TSAE understands what it takes to be an association professional.
It’s about having an ambitious spirit, a servant’s heart and a drive to organize people
toward a shared vision.

But no association professional can it do it all alone. And that’s where we come in.


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TSAE serves association professionals by creating strong connections – to peers, information, resources, and inspiration – that advance them and their organizations. We bring together a welcoming community of high-achieving individuals who bring out the best in each other at all levels of their career, because ultimately, we are better together.


TSAE has three membership categories.

Find out which one is for you and explore how we can help you in your professional journey.

Association Professional Membership
Affiliate Membership 
Associate Membership


Individuals employed by any trade, professional, technical, business, or educational association, as well as association management firms.


Individuals engaged in selling products, services, or facilities to associations.


Individuals who are retired, in-transition, elected board volunteers, students, and others interested in the association management profession.

Membership dues
$425 annually

Membership dues
$525 annually

Membership dues
$99 annually

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Download an Associate membership application


Plus! CEO Premium Membership Option

Association Professional CEO/EDs are able to bundle their membership with CEO programming.

Membership dues: $1695 annually and includes:

One Full year of TSAE Membership
Registration to New Ideas Annual Conference (Sept 15-17)
Registration to CEO Forum (March 4-5)
Registration for BOTH participants to CEO/Volunteer Leader Workshop (May 7-8)


Have membership questions or need assistance joining? Contact us

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