• Diversity & inclusion can drive innovation

    As a deputy director at Kyodo Public Relations’ PR Research Institute, one of the largest PR firms in Japan, Kazuko Kotaki will be delivering why diversity and inclusion measures are essential to drive innovation. She will share her findings through intensive interviews and abundant case studies from global as well as regional leaders and talents

    March 21, 2020
  • Congratulations to the IABC Foundation Gift of Excellence grant award recipients

    During the 2020 Leadership Institute in February, the IABC Foundation trustees awarded five applicants Gift of Excellence grants to allow them to seek certification as a Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) through the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC). The grant will cover the costs of the application fee, exam fee and one-year renewal

    March 21, 2020
  • IABC APAC supports Mentally-Healthy to improve mental health in our industry

    IABC APAC is now one of over 70 organisations in the Asia Pacific region signed the Mentally-Healthy Minimum Standards to help smash the stigma around mental health in our work places. The minimum standards have been developed by the Mentally-Healthy Change Group to improve mental health in the workplace in the broader media, marketing, communications

    March 18, 2020
  • An important UPDATE on IABC APAC’s #Fusion20 conference

    Given the rapidly-changing environment around COVID-19 many organisations around the globe, including IABCAPAC, are currently focused on minimising risk and non-essential travel. After a thorough analysis of the risks, and in the best interests of our attendees, speakers and volunteers, a decision has been made to postpone #Fusion20 which was to have taken place in

    March 6, 2020

IABC APAC : What We Do

Free Regional Webinars

The IABC Asia Pacific hosts webinars regularly that are free for everyone – including non-members. Our speakers come from all over the Asia Pacific region and cover a variety of topics such as Crisis Communication, AR & VR in PR, Visual Storytelling amongst others.

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FUSION Conference & Leadership Institute

IABC Asia Pacific organises the yearly FUSION Regional Conference, with interactive sessions that discuss key trends & best practices. The conference spans 2 days plus an additional day of “Leadership Institute” for chapter volunteers.

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Chapter Presidents & Vice-Presidents Catchup

Are you the President or Vice President of a chapter in Asia Pacific? Join us in our bi-monthly video conference calls, for an opportunity to connect with other chapter leaders throughout the region and to share ideas and discuss strategies.

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Creating Connections

IABC’s private online community for members connects you with your peers around the world. Get help with pressing problems, pose a question for discussion, or access resources from fellow communication professionals.

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About the IABC

With a vision to have professional communicators at the heart of every organization, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) aspires to advance the profession, create connection and develop strategic communicators.

We enable a global network of communicators working in diverse industries and disciplines to identify, share, and apply the world’s best communication practices.

Our philosophy is based on our pledge to represent the global profession, foster a diverse community, focus on insights and results and honor our Code of Ethics. We believe that we can only achieve this by being open, contemporary and professional.

Starting a chapter

IABC APAC has 14 chapters in 8 countries throughout the Asia Pacific region, along with members-at-large in Singapore, China, Papua New Guinea and Thailand.

If you are looking to start a professional or student chapter in your city (or university), get in touch with our Chapter Development Director for more information.

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