As one of the largest and most diverse chapters in IABC (around 300 members), the San Francisco chapter offers a wide variety of resources to professional communicators in the Bay Area. Proximity to leading companies, top speakers, and IABC world headquarters allow the chapter to consistently provide outstanding monthly programs for corporate and independent communicators, professional development seminars, networking opportunities and special events.

Why Do Professional Communicators Choose SF IABC?

Bay Area professionals from across the communication spectrum choose SF IABC to help hone their competitive and professional edge. From independent graphic and web designers and writers to senior executives, corporate communications strategists and thought leaders, SF IABC attracts individuals who want to build their skills and professional networks and engage in the region’s dynamic and trendsetting communications community.

  • Join a community of seasoned professionals: SF IABC offers access to individuals with long-standing communications experience and expertise. In fact, 77% of our members have more than 10 years of direct communications experience and 36% have over 20 years of experience. This foundation provides all members, even those just starting their careers, the opportunity to share ideas, techniques and strategies that work.
  • Build your network and your professional knowledge: SF IABC has created a culture centered on cultivating lasting relationships and powerful career paths. The chapter’s interest in its members and their professional growth is evident in everything we offer, from local events to online resources. It’s no surprise that nearly 90% of members renew their chapter commitments each year!
  • Your local connection to a global community: In an increasingly global society, IABC offers access to more than 15,000 professionals in over 80 countries. No other communications organization puts such reach and range of cultures, experience and knowledge at your fingertips.
  • Diverse membership across a range of industries: Representing at least 24 different industries, SF IABC members offer a unique cross-section of skills and wide range of interests and expertise to learn from. You’ll always find someone with whom you can connect because it’s our members who make SF IABC such a rich community, full of unique perspectives and ideas.

SF IABC Committees

SF IABC’s Board of Directors consists of an Executive Board and a network of directors and other board members who lead chapter efforts in the following areas:

Communications Outreach
Communicators’ Forum
Electronic Communications
Independent Communicators’ Roundtable
Member Involvement
Member Relations
Membership Marketing Publicity University Relations
SF IABC Constitution and Bylaws

SF IABC Constitution and Bylaws

SF IABC operates as a chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), according to the SF IABC Constitution and Bylaws. Click here to review the Constitution and Bylaws (36 kb pdf).