Membership Benefits

We Put the U in Forum

Member Advantage

 Being an Association Forum member means access to a wide range of exclusive opportunities, benefits, and discounts. Every time you see this icon, it signifies additional value for you. It’s our way of saying thank you for being an integral part of our incredible community.

 Your bolder, brighter future is just one click away. Join or renew your Association Forum membership today and tap into the power of community! 



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Join us for our Monthly Membership Calls!

Whether you're a long-time member or considering joining, these calls are for you. Each month, we highlight a specific member benefit, giving you an insider's perspective from our Membership and Engagement Committee. Hear firsthand how Forum's benefits have impacted our members' professional growth and success.

During the latter half of the meeting, we dedicate time to new and/or perspective members to chat about making the most out of your Association Forum Membership. 

Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to maximize your membership experience. Mark your calendar and join us for our next Monthly Membership Call. Your journey to greater networking, learning, and community engagement starts here!

All are welcome (nonmembers too!) and registration is optional! 

Click here to join the call!

All calls are at 12 Noon CST


By becoming a member, you have immediate access to:

  • Up to 12 free annual CEU credits delivered through peer-driven educational webinars. 
  • Additional free annual CEU credits through exclusive access to 14 Shared Interest Groups (SIG) online networks, in-person events, and virtual learning opportunities throughout the entire year. 
  • Unrivaled networking events—both with targeted peer groups and community-wide.
  • Curated industry news and resources through FORUM Magazine and BOLD Times e-newsletter.
  • 24/7 online member community access to 2,500+ association professionals.
  • Special pricing for events like Holiday Showcase®, Women’s Executive Forum™, Honors Gala™, Emerging Leaders Program, and more. 
  • Opportunity to give back to the community as well as shape programming and learning through volunteerism. 
  • Scholarship opportunities to financially support your career aspirations. 
  • Access to jobs and career services through the Career Center.
  • Awards and recognition programs.



We Serve

  • C-Suite: An exclusive network of industry leaders who leverage our expert resources, tailored experiences, and unique value proposition to drive change in themselves, their organizations, and the community.  
  • Empowered Middle: A diverse and passionate group of fearless leaders who amplify their brand and expertise through our specialized and targeted training designed to fast-track growth.  
  • Functional Experts: A community of specialists tapping into a wide array of tools and networks tailored to mastering essential skills as they advance their careers and open up new opportunities.


Critical Issue Areas

  • New Power Leadership. Education and training programs allow members to discover contemporary perspectives through leadership experiences that are open, participatory, and peer-driven broadening your influence and your mindset.  
  • Intrapreneurship. Empower and amplify our industry’s greatest asset—our people. Help innovation flourish from within and see how you can be the driver in your organization and beyond.  
  • Tomorrow Is Now. Stay ahead of the curve and the competition with concepts and insights from emerging trends and technologies shaping—and disrupting—the future of associations.