for access to more in-depth content on leading-edge communication topics.
SEARCH FOR JOBS
View our Local Job Postings or discover your next career opportunity through IABC’s online Job Centre. Search by keyword, location, or job type and find hundreds of communication jobs at all levels of experience.
Membership in IABC gives you access to members-only directories so you can search for local contacts or reach out to professionals in another time zone.