It's been an amazing first year for the program. We're really proud of you.
Let's shout it out across the digital advertising universe!

What do we have to brag about?

  • More than 1,100 people in the program
  • Companies are certifying their entire sales teams. Being certified puts you on par with sales forces from organizations such as AOL, Collective and IDG
  • Companies are making certification part of hiring and training. You already have a necessary qualification to work for organizations such as 24/7 Media, Triad Retail Media and

How can I join the celebration?

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013

  1. Come back to this page (
  2. Grab the Certification Day Logo. Share it on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
    You can also add your photo or just a shout out about Certification
    Download the logo
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  3. Include the hashtag #IABCERTDAY publicly
  4. We’ll showcase all the tweets and pictures here!


Companies with Certified Sales Staff Include

See what they're saying about Certification

I found the exam and preparation stimulating and challenging. As such, I'm proud to be IAB-certified.

 —Mark Warlaumont
Director of News and Digital Media Sales, Bright House Networks

It’s a great program and would highly recommend it to my colleagues across the industry.

 —Rich Fimbres
Senior Multimedia Sales Representative, Bloomberg Media

It keeps you up to date on digital information and what is happening in the industry...

 —Cheryl Baeszler
Digital Sales Manager, Cox Media

The IAB Certification has allowed me to understand the standards set in place...

 —Jinger Guerrette
Account Executive, Time Warner Cable Media

I have marketed myself and the companies that I have worked for with my IAB Sales Certification...

 —Alison O’Brien
Nexstar Broadcasting

This is definitely a certification I am recommending to my peers...

 —Tracy Dedeaux
Digital Sales Manager, WVUE Fox 8

The industry needs this kind of certification...

 —Marcos Christensen
Senior Director Latam South Cone, comScore, Inc.

I have learned so much and I'm so thankful that my company felt this was important...

 —Mandilyn Thompson
Account Executive, Time Warner Cable Media Sales

This is a great program and helps distinguish certified professionals as the best in the business...

 —Anna Patterson
Digital Media Specialist, Cox Media Group

Becoming IAB certified was a goal of mine...

 —Farrah Shultz
Digital Media Account Executive, Triad Retail Media

I'm very happy to have gone through the program...

 —Rob Noonan
Sales Director, Digital Shopper Marketing, Conversant Media

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