The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a global network of communicators that promotes professionals in diverse areas of marketing and communications to identify, share and apply the world’s most effective communications practices. By providing professional communicators with the tools they need to manage communication today in an effective and integrated manner, IABC inspires and demands the highest professional standard of quality, innovation and integrity in organizational communication. IABC Canada represents more than 4,500 members across Canada, organized into 14 chapters.

Proposed IABC CER slate of directors for 2015-2016.

The Canada East Region Slate of Directors can be found here: AGM notice 2015. The AGM will be held on May 30, 2015.

2015 Master Communicator Call for Entries

The IABC Canada Master Communicator Award (MC) is a lifetime achievement award and is the highest honor IABC Canada can bestow on an individual member. To nominate someone First, read Tips on How to Prepare a Master Communicator Nomination. The deadline for nominations is August 5, 2015. 2015-MC-Nomination-Form Sponsored by CNW.

2015 Silver Leaf Awards Call for Entries

The 2015 Silver Leaf Awards program is open for entries. IABC Canada is on a quest to recognize work that exemplifies excellence in strategic planning and outstanding creative execution. Each year, the Silver Leaf Awards showcase leading edge work delivered by smart thinkers worldwide. You could be among them, so get ready to share your work and tell your story. Visit to learn more about the program, explore the 47 categories in four divisions, and submit your best work.

Call for Regional Leaders IABC Canada East Region Board

The search is on for IABC Regional Leaders to join the IABC Canada East Region Board. Are you an experienced IABC chapter volunteer looking to contribute nationally to the IABC? If so, this opportunity might be the next great experience in your IABC career.  Volunteering on the regional board provides you with the opportunity to collaborate with a great team of experienced leaders across the eastern region of Canada, supporting the needs of chapter leaders across six provinces from Newfoundland and Labrador to Ontario.  If you are interested in joining the IABC Regional Board, please download the nomination form here:

IABC Canada East Region and IABC Waterloo to host ‘Big Data’ event in Kitchener

Dr. Ann Cavoukian to headline “Big Data Insights: How Big Data & Social Media Can Improve Communications” on February 26, 2015 at Bingemans in Kitchener. For more information on the upcoming event, read the Press Release – Big Data.

IABC Honours 2014 Master Communicators

The International Association of Business Communicators in Canada (IABC Canada) has announced that three of its accredited members – Lana Collins, ABC, Gary Schlee, ABC, and Ryan Williams, ABC – have been named Master Communicators for 2014. The Master Communicator designation is IABC Canada’s highest honour, and recognizes significant achievement in the communications field. More information about the master communicators can be found in the MC News Release 2014.


May 4, 2015-The 2015 Silver Leaf Awards program is open for entries.Visit to learn more about the program, explore the 47 categories in four divisions, and submit your best work. February 4, 2015- IABC Canada Honours 2014 Master Communicators Read the News Release here: MC News Release 2014. November 10, 2014 - IABC Canada is please to announce the 2014 Silver Leaf Awards winners. Read the news release here. August 6, 2014- IABC/Canada is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Canada East and Canada West regional boards. Press Release August 2014 New Board Members. February 10, 2014 –  IABC/Ottawa received international recognition by winning the prestigious IABC Large Chapter of Year and International Chapter of the Year at the 2014 Chapter Management Awards (CMAs).  The awards were presented this past weekend at the Leadership Institute conference in New Orleans. In total, IABC/Ottawa took home five awards of excellence. Other Canadian winners included IABC/Toronto (four awards of excellence),  IABC/BC (three awards of excellence) IABC/Calgary, IABC/Montreal, IABC/Newfoundland and Labrador and IABC/Regina.

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