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Here’s what we offer:

Professional development programs
Typically offered as luncheon events, these sessions will help improve your communication skills and offer an opportunity to build relationships with other communicators.

Seminars
IABC Lincoln offers seminars and workshops to enhance your professional skills. A recent workshop featured Shel Holtz on “Managing and Measuring Online Communication.”

Opportunities to get involved
IABC Lincoln offers opportunities to serve on programming, membership and Web development committees or the local board of directors. You can also help judge chapter award entries from across the country.

Communication World magazine
Once a month, you will receive IABC’s international magazine, Communication World — an award-winning e-magazine covering trends and issues.

Web Site
In addition to the features on our local site, you can access IABC’s international Web site at www.iabc.com for information about IABC services, events and products. You’ll also have access to Communication World Online, the membership directory, free case studies and white papers, the message center, and other membership services and information

National seminars, workshops and resource materials
IABC offers national and international professional development opportunities on a regular basis.

Information resources
This service provides manuals on critical communication functions, IABC Research Foundation materials and information on award-winning programs.

Accreditation program
IABC’s accreditation program is the global standard of professional achievement for business communicators. Accredited members practicing around the world apply the same strategic management process in all communication disciplines, across diverse cultures, and in for-profit and nonprofit organizations of all sizes. This peer-reviewed program challenges candidates to demonstrate their knowledge of strategic communication planning, implementation, measurement and ethics. Candidates who meet all requirements earn the designation Accredited Business Communicator (ABC). Resources and support are available from IABC’s international office and IABC Lincoln’s chapter to help you achieve your ABC.

Quill Awards programs
This program allows you the opportunity to receive local, district and international recognition for your communications materials and programs.

WorldBook
Connect with IABC members worldwide using this annual directory available in print or online.

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