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Special Membership Offer!

There’s no better time than now to invest in yourself and your communications career because it’s IABC Member Month!

To promote the value of membership, IABC celebrates Member Month each March. This year, the Member Month membership dues discounts have been extended through April 18. Anyone who joins IABC or renews their membership during this time using the code IABC20 will receive a 20% discount on international dues – a $50 savings! This includes lapsed members who use the code to come back to IABC. Here’s how to join.

For new, renewing, or lapsed group and corporate memberships, a discount of 25% will automatically be applied during this promotion.



Networking

Connect with Pittsburgh communicators at:

  • Professional development programs
  • Happy hours
  • The Golden Triangle Awards ceremony
  • Community service events

You can also network with members around the world through the IABC web site, the Heritage Region Conference, and the International Conference.


Professional Development Events

Sharpen your skills at IABC/Pittsburgh’s monthly professional development events from September to May. We offer programs that cover a wide variety of communications topics and trends. A few of our past programs include:

  • Design for Non-Designers
  • Freelance Fair (for communications freelancers of all types) 
  • Email Marketing: Simple Strategies for Success
  • On-Camera Media Training hosted by Warhola Video Productions
  • Meet the Media: Panel Discussion on Emerging Media Trends

 View our upcoming events.



Job Search Assistance

Get exclusive links to the local job market with the IABC/Pittsburgh Job Placement Service. As an IABC member, you also get access to IABC's member portal, which lists hundreds of jobs worldwide at all career levels.


Awards

Receive recognition for a job well done with the annual Golden Triangle and Business Communicator of the Year awards. On an international level, IABC also offers several awards, including the annual Golden Quill Awards, an international competition that provides an opportunity to receive expert evaluation of the entry against IABC’s highest standards of excellence.



Accreditation

Earn the “Accredited Business Communicator (ABC)” designation, which acknowledges an individual’s mastery of business communication and is recognized throughout the world. A rigorous review of written and verbal tests, as well as a review of the candidate’s portfolio are required for consideration. For more information, please consult the accreditation web site.


Additional IABC Member Benefits

  • Communication World Magazine and CW Bulletin
  • MemberSpeak and MyComm online networks
  • Online member directory
  • Member pricing for IABC Research Foundation reference materials and workbooks
  • Member discounts on products and services


Visit www.iabc.com/join to become a member of IABC/Pittsburgh, or get additional benefits information.

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