Your team is large enough that you have big staff management and development needs but small enough that you still need to develop solutions to meet the strategic and operational challenges you face. ASAE's organizational membership offering provides associations and association management companies with 10 to 49 employees access to practical, problem-solving resources and professional development opportunities so you can accelerate performance across your organization.

Your investment in annual dues for ASAE organizational membership depends on the size of your staff. For medium-staff organizations:

  • 10-19 staff: $1,495
  • 20-29 staff: $1,995
  • 30-39 staff: $2,495
  • 40-49 staff: $2,995



As members of the Fourth Estate, your news organization will tap into programs and resources that help you thrive in the face of increasing challenges and stay at the forefront of marketing thinking, practices and industry-leading resources.

News organization members are eligible for a variety of member benefits that include:

Innovative Members-Only Resources and Tools

  • Complimentary and discounted members passes to select Fourth Estate events
  • No cost web hosting from Scoop.Host
  • Enterprise grade Cloudflare Project Galileo – DDoS Attack Prevention
  • Exclusive perks and discount program offering travel and everyday savings for your editorial staff
  • Free job postings and classifieds for member news organizations

Recognition and Awards

  • Attractive and striking membership plaque
  • Free and discounted Fourth Estate journalism award entries
  • Proudly display Fourth Estate’s member logos
  • Listing in the Fourth Estate member directory

Community and Networking

  • A direct connection to other members, peers, and industry partners through Fourth Estate’s online member directory
  • Professional networking opportunities, including free meetings to keep you connected in your local community
  • Access to members only online forums and Facebook groups

Professional Training and Development

  • Preferred members rates on educational programs research, articles and more
  • Invitations to members online events such as: webinars, webcasts, podcasts, special events and participation in member surveys
  • Participation is cooperative programs with other national and international journalism organizations
  • Support of Fourth Estate’s ongoing public service journalism mission, initiatives and advocacy programs