Benefits

Why should you become a member?
When you join IABC/Richmond, you become part of a local organization of more than 100 communicators who are part of an international network of more than 16,000 in more than 70 countries. IABC is for professionals in every aspect of communication, from media relations to Web design. IABC is organized on the international, region and chapter levels. IABC/Richmond is part of the Heritage Region, which includes the mid-Atlantic states.

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Richmond Chapter Benefits
  • Local resource for professional development through regular programs and volunteer opportunities.
  • A hospitable, friendly networking resource – many members have a story to tell about how they built their business or advanced in their careers thanks to IABC/Richmond.
  • E-news – featuring meeting updates, job openings and resources for members.
  • Free networking events.
  • Discounted fees for professional development programs.
International Benefits
  • e-Worldbook – searchable, online directory of IABC members
  • Communication World – IABC’s award-winning bi-monthly magazine
  • CW Bulletin – a monthly online newsletter
  • http://x.iabc.com/ - an online tool that connects the popular WordPress blogging platform with the IABC member database of more than 15,400 communicators.
  • MyComm – an online strategic communication planning tool
  • MemberSpeak - online message board
  • Discovery - IABC's next-generation online library
  • Job Centre
  • IABC Research Foundation
  • Discounted member pricing on IABC products
Click here view the full list of benefits available via the IABC website.

Renew Your Membership
Renew early and avoid the $40 reinstatement fee. Update your member information online at the IABC Member Centre.

Assistance
If you need assistance, the IABC Service Centre is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST. Please have your Member ID number at hand to expedite your request:
Phone: 1-800-776-4222 in the U.S.
E-mail: service_center@iabc.com