• ESG: How it Can Benefit Your Business

    Today’s businesses cannot afford to lose focus on ESG. Environmental impacts such as consumption of natural resources, waste discharge and carbon emissions; Social factors such as ties with local communities, diversity and inclusion, and building a good reputation with stakeholders; and Governance, including board effectiveness protocols, approach to senior executive compensation and appropriate reliance on independent directors. As business communicators, we have a responsibility to remind our business leaders to follow the pathway of ESG.

    January 18, 2022
  • 2021 Gold Quill Awards: setting yourself up for success

    Recognition of professional communication excellence can go a long way in building confidence and pride among communication teams. For more than 40 years the IABC Gold Quill Awards have recognised and awarded excellence in strategic communication. Better still, it is the only awards program in the world which honours the dedication, innovation, and passion of communicators on a global scale. 

    January 17, 2022
  • 2022 Communicator of the Year Awards

    Congratulations to our Communicator of the Year Award recipients: 2021 – Sia Papageorgiou FRSA SCMP (Senior Communication Professional category)  2020 – Kate Carnell AO (Executive Leader category) 2020 – Gabrielle Dolan (Senior Communication Professional

    November 3, 2021
  • The 2021 Silver Quill Award Winners Are Here

    We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Silver Quill Awards.

    The Silver Quill Awards honour the outstanding work of communication professionals from across the Asia Pacific region.  A total of 32 entries by business communication professionals in Australia, India, New Zealand, and the Philippines have been recognized as Award of Excellence and Award of Merit winners for demonstrating strategic acumen, innovative thinking, and creative skills that deliver important results and significant outcomes.

    September 13, 2021

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 13 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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