UIA Membership

Associate Membership

Recognizing the importance of international meetings and congresses to international association life, the UIA offers collaboration and partnership with industry entities in the format of an Associate Membership. The main focus of this collaboration is promoting the networking between association and industry bodies.

Associate Members are entitled to preferential use of UIA’s services including:

  • An exclusive early copy of UIA’s International Meetings Statistics Report
  • Online access to the premium, professional version of the International Congress Calendar as well as quarterly PDF versions
  • With a Premium Membership, online access to the Yearbook of International Organizations
  • Discounts on advertising and PR opportunities
  • An invitation to participate in UIA's Associations Round Tables and training sessions
  • Posting of news relevant to associations on the UIA website
  • Their own page on the UIA website, linked from the Associate Members' Directory
  • Exclusive rights to data extractions and customized services
  • Professional advice / consulting on potential of data for your business
  • Free copy of UIA newsletter World of Associations News

The UIA's Associate Members include national, regional and local offices of tourism and convention bureaus, congress centres, hotels, airline companies, congress organizers and travel agencies, industry representatives, consultants, associations, and other organizations.

Active Membership

UIA's Active Members comprise individuals the world over who have an interest in international organizations and the work of the UIA. As trustees, they further the interests of the UIA in their particular sphere of activity.

Active Membership includes the following benefits:

  • Possible limited access to the Yearbook of International Organizations Online and the International Congress Calendar Online for research projects which benefit the UIA
  • Collaboration opportunities on mutual projects with the UIA
  • An invitation to participate in UIA's Associations Round Tables
  • An invitation to participate in UIA’s biennial General Assembly
  • Opportunity to take part in the direction and management of the UIA
  • Networking opportunities with other individuals who are interested in international organizations and the work of the UIA
  • Posting of news relevant to associations on the UIA website

The UIA's Active Members include diplomats, international civil servants, association executives, professors of international relations and directors of foundations.