Membership Benefits

Benefits of becoming a member: Industry Professional / Industry Partner / Corporate Sponsor

 

Association with a recognised organisation which works to the highest industry standards

Listing on the AIPCO web site

Use of the AIPCO brand to highlight membership of the association

Discounted registration fee for the annual AIPCO Business Tourism Conference

Opportunities for business networking and information exchange

Access to 2 annual educational seminars at discounted rates

Discounted ticket to annual lunch with guest speaker

Part of a recognised body with high industry standards both nationally and internationally

Increased business as a result of being a member of such a recognised body

Shared industry knowledge

The AIPCO act as a lobbying group with industry associations and at governmental level

Access to industry reports

The full AIPCO membership statutes are available HERE

Company Membership

Open to Professional Conference Organisers that have been engaged exclusively or principally on a full time basis in the organisation of professional conferences, congresses and other international and national meetings for at least 4 years. Companies to have organised 8 international meetings in a full management role. Company should have a permanent company or business address and a full time staffed office in the island of Ireland and have expertise and management systems in-house capable of managing all aspects of a major international conference using all up to date and current technology including on-line registrations, receipt of abstracts, exhibition, transport, social programme, financial operations and budgeting, printed materials, venue management, sponsor requirements, and dealing with suppliers.

Council Members & Voting: Full members are entitled to send 2 representatives to AIPCO council meetings, but regardless of the the number of representatives, a full member is only allowed one vote when issues that require voting occur.

Company membership only / only open to PCOs

Please note: applications are made by writing to The Secretary at info@aipco.ie

Company Membership – Associate Member

Open to Professional Conference Organisers who have been engaged exclusively or principally on a full time basis in the organisation of professional conferences, congresses and other international and national meetings for at least 2 years. Companies to have organised 4 international meetings in a full management role. Company should have a permanent company or business address and a full time staffed office in the island of Ireland and have expertise and management systems in-house capable of managing all aspects of a major international conference using all up to date and current technology including on-line registrations, receipt of abstracts, exhibition, transport, social programme, financial operations and budgeting, printed materials, venue management, sponsor requirements, and dealing with suppliers.

Council Members & Voting: Associate members are entitled to send 1 representative to AIPCO council meetings, but do not have voting rights.

Company membership only / only open to PCOs

Please note: applications are made by writing to The Secretary at info@aipco.ie

Industry Professional (Individual Membership)

Individual membership, open to all industry practitioners engaged in the conference and events sector in Ireland.

Industry Partner

National agencies, industry organisations, Convention Bureaux.

Please note: applications are made by writing to The Secretary at info@aipco.ie

Corporate Sponsor

Open to private companies, industry suppliers – corporate sponsorship package options available on request.

Please note: applications are made by writing to The Secretary at info@aipco.ie

Membership Prices

Full member / Professional Conference Organiser

€1,200 per company (application form available on request)

Associate Member / Professional Conference Organiser

€600 per company (application form available on request)

Industry Professional (Individual Membership)

€125.00 per person (register via www.aipco.ie)

Industry Partner

Contact info@aipco.ie for more information

Corporate Sponsor

Corporate Sponsorship package available on request – contact info@aipco.ie for more information

Membership valid over the calendar year, from January to December.