WANTED: Speakers to present at annual communications conference

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

Feb 04, 2014, 11:11 ET from IABC Heritage Region

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a leading communications expert with a compelling story to tell or a visual to illustrate? Something to say about the art of communication, so to speak? The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region is now accepting speaker proposals for its Ninth Annual Heritage Region Conference taking place October 19-21, 2014, at the Omni Providence in Providence, R.I.

Leaders in all areas of communication including internal and external communications, marketing, research and measurement, brand communication, social media, public relations, media relations, consulting, business development and more are encouraged to submit proposals.

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 approximately 200 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 http://heritageregion.iabc.com/2014/01/02/iabc-heritage-region-conference-call-for-speakers/

Proposals are due by February 19, 2014.  

For more information about the speaker RFP, please contact Mara Samuels, 2014 Conference Programming Committee, at mara@mgs-marketing.com or (732) 872-2515.

Sponsorship opportunities
Create communication connections while sponsoring communication professionals' conference. There are limited conference sponsorship opportunities at various package levels. For more information, visit the website or contact IABC Heritage Region Sponsorship Chair Barbara Puffer at (203) 494-2765 or pufferforiabc@snet.net.

About IABC Heritage Region
The IABC Heritage Region represents more than 2,400 business communications from 16 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
732. 872.2515

SOURCE IABC Heritage Region