FAQs

You have questions about professional membership, we have answers.

Q: How do I join as a professional member?
A: Easy! Click here to submit your national membership application.

Q: Is there a deadline to submit my professional membership application?
A: No, the membership application is open year-round. However, you must be a member to take advantage of any benefits.

Q: How do I qualify for a professional membership?
A: You are eligible for a professional membership if you have five or more years of experience in the events industry.

Q: What if I have less than five years of experience in the events industry, am I eligible for a professional membership?
A: No, but you may be eligible for a student membership.

Q: What are some ways I can join or renew my membership?
A: There are four ways! You can mentor through our E-Mentor Program; submit a volunteer, internship or job opportunity; guest speak for a chapter or on a national Hangout or webinar; or donate $50.

Q: How do I volunteer to guest speak for a chapter or on a national Hangout or webinar?
A: To guest speak, please submit a guest speaker profile form.

Q: How do I become a mentor for the E-mentor Program?
A: To become a mentor, please submit your mentor application. If the application is unnavaliable, please check the application windows here.

Q: How do I submit a volunteer, internship or job opportunity?
A: To submit an oppertunity, please click here.

Q: How long will my membership be extended if I become a mentor, submit a volunteer, internship or job opportunity, guest speak for a chapter or national Hangout or webinar, or donate $50?
A: Your membership will be extended for one year.

Q: Are there other ways to support SEPA as a professional member?
A: Yes, please help spread the word!