Chapter Leaders

Get tips, connect with IABC leaders and exchange ideas.

Meet up for a chapter leader chat

Join us for the first in a series of virtual chapter leader chats where the focus will be IABC 101.

Save your spot and get zoom meeting details by contacting Jennie L. Lamb, VP of Chapter Services.

Contact Jennie L. Lamb, VP

Chapter leader chat | August 9, 2022 | Virtual

We’re here for you offering dynamic opportunities for chapter leaders to connect, share, brainstorm, learn and gain valuable leadership skills.

Save the Date We plan to meet up for leader chats on the second Tuesday of every other month.

Questions? Contact Jennie Lamb, VP Chapter Services

Join us at Leader Summit

Get coaching, strategies and practical tools--all you need to succeed as a chapter leader.

Leader Summit is your time to connect with award-winning, seasoned leaders from the Southern Region of IABC. We hope you'll join us!

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Leader Summit | Oct 19, 2022 | In person

Leader Summit will be held prior to connect2comms in Greenville, SC, which was named the “#5 Best Small City in the U.S.” in the 2021 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. October in Greenville will allow you to enjoy beautiful weather during the peak of fall foliage along with a clean, walkable downtown area.

Get ready to experience the warm, welcoming Southern hospitality we're known for. All chapter leaders in the Southern Region are welcome.

Chapter Leader Resources

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Get exposure for chapter events

Add your IABC chapter events to the Southern Region calendar.

Post your event here, and we will share it with hundreds of communication professionals throughout the Southern Region including 13 states within the USA as well as the Caribbean and Latin America. As a reminder, please allow all IABC members to attend your events with the discounted member fee.

Post IABC Chapter Events

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Host chapter meetings & events on Zoom

Host your virtual chapter meetings and events on the IABC Southern Region Zoom account at no charge.

Reserve Time on Zoom


Get personal, one-on-one coaching and support from the best of the best. Seasoned leaders offer lessons learned, winning strategies and practical tools to solve challenges and lighten your load.

We've been there, and we understand the highs and lows of running a local chapter.

Meet Seasoned Leaders

Be inspired!

Seasoned chapter leaders share winning insights and powerful strategies that helped their chapters grow. From finance to marketing and tips for serving on an IABC chapter board, valuable leadership lessons are all yours.

  • From the Leader Summit in Kansas City, October 2019 | Hosted by IABC Southern & Pacific Plains Regions

Think Value, Not Spreadsheets | Paul Omodt

Marketing Your Chapter | Mary Hardin Francis

Be a Great Board Leader by Doing Less | Joanne Henry

How IABC Amped My Career | Sandy McMerty

We’re here to help

  • At the Southern Region, we understand the challenges chapter leaders face, and we’re here to help.
  • Please reach out with questions, successes and challenges. We look forward to collaborating with you.

Contact Jennie L. Lamb, VP