Welcome to the IFABC

The International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) is a global federation of industry-sponsored organisations that recognises that in the fast-paced media landscape, advertisers and ad agencies need the certainty that comes from consistent and independently verified, readily accessible media data for advertising planning and investment.

The IFABC member organisations deliver services designed to support transparency and accountability in the media data that is used in advertising trading in their respective markets.


2022 VIENNA - IFABC General Assembly (September 27th-29th)



This year's 30th General Assembly “IFABC 2022: International Trends / Certification / Visions in the new decade”, will take place in the heart of Vienna, Austria at the Hotel am Stephansplatz.

Hosted by the Österreichische Auflagenkontrolle (ÖAK), Austria, in Vienna from September 27th to 29th, 2022.  The meeting will start on Tuesday, September 27th at 2pm. 

Detailed information about the agenda and the registration for the meeting can be found on the website ifabc2022.com. The Executive Board has planned a full agenda with guest speakers and group presentations that will focus on the future trends and visions.


IFABC Global Certified Media List

The International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) is launching the first downloadable, easy to use excel spreadsheet with nearly 15,000 independently verified media properties from 22 participing countries from around the globe. The report delivers advertisers, marketers and media agencies with a resource to to build white lists of trusted media sources, source new media opportunities or confirm their own databases of media options.

The report highlights the media brands by format including print magazine and news, websites and apps, events, web, radio, out-of-home, influencers and other formats. The report also includes details about the intended audience (B2B or B2C) and whether the product is paid or free. Each listing includes links to the IFABC member that certifies the media brand.

Latest report: February 02, 2023

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How to create an ABC in your country

A practical guide featuring strategies, plans, actions and hints for those interested in creating an ABC. View the practical handbook.