Join IoPP

Welcome to your first step toward joining the Institute of Packaging Professionals™!

Let's explore our membership options tailored to every stage of your packaging career

Basic Membership
This membership is ideal for emerging professionals climbing the career ladder. You'll get access to foundational educational and networking opportunities.
Annual Dues: $189

Premium Membership

This membership is our most popular tier and perfect for packaging professionals who want upgraded educational and networking benefits, including access to earning a Certified Packaging Professional designation.
Annual Dues: $269

Elite Membership
This membership, designed for top achievers like you, is your gateway to exclusive benefits, including a free lifetime membership after seven consecutive years! Elite membership also gets you access to earning a Certified Packaging Professional designation.
Annual Dues: $399

Retired Membership

Stay connected with the packaging community even after retirement! This membership is for any current member at least 60 years old and officially retired from full-time employment.
Annual Dues: $25


This status is not the same as being a member, but it's a perfect option for those who want to be in the know about packaging industry news and developments. While you decide on a membership level that works best for you, enjoy the basics without the cost.
Annual dues: Free

Remember, membership dues are an investment in your professional growth and are non-transferable and non-refundable, except for those linked with our Partner Program (Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze).

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