Benefits of Joining Event Planners Associations

Joining these associations will increase your chances of meeting more professional event planners. Also, it allows you to attend insightful webinars and conferences on event planning.

Here are some associations you can join:

National Association for Catering and Events (NACE)

NACE is dedicated to strengthening the network and the knowledge of its members within the event industry. The association is a North American organization with at least 3,500 members within 45 chapters. Membership is offered in different categories, which include Professional, Corporate, Nonprofit and Student.

Event services Professional Association (ESPA)

The association was founded in 1988. The objective of ESPA is the provision of education and preparation for its members to excel in the event planning industry. Some of the membership benefits include access to the ESPA Annual Conference and the access to the ESPA Social Network groups.

Other associations include:

  • Meeting Professional International (MPI)
  • International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).