He concluded, based on the electronic exchanges, that IPM was indeed alive and well in the collective knowledge and experience of AAIE
Although a few Canadian editors had been quick to take out individual memberships in AAIE, a number of them in the Toronto area began talking of a Canadian association to serve their special needs.
Essentially, AAIE was an association of individual members.
In June 1970, a joint conference of ICIE, AAIE and CIEA was held in Pittsburgh.
Both ICIE and AAIE developed publications to serve members.
AAIE established a Gold Quill awards program which IABC chose to use for its awards program when the two organizations joined in 1970.
American Management Association put emphasis on a new series of seminars for business communicators and ICIE and AAIE leaders were asked to help.
In many cases it made ICIE and AAIE members aware of objectives their management might want worked on.