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MEMBER BENEFITS(Your Name)(Your Title)(DATE)
IABC brings you
Networking opportunitiesLearning and development resourcesJob-searching assistanceProfessional statureAffinity programs
MemberSearch Chapter meetingsMemberSpeakCommunication CommonThe IABC Buzz
MemberSearchE-directory of all IABC members (eWorldbook)Searchable by numerous parameters including industry, job function, geography, companyAvailable around the clock
Affinity with communicators in your community
Opportunity to share specific local information (e.g., about freelancers, vendors, clients looking for contractors, job openings, etc.)
MemberSpeakFull-featured electronic bulletin boardA meeting place for the international IABC community to- Discuss and debate issues- Form connections around the world- Brainstorm about specific job challengesAvailable around the clock
Communication CommonAn online meeting place to share ideas and best practices, debate with colleagues and gain insights.Focuses on such topics as employee communication, marketing/branding and measurement.Available around the clock.
The IABC BuzzAn online posting area for members to share personal and professional accomplishments, such as weddings/engagements, births/adoptions, new jobs, promotions, educational accomplishments, relocations, deaths.Available around the clock.
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
MyCommCommunication World magazineCW BulletinOnline Content LibraryVolunteer opportunitiesMember pricing on IABC products, Research Foundation products, and events
MyCommOnline communication planning tool developed by Cisco SystemsTakes users through a six-step process that results in a comprehensive planAllows users to share and collaborate on plans via the webIs available exclusively to IABC members
Communication World magazineFeatures case studies on communication situations, insights and advice from seasoned communicators, news affecting communicators, IABC updates, and research findingsHigh quality content, four color, coated paper, saddle stitchedDelivered by mail bimonthly
CW BulletinDelves deeply into a major topical concern in the communication professionAddresses professional skills, industry news, and career development insightsPast and upcoming topics include: career development, branding, measurement, global communication, PR, technology, change management, crisis communicationDelivered monthly via e-mail
Online Content LibraryIncludes Communication World and CW Bulletin archives, IABC conference presentations and handouts, Gold Quill Award-winning communication plans, and helpful links.Organized into six categories: employee communication, online communication, PR, skills development, strategy and council, reputation and brandingAvailable around the clock
Volunteer opportunitiesVariety of roles to expand your experience and skills, including:- Marketing- Finance- Project management- Meeting planning- Public speaking- Mentoring- Leadership
Member pricingInternational ConferenceKnowledge Centre products (books and manuals on a variety of communication topics)Events (live events, teleseminars, webinars)IABC Research Foundation reportsGold Quill Award entry feesAccreditation application fees
On the IABC web siteJobs added every dayCommunication jobs from entry level to seniorFrom all over the worldCustomized search capabilityAvailable around the clock
Local job listings (web sites, newsletters)
Access to the hidden job market through IABC contacts
Demonstrates commitment to your profession
Grants credence to the profession (13,000+ practitioners who join)
Puts you in the position to give something back to your profession and your colleagues
Access to health insurance (US only)Discounts from Kinkos, IBM, Avis care rental, Airborne Express, Choice Hotels International, Link Conference Service, iWire, and others.Opportunity to take advantage of an IABC credit card (US only)More to come!
CORPORATE PACKAGESAvailable for groups as small as 5.Entitles members to discounts on dues, IABC annual International Conference, Knowledge Centre books and manuals, and Research Foundation reports.High-value option offers additional services such as on-site training.
WHO BELONGS TO IABC? People inPRCorporate communicationsPublic affairsInvestor relationsMarketing communications, advertisingCommunity relationsWriting and editingTrainingVideo and graphic production
Take career action!www.iabc.com/joinService_centre@iabc.com1-800-776-4222+1-415-544-4700