Why Should You Attend the IABC 2012 World Conference?
Please check out the latest podcast on the IABC/Chicago podcast website, an interview of Maryellen Thielen, ABC, and Stephanie Sheppard, as we discuss the benefits of attending the
IABC 2012 World Conference.
Why should anyone attend the June 24-27 IABC 2012 World Conference in Chicago, and how can someone make the most of the experience? Tom Keefe, ABC, recently posed those questions to two leaders of the IABC World Conference Hospitality Task Force Marketing Team. Maryellen Thielen, ABC, and Stephanie Sheppard shared specific ideas and tips that will be useful to anyone from a World Conference newbie to a seasoned attendee whose name badge ribbons hang all the way to the ground.
As local IABC/Chicago Chapter members prepare to mingle with their communication colleagues from around the globe, they can benefit from the information contained in this podcast interview.
00:40 – Why did you volunteer to help market the conference?
01:47 – Why should people attend the conference?
03:00 – Early-bird pricing and other ways to trim the cost
05:02 – As someone who has attended past World Conferences, what advice do you have for first-timers?
07:20 – What should out-of-towners know about coming to Chicago?
08:15 – More about what people will learn at the conference
11:10 – Is there one session that everybody should attend?
12:10 – Final thoughts
- Scope out Conference Connections at http://iabcwc11.ning.com
- Follow the conference on Twitter, hashtag #iabc12
- Register at http://wc.iabc.com