Member Types & Fees

There are four types of membership:

  1. Individual       
  2. Corporate/Enterprise
  3. Academic
  4. Advanced Practices Council®

Individual Membership

Services Include:

  • Networking: Local chapter meetings, conferences, roundtables and seminars.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Working Group deliverables, Advanced Practices Council (APC) research, monthly member eNewsletter, webinars and our online community,
  • Education: Access to the SIM Regional Leadership Forum™, providing industry-specific training for future IT leaders.
  • Advocacy: The collaborative "voice” of SIM on issues such as cyberspace security and software licensing.
  • Industry Leadership: Access to peers who understand and manage similar challenges and issues.

Individual Member Dues:

  • For-Profit SIM Intl + Chapter Dues (varies by chapter)
  • Non-Profit/Academic SIM Intl + Chapter Dues (varies by chapter)
  • At-Large For-Profit
  • At-Large Non-Profit 

Individuals can join through one of the 45 local chapters. Prices and benefits vary by chapter.

At-Large Membership:
Individuals located in an area where there is not currently a chapter may join as an At-Large Member.

To apply online for a SIM Individual Membership, click here.

Corporate/Enterprise Membership

SIM’s Corporate Membership offers employers an opportunity to extend the benefits of SIM membership throughout their company, offering increased networking, education and idea exchange opportunities.



Enterprise Basic Package (offers companies with 3 or more individual members a $20 dues discount per member)

  • Membership: Three or more* individual memberships
  • Cost - $420+ ($140 x 3) plus Chapter dues

Enterprise Platinum Package

  • Regional Leadership Forum: One pre-paid discounted participation fee (Nine-month program; $8,850 value)
  • Annual Conference: One (1) pre-paid discounted registration to annual conference to be used in the current membership cycle
  • Membership: Three or more* individual memberships
  • Cost - $8,420+ ($7,500 for RLF, $500 for SIM Connect Live plus $140 x 3) plus Chapter dues


*At an additional cost


To apply for SIM’s Corporate Membership, email or contact your local chapter.

Academic Membership

Academic Institution Membership
The Academic Institution program serves to strengthen the relationship between academia and senior information systems executives. This program offers up to five individuals within an academic unit (departments, colleges, programs, etc.), the following member resources:

  • One complimentary annual conference registration to be used in the current membership cycle
  • Five individual memberships in SIM International
  • Five complimentary registrations at the annual pre-ICIS Academic Workshop
  • Free SIM Working Group papers
  • Dues - $1,750 per institution (local Chapter dues vary by Chapter)

Joint Academic Institution
Association for Information Systems (AIS) Membership
Comprised of the same benefits as the Academic Institution package, the SIM-AIS membership includes (for an additional fee):

  • One complimentary registration for attendance at either AMCIS or ICIS
  • Five individual academic memberships in AIS
  • One Organizational elibrary subscription
  • 90-day job posting on the Academic Careers job board
  • One complimentary private interview room at AMCIS or ICIS (must be reserved one month prior to conference)
  • Cost - $4,200+ per institution (local Chapter dues vary by Chapter)

To apply for SIM's Academic Membership please contact SIM Headquarters at 800-387-9746 or email

Advanced Practices Council® (APC) Membership

Membership Options

APC Individual ($19,000)

  • Advanced Practices Council membership
  • SIM International dues

APC Premier ($27,500) 

  • Advanced Practices Council membership
  • Regional Leadership Forum participation ($8,850 value)
  • Annual Conference registration
  • SIM International and chapter dues for APC member

Please contact SIM Headquarters for information on how to join the APC