JOIN AIIP - here's how
AIIP's membership levels fit any stage of an independent info pro career.
All Association members have access to the community's resources and benefits. Certain membership levels enjoy additional benefits and/or recognition.
Full Membership (US$200/year)
To be eligible for Full membership, an applicant must submit proof of at least 25% ownership of a for-profit information-based business.
Proof of ownership can be any one of the following:
Benefits of Full membership include:
Associate Membership (US$200/year)
For those not eligible for Full membership, including information professionals who have not yet started their own business, an Associate membership is a great option.
Student Membership (US$50/year)
If you are interested in info entrepreneurship, and you’re enrolled with a minimum of six credits in an accredited, degree-granting college or university, a Student membership is a great fit.
Student membership can help you assess your options for starting a business after graduation. An individual may hold a Student membership for no more than a total of two years.Join as a Student Member Renew Student Membership
Supporting Membership (US$500/year)
All individuals, organizations, and corporations that value the objectives of AIIP are eligible for Supporting membership. Supporting members receive all of the benefits of Full membership (if qualified) or Associate membership while also enjoying special recognition as supporters of AIIP.
Benefits of Supporting membership include Full or Associate benefits plus:
Retired Membership (US$75/year)
The Retired membership level is designed for individuals who previously owned information-based businesses, and who were AIIP members for at least three years. Years of membership did not need to be consecutive.
Emeritus Membership (US$50/year)
The Emeritus membership level is designed for individuals who previously owned information-centric businesses. To qualify, you must have been an AIIP member for at least eight years, the most recent being five consecutive years as a Full member.