Monday, November 9, 2009

Professional Writing Conferences

Have you ever wondered what additional training is available to help improve your professional writing skills?

Many people who are already in the workplace have a college degree and are not sure where to turn for additional training to help improve their business writing skills.

A business writing conference just may be the answer to your problems. Business writing conferences are held all over the United States. Some conferences even provide alternative learning opportunities other than attending the actual conference so that they are able to meet the needs of all people.

Some of the alternative learning opportunities are:
  • Teleseminars
  • Web Seminars
  • Online Seminars

Teleseminars typically involve a seminar that is held via the telephone with downloadable slides that are available for online viewing or printed viewing.

Web seminars involve interactive telephone seminars which include visuals that are viewed via the Internet.

Online seminars typically involve several weeks of seminars that are taken over a flexible time period. Some online seminars even offer the opportunity to earn a professional certificate in different fields of professional writing.

A business writing conference is designed to help you learn how to write clearly and persuasively in the work place.

Who should attend a business writing conference?

"Business professionals who want to improve their writing skills for job performance and career advancement."

A good resource for finding business writing conferences is the International Association of Business Communications (IABC). The IABC offers business writing conferences around the world as well as alternative learning opportunities. Their website also offers additional information regarding the types of conferences and workshops that they offer. This organization is great resource for any business professional.



  1. Interesting post! I have never been to a professional writing conference. I had no idea how useful they could be. These conferences sound like they could be extremely helpful to professionals looking to improve their writing skills. To make your post even more effective, you could include the locations of some future conferences in Florida. Since most of our blog readers are in Florida, this information could be very helpful to people interested in attending one of these conferences. Overall, your post was very informative, and I’m sure your other posts will very interesting as well!

  2. Excellent post, Ashley. You might have incorporated a graphic and found a professional writing conference somewhere in Florida to attend. The link was good, however.
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