IABC International


Founded in 1970, The International Association of Business Communicators provides a professional network of about 15,000 business communication professionals in over 80 countries. Our members hold positions in:

  • Public relations/Media relations
  • Corporate communications
  • Public affairs
  • Investor relations
  • Government relations
  • Marketing communication
  • Community relations
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Training
  • Advertising
  • Photography and video production
  • Graphic design
  • Human resources
  • Teaching

IABC’s professional network serves as a vibrant resource to:

Make A Bigger Impact in Your Job

Tap into thousands of years of collective experience of your peers for new ideas, fresh insights, and problem solving assistance.

Find the Hidden Job Market

Looking for the next step in your career? Networking online and face-to-face will help you uncover the hidden job market for communication professionals. Not to mention the job listings at www.iabc.com.

Enhance Your Skills

IABC’s web site contains a robust library of how-to articles and case studies of successful communication in the real world. Available to members only and accessible 24 hours a day, this content can help guide you through countless professional situations and challenges. Moreover, professional development sessions on a wide variety of topics are available at member prices and are offered in the classroom, as well as over the web or phone. For reference or cover-to-cover reading are IABC’s Knowledge Resource manuals, also at significant member discounts.

Find Clients, Find Friends

If you’re a freelancer, IABC is a great place to find clients. And if you’re looking to expand your social network, there’s no better place than an IABC chapter.


When you join IABC, you select the chapter with which you wish to be associated.

As a member of SF IABC, you have access to the wide array of resources available through the International IABC organization.

Communication World is a lively, four-color magazine with award winning art, design and editorial content. Published eight times a year, it is available only to members.

IABC’s Job Centre web site lists hundreds of jobs at all levels, which you can search by keyword, location, or job type.

The IABC Marketplace is a service to connect consultants and freelancers with prospective clients. While the public can view the directory, only IABC members can create entries describing their services.

International Conference — Every year IABC International offers you the chance to network and learn with your peers from around the world.

Visit IABC.com for additional benefits and career resources.