The IABC World Conference is a long-standing, global professional development event designed for communication practitioners. The only major conference of its type, the event typically draws about 1,000 attendees from around the world. Nearly 30 countries were represented at the 2017 conference. There is no better annual gathering for gaining a truly global perspective on business communication.
Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal
Date: 3–6 June 2018
Theme: The Communication Crossroads, where business, culture, audience, and function meet. It represents our mission to elevate your career, highlight the transformative power of communication as a business-crucial part of the organization, and showcase unique and cosmopolitan Montréal, our conference city.
Keynote Speaker: Seth Godin
About Seth Godin
Seth is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything. You might be familiar with his books Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip and Purple Cow and have watched his TED Talks, which have been viewed millions of times. In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth founded both Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog at sethgodin.typepad.com is one of the most popular in the world.
Seth Godin will speak on the “Communication in the age of distraction.” Will we ever be heard again? The internet has enabled anyone with a keyboard to speak up, and suddenly, everyone is, creating a maelstrom of spam, noise and hype. Bestselling author Seth Godin will challenge us to see things a little differently as we work to build effective communications that work. We’re living in a revolution, and Seth is the perfect guide to help us figure out what’s next.