Membership Types

The Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO)

is the premier professional association for conference organisers in Ireland. Since its foundation in 1999, the association has been committed to promoting professionalism among its members and other sectors of the conference and events industry by means of education and interaction with other professionals.


AIPCO membership is open to professional congress organising companies operating in Ireland, who have demonstrated the comprehensive experience and ability to organise all aspects of major international conferences.

To maintain standards of excellence, AIPCO members are committed to a continuous quality assessment process throughout their membership.

AIPCO strives to continually improve the quality and recognition of this specialised sector of the tourism industry.

Corporate Membership

The association is delighted to announce that as well as offering membership to Professional Conference Organisers, it is now extending its membership to industry professionals, industry partners and corporate sponsors. We are offering a range of membership options which will promote and foster the very best of engagement and cooperation between all industry partners.

Membership categories include:

Accredited PCOs (Full Member & Associate Member)

Industry Professional

Industry Partner

Corporate Partner

(Membership is on an annual basis and covers the calendar year)

Industry Professional Membership

Why should you join AIPCO as an Industry Membership?

Membership categories include:

• Association with a recognised organisation which works to the highest industry standards
• 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
• Part of a recognised body with high industry standards both nationally and internationally
• Shared industry knowledge

AIPCO Industry Membership is 125 EUR a year.

Register as an
Industry Professional

Register as an accredited PCO,
Industry Partner or Corporate Sponsor by emailing