Whether you’re a new IABC member who is just starting to learn about membership benefits or a long-term IABC member who has not visited the IABC International website in a while, please note that there is a wealth of resources available on iabc.com.
You will need your IABC member ID and password to access each of the following resources. If you have forgotten them, you can retrieve them via the form on the “Members Only” webpage.
Are you looking to connect with other members in the Triangle or beyond? IABC Member Search makes it easy to find members with similar experience or geographies. If you already know a member’s name, you can do a “quick search” to obtain his/her contact information. If you are interested in a more general search, you can use the “advanced search” function to locate members by city, company, areas of interest, areas of experience, type of organization, even the year a member started in the profession. It’s a great way to find like-minded people within the IABC community. Happy searching!
Do you read the CW Bulletin? If not, you are missing out on some great industry insight and best practices that can help you in your job. The CW bulletin is the e-newsletter supplement to CW Magazine. The email is sent out monthly to all members, so if you haven’t seen it, be sure to check your junk folder! Not only do you have access to case studies and presentations, but there are a number of other resources to pull from, no matter what part of the communication world you are in. Check their archive, because they save everything! They also post up-to-date industry news and provide discounts to books, articles and reports. If you aren’t taking advantage of it already, check out CW Bulletin today!
Ever wondered how much a communications audit should cost? What you need to know before hiring a video production company? The tricks to cause an uptick in employee newsletters? The common sense questions of business communications pop up constantly and sometimes your colleagues’ two cents just aren’t enough. In those cases, turn to MemberSpeak, IABC’s online bulletin board where business communicators from all over the globe trade stories, tips and secrets that only they know. Users can easily email interesting threads, quickly check out other users’ professional profiles and connect instantly through the chat function. Right now, more than 1,700 conversations are happening, so whenever you are ready, feel free to speak up.
Discovery is an easily searchable online collection of IABC content. Your search will pull up all related content, whether an article, a research report or a how-to book.
Complimentary Discovery content provides a basic overview of organizational communication issues and includes:
- CW, IABC’s award-winning magazine—covering the spectrum of topics in the business communication field.
- CW Bulletin—featuring research and analysis on a particular issue or topic.
- First-level communication templates—offering easy-to-understand examples of how to approach a communication effort.
- First-level Research Foundation reports—linking theory to practice.
- Select Knowledge Centre resources—knowledge from communication experts.
If you’re an IABC member, go ahead. Explore all that Discovery has to offer.
CW (Communication World) Magazine
Chock full of detailed case studies and how-to advice from long-time practitioners, Communication World is delivered six times a year to IABC members. With the latest news on industry research, technology and trends, as well as interviews and analysis, each issue of Communication World is a continuing education course in itself.
All current Communications World content is available to members online at http://www.iabc.com/cw, as is an archive of issues dating back to the year 2000. Members can also search for Communications World articles using Discovery, the association’s online collection of content resources, at http://www.discovery.iabc.com.