Membership levels


Full membership

For owners of for-profit, information-centric businesses (25% ownership minimum)*.

Supporting membership

For individuals, organizations, and corporations who choose to make an added financial commitment to AIIP.

Associate membership

For those who intend to start their own business, want to learn about information entrepreneurship, or wish to be a part of the AIIP community.

Student membership

For individuals currently enrolled in an accredited, degree-granting college or university. Student membership is limited to two years.

Emeritus membership

For individuals who have been an AIIP member for at least eight years, the most recent five consecutive years as a Full member.

Retired membership

For individuals who have been AIIP Full members for at least three years, not necessarily consecutive.

Access to AIIP community of experts 
FREE webinars & virtual events on business, technology, & information tools and techniques
Private discussion group
Peer to Peer Support program

Exchange with communities of practice
Visibility in AIIP Connections blog

Best pricing for Annual Conference & events

 Student pricing

Industry Partner discounts

 (Varies by Partner)

 (Varies by Partner)

Inclusion in Member Directory (private)

First Year Member program

Accountability Buddies program

Member registration rates for allied associations' events

Discount on sponsorship
Listing in AIIP Business Directory (public)

Use of AIIP logo

Recognition at Annual Conference, on website, and in e-communications

Leadership opportunities

Learn/share skills as a volunteer
Vote on Association matters


* Supporting members receive the same benefits as Full members if eligible for Full membership status.

All members agree to support the Objectives of the Association and accept the Association's Code of Ethical Business Practice


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* Eligibility for Full Membership

New Full members must provide evidence of business ownership, such as any one of the following:

Business license or permit
Articles of Incorporation
Corporate Charter
Partnership agreement
Federal Employer Identification application
Certificate/record of assumed name (DBA)
VAT application
Brochure or business card
State sales tax permit or application
URL of business website
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