Join AENC / Renew My AENC Membership

The AENC Membership dues year is September 1 – August 31. Membership will be active upon receipt of dues payment along with membership application or renewal. There are no refunds for cancelled memberships.

Value of AENC Membership

Membership Categories and Dues

To learn more about joining AENC, contact Madi McDougald (919) 848-8255 or
Dues notices for the upcoming membership year are distributed via email in July. 

Association Management Member

Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and staff personnel who devote 50% or more of their working time to general association management duties in a trade, technical, educational, philanthropic, or business association, or in individual membership societies with a common professional or business interest.

Please click here for full breakdown of membership dues for Association members.

Join as Association Management Member

Affiliate Member

Per AENC bylaws, “Affiliate Membership shall be available to any individual, who has an interest in associations or who provides goods and services to associations, or who is employed by an organization that has an interest in associations or that provides goods and services to associations but who does not otherwise qualify for Association Professional Membership”.  The below is a list of business types our Affiliate Members typically fall into.  However, if you would like to be a Member of AENC but you do not fit in one of the categories, please connect with AENC staff to discuss how you may be able to participate as an AENC Member.

  1. Attorney/Legal
  2. Financial Services
  3. Event Services - (AV, Facilities without hotel accommodations, catering)
  4. Hotel/Resort
  5. Consulting/Communications
  6. Speaker/Speakers Bureau
  7. DMOs/CVBs
  8. Graphic Design/Printing/Promotional Products & Gifts
  9. Website Design/IT
  10. Photography
  11. Meeting Planners, non-association
  12. Advocacy - consultants, researchers and lobbyists
  13. Recruiting and other HR services

For specific details regarding the new membership structure, please refer to the new pricing structure found here.

Join as Affiliate Member

CVB Member

Any individual who is employed by a Convention & Visitors Bureau.

$335 for first member

$255 for each additional member

Join as CVB Member