Six Canadians found themselves at the Communication Central Conference (#commcen2014 on Facebook and Twitter) last weekend, a conference south of the border. That means we represented roughly one-tenth of attendance—a truly multi-national gathering though we had a shorter journey than most. Why were we there? What did we find out?
Belonging to a professional association has been the traditional way to meet colleagues, access training, and support professional standards. Some people find mentorship and jobs there too. A large number of members feel it shows professionalism.