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Associate Member Program

Become an Associate Member of the IAA

Thank you for your interest in the IAA’s Associate Membership program. As an associate member, you will have unparalleled access to a rapidly growing, highly engaged community of fiduciary investment advisers and many unique opportunities to share your expertise and offerings with them.

Please complete the Associate Member Application online. Your firm’s designated representative will be contacted to confirm receipt of the application. If you have questions, please email

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If you have any questions about joining the IAA, please contact Alex Ioannidis, Manager, Marketing & Partnerships:

Membership Benefits

IAA Newsletter

Receive the IAA’s weekly newsletter, which provides timely articles on industry issues; updates on legal, regulatory and compliance issues; updates on advocacy and government relations activities; and much more.

IAA Alerts

Receive emails that keep members informed about late-breaking news, events, and developments that impact the investment adviser profession.

IAA Membership Directory

Firm listing in the Associate Member Directory on the IAA website with full contact information.

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

Exclusive opportunities to exhibit at IAA conferences or participate as a Sponsor. Discounted sponsorship opportunities are available through IAA Access.

Online Resource Library

Take advantage of the IAA’s online resource library which features guidance documents from the IAA and from appropriate regulators, IAA comment letters, articles and memoranda from leading law firms and consultants, and citations of relevant regulations. Online resources include full libraries devoted to issue-specific Compliance Guides, materials for preparing for SEC Examinations, CFTC & Derivatives Regulation and International Issues.

IAA Events & Webinars

All employees of the firm receive discounted rates to register for IAA events, such as the Investment Adviser Compliance Conference, Annual Leadership Conference, and the Compliance Workshops, as well as access to IAA’s growing list of complimentary webinars.


  • IAA associate membership is available to any entity that is not a fiduciary investment adviser.
  • IAA associate members are non-voting, non-office holding members of the Association.
  • IAA associate membership applies to an entire firm. The firm may designate any number of employees to receive benefits.
  • IAA associate members can be law firms, accountants, consultants, vendors, or other entities concerned with the interests of investment advisers. View a list of example Service Provider Categories.

Annual Dues

Annual dues are $5,000 per firm. For new associate member firms, annual dues are prorated on a monthly basis in the first calendar year.

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