Become a Member
AIEA offers two types of membership, individual and business. First, get your free user name and password here.
To receive an Individual membership please sign up to MAIEA (12 months) or AAIEA (3 months).
Please note : Visitors (nonMembers) can register as an 'AIEA WebFriend'.
The Full Member category is the main category of the Association. It has the post-nominal of MAIEA. Once Members join AIEA, they become eligible to upgrade to Certified Professional or Fellow.
The criteria for full membership are that the Applicant:
Associates can register as displaying expertise in one or more of the AIEA accredited positions (CEO, FC, BDM, etc.) and are prepared to accept an assignment (interim or permanent). It has the post-nominal of AAIEA.
It is particularly attractive to those who see their ‘interim’ status as being temporary whilst they search for their next permanent position.
The AAIEA will receive all vacancy postings from AIEA-Jobs and from the Corporate Affiliate members.
An Associate Membership is for three months’ duration and is available to individuals who desire to be part of the Association for networking, personal development purposes and AIEA assistance with their job search.
Associates will receive the discounted member rates for all Events, Training Courses and material.
Associates may renew or upgrade to full membership at any time by application and payment of the fee to receive the additional MAIEA benefits.
Any AIEA full member may apply to receive the ranking of Certified Professional by displaying the required criteria. It has the post-nominal of CAIEA.
In addition to the requisites of Full Membership, a Certified Professional has had five years of continuous experience:
The criteria for the AIEA Fellow:
In addition to the MAIEA requirements, the criteria for Fellowship of AIEA is:
A. Can demonstrate leadership in strategic and budgetary responsibilities within demanding organizational contexts and
B. Completion of an AIEA accredited or relevant postgraduate qualification or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience and/or
C. Has a made a significant contribution to the business community, as judged by the Membership Committee. This can include, but is not limited to:
Fellowship is awarded to a Member by invitation of the Membership Committee.
More businesses are taking advantage of outsourcing to bring in skills and experience “on demand”. Our individual members are broadly experienced, senior management level executives who are able and willing to fill short term, implementation, project and board level roles. The majority of members will accept longer term opportunities.
AIEA welcomes organisations with complementary interests to join as Corporate Affiliates. Suitable organisations would be:
Benefits of Business Membership
The opportunity to regularly communicate with a group or professionals who are both genuinely qualified to take on challenging roles and who have made their availability known is quite rare. The limitations of relying on personal networks are the same for both Executives and the Corporates who wish to engage them.
AIEA is the answer for both our Members and the business who want to know them!
AIEA welcomes Business Members to join us in order to offer roles to our members and also to provide them with executive services offers.
By joining AIEA as a Business Affiliate you benefit in these ways:
Business Affiliate memberships are available on a quarterly or annual basis: