WANTED: Speakers to present at annual communications conference

International Association of Business Communicators Heritage Region announces call for speakers for the Annual IABC Heritage Region Conference

Jan 17, 2013, 17:07 ET from IABC Heritage Region

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a leading communications expert with a compelling story to tell or breakthrough information on the art of communication? The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region is now accepting speaker proposals for its Eighth Annual Heritage Region Conference taking place October 13-15, 2013, at the Omni Severin Hotel in Indianapolis, IN.

Leaders in all areas of communication are encouraged to submit proposals on topics including internal and external communications, marketing, research and measurement, brand communication, social media, public relations, media relations, consulting and business development. Special emphasis will be placed on proposals that focus on case studies and interactive sessions.

The two-day professional development conference will feature a mix of approximately 20 break-out sessions, keynote addresses, and in-depth skills development sessions focusing on topics affecting today's business communicators. The conference draws an estimated 250 communicators, including entry-level practitioners to senior level communicators, from 17 or more states in the Midwest and northeast United States.

Individuals who are interested in presenting at the conference can download the submission form at tinyurl.com/IABCHRSpeakerRFP. Proposals are due by February 19, 2013. 

For more information about the speaker RFP, please contact Mara Samuels, 2013 Conference Programming Committee, at iabchrspeakers@gmail.com, (732) 872-2515 (w) or (732) 803-0081 (m).

Sponsorship opportunities
Create communication connections while sponsoring a leading communication professional conference. There are limited conference sponsorship opportunities at various package levels from $500 to $15,000. For more information, contact Conference Sponsorship Chair Barbara Puffer at (203) 494-2765 or pufferforiabc@snet.net.

About IABC Heritage Region
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/.

CONTACT: Mara Samuels

SOURCE IABC Heritage Region