The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) connects a unique network of business communication professionals to industry experts, insights and trends.

7 reasons to join IABC Victoria:


Regular networking and industry events

We host a variety of member events in Melbourne. They range from casual after-work get togethers to professional events with key industry speakers and discussions.


Exclusive member resources on emerging trends and best practices

You’ll have immediate access to award-winning work plans, interviews, case studies, videos and ebooks. We pride ourselves on our outstanding industry resource database and we want to share it with you.


Participation in the Gold, Silver and Bronze Quill Awards

Each year, IABC hosts our profession’s most prestigious event for recognition and excellence in strategic communication. The Gold Quill Awards have been running for 40 years and is the only global event that recognises and awards communication professionals in diverse work areas such as branding, research, employee engagement and social media. Gold Quill winners are automatically recognised with a Silver Quill at the regional level and may be awarded a Bronze Quill at the local level if they progressed to the blue ribbon judging stage with their Gold Quill entry.


Professional development with free webinars and discounted online workshops and face-to-face training

The IABC Academy offers free live and on-demand webinars with top industry speakers from around the world and delivers online workshops that can help you achieve tangible results in your business. We also run local half and full-day face-to-face training to help increase our members’ credibility and value as strategic communication professionals.


Certification with the Global Communication Certification Council

Gain global recognition and industry credibility with our certification program. If you’re thinking about management or are providing strategic communication advice to leadership, certification gives you that extra edge to stand out from the crowd.


Free access to Catalyst Magazine

Get the latest industry information from a global perspective with our print and online publication. Catalyst has a wealth of material on trends, best practices and in-depth reports, articles and interviews.


Invitations to world and regional conferences

Extend your circles by attending some of the top regional and global industry events. Meet local and international experts, hear the latest ideas and work plans, and network with some of the best communication professionals in the business.

Joining IABC is an investment in your career.

Start planning your future career now. Sit down for a coffee with one of our board members. We’d be happy to answer your questions.