APICS Membership

Becoming a member of APICS is an investment in your future. A globally respected educational society, APICS offers career-enhancing certification programs and opportunities to develop your leadership skills. When you join APICS, you become part of a network of over 70,000 professionals.

Join us today!:

To join APICS, apply online at APICS Membership. You may also call APICS Customer Service at (800) 444-2742 or (703) 237-8344

Categories of APICS membership:



  • APICS CORE professional — $180 annual dues
  • APICS PLUS professional — $220 annual dues


Academic professional

  • Ideal for academics currently working in supply chain and operations management education
  • APICS PLUS academic — $75 annual dues


Student and Young Professional

Young professional

  • Available to young professionals worldwide who graduated within the last two years.
  • APICS CORE young professional — $90 annual dues
  • APICS PLUS young professional — $110 annual dues


Student associate

  • Ideal for students interested in working in supply chain or operations management across the globe
  • Includes electronic member benefits
  • Student membership requires no yearly dues


Your membership also provides you resources that are unmatched in our industry:

  • APICS magazine - the award-winning magazine featuring innovative ideas and real-world strategies on operations management and supply chain.
  • APICS Dictionary - the standard for terms and definitions used in the operations management field.
  • The APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBOK) Framework - defining the scope of the operations management field.
  • APICS Learning Communities - an online forum where members can share ideas, develop best practices, and find solutions to everyday challenges in operations management
  • APICS Career Center - the online career destination for operations management professionals
  • Member savings on courseware and certification exams

The APICS Portland chapter is a channel partner with APICS Association with our own board of directors, dues (included with APICS Association membership), and educational offerings.

The types of activities we provide in our chapter include some of the following:

  • Instructor-led certification review classes that help prepare candidates for testing
  • Plant tours that provide insight into organizational principles and practices
  • Workshops and meetings with allied organizations that enable members to network with colleagues
  • Newsletters and membership directories that keep members informed of upcoming events and connected with one another
  • Local job board and access to national opportunities