Great News! The early-bird discount for members and non-members for the 2010 IABC Heritage Region Conference has been extended until September 22, 2010. The conference runs from Sunday, Oct. 17, through Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the historic Center City Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The annual conference typically draws more than 300 communications professionals from around the United States. This year’s conference is centrally located in Philadelphia and is a perfect opportunity for many businesses and individuals that are looking to stretch their dollars by enhancing their communications skills with practical, how to, resources that have become necessary to connect with customers and attract prospects. An extraordinary line-up of speakers, presents a rare opportunity for those in this profession to hear the best ideas moving the marketplace from the industry’s information leaders at a phenomenal price.
The three day conference will consist of over twenty breakout and five in-depth sessions on key topics affecting today’s communication and public relations practitioners. A special discounted Student Track will allow full-time students and faculty to network and learn more about careers in the field. Tourism excursions will also be available for attendees to see many of the well known as well as lesser know historic attractions that the Philadelphia area has to offer. Internationally known speakers will cover a wide range of today’s cutting edge topics.
“It’s going to be an outstanding time of learning and networking,” said Elvin Montero, the Heritage Region’s director. “This conference is filled with added value and is definitely the premiere professional development and knowledge sharing event of the year in this area of the country.”