A global network of communication professionals 

Our members are drawn from a spectrum of organisations, including government, corporate, consulting and not-for-profit sectors.

We aim to contribute to the success of our members through encouraging effective communication practice.

IABC South Island Board Members 2014-5

  • Yvonne Densem President
  • Vicki Blyth Secretary
  • Lee Howden Membership
  • Renee Parsons Treasurer
  • Matt Walters Webmaster

We are connected within New Zealand and across the globe

What We Say

Communication World and CW Online are published by IABC (International Association of Business Communicators) as a service to members. Communication World is an olnine magazine published bimonthly at www.iabc.com/cw.

IABC members are professionals in the communication field. They range from top executives and employees at Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations to consultants, educators and communication students. Communication World and CW Online’s goals are to stay on the forefront of developments in the communication profession and report them in an informative, timely and entertaining way to assist and inspire readers.

Articles in Communication World and CW Online address a wide range of topics of interest to communicators of all levels and specialties, including:

  • Marketing communication
  • Media relations and public relations
  • Employee communication
  • Career advice
  • Tactics for the corporate, agency and freelance spheres
  • Harnessing technology and new media
  • Communicating globally
  • Strategic planning
  • Speechwriting and presentations
  • Internal and external communication
  • Crisis communication
  • Timely updates on IABC members and activities

Regular features include interviews with innovators in the communication field, spotlights on industry trends and case studies of current issues and topics. Our magazine emphasizes articles with a multicultural, multinational dimension. Articles should not promote any commercial service, product or organization.

What We Do

Providing professional development opportunities for our members and other business communicators is what IABC South Island is all about.

We have a ready-made network of international colleagues and contacts to call on to share best practice from across the globe with Wellington’s communicators. We also tap in to local networks to share the best of the expert talent from within New Zealand.