Sept. 22-24, 2019 | Detroit

Join Us September 22-24, 2019

At this year’s conference you can engage in outstanding sessions. Plan to enjoy seminal presentations by a range of exceptional speakers sharing the latest effective communication techniques as you network with the industry’s best practitioners. And you can catch the inspirational spirit through keynote sessions, breakouts and dining activities geared specifically to communication, public relations and marketing professionals.

The International Association of Business Communicators is a vibrant global association with members from around the world, representing many of the Global Fortune 500 companies. At the international, regional and local level, we support our community of professionals with innovative thinking, shared best practices, in-depth learning, and career guidance.

The IABC Heritage Region Communication Conference will be held at the AAA Four Diamond Greektown Casino-Hotel, 1200 St. Antoine Street, Detroit 48226. The hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling Greektown District and within walking distance of great restaurants, nightlife, sports arenas and live entertainment. This contemporary property with its 400 stunning guest rooms and suites is devoted to your comfort. See more details and reserve your room here.

Registration Extended Through September 9!

Conference Recap - Cheers to a Great Success!

Check Out Our Keynote Speakers

Seeing Detroit as Detroiters See It

Aaron Foley, Chief Storyteller, City of Detroit

Consumers in Control: The New Reality for Marketing and Communications

Brad Heureux, Founder and CEO, Zing Media Group

Becoming a Superstar Communicator

David Pitre, President, Davis & Company


Engaging Employees and Stakeholders During Fundamental Company and Industry Transitions

Paula Silver, Vice President of Communications, DTE Energy

Managing Your Brand Reputation in a Fragmented, Omnichannel Media World

Andy Hetzel, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Detroit Homecoming: Tapping the Expat Community to Drive Investment, Revitalization

Colleen Robar, President, Robar PR

Detroit Homecoming: Tapping the Expat Community to Drive Investment, Revitalization

Keenan Covington, Marketing Specialist, Crain’s Detroit Business

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