General Information

Members-at-large enjoy all the international and regional member benefits but live at least 50 miles from the nearest chapter. The Heritage Region has about 105 members-at-large in communities from Michigan to Maine to Kentucky.

Stay connected with the IABC network in a variety of ways:

• Reading special news just for members-at-large (see below)
• Volunteering at the regional level
• Traveling to chapter events when possible
• Attending IABC regional and world conferences
• Participating in IABC social media groups
• Entering awards programs
• Serving as an awards evaluator

As a member, you can also take advantage of:

• Member-only access to each full monthly issue of Communication World magazine
• Priority access to the IABC Job Centre
• Member discounts on a range of workshops, webinars and events
• Special free-to-members professional e-book, video and webinar offerings (watch your email)
• Industry research reports to help you keep up on latest findings
• Member discount on professional certification
• Member discount on entering the regional Silver Quill Awards and international Gold Quill Awards programs

Members-At-Large News

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March 19, 2017

Take Advantage of IABC Learning

Melanie DickersonMembers at Large Blog

As a busy communication professional, I have always struggled with how to keep up with the latest thinking, best practices and trends for our industry. There is certainly no lack of information available—but where to focus our often limited time for learning?

February 6, 2017

Take advantage of IABC members-only webinars

Maelynn FosterHudsonMembers at Large Blog

IABC offers members-only webinars produced by International, and some regions and chapters also create and record webinars that you can access as a member. Topics range from organizational change to gamification, employee-generated video and more.

February 19, 2015

2015 Member–At-Large Survey Results

Maelynn FosterHudsonMembers at Large Blog

Results of the 2015 Member-At-Large Survey

MAL Region Contact

For more information, contact Courtney Laws, chair, members-at-large, IABC Heritage Region, at

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