International Association of Movers Membership

IAM membersThank you for your interest in joining the International Association of Movers (IAM). To consider your company for IAM membership, IAM requires your company to have a minimum of one year of experience, and you must provide the following items:

  • The completed membership application form;
  • Sponsorship letters from two current IAM members stating that they are recommending you for membership, on sponsoring company’s letterhead, signed by a company official;
  • A PDF or JPG of current country/state/province business license or registration and, if applicable, tax ID number;
  • A PDF or JPG of government-issued photo identification (i.e., passport, driver’s license) for each company principal owning and/or with a controlling interest in 5% or more of the company; AND
  • Payment of initiation fee and dues.

After IAM’s receipt and verification of the items referenced above, your company’s name will be posted as a prospective member on the IAM website for 30 days for IAM members to review. At the end of the 30-day period, your company will become an official IAM member, unless we receive member comments or information that would necessitate further evaluation by IAM.

 

COMPANY MEMBERSHIPS

Governing Membership

Open to any person, firm, entity, organization, company, or corporation engaged in or with an interest in the moving industry.

 Benefits of Governing Membership:

  • Two listings—alphabetical and geographical—in the IAM Membership Directory
  • 35-word company description in the IAM Membership Directory
  • Three points of contact listed in the IAM Membership Directory
  • Early Bird Annual Meeting registration rate for all attendees regardless of registration date
  • Discount (10 percent) on regular Exhibitor Fees at Annual Meeting
  • Free membership in the IAM Logistics Network (must request application to join)
  • Three free IAM-YP (IAM Young Professionals) memberships
  • Three subscriptions to The Portal magazine (by request)
  • Membership in the Receivable Protection Plan (RPP)
  • Voting rights on all matters impacting Governing Members, including final approval of amendments/revisions to IAM By-Laws affecting any category of IAM membership

Fees for Governing Membership: $3,000 annually, billed in two installments. Submit $1,500 at the time of application. Note: U.S. Government-Approved Transportation Service Providers (TSPs) are required to hold Governing Membership. Complete the membership application form.

Core Membership

Open to any person, firm, entity, organization, company or corporation engaged in or with an interest in the moving industry, unless said entity is a Transportation Service Provider (TSP) offering door-to-door through bill of lading service capabilities to U.S. Government, in which case Governing Membership is required.

Benefits of Core Membership:

  • One geographical listing in the IAM Membership Directory
  • Three points of contact listed in the IAM Membership Directory
  • Membership in the Receivable Protection Plan (RPP)
  • One subscription to The Portal magazine
  • Voting rights on all matters impacting Core and Supplier Members

Fees for Core Membership: $900 billed annually. Those applying for membership submit a one-time initiation fee of $250 and dues of $900 for one year from the effective date of membership. Complete the membership application form.

Supplier Membership

Open to any person, firm, entity, organization, company, or corporation providing goods or services to the moving industry, but not actively engaged in the moving process. Complete the membership application form.

Benefits of Supplier Membership:

  • One geographical listing in the IAM Membership Directory
  • One listing in the Supplier section in the IAM Membership Directory, with a 35-word description of products/services.
  • Three points of contact in the IAM Membership Directory
  • One subscription to The Portal magazine
  • Voting rights on all matters impacting Supplier and Core Members

Fees for Supplier Membership: $700 billed annually. Those applying for new membership submit a one-time initiation fee of $250 and dues of $700 for one year from effective date of membership. Complete the membership application form.

IAM Logistics Network Membership (ILN)

Membership in ILN is open only to IAM members who are currently engaged in or have an interest in the Logistics business. To join the ILN, please submit a completed ILN Membership Application and dues of $450 for one year from effective date of membership. IAM Governing Members receive free ILN membership upon submission of ILN application.

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP) Membership

Open to those 39 years or younger employed by an IAM member company. Include birthdate on application. Fees: $100 billed annually.

 

Industry Veteran Membership

Open to industry professionals 62 years of age or older who are retired or work 20 hours or less per week. Include birthdate on application. Fees: $150 billed annually.

 

Student Membership

Open to full-time students (9 credit hours minimum) in college or university and actively pursuing a transportation-related degree. Fees: $25 billed annually.

 

Complete the membership application form.