Welcome to IABC Victoria

Since 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has set the standard of global excellence for communication professionals.

IABC Victoria is the world’s largest IABC chapter outside North America. We run an active program of events, networking opportunities, professional development, international certification and global industry awards.

Our members are part of a rapidly growing communication association and one that is fiercely focused on the needs of Victorian communication professionals.

It’s one of the best industry membership groups in the world.

Elevate Your Value

We deliver internationally-recognised professional development programs that increase our members’ credibility and value as strategic communication professionals.




Certification is a great way to validate your experience, benchmark your skills and measure your career progress. At IABC Victoria, we fully support our members to attain this goal.

The Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC) offers two levels of certification: Communication Management Professional (CMP) and Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP).

IABC Academy

The IABC Academy is IABC’s online training hub. Sign up to online workshops facilitated by leading experts or join in a webinar to stay ahead of emerging issues in the profession.



We run an active program of events, networking opportunities, professional development, international certification and global industry awards. We offer you:

  • Professional development that can accelerate your communication, public relations, marketing or digital career
  • Connection to your local peers and a dynamic network of business communication professionals in more than 70 countries worldwide
  • Global recognition that will set you apart from the rest.


At IABC Victoria we’re always busy planning our next event, providing our members with many opportunities to develop, connect and be recognised. From our regular members-only mid-week mingles to professional development workshops with top industry experts, we’ve got everyone covered.

See all our upcoming events below and check back regularly for updates and registration.

Communications has no borders and we are thrilled to announce a collaboration with the IABC India chapter to host an informal – virtual – networking event. Come along to speak to business communicators from across India, listen and share stories about how our respective countries and institutes have dealt with COVID and discuss what a […]

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Postponed from earlier this year, we have rescheduled the Corporate Snakes and Career Ladders workshop run by Zora Artis.

Corporate Snakes and Career Ladders is a business simulation that helps you navigate the ambiguity between theory and practice as you encounter real-life scenarios.

In this two-hour workshop, you’ll be presented with a series of communication challenges which you need to resolve as a team. You’ll also go through the elements of the Global Standard and apply them in a business situation.

Demonstrate your strategic nous and come and play!

Date: Wednesday 13 October
Time: 5:30pm for a 6pm start. Finishes at 8pm
Location: Zoom
Cost: $25 members / $45 non-members

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November 26, 2021

As Australia slowly re-opens and the summer starts, come along for some rooftop drinks and cherish the warm evenings and newfound freedoms.

The end of year party will be a chance to network, share ideas and catch up on the latest news in the world of communication.

Date: Friday 26th November
Time: 6 – 8pm
Cost: Free to members plus the first drink is on us!
Location: In the CBD (location to be confirmed)

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