IABC is the only global association connecting communication professionals with the people and insights they need to drive results.

IABC is a worldwide network of professionals committed to the highest standards of organizational communication. With more than 9,000 members in 80 countries, IABC is a professional association perfect for communicators who wish to excel in their careers.

IABC has more than 100 chapters worldwide, with 14 in Canada including the award-winning IABC/Calgary.


IABC provides a learning community for communications practitioners through:

  • Information and research
  • Networking opportunities
  • Education
  • Professional development

Membership assists professional development and advancement in:

  • Public relations
  • Media relations
  • Corporate communication
  • Employee communication
  • Human resources
  • Graphic design
  • Public affairs
  • Editing
  • Investor relations
  • Leadership coaching
  • Government relations
  • Photography/video production
  • Marketing communication
  • Community relations
  • Social responsibility
  • Writing

Learn more about IABC including our purpose, and how we’ve set a standard of excellence since 1970, as a vibrant global membership association with thousands of members from around the world.

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