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Discover APICS Membership Benefits

  • Access the extensive APICS body of knowledge—the most expert, current, and relevant education in operations and supply chain management.
  • Enhance your career skills through APICS certification.
  • Gain members-only discounts on all APICS programs and products.
  • Connect to an impressive community of nearly 40,000 members around the globe—all committed to building excellence in operations management.

Enjoy the benefits of APICS membership

Select the type of member benefits you prefer and select the membership that best meets your needs.

Benefits for select member types

  • Print and electronic benefits

Free electronic and print access to APICS publications, including

  • APICS magazine
  • APICS Dictionary, 14th edition (one free electronic or print copy per edition)

Free electronic access to APICS publications and research, including

  • APICS Dictionary term look up
  • APICS research reports
  • APICS Career Center white papers
  • Production and Inventory Management (P&IM) Journal
  • APICS Supply Chain Management Now
  • APICS Extra
  • APICS e-News
  • APICS Connection
  • and more.

Available to

  • APICS professional members
  • APICS international members
  • APICS enterprise professional members
  • APICS Academic professional members

  • Electronic benefits

Free electronic access to APICS publications, including

  • APICS magazine
  • APICS Dictionary, 14th edition (one free electronic copy per edition)
  • APICS Dictionary term look up
  • APICS research reports
  • Career Center white papers
  • Production and Inventory Management (P&IM) Journal
  • APICS Supply Chain Management Now
  • APICS Extra
  • APICS e-News
  • APICS Connection
  • and more.

Available to

  • APICS international e-members
  • APICS enterprise e-members
  • APICS young professional members
  • APICS student associate members


Benefits for all APICS members

  • Member savings
  • Receive member discounts on educational events and APICS certification.
  • Members save up to 25 percent on APICS offerings.
  • Note: APICS student members save an additional $25 on APICS CPIM exams.

Savings on educational events

APICS International Conference & Expo

  • APICS members save up to $600 on registration.
  • World-class annual educational and networking event.
  • Attended by thousands of key operations and supply chain management professionals.
  • Participants share knowledge, best practices, and the latest cost-saving, performance-enhancing techniques.
  • Learn more at apicsconference.org.

Other APICS conferences

  • APICS members save on registration.
  • Delve into best practices and explore proven techniques to strengthen your skill set.
  • Make more informed decisions, improve cross-functional communication, increase process efficiencies, and more. Learn more.

APICS in your community

  • Network with local operations and supply chain management colleagues in your community.
  • Expand your professional knowledge and skills with APICS courses through your local APICS channel partner.
  • APICS has a robust network of partners worldwide serving the global supply chain and operations management community.
  • Local APICS channel partner involvement yields valuable professional connections, relevant education, and opportunities to give back to your profession.
  • Find your local channel partner at apics.org/local.

  • Online resources

APICS website members can

  • access exclusive content such as the digital APICS magazine.
  • search members-only publications to research industry trends.
  • download white papers, select research reports, and helpful industry publications.
  • expand expertise with free, on-demand APICS webinars.

APICS Career Center

APICS webinars

  • Convenient, online educational opportunities
  • Continually expanded offerings that change with industry trends
  • Many of APICS webinars are available on-demand and free of charge at apics.org/webinars

APICS Supply Chain Channel

  • Connect and collaborate with peers through the global network.
  • Participate in online forums to share ideas, develop best practices, and find solutions to everyday challenges in operations management.
  • Download valuable resources to help you prepare for APICS certification exams, achieve your career goals, and more.
  • Learn more at supplychainchannel.org.
APICS e-Mentor Program
  • Network with people in your field
  • Learn about career management and design
  • Be supported during your job search
  • Seek knowledge about educational goals
  • Learn more

  • Extras

APICS and the Supply Chain Council (SCC)

  • Leverage a solid collaboration between two leading industry organizations to deepen your expertise in supply chain and operations management.
  • SCC is the world's leading authority on supply chain methodology, diagnostics, and benchmarking based on the SCOR® standard.
  • SCC product offerings complement APICS education and certification programs.

APICS members receive discounts:

  • SCC training classes
  • SCOR Professional Certification
  • SCORMark benchmarking
    Learn more.

SCC members receive discount rates:

  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) exams
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) exam
  • APICS International Conference & Expo
  • Contact APICS Customer Service at 1-800-444-2742 or +1-773-867-1777 for discounts


APICS members: Access your benefits today

APICS offers membership extensions for the members of the military, and retired and unemployed individuals. Learn more.

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Membership Refund Policy

Requests for refunds of membership dues must be made in writing and submitted to the APICS corporate office within 30 days of payment of dues. If a refund is granted, deductions may be applied based on whether or not any benefits have been used.