Pittsburgh was founded at the point of land where three rivers come together. This fall you can enjoy the eclectic, engaging Pittsburgh environment at the 2017 IABC Heritage Region Conference, where you will be “on point” to learn, connect and communicate. Join approximately 175 communication, public relations and marketing practitioners from all over the U.S. and Canada as you discover the possibilities for your career, now and in the future.

Conference Details

  • 18 breakout sessions by knowledgeable experts in the field
  • 4 keynote sessions by world-renowned speakers
  • Sunday welcoming session
  • Networking opportunities
  • All at a cost significantly less than national conferences and one-day seminars
  • Topics include: crisis communications, change management, branding, research and measurement, employee communications, social media, public relations, communication leadership and more

Download the complete IABC Heritage Conference brochure at this link: IABC 2017 Conference Brochure

Why You Should Attend

The corporate communications function needs to deliver bottom-line business solutions. The IABC Heritage Region Conference draws from top-tier speakers to deliver engaging, leading-edge content to participants. This content educates business professionals to advance their own organization with real-time solutions. The tools and tactics learned can be applied to any industry, used to lead real organizational change, and affect any business’ bottom line.

IABC helps educate communication professionals in new and innovative ways. Participants will return with a fresh perspective, a better understanding of business acumen, and a wide array of tactics and skills necessary to make a difference in their organization.

The 2017 program speakers will be carefully selected by experienced professionals. The conference programming committee has shaped the IABC Heritage Regional conference content for the past 11 years, selecting submissions that bring value and bottom-line results in today’s fast-paced environment.

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Travel Information


Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

(412) 281-7100


Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

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