Why Join?

ISAE offers an array of benefits for association professionals, including great educational programming, resources to support your professional development, and fun networking opportunities. Whether you’re new to associations or have been in the industry for a long time, ISAE membership has something for you!

Click the links below to check out the benefits for each of ISAE’s traditional member groups:

Compare Membership Options

Wondering if a full membership or a virtual membership makes the most sense for you? Compare benefits below. Download a PDF version.

BenefitsFull Membership
(includes primary, secondary and additional association professional memberships, as well as supplier memberships)
Virtual Membership
(available to association professional members only)
Student/Retired Membership
(available to association professional members only)
Voting member
(excludes supplier members)

Access to online membership directory
Access to ISAE’s digital publications and emails
Access to ISAE's library of exclusive educational content.    
Discounted rate for compensation & benefits survey with both Indiana and national data
Free local job postings on ISAE Career Center website
Attend 5:05 Club member networking events for free
Discounted rate for webinars, Lunch & Learns and any other virtual events (receive one Lunch & Learn for free within year) Receive TWO free webinars within the year Receive ONE free webinar within the year. Receive ONE free webinar within the year.
Subscribe and participate in member-only E-Lists
Discounted rate for Annual Convention and STAR Awards*

Discounted rate for regular professional development events, including:

  • Association Day*
  • Women in Associations Forum*
  • CAE Recognition Luncheon*
  • Trend Camp*
  • CEO/CSO Summit*
  • And More!*
Attend CAE study sessions for free    
Volunteer on a committee  

*Save over $450 on in-person events with a full membership