The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) offers outstanding value to its members – in product and conference registration savings, live and virtual learning opportunities, a supportive community, and much more.
AIIP Vendor Relations Program
Take advantage of deals offered by our Industry Partners and Industry Affiliates – including key vendors such as Lexis/Nexis, Dialog, and Information Today.
Check out the AIIP Industry Partnership Program. (Eligibility for some benefits varies by membership level, at the discretion of the vendor.)
Attend live webinars or view them after the broadcast. Have a topic to suggest?
See the events calendar to learn about upcoming programs.
AIIP-L Discussion List
Ask questions and share expertise on research sources, technology, marketing, business management, and more using AIIP's confidential discussion list. Join in one of the most popular benefits of AIIP membership.
AIIP CONNECTIONS - Stay abreast of information industry developments, new books, new tools, and Association activities.
Read recent issues.
AIIP President’s Update - A monthly e-mail shares news on vendor discounts, upcoming events, and ways for you to get involved in AIIP.
AIIP Annual Conference
Attend each spring for practical sessions, inspiring speakers, networking, and a general recharge. Arrive early for pre-conference workshops. Get free training from vendors such as Dow Jones & Co., Dialog, SkyMinder, and LexisNexis.
Make plans to attend!
AIIP at Industry Events
Be seen, be heard, and connect with colleagues at events where AIIP is exhibiting.
See the AIIP Calendar for upcoming events.
AIIP Volunteer Mentoring Program
Get matched with a mentor, or give back by helping a new business owner with strategic planning, information skills, marketing, and other aspects of building a business.
Q. What can an aspiring independent information professional read to learn more about running a research business?
A. Start with “Info-Entrepreneurship: A Resource Guide for the Independent Information Professional," available on the Just Getting Started page. It and many other FAQs and planning tools are available to members.
Contribute and build skills and relationships with other AIIP members.
Learn about the committees that make AIIP run!
The Member Directory
Get listed in AIIP's online Member Directory to help prospective clients find you, or use it to find other AIIP members for project collaborations.
Use or adapt model legal agreements developed by AIIP for use in subcontracting and non-disclosure agreements.
AIIP Business Partners Program
Get discounts on products and services purchased online. You'll save money while generating a percentage commission for AIIP.