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Membership Dues and Benefits

Membership Dues and Benefits

Membership Dues Overview



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Annual Gross Revenues
< 750,000 USD

$ 660

Annual Gross Revenues
750,000 USD - 4,000,000 USD

$ 910

Annual Gross Revenues
> 4,000,000 USD

$ 1210

Star Organization

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Annual Gross Revenues
< 750,000 USD

$ 1100

Annual Gross Revenues
750,000 USD - 4,000,000 USD

$ 1530

Annual Gross Revenues
> 4,000,000 USD

$ 2020

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 dues are not prorated.


Other Memberships


Student Membership is an individual membership offered to full-time students who can show proof of enrollment. Student member applications must pass a review before final processing. Apply for a Student Membership

DUES: $300 USD

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:

  • Have retired and are no longer employed by an organization that is or could be an Organization Member
  • Are not working as a “consultant” in a significant capacity
  • 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 apattan[at]ispa[dot]org or 1 212 206 8490 x202.


DUES: $300 USD

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 apattan[at]ispa[dot]org or 1 212 206 8409 x202.

Memberships Benefits


  • *NEW* Members-only registration period for the New York Congress.
  • Discounted members-only registration rate for all ISPA congresses
  • Primary Account holders of a new member organization who are attending a congress for the first time will receive an additional 250 USD off the full pass rate.
  • Employees from organizations in good standing may attend a congress at a discounted registration rate.
  • New Primary and Affiliate ISPA members registered for the New York or International ISPA Congress are eligible to participate in the Community Building Program.

Member Directory

  • Your organization profile will be included in the public section of ISPA’s Member Directory.
  • Profiles of Primary and Affiliate account holders will be searchable in the Member Directory - viewable to members only.
  • You will gain full access to the members-only sections of ISPA's Online Community and Member Directory including full contact information for other members.
  • Access to members-only video of congress sessions.


  • Receive a complimentary subscription to Network, ISPA’s members-only monthly e-newsletter, which includes member news, upcoming events, regional updates, industry job openings and more.
  • Your first Pitch New Works application fee will be waived for each congress.
  • Receive a 10% discount on all advertising opportunities.
  • Three complimentary job postings per year in ISPA's Career Center which may be used for your organization and/or your client organizations.

ISPA Governance

  • Only ISPA members may serve on the various committees and are encouraged to put their names forward for committee participation.
  • Primary Account holders may vote at ISPA’s Annual General Meeting on decisions affecting the governance and strategic direction of ISPA and all its affairs and programs.
  • Only ISPA members are eligible to nominate candidates for both the Board of Directors and ISPA Awards.

Partner Offers

Receive a 30,000 USD scholarship towards the Master of Arts Management (MAM) or Master of Entertainment Industry Management (MEIM) at Carnegie Mellon University for you or other staff members at your organization.

Receive one-time 10% discount on any PACStats membership and a free six-month trial of activitycube, a real-time, platform-independent tool created by AMS partner VenueCube to track performance, events, and non-ticketed activities in the cloud.

Star Member Benefits

In addition to the benefits above, Star Organization Members Receive:

  • A Primary and an Affiliate Account for no additional fee
    If you would like to add an additional Affiliate Account, you can do so for $300. Contact Marissa Oliver at moliver[at]ispa[dot]org for more details.
  • New Star Members receive the 250 USD new member discount on a full pass for both Primary AND Affiliate Account holders to the first congress
  • A 50% discount on a half-page ad in the New York Congress program book
  • A 50% discount on a bag insert for the New York Congress
  • A 15% discount on other ISPA advertising opportunities
  • Increased profile with public acknowledgment of your Star Member status on the ISPA website, monthly emails, in congress program books, and on your congress badge
  • Preferential placement at the New York Congress ProEx event - Star Members will be allowed to choose their table placement prior to the day of ProEx
  • Fixed membership dues for three years (avoiding increases during that time period)
  • Fixed New York Congress fees for three years (in tandem with your dues)


Find your answer


Contact Marissa Oliver


1 212 206 8490 x202