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The Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) serves members in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland) and the Baltimore metropolitan area (Baltimore, Eastern Shore, and Chesapeake Bay). We also have members who live in West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, California, Canada, and France! The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation for those interested in the arts and science of technical communication. STC is a professional society of content strategists, writers, editors, and others who communicate technical content.
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Chapter Events and News
- Events and News
- Chapter Volunteers Needed
Volunteer Openings Updated: 2016-08-30
- Technical Communication Competition
Please consider participating this year in the chapter's Summit Competition for Technical Communication.
Competition News: 22 February 2017
Deadline: is closed
The Competition Winners are announced!
You're invited to join the entrants and judges with their manager, colleagues, and family at the Summit Competition for Technical Communication Awards Celebration. The Competition Awards Celebration will be held this year at the Positano Ristorante in Bethesda on Thursday, 16 March. See the event announcement for details.
Along with dinner and the awards presentation, there will be an exhibition of the winning entries and networking. Register on Eventbrite to reserve a seat.
Become a Sponsor
You can be a competition sponsor by donating to help pay for meeting location space, awards celebration expenses, help a student attend the awards celebration, defray the cost to send a BOS entry to the STC international competition, and so on. Read about our Partnership and Sponsorship program. Donate to the competition using PayPal—click the PayPal Donate button.
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Why should you join STC and the WDCB Chapter? The WDCB chapter offers opportunities to network with others in your field, to explore your interests, and to expand your education and skills.
STC has the resources you need to help you do your job better and move your career forward. Through education with STC, you can become a Certified Professional Technical Communicator™ (CPTC).
Partnerships & Sponsorships
The STC Washington, DC – Baltimore (WDCB) Chapter is always seeking sponsors for our monthly meetings. If you're interested in promoting your business or organization while supporting the tech comm (#techcomm) community in the Washington, DC – Baltimore area, we want to hear from you!
Partner with us
- Wish List for donations
- How to Donate Equipment or Services to the Chapter
- Past Chapter Partnerships & Sponsorships
- STC's 64th Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2017, 7-10 May 2017
in National Harbor, MD / Washington, DC
- Session Materials from STC's 63rd Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2016
- Session Materials from STC's 62nd Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2015
- Session Materials from STC's 61st Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2014
- Session Materials from STC's 60th Annual Conference: Technical Communication Summit 2013
- STC's Previous Annual Conferences Session Materials
- Annual Conference Dates
The Society for Technical Communication advances technical communication as the discipline of transforming complex information into usable content for products, processes, and services. STC serves its members by identifying and promoting best practices in the field and by demonstrating the economic value delivered by technical communicators. By providing lifelong learning opportunities, we help our members develop their skills and competencies so that they may advance in a variety of career paths.
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