Benefits of Membership

Top 10 Reasons to Join ISES-GT

By joining ISES, you instantly gain access to an elite pool of special events resources. Members enjoy exclusive discounts, business opportunities and promotion, and tailored educational information. Gain the extra edge needed to create events that go beyond expectations, far surpass your competition and impact your portfolio.

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NETWORKING

NETWORK with the best event professionals in the Triangle through our monthly meetings.

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EDUCATION

Experience our inspirational EDUCATION programs at a member discount.

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CERTIFICATION

Stand out in your field by earning your CSEP (Certified Special Event Professional) certification.

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SPONSORSHIP

Gain exposure for your product or service through meeting SPONSORSHIP.

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AWARDS

Get recognized for your talents and expertise through our ISES-GT Trinity AWARDS.

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COMMUNITY

Give back to the COMMUNITY and our chapter through the Triangle Wine Experience.

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COMMITTEES

Contribute your talents and learn more about the organization by participating in chapter COMMITTEES.

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COLLABORATE

Exchange ideas and COLLABORATE with professionals from all disciplines of event planning from social to corporate.

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INTERNATIONAL

Be a part of the ISES INTERNATIONAL community including a listing in the ISES Worldwide Directory.

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EVENTWORLD

Participate in ISES’ annual EVENTWORLD® program, A Conference for Professional Development.

If you have questions about membership or would like to speak with someone on our Membership Committee, please contact our Vice President of Membership.

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ISES Member Discounts & Affinity Programs

ISES Affinity Programs allow ISES members to take advantage of savings on high-quality products & services while simultaneously supporting the efforts of the Society. These programs offer members competitive pricing and special savings on a variety of premier products and services.

SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE ISES members receive a complimentary subscription to Special Events Magazine.

EVED With the belief that shared technology platforms and online communities can help our member companies by increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes, position them to provide value-add to their customers, and promote growth opportunities, ISES offers Eved as a next-generation technology solution.

CONSTANT CONTACT The leader in Email Marketing! Constant Contact is an easy and cost-effective tool that helps to build customer loyalty, increase referrals, and generate repeat business. You can produce an instant response, and even see who is opening your email.

WEBMARK As a member of ISES, you are eligible to receive WebMark website design Affinity Package for a discounted rate. WebMark Design, LLC will offer advice on the best marketing strategies for your company. We will help you to construct a marketing campaign that will extend beyond your website. Depending on your goals and needs, such strategies may include social media marketing, printed materials, publication advertisements, television advertisements, advanced SEO (search engine optimization) plans, signage, radio advertisements and other media outlets.

HERTZ As an ISES member, you can save off your car rental with Hertz. Wherever your travel takes you, close to home or around the world, your ISES Membership is the key to special savings.

INCOM DIRECT ISES is proud to announce that Incom Direct has been selected by the ISES Board of Governors to be the preferred provider for merchant services. Incom’s highly trained team will connect with each ISES member and offer a complimentary analysis of their current processing.

ADOBE Adobe offers ISES Members FREE shipping on any order! Adobe is the global leader in business technology that enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection.

ALAMO Welcome to Alamo® Country. It’s where memories are made. It’s anywhere the road will take you. And it’s where ISES members get unlimited mileage and year-round discounts off Alamo’s already great rates. Book with your travel agent or Alamo.

BUDGET TRUCK RENTAL ISES members can now receive a special discount off daily and weekly commercial rental rates with Budget Truck Rental. This offer is available at over 2,700 convenient Budget locations nationwide. Get a great deal as an ISES member and Make the Better Move with Budget Truck Rental.

FEDEX KINKOS FedEx Kinko’s Discount Card – With your ISES membership you receive great benefits with the FedEx Kinko’s discount card. Members who have taken advantage of the FedEx Kinko’s program are thrilled.

FEDEX ISES members receive special savings on select FedEx® shipping services.

FRANKLIN COVEY FranklinCovey and ISES have partnered to bring ISES Members special pricing! FranklinCovey is the global leader in productivity tools and training for individuals and organizations.

QUICKEN Quicken, TurboTax and QuickBooks Product Discounts or special savings for ISES members on all products.

THE SHAKER GROUP The Shaker Group, Inc. specializes in transportation solutions for freight and products of any size, any weight, any time and any place. The Shaker Group, Inc. is offering ISES members a special discount on Event Shipping.

STAPLES ISES has joined with Staples Business Advantage for a new Corporate Office Supply purchasing program. As a member of ISES, you will receive free next-day delivery, open net 30 invoicing option, special savings, new catalogs that reference these savings, etc.

For more information about the ISES Affinity Program and to redeem these member benefits, please visit the Member’s Only section of the ISES International website. All companies and offers mentioned above are subject to change per ISES International.