Springfield Area Chapter The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) champions the advancement of communications professionals by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.

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Interested in becoming a member? AWC Springfield is Worth Every Penny!
Our Springfield chapter was recently named "Overall Outstanding Chapter" by the National Association of AWC, recognizing us as the top chapter in the nation! Now is the BEST time to Invest in Yourself!

Benefits of Membership

The Springfield, Illinois Area Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications
is a professional organization of women and men in the communications fields, located in central Illinois. Our members are represented in professions including advertising, association communications, community relations, corporate communications, government communications, freelance, graphic design, health care communications, marketing, public relations, social media and many others

Learn more about our history as we celebrate 35 years of communication excellence.

Programs and events


February 11, 2015


Photos, Videos and Social Media


Chris Young, world-class photographer and spokesperson for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, will discuss photos, video and social media on February 11, 2015 at Sangamo Club in Springfield. An avid outdoorsman, Chris combines his knowledge of nature, a camera and technology to bring us stunning images. He'll explain how expanding your communications portfolio will make you more valuable. He has expanded his experience to video and can explain the ins and outs of starting a new discipline.


FYI, Chris knows the meaning of valuable. He was relieved of his position at DNR when the new administration came on board, but he was quickly brought back on staff when the agency's new director decided that he wanted Chris to stay. Don't miss this exciting presentation and learn how to add value to your role as a communicator.


See our Programs page for registration info.



• See photo highlights of past events

View presentations from past luncheons


News updates


Winter 2015 AWC Springfield Newsletter now published!


9-15-14 to 11-15-14 - Membership Drive!

During the fall membership drive, all NEW members save $50 and members who refer these applicants will compete for great prizes! Email Membership for more info!


7-14-14 - Summer Newsletter


6-26-14 - We Need You!

As a new program year begins and the new board begins its term, we need you to volunteer as a member of one of our committees! Please contact any of the current board members for more information.


6-25-14 - New Board Meets

The torch was passed to the new board members of the Springfield Chapter on June 25, 2014 in a meeting held at the Illinois Association of School Boards. Photos will be updated soon on the About Us page of our website.


4-10-14 - Call for Award Nominations:
Springfield AWC Members, we are asking for nominations for the Professional Communicator and Chapter Star Awards. Learn more here. Nominations are due May 2, 2014.


4-10-14 - Slate open for the 2014-2015 AWC Springfield Board and Commitee members: Are you ready to become more involved in your AWC chapter? Please respond by April 30, 2014.


2013 AWC National Conference a resounding success!


Summer 2014

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