PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now underway for the Seventh Annual International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region Conference, which will be Oct. 14-16 at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Penn. The early bird registration cost for the conference is $399 for IABC members, $525 for non-members, $99 for IABC student members and $129 for non-member students.
"The Heritage Region Conference is a great opportunity for communicators of all levels to learn from nationally known experts in their field and network with others from around the United States for a low cost compared to other conferences," notes Camille Downing, conference co-chair. "We especially welcome people to enjoy Pittsburgh, which was recently named a 'must see' place to visit by National Geographic Traveler Magazine."
The conference offers 18 breakout sessions covering topics from rock star communicating to research. Four nationally known keynoters who will share their expertise include: Jim Cerruti, senior partner at Brandlogic; Nick Chambers, curator at the Andy Warhol Museum; Alison Davis, CEO of Davis & Co.; and D. Mark Schumann of The Schumann Group.
Conference organizers were able to contain attendee costs with the generous support of lead sponsor Dulye & Co.; gold sponsors The Reznick Group, Brandlogic and Davis & Co.; and bronze sponsors Towers Watson and Eli Lilly and Company.
This year's Sunday reception will be held at the world-renowned Andy Warhol Museum. For a full schedule of conference events or to register, visit www.iabcheritageconference.com.
IABC Heritage Region Conference The IABC Heritage Region represents more than 2,800 business communications from 17 chapters throughout the Northeast and Midwest United States. Formed in 2005, IABC Heritage Region supports the IABC mission by providing guidance, support and professional development opportunities for chapter leaders and members; fostering Region growth; and serving as a communication conduit between members, chapters and the IABC Executive Board. The geographic area includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. For more information on the region, visit http://heritageregion.iabc.com.
Maelynn Foster Hudson
SOURCE IABC Heritage Region Conference