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Member Types

Active Member – This category is for representatives at event and convention facilities, hotels or convention and visitor bureaus whose primary function is in servicing events, or oversight of servicing events . Active members can join at 1 of 2 levels: Individual or Organization.

Individual Member – $300/year

Organizational Member – (see pricing table, below) – for multiple services managers from one location. Dues tiers are discounted so that the total cost of ESPA membership is less than it would be for each person to hold individual memberships.

Organizational 1
(up to 3 individuals from one property)
$720/year
($900 value!)
Organizational 2
(up to 6 individuals from one property)
$1,180/year
($1,800 value!)
Organizational 3
(up to 10 individuals from one property)
$1,800/year
($3,000 value!)
Corporate Level 1
(11-20 individual contacts may be from multiple properties of the same ownership but are limited to properties in the same region – city or county)
$3,250/year
($5,000 value!)
Corporate Level 2
(21-30 individual contacts may be from multiple properties of the same ownership but are limited to properties in the same region – city or county)
$3,750/year
($7,500 value!)

Please note: If a member location holds an organization or corporate membership, all members from that location must fall under that membership.

Allied Member – $300 – a representative of companies and organizations that supply services and products to the conventions, meetings and exhibitions industry, the purchase of whose services and products is directed, recommended or strongly influenced by the Active Members of ESPA.

Meeting Professional Member – $225 – individuals who plan meetings and conventions for associations, corporations, government agencies and other business entities.

Student – $25 – any student engaged in hospitality or convention management study at an accredited college or university.

Educational Institution – $50 – any accredited post-secondary college, university or school. The membership shall comprise one (1) individual to serve as the primary member contact, to be specifically named and updated by the institution. The Institution primary contact may extend membership benefits to up to five (5) enrolled students.

Contributing Member – $225 – a person who has an interest in learning or staying abreast of ESPA and/or Services industry education and trends, yet does not currently fit into another member category. This may include former members or employees of convention facilities or bureaus that are not predominantly involved in servicing events, such as marketing or sales representatives.

Questions? 609-799-3712 or info@espaonline.org

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