Forum Plus Membership

Forum Membership PlusYour Career. Your Community. Your Forum.

Association Forum’s Forum Plus membership program is the perfect solution for developing talent throughout your organization. For many associations, a high-performing staff is the single most important factor in achieving your organizational goals and supporting your members’ needs. Through Forum Plus membership, you can build the strength of your entire team, right here in Chicago.

When you grant your team access to the Association Forum community through a Forum Plus membership, the benefits are extensive!


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Cost Savings

Significant cost savings compared with the cost of individual memberships! Forum Plus members get the full suite of member benefits across your entire team—all at a discounted price!


A dynamic community of like-minded association executives, paired with top suppliers of business and event solutions every association needs, create a vibrant human network that’s willing and ready to support your Forum Plus team with real-world success stories, key learning examples and proven ideas.


High-impact education programs covering essential association management topics for all career levels. Have a group of staff interested in a program? Receive a 10% discount when five or more Forum Plus members attend. Forum Plus members also have full access to Shared Interest Groups (SIG) meetings, included with membership. Plus, all webinars are COMPLIMENTARY for Forum Plus members!


Leadership and recognition opportunities are plentiful for Forum Plus members—volunteering, honors and awards, scholarships, and venues to author and present—all are rewarding for individuals and build skills that benefit your organization.

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Our industry is changing. Let’s reshape it together. Association Forum’s Forum Plus membership will strengthen your team by providing local connection to high-quality information, resources and a community network, all aimed at helping you advance and achieve your association’s mission.

New benefits added! A complimentary copy of our 2019-2020 Compensation & Benefits study when your organization participates in the survey, and a 10% discounted use of our conference center!  


Your Career. Your Community. Your Forum.

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Become a Forum Plus Organization and Join the Community of Associations Already Taking Advantage! 

Academy of General Dentistry
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Implant Dentistry
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American Association of Diabetes Educators
American Association of Endodontists
American Association of Law Libraries
American Association of Medical Assistants
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Bar Association
American Biological Safety Association
American Burn Association
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
American College of Healthcare Executives
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Prosthodontists
American Dental Association
American Dental Hygienists' Association
American Epilepsy Society
American Health Information Management Association
American Hospital Association
American Library Association
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
American Planning Association
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Neuroradiology
American Society of Safety Engineers
American Specialty Toy Retailing Association
American Theological Library Association
American Veterinary Medical Association
Appraisal Institute
Association for Corporate Growth
Association Management Center
Association of Legal Administrators
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals
Association of Professional Chaplains
Bostrom Corporation
CCIM Institute
CFA Society Chicago
CM Services, Inc.
Chicago Association of REALTORS
Chicagoland Apartment Association
Coin Laundry Association
College of American Pathologists
Conference of Consulting Actuaries
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Emergency Nurses Association 
Ewald Consulting
Executive Director, Inc.
Financial Managers Society
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
HR Source
Illinois CPA Society and Foundation
Institute of Food Technologists
Institute of Real Estate Management
International Association of Defense Counsel
International Association of Lighting Designers
International Carwash Association
International Interior Design Association
ISACA/IT Governance Institute
Magnificent Mile Association
Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS
Mechanical contractors Chicago association
Million Dollar Round Table
National Commission on Correctional Health Care
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists
National Marine Manufacturers Association
National Restaurant Association
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Sporting Goods Association
North American Spine Society
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
Radiological Society of North America
REALTORS Land Institute
Selected Independent Funeral Homes
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Society for Vascular Surgery
Society of Actuaries
Society of American Archivists
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Society of Gynecological Oncology
Society of Surgical Oncology
Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers
Society of Women Engineers
The McHugh Company 
Turnaround Management Association
Urgent Care Association of America Nfp
Water Quality Association