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.

IABC Canada’s Silver Leaf Awards Now Accepting Entries!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Silver Leaf awards, IABC Canada’s prestigious national recognition program for communications excellence.

Professional communicators in every corner of the country are invited to share their pick-of-the-crop, best-of-the-bunch, top-of-the-heap, best-in-class work that exemplifies top-drawer strategic planning and outstanding creative execution.

IABC is proud to deliver this uniquely Canadian awards program, designed to offer you opportunities for recognition, professional development, and credibility. It’s your opportunity to demonstrate that you have what it takes to deliver results that influence business agendas.

For the second year, the Silver Leaf awards program is enhanced with a seamless and easy online entry system, a single tier of evaluation, and a comprehensive feedback form.

Early bird deadline: August 25, 2014
FINAL deadline (no extensions): September 12, 2014

Don’t delay in learning more about the Silver Leaf awards program – review the details here:

Please contact our National Programs Directors, with any questions:
Lisa Brake:
Carey Boyarski:
Lynn Barter:

May all of the best communicators win!

Step on up and join the IABC/Canada East Board!

IABC/Canada East is looking for leaders to join our board! Are you looking to hone your leadership skills, share best practices and learn from communications leaders across Canada in a stimulating and supportive environment? Step up and join the IABC/Canada East Board: connect locally, nationally and globally to make a difference in your industry. The IABC/Canada East Board supports chapter leaders in Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces. We create structures and programs to support the development of local chapter leaders and enable them to deliver value to IABC members in Quebec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces. We work with our counterparts on the Canada West Region Board to offer national programs to Canadian members of IABC, and we also represent chapter interests to IABC International. If you are an experienced IABC chapter volunteer looking for new opportunities with the association, joining the IABC/Canada East Board may be the next stage in your volunteer career. It’s a chance to serve with a great team of experienced leaders from across the region and all of our chapter presidents. The Canada East Region also provides an opportunity for collaboration from a new and different strategic perspective. All applicants must be a member of IABC in good standing, residing in Ontario, Quebec or the Atlantic provinces. If you interested, please complete an IABC Canada East nomination form and submit it by Friday, March 28, 2014.


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.

October 17, 2013 -  IABC Canada is pleased to announce three new Master Communicators! Read about the new MCs here.

October 17, 2013 -  IABC Canada congratulates the 2013 Silver Leaf Awards winners. Read the news release here.

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