Join IoPP

IoPP offers a range of membership options focused on your specific needs. Do you need deeper industry reach? Stronger peer-to-peer connections? More packaging knowledge?

Each option is focused on ways to help you get what you need from IoPP—to learn more about packaging, to get noticed by industry leaders and peers, and to raise your stature as a packaging professional. See frequently asked questions.

What do you need to stand out in the packaging community?
Click on a membership option below that's right for you!


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Weekly IoPP Update

Important updates on popular IoPP programs, educational opportunities, events and packaging industry news and trends is emailed to all members and affiliates on a weekly basis. For Spotlight themed months, the first issue of the month will focus on specific themes. January is Contract Packaging, March is Beverage, May is Household/Chemical/Industrial, June is Health & Beauty, August is Food, October is Packaging Materials and November is Drug/Pharmaceuticals/Med Device.

Standard Webinar Series

Stay up-to-date on the latest packaging trends and regulations with monthly webinars featuring  industry experts.

Virtual Happy Hours

Connect with fellow packaging professionals during the informatl virtual happy hours, which take place the first and third Wednesday of each month.

PackChat Access

Use IoPP's members-only community website, PackChat, to exchange ideas and solutions with packaging experts from every industry and level of the supply chain.

Industry Reports

Through a strategic partnership with PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, IoPP is able to provide comprehensive Business Intelligence reports free to our members. These reports highlight key data, trends and innovations within the packaging and processing industries.

Career Center Access

Look for packaging jobs and post your résumé. IoPP’s Career Center covers the gamut of packaging jobs.

Online Directory Listing and Access

IoPP showcases all members in our online directory, which updates in real time.  

Eligible for Committee & Chapter Participation

Share your ideas, develop lifelong connections and move your way up in the packaging community.

Trade Show/Conference Discounts

IoPP partners with top packaging trade shows like PACK EXPO to offer IoPP members discounts —or even free admission.

Select Event Discounts

Attend select IoPP events at a special discounted rate.

Annual Salary Survey

Premium and Elite IoPP members receive full access to the definitive salary survey in the packaging business.

Exec. Summary Only

Premium Webinar Series

Throughout the year, IoPP hosts approximately four presentations on high-level topics.

Course Discounts

IoPP members receive discounts for courses offered through the Institute, including Fundamentals of Packaging Technology (online or in person), Packaging Machinery: Basics (in person) and Packaging360 Leadership (online).

20% 10% 5%

Bookstore Discount

Premium and Elite members receive discounts on all publications in this extensive listing of titles on packaging technology, standards and regulations.

20% 10%

OnDemand Webinar Library

Access IoPP’s growing library of past webinars.

Eligible for CPP Designation

Demonstrate expertise and experience in packaging with IoPP’s Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) program.

VIP Trade Show Lounge (where available)

Gain access to IoPP’s exclusive packaging trade show lounges. Do business, meet with clients and colleagues in the comfort of a private lounge. Find respite during busy trade shows to catch up or catch your breath.

No fee for certification or re-certification
Lifetime Upgrade Eligible Future Dues Waived
After 7 Years

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IoPP Mentor Match

Connect with IoPP members for one-on-one IoPP focused mentorship!

For more details, visit our  FAQs or Mentor Match Community.


Training Opportunities in 2022

Fund of Packaging Technology
Apr 25-29, May 16-20
Sep 19-23, Oct 10-14
Packaging Machinery: Basics
Apr 4 - 6; Oct 3-5
e-Learning available 24/7


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