Join the fastest growing community of association employees and officers today!


Membership of the AAE is free of charge, where each member contributes and receives benefits in return.

  • Creating / Updating your personal and organisation profile every six months
  • Completing a confidential standard survey / bechmarking survey every four months
  • Providing a minimum of one item for the Resource Library every six months, eg. best practice document, checklist, SOP, guideline, task list, flowchart, policy document, Job role specifications

Membership and subscriptions are only for employees and executives of membership organisations, and are subject to the Terms and Conditions.

Why join the AAE?

  • Keep informed of news and critical information
  • Receive Education and training on best practice processes and skills
  • Benchmark within the association community
  • Network and engage with your peers and experts
  • Develop your organisation and the services, products and events you provide your sector
  • Enhance your career development 
  • Contribute to a vibrant community of professionals

What does membership include?

Access to:

  • Resource Library of talks, success stories, expert briefings, articles, interviews and other content
  • General news, Member news and Partner updates
  • Careers advice, Jobs board postings, CV and Interim services promotion
  • Free entries into the Association Awards
  • Directories: Partner suppliers, Consultants & Other organisations
  • Online discussion forums
  • AAE seminars and online meetings at no fee
  • AAE events & training for a fee

Provision of:

  • eNewsletter
  • Association Insights magazine
  • Discounts on various third-party events, training courses and services

Who can be a member?

Membership is open to employees and officers of membership organisations and is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Membership.

How much does membership cost?

There is no fee for membership. Membership is provided on the basis that you contribute to the community. See details and join here.

Do I have to join the AAE in order to attend an event or buy a product or service?

Yes, you do need to join the AAE for this. Join here

Can I just Subscribe to news and other updates?

Yes you can. Join as a Subscriber here.

Contact the Membership Manager

Email or call +44 (0) 20 8004 6312