Welcome to AWC Springfield, IL

Build your career with our informative programs and outstanding networking opportunities.  Visit a program as a guest and explore the benefits of membership.

Be a part of an organization for women that is making history. Our chapter is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017! Learn more.


Membership Categories:

Faculty Advisor – $0
Retired Professional Communicator  – $34/year
Entrepreneur Professional Communicator – $114/year
Professional Communicator – $129/year
Executive Professional Communicator – $189/year

AWC Springfield Illinois local chapter dues:
Regular Membership $25/year
Student Membership $10/year

Application fee: $50

Have a question?  Contact Bree Hankins, VP of Membership, at membership@awcspringfield.org.

How to Join AWC:

Step 1 ) Apply for membership in  AWC National at www.womcom.org. Be sure to include the Springfield, Illinois local chapter in the check-out process on your application.

Step 2) Email the Springfield, Illinois chapter at membership@awcspringfield.org so we can add you to our membership list!  Include your contact information and the date you submitted the national application.

We have a membership scholarship available to prospective new members.  See details and apply.


Reasons to Join AWC:

  • Stay at the top of your game with opportunities for learning, committee involvement and incredible networking opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Attend monthly professional development programs offering educational speakers and networking with peers.
  • Attend the annual AWC National Conference and awards ceremonies recognizing communications excellence.
  • Receive the chapter newsletter and communications from AWC National
  • Participate in  AWC National Webinars at no cost
  • Build your network of connections in the community.
  • Make lifetime friendships and mentoring relationships.
  • Advance your career by gaining skills to prepare you for the next opportunity.
  • Access career opportunities across the nation through the our local jobs board and the AWC National jobs bank
  • Become a Certified Communications Professional (CCP) through AWC Matrix Foundation’s Professional Communications Certification program
  • Serve in a leadership capacity
  • Make a difference at the national level by joining the national board or serving on a task force to advance the mission of AWC
  • Sponsor local student chapters at area colleges and universities, as well as our local scholarship.
  • Enjoy professional discounts on services and office products


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