Membership Categories

CATEGORIES and BENEFITS

Membership funds the majority of our organization’s efforts and provides many benefits to our members throughout the United States and Internationally. One of the greatest benefits of membership in IABD is simply being an active participant in and supporter of this dynamic and effective leader, promoter and supporter of Black Dance. Many members say that attending IABD events and association with the friends they make at those events quickly becomes a significant and very pleasurable part of their life. You also gain access to our many member benefits.

The IABD membership year begins JANUARY 1 and expires DECEMBER 31. Memberships accepted between JANUARY – DECEMBER (of any given year), are for that complete year of benefits (through December 31).

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Students – $50 per year with Valid. I.D.

Students studying dance in middle school, high school, and college/universities

  • listing in the membership directory with active website link
  • access to our Members Only area of our website
  • electronic subscription to monthly e-newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame
  • free promotion of events, activities and opportunities in Timekeepers of the Flame and on the website
  • email information
  • discounts on conference registrations

Individuals – $125 per year

Independent Artists/Choreographers, Individuals, Professional Dancers
  • listing in the membership directory with active website link
  • access to our Members Only area of our website
  • electronic subscription to monthly e-newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame
  • free promotion of events, activities and opportunities in Timekeepers of the Flame and on the website
  • 1 free dedicated e-blast (value $200)
  • email information
  • discounts on conference registrations 

Institutions/Dance Company – $200 per year

Agents/Artist Representatives, Dance Companies, Service Organizations, Presenters

  • listing in the membership directory with active website link
  • access to our Members Only area of our website
  • electronic subscription to monthly e-newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame
  • free promotion of events, activities and opportunities in Timekeepers of the Flame and on the website
  • 2 free dedicated e-blast (value $400)
  • email information
  • discounts on conference registrations

Corporate – $300 per year

Business Affiliates, Education Affiliates, International Affiliates
  • listing in the membership directory with active website link
  • access to our Members Only area of our website
  • electronic subscription to monthly e-newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame
  • free promotion of events, activities and opportunities in Timekeepers of the Flame and on the website
  • 3 free dedicated e-blast (value $600)
  • email information
  • discounts on conference registrations

Other, more specific, benefits are listed below:

DISCOUNTS ON CONFERENCE ADMISSIONS

Attend our fabulous annual Dance Conference and Festival anywhere in the country and pay the lower admission and registration prices applicable to members. Each year the annual conference and festival includes exciting performances, seminars, workshops, master classes, networking opportunities, and access to legendary Dance Artists from around the world.


For further information, please call (202) 899-3859 or email at info@iabdassociation.org.