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Gap Membership:

Any person currently unemployed in the field of collegiate conference and event management but not furloughed and not employed by an organization that is eligible for a corporate or associate membership shall be eligible for a Gap Membership. Gap Membership is active only for the length of unemployment and no longer than twelve months after the join date. Gap members are required to notify ACCED-I when employment has resumed. Gap members shall have access to all membership benefits and discounts, be eligible to hold any existing elected office, and serve on committees and Action Teams. Gap Memberships are not transferable. Only the individual listed may receive ACCED-I benefits and discounts.
 
Gap membership fee - $35 

Individual

Individual membership shall be any person currently employed in the field of collegiate conference and event management but not employed by an organization that is eligible for a corporate or associate membership. Each member shall be eligible to vote, be eligible to hold elected office, and serve on committees and Action Teams. Individual Memberships are transferable if the institution pays for the membership. Only the individual listed may receive ACCED-I benefits and discounts.
 
Annual membership fee - $375


Institutional

Institutional membership allows for four (4) currently employed individual professional members and one (1) full-time matriculating undergraduate or graduate member in good standing at any college or university. All roster members must be located on the same campus. Each person shall be eligible to vote, be eligible to hold elected office, and serve on committees and Action Teams. Institutional Memberships are completely transferable. 
 
Annual membership fee - $850 
Additional representatives - $100 each
Additional student representatives - $35 each Learn more!

  

Corporate 

Corporate membership allows for three (3) representatives from a business/corporation/company/foundation that supports or provides services for those in the field of conferences and event management. Corporate membership has the privilege of one (1) voting member. Corporate members are not eligible to hold positions on the Board of Directors, as Regional Leaders, or as Action Team or committee chairs but can serve on committees and Action Teams.

Membership benefits are detailed here and include an email blast, website and newsletter ads, features in the newsletter, access to the membership directory with detailed contact information and more. Learn about other ways to get involved as a corporate member here


Annual membership fee - $895 
Additional representatives - $100 each


   

Alumni 

Alumni membership shall be any individual who has retired from the collegiate conference and events profession and is not currently employed by a hotel, conference center, or other employer in the hospitality industry. This membership does not include voting privileges, is not eligible to hold positions on the Board of Directors, as Regional Leaders, or as Action Team Chairs, but can serve on committees and Action Teams. Each member shall have access to resources of ACCED-I available to members in good standing.
 
Annual membership fee - $175 

 

Student 

Any full-time (minimum of 12 credit hours) matriculating undergraduate or graduate student in good standing with his/her institution shall be eligible for a Student Membership and the privilege of one (1) voting member. Please provide course schedule to info@acced-i.org at time of sign-up. 
 
Annual membership fee - $35 


Associate

Any non-profit association or organization, other than an institution of higher education, is eligible for an Associate Membership. Associate Members do not have voting privileges, nor the right to be elected to the Board of Directors, but do have access to all resources of ACCED-I available to members in good standing. The membership has the privilege of two (2) individual representatives from the organization.
 
Annual membership fee - $495 
Additional Representatives - $100 each