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PEOPLE TALK: IABD #27 Cleveland Ohio 2015
(recorded by Adrian Vincent James)

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has been the national service organization for Black Dance Professionals for over 30 years.

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When you join IABD, you become part of an active and supportive network of over 500 members including colleges, dance companies, educational institutions, individuals, presenters, universities, and all dedicated to strengthening the Dance field. You also gain access to our many member benefits including subscriptions to our e-newsletter, discounts on conference registrations, and much more. Our membership categories include: Students, Individuals, Institution/Dance Company, and Corporate.

The power of many. The power of Dance.

The power to move you, motivate you, the power of action!

WHO SHOULD JOIN?

  • Choreographers
  • Dance Artists
  • Dance/Arts Administrators, Researchers, Historians, Archivists
  • Dance Educators in Colleges and Universities
  • Dance Institutions and Companies
  • Dance Instructors
  • Dance Students in higher education
  • Dance Studio Owners
  • K-12 Dance Educators
  • And YOU!


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). *All membership prices will include an additional $10 administrative fee for processing.


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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 IABD events
 

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 IABD events
 

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 IABD events
   

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 IABD events
 

CORE SERVICES

Convenings and Programs: Join us for classes, networking events, professional performances, symposiums, and workshops.

Discounts: We offer discounts on classes, events, tickets, memberships, and the annual international conference and festival.

Fiscal Sponsorship: IABD serves as a fiscal sponsor by agreeing to receive funds on an artist's or organizations behalf. Because IABD is a 501(c)3 organization, contributions received on your behalf are tax-deductible to donors. Click here for more information about fiscal sponsorship.

Marketing and Promotion: We promote classes, events, or services in an email to thousands through our e-blasts, social media, and our centralized calendar.

News: IABD keeps its members up to date on advocacy, auditions, classes, events, jobs, news, and performances, with IABD’s monthly newsletter Timekeepers of the Flame.

Research and Advocacy: IABD helps ensure that the activities, history and interests of Black dance are better understood and represented on national and international levels. Need a FACT CHECK, reach out to us!

 



Join Now!Join or renew today!  Once we process your dues, you will enjoy full access to the Online Member Community. Thank you for your support!

PLEASE NOTE: 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).

**All membership prices will include an additional $10 administrative fee for processing.**

MEMBERSHIP received DECEMBER 15 of that year, will go towards the following year benefits. Click on the join now button above to complete your membership application online.

For further information, please call (301) 755-0831 or email at contact@iabdassociation.org