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.

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

Elite Member


Premium Member


Regular Member




Online Directory Listing

Use our real-time, comprehensive online directory to connect with industry experts and life-minded professionals.

PackChat Access

Exchange ideas and solutions with packaging experts from every industry facet and level of the supply chain via our members-only PackChat community.

Health Insurance Benefits

IoPP members can unlock a range of health insurance and coverage options through our valued partnership with insurance broker LIG Solutions.

While not a group healthcare plan, this benefit connects you with LIG's experienced insurance professionals who can provide expert guidance in selecting the ideal healthcare plan tailored to keep you, your family, and your business cost-effectively covered and healthy!

Webinar Series

Stay updated on the latest packaging trends and regulations with our webinars, hosted by industry experts. 

Premium Webinars

Sharpen your competitive edge with our Premium webinars, covering high-demand topics appealing to packaging professionals looking for high-level insights to advance their careers.

Resource Library

With over 100 hours of content to explore, access our Resource Library to discover the latest packaging industry insights, trends, and technologies.

Industry Reports

Gain a strategic advantage in the packaging industry with access to exclusive industry research and studies that delve into crucial data, emerging trends, and innovative practices within packaging.

Weekly IoPP Update Newsletter

You'll get our newsletter - an excellent resource for IoPP programs, events, and the latest packaging industry news and trends - delivered straight to your inbox each week.

Career Center

Our Career Center offers the best resources and most up-to-date listings for packaging professionals. With our easy-to-use search and post functions, you can find the perfect job (or candidate) in just a few clicks.

Course Discounts

Take your packaging training to the next level with discounts on our in-person and online packaging education programs

20% 10% 5%

Bookstore Discounts

Premium and Elite members receive discounts on all IoPP Bookstore purchases.

20% 10%

IoPP Event Discounts

We offer our members exclusive discounts on select IoPP events.

Trade Show and Conference Discounts

Through our partnerships with renowned events like PACK EXPO, we provide our members with significant registration discounts, allowing you to expand your industry knowledge, connect with experts, and explore the latest packaging innovations, all while saving on attendance costs.

Salary Survey Access

Premium and Elite IoPP members receive full access to the only salary survey dedicated exclusively to packaging professionals.


Chapter & Technical Committee Participation 

No matter your location, joining an IoPP Chapter or Technical Committee allows you to network with peers, impact the packaging industry on a grassroots level, and develop lifelong connections!

CPP Eligibility

Invest in your professional development and get the recognition you deserve with our Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation.

Earning a CPP designation demonstrates you've mastered packaging principles, materials, regulations, and more. It shows your commitment to staying ahead of industry trends and keeping your skills sharp and relevant in a rapidly evolving field.

Open doors to valuable opportunities, including employer, client, and colleague recognition, and earn up to 10% more than non-certified counterparts!

Waived Certification Fees

We'll waive the fees for any Elite member earning a Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation.

Lifetime Membership

We'll waive future membership dues for all Elite members who have remained in good standing for at least seven years.

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