Earn hours and points toward certification at the IABC World Conference

Considering certification? Attend the IABC World Conference and participate in sessions that can help you to meet the eligibility requirements for certification programs offered by the Global Communication Certification Council (GCCC).

The IABC World Conference is the only major global professional development event of its type giving thought leaders in the communication field a chance to connect and learn with other communicators from around the world. This year, the conference will be held in Montréal on 3-6 June and the theme is “The Communication Crossroads,” emphasizing that the communication profession is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of business, culture, functions and audience.

Conference sessions, as well as the Strategic Adviser Forumoffered at the IABC World Conference are opportunities to help you maintain your certification or prepare to sit for the exam. The session topics include brand management, crisis mitigation, data management, communication strategy and more.

Whether you’re looking to land your next big opportunity or perform at a higher level in your current role, a professional certification can elevate your career and help keep your skills fresh and applicable.

The GCCC offers two levels of certification to communication professionals:

Communication Management Professional (CMP)—For generalist, specialist and other business communicators established in their careers as managers and looking to demonstrate their competence.

Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)—For highly skilled business communicators practiced in providing strategic communication advice and counseling to an organization’s leadership.

For more on how you can earn points and hours at the IABC World Conference, please visit this page on the conference website.