APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.  

The APICS membership community of 270 local APICS chapters and 33 International Associates supports nearly 60,000 members in 20,000 manufacturing and service industry companies worldwide. By joining APICS, professionals keep up-to-date on industry best practices, new technologies, and techniques and gain access to exclusive members-only resources, networking, and cost savings on educational materials. Employers who endorse APICS membership for their employees create a more capable, knowledgeable, and productive workforce.

  •  Membership in the APICS community provides
  • Unmatched education and training to improve job performance, achieve career success, and contribute to bottom-line profitability
  • World-renowned APICS certifications that validate knowledge and enhance earning potential
  • Award-winning publications and resources to gain a competitive advantage through industry knowledge
  • An international APICS community to draw on the expertise of professionals in the field of operations management
  • Local chapter networks that provide opportunities to develop leadership skills through APICS chapter participation.

Professional Membership
Membership for North American Professionals

North American professionals may access a wealth of education through online resources, local training and networking, award-winning publications, and product and service discounts. Membership remains active if the member changes jobs. Annual dues are $200 USD in most cases. APICS encourages all members in North America whose work or home address is within 50 miles of a chapter to belong to a chapter. A portion of your dues amount supports your local chapter affiliation if applicable. Use the Chapter Locator to find the chapter nearest you. 

Learn more about the Benefits of Professional Membership.

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Student Membership

Empower Yourself with Experience. By joining the community of more than 2,500 APICS student members you will meet and network with experienced professionals, build leadership and training skills, and engage in competitions and programs that help promote education and encourage interest in the profession of operations management. Annual dues are $25 (US).

Did you know that as an APICS student member, you are eligible for an additional $25 savings on APICS CPIM exams? Set yourself apart from your competition before you enter the workforce by taking steps toward your APICS CPIM designation now.

To take advantage of this opportunity, contact APICS Customer Support to purchase your discounted exam voucher today. This offer can only be redeemed by contacting APICS Customer Support at (800) 444-2742 or (773) 867-1777, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT, or [email protected] . 

Maximize the benefits of your APICS student membership. Before you register for your next APICS CPIM exam, remember to call APICS Customer Support and save $25.

APICS Customer Support
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(800) 444-2742 or (773) 867-1777 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT