Recognizing the importance of international meetings and congresses to international association life, the UIA offers collaboration and partnership with industry entities in the format of an Associate Membership. The main focus of this collaboration is promoting the networking between association and industry bodies.
Associate Members are entitled to preferential use of UIA's services including:
- An exclusive early copy of UIA’s International Meetings Statistics Report
- Online access to the premium, professional version of the International Congress Calendar as well as quarterly PDF versions
- With a Premium Membership, online access to the Yearbook of International Organizations
- Discounts on advertising and PR opportunities
- An invitation to participate in UIA's Associations Round Tables and training sessions
- Posting of news relevant to associations on the UIA website
- Their own page on the UIA website, linked from the Associate Members' Directory
- Exclusive rights to data extractions and customized services
- Professional advice / consulting on potential of data for your business
- Free copy of UIA newsletter World of Associations News
The UIA's Associate Members include national, regional and local offices of tourism and convention bureaus, congress centres, hotels, airline companies, congress organizers and travel agencies, media companies, industry representatives, consultants, associations, and other organizations.