IEIA offers four kinds of membership for organization members, viz. Ordinary (Full lifetime membership) Associate Membership, Affiliate Membership and Honorary Membership. Request for memberships are to be made by filling up the prescribed form downloaded from this website. It must be submitted together with the prescribed fees, and requisite documents and sent to the Executive Director.

Fee & Charges

Ordinary Membership

Enrolment Fee (One time) for Ordinary Membership

Rs. 1,00,000/- : Exhibition organizers

Rs. 2,00,000/- : Service Providers (Stand Construction/Freight Forwarder etc.)

Rs. 4,00,000/- : Venue Owner / Operator

Annual Charges: Rs. 10,000 applicable from April to March, chargeable at pro data basis as per the month of joining.

Associate Membership

Annual Subscription: Financial Year (from 1st April to 31st March of next year) Rs. 15,000/- plus service tax @15%.

Every application for membership shall be made in the prescribed forms duly completed and submitted to the Executive Director. Cheques to be made in favour of "INDIAN EXHIBITION INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION".

Affiliate Membership

Enrolment Fee (One time) for Affiliate Membership: USD 3,000 (or its equivalent in Indian Rupees)

Annual Subscription: Financial Year (from 1st April to 31st March of next year) - Rs. 10,000/- Applicable to all members.

Ordinary Membership is open to companies, organizations who are: Exhibition organizers, Venue Owners and Service providers associated with the industry and other such bodies as the Executive Committee may decide to be associated with the industry.

To qualify to apply for membership the applicant must fulfil the following requirements:

  1. Must be a firm or company registered under the appropriate Legal Provisions of Indian Law or the Companies Act as 'the case may be or in the case of a society under the Societies Act in India.
  2. Must be a firm or company not debarred from applying due to termination as stipulated in clause 24 of IEIA's constitution.
  3. Must have been in or associated with the industry continuously for at least three years, or at least have a Proprietor who has worked continuously in the industry for three years.
  4. Must have either organized or collaborated in the organization and conducting of at least three exhibitions.

The Executive committee may at its discretion waive any of the above requirements except sub-clauses I. and IV.

All members shall have the right through their duly appointed representative, to attend, speak and vote at all General Meetings. Their representative shall have the right to stand for election.

All members shall be entitled to enjoy all privileges and benefits conferred by the Association or by any other organization the Association may be affiliated to or associated with.

Fee Structure

Enrolment Fee (One time) for Ordinary Membership

Rs. 1,00,000/- : Exhibition organizers

Rs. 2,00,000/- : Service Providers (Stand Construction/Freight Forwarder etc.)

Rs. 4,00,000/- : Venue Owner / Operator

Annual Charges: Rs. 10,000 applicable from April to March, chargeable at pro data basis as per the month of joining.

Associate Membership is open to all firms, companies, associations and other bodies involved in the industry who do not quality for Ordinary Membership e.g. Architects / Designers / Decorators etc. always provided that they meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a firm or company registered under the Registration of Business Names Act or the companies Act as the case may be or in the case of a society under the Societies Act in India.
  2. Must be a firm or company not debarred from applying due to termination as stipulated in Clause 24 of IEIA's constitution.
  3. Must have been in or associated with the industry continuously for at least three years, or at least have a Proprietor who has worked continuously in the industry for three years.

The Executive Committee may in its discretion waive any of the requirements under clauses 11 except sub clauses 11.1 and 11.2.

Associate Members shall, except where specifically excluded, be entitled to enjoy all the privileges and benefits made available by or through the Association to Ordinary Members.

All Associate Members shall be eligible, through their duly appointed representative, to attend and speak at all General Meetings, but shall not enjoy the right to vote or the right for their representative to stand for election.

Fee Structure

Annual Subscription: Financial Year (from 1st April to 31st March of next year) for Associate Membership Rs. 15,000/- plus service tax @15%.

Affiliate membership is open to all firms, companies, associations and other bodies involved in the industry who do not qualify for ordinary or associate membership provided that they meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a firm or company registered in their country of incorporation.
  2. Must be a firm or company not debarred from applying due to termination as stipulated in Clause 24 hereof.
  3. Must be associated with industry for at least 3 years abroad and must be involved in having projects in India for the exhibition industry.
  4. Must have a proven track record of having organized or officially involved in organizing successful events abroad or in India.

The Executive Committee may at its discretion waive any of the above requirements except for those in sub-clause 1. and 2.

Affiliate Members shall, except where specifically excluded, be entitled to enjoy all the privileges and benefits made available by or through the Association to ordinary members.

All Affiliate Members shall be eligible, through their duly appointed representative, to attend and speak at all General Meetings, but shall not enjoy the right to vote or the right for their representative to stand for election.

Fee Structure

Enrolment Fee (One time) for Affiliate Membership: USD 3,000 (or its equivalent in Indian Rupees)

Annual Subscription: Financial Year (from 1st April to 31st March of next year) - Rs. 10,000/- Applicable to all members.

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