AHC is affiliated with several industry-leading organizations. These groups encourage and model the use of "Best Practices" in public relations and business communications.
IABC: International Association of Business Communicators
IABC is a learning community for professionals committed to improving the effectiveness of organizations through strategic communication. IABC members practice the disciplines of corporate communication, employee/internal communication, marketing communication, public relations/external communication, media relations, community relations, public affairs, investor relations and government relations. For more information about the IABC, click here.
PRSA: Public Relations Society of America
PRSAs primary objectives are to advance the standards of the public relations profession and to provide members with professional development opportunities through continuing education programs, information exchange forums and research projects conducted on the national and local levels. For more information about the PRSA, click here.
SofTECH is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering communications and cooperation among North Bay software and information technology companies for the purpose of economic development, individual and corporate prosperity and community involvement. SofTECH serves Marin, Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties. For more information about SofTECH, click here.
NBMA: North Bay Multimedia Association
NBMA's mission is to encourage the growth of the interactive multimedia industry in the San Francisco North Bay. They bring developers into contact with financial advisors, investors and distribution channels; provide and facilitate training opportunities, symposiums and information resources; and promote the use of multimedia tools and online learning as a part of the education of tomorrow's work force and entrepreneurs. For more information about the NBMA, click here.
Public Relations Special Interest Group
The roundtable for public relations professionals in the North Bay software and information technology industries. For more information about the PR SIG, click here.