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Membership TYPES and Dues

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Membership Types

Membership Dues

Membership Cycle

The ISPA Membership is renewed annually and follows the calendar year beginning January 1st and expiring on December 31st.

New members may join the membership for the following calendar year as early as September 1st, receiving up to 16 months of membership for the cost of just 12!

Membership Types

Organization Membership 
  • An Organization Membership includes an Organization Account (master) and a Primary Account (sub-account).
  • Any person with a Primary Account may register for any congress at the member rate and their professional profile will be available through the ISPA directory.
  • Annual dues are calculated based on annual gross revenue (see below).

Employee Account

Employee accounts are available to employees of Organization members. NOTE: These accounts are different from the Affiliate Account and are limited - only allowing for registration to a congress at the member rate. No other member benefits apply. Employee account profiles will not be visible from the member directory. All employee accounts must be verified by ISPA staff.

Star Organization Membership

  • Star Organization Membership includes an Organization Account, a Primary Account and an Affiliate Account without additional fees (a total of two sub-accounts).
  • Any person with a Primary or Affiliate account may register for any congress at the member rate and their professional profile will be available through the ISPA directory (available to members only).
  • Annual dues are calculated based on annual gross revenue, but Star Member dues amounts are locked in for three years, avoiding any increase during that time (see below).
  • View 2016 Star Member List

NEW! Alumni Membership (300 USD)

A new Alumni Member type will be available beginning in 2017. This membership is designed for arts professionals who have retired but still wish to be engaged with their peer community

Those seeking this membership status must meet the following criteria:
i.    Have retired and are no longer employed by an organization that is or  could be an Organization Member 
ii.  Are not working as a “consultant” in a significant capacity 
iii. Have been an ISPA member for at least 5 consecutive years prior to retirement

For more information on becoming an Alumni Member, please contact Ann Pattan at or 1 212 206 8409 x202.

Fellowship Graduates (300 USD)

ISPA Fellows are an integral part of the membership and bring great perspective and new ideas to each event. ISPA offers a transitional membership rate of 300 USD for Fellows who have fulfilled the terms of their fellowships. This reduced-rate membership is available for up to two years immediately following the completion of the fellowship program. For more information on accessing this discounted membership fee, please contact Ann Pattan at or 1 212 206 8409 x202.

Student Membership (50 USD)

Student Membership is an individual membership offered to full-time students who can show proof of enrollment.

Membership Dues


Star Organization Membership 
Annual Gross Revenues


Primary + Affiliate
< 750,000 USD 630 USD
1,045 USD
750,000 - 4,000,000 USD 865 USD
1,455 USD
> 4,000,000 USD 1,150 USD
1,925 USD


Alumni Membership
300 USD
Fellowship Graduates
300 USD
Student Individual Membership 50 USD


Add an Affiliate Account 

Affiliate Accounts may be added for 300 USD per account.* 

Affiliate accounts may be used by an employee in your organization who would like to participate in ISPA by creating their own profile. Affiliates receive all the benefits of the membership including a subscription to the Network and discounts on Congress registration.

Affiliate Accounts expire in tandem with the Organization’s membership. Membership benefits are not extended to employees without an Affiliate Account.

* Please note: a Star Organization Membership includes one Affiliate Account with no additional fee.

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