SVIABC Empowers communicators

Learn. Connect. Grow.

We are a professional network and learning community for empowering Silicon Valley’s business, student, non-profit, and independent communicators to be the very best.


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4 months ago

Available for only three more days!

Join or renew your membership with IABC before June 30, and save 50%!

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4 months ago

Register for this free, open-to-the-public webinar today!

Effective Leadership During and After a Crisis Like COVID-19
Wednesday, June 10, at 11 a.m. PDT

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Our Goals

What We Do


We offer learning opportunities that will elevate your career, expand your knowledge and give you the critical edge you need to succeed. Built on a peer-created Global Standard and a Career Road Map for communication professionals, IABC’s professional development programs offer a variety of outstanding opportunities for life-long learning that provides a structure for keeping your skills fresh and applicable.


We foster community and learn from each other. We welcome communication professionals of all levels and disciplines. We embrace diverse viewpoints, encourage conversation and celebrate cultural differences. We create opportunities for you to build connections with local colleagues and peers, enabling you to expand and deepen your professional network beyond the doors of where you work every day.


As the only global communication association, we strive to advocate for the profession, represent best practices, define the global standard and live by a code of ethics. We give you the platform to demonstrate and be recognized for your knowledge and expertise, provide evidence of your outstanding abilities, and expand the universe of opportunities available to you as you progress on your career journey.
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IABC really is all about the people. With IABC membership, you can find a connection anywhere across the globe. Someone who will take your call, join you for coffee, share ideas, engage in problem-solving, and help enhance your career.


What’s New & Next

Helping our community in uncertain times

Helping our community in uncertain times

Renew by June 30, and save 50%! With many IABC members and professionals in our wider community whose financial situation has changed due to COVID-19, we’re offering relief to those who’ve lost their job, been furloughed, or lost income and are due for renewal between...

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Call for Entries now open!

Call for Entries now open!

The Call for Entries for IABC Pacific Plains 2020 Regional Silver Quill Awards is open as of June 1, 2020. The program offers a chance for communication professionals to connect to excellence by showcasing their best work. Deadline is July 15, 2020. The Pacific Plains...

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#IABC20 World Conference

It’s not too late!

With the theme “Shift: #AreYouReady” and an eye toward the latest trends, solutions and ideas, the 2020 IABC World Conference explored the newest challenges and opportunities facing the communication profession.  And now you can, too.

Register today, and get access to the recorded conference sessions for a full year. Be ready for what comes next with a year’s worth of professional development all in one place!