Discover Who We Are in AIIP
The Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) is an international, professional network of people who run their own information-centered businesses. Members are consultants with expertise across diverse industries, services, and geographies.
As the leading voice of the independent information industry, AIIP equips information entrepreneurs for ongoing business success in more than 20 countries around the world.
Our Culture of sharing
AIIP members network, share business development know-how, and confer on research tools and techniques.
Our Communities of Practice
AIIP members make up five communities of practice: Information Management and Technology, Marketing and Communications, Research, Training and Consulting, and Writing and Editing.
Whatever our service niche or subject specialty, AIIP members share the ability to provide our clients timely, accurate, and actionable information analysis, design, review, and strategy.
Explore the five practice areas that make up the AIIP member community.
Information Management and Technology
We help our clients make sense of the information and technology they have—or need. It can be overwhelming to keep pace with the onslaught of available information and the rapid pace of technology changes.
What we have in common is the ability to craft information solutions that fit our clients' needs for today and tomorrow.
Marketing and Communications
We are experts at honing in on clients' needs to produce original content and programs for marketing and communication.
What we have in common is the ability to personalize clients' messages and market their products to a diverse set of customers.
We are primary and secondary researchers.
What do we research? Anything and everything, including companies and their competitors, markets, people, products, chemicals, patents, and more. We are experts at gathering, synthesizing, analyzing, and sharing research.
What we have in common is the ability to find, analyze, and share information in whatever breadth and depth is needed for clients to make decisions.
Training and Consulting
We work alongside our clients to provide top-notch training and consultative services.
What we have in common is the ability to provide clients with skills and knowledge to better manage their operations.
Writing and Editing
We tell our clients' stories and support them in meeting their mission.
What we have in common is the ability to provide our clients a powerful voice to promote their products, services, and ideas for greater impact.