Individual Member Company spokespersons or proxy spokespersons, supervisors or managers who conduct investor relations at a company or an institution, and other senior investor relations personnel who endorse the institute’s objectives and are at least 20 years of age are qualified to apply. Following council approval and the payment of membership fees, individual membership is granted.
Group Member Public or private organizations, enterprises, or groups who endorse the institute’s objectives are qualified to apply. Following council approval and the payment of membership fees, group membership is granted. Group members shall name a single representative who is responsible for exercising membership privileges.
Associate Member Individuals who endorse the institute’s objectives, are at least 20 years of age, and are recommended by a member (or a member representative) qualify to become associate members following payment of membership fees.
Permanent Member Payment of 10 years of annual fees in one installment qualifies individuals for permanent membership without the need to pay additional annual fees. Permanent members who declare their withdrawal or departure from the institute, however, and wish to rejoin must apply for re-entry and pay the membership fees, in accordance with institute regulations.
Honorary Member The council may invite individuals who make special contributions to the institute to join as honorary members without the need to pay membership fees.
Sponsoring Member Public or private institutions, groups, or individuals that endorse the institute’s objectives and sponsor the institute’s conferences or activities qualify to become sponsoring members.