National Freelance Business Week DC April 18-22

National Freelance Business week (#FBW) embraces the local freelance ethos of each city it is hosted in and we’re excited that it’s coming to Washington, DC Metro in 2022! We are collaborating to bring local freelance business owners, leaders, creators, and supporters together to expand your network in the #DMV during our in-person events from […]

Flight Lessons: Navigating Through Life’s Turbulence and Learning to Fly High

Ever wonder what it feels like to fly? Learning to “fly” in any career or endeavor requires many hours of hard work and diligence – and sometimes, you need to change your flight plan in midair. Through Captain Barbara Bell’s experience as one of the first women to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, she […]

5% Zone: The Mindset to be More Visible

Participants will get insights on what is needed to be ready for their next level within their organization. For example, what mindsets and behaviors are needed to stand out and be more visible to senior management. The three key takeaways for this webinar include: Going from GOOD to GREAT Creating Green X’s Rules of the […]

#FBWDC “Freelancing in DC” Fireside Chat + Happy Hour

One Metro Center 700 12th Street Northwest, Washington, DC

Celebrate the local freelance community in the DMV with our final event for Freelance Business Week DC 2022! About this event Join for our "Freelancing in DC" fireside chat featuring local freelancers. They'll share what it's like to be a freelancer in the DMV, including lessons learned, business best practices and new ideas for growing […]


Register Now for the IABC World Conference 2022!

Mark your calendars to join us again next year as we gather again in-person 26-29 June 2022 in New York City, NY for the IABC World Conference 2022! This event will be one for the books as IABC hosts its first in-person conference in more than 2 years. Be a part of the action in […]

Virtual Debate: Should CEOs Speak Out on Social Issues?

According to the 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer, when considering a job, 60% of employees want their CEO to speak out on controversial issues they care about. Should CEOs use their business leadership position to take a stand by speaking out on important social issues? Join Trend Watch Committee Members Katie Macaulay and Stephen Forshaw for […]

Flip the Script

Being a communicator can be very rewarding but, like all professions, it also comes with unique challenges. You’re charged with delivering the right message in the right way to the right audience(s) at the right time. As a communicator, you play a very important role; one that is not for the faint of heart. You’ve […]

The War for Attention

Join IABC Dallas and Axios co-founder and CEO Jim VandeHei for a sharp discussion on the emerging trends and reader behaviors impacting modern communication. Axios will share the tools and strategies to win the war for attention — externally in news and internally with employees — and explain the Smart Brevity® communication methodology that helps […]

Communication Trends Update: Don’t React. Prepare.

As communication professionals, how do we keep track of global changes and new developments that will challenge individuals and organizations for years to come? The IABC Trend Watch Committee is evaluating the latest trends and sharing views on how they impact communicators. Joe Bobbey, committee member and Greater Cincinnati chapter board member, will provide a […]