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Thank you for your interest in INFORMS! If you choose to join our global community of academic researchers, analysts, business leaders, and students in advancing better decision making for a just, prosperous, and sustainable world, we want to ensure that you’re equipped with the information you need to take full advantage of membership. Below, you’ll find detailed information on the resources, events, publications, career support, networking opportunities – and don’t forget savings! – that make INFORMS membership so valuable. We look forward to the chance to meet you and celebrate your achievements as you learn and grow with us!

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INFORMS delivers the value of networking across industries and research communities that has a lifelong impact. We are home to the management sciences, analytics, and data science related fields within engineering, information science, marketing science, decision making, quantitative methods, public health, and business intelligence. We are the home to the Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) certification, 17 peer-reviewed journals, and award-winning magazines. We are the home for authors and leading academics from around the world. Gain the benefits of an INFORMS membership!

What INFORMS Delivers



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Premium Research and Professional Networks




Complimentary Online Journal Subscriptions 2 1 2/1
Complimentary Community Membership (Society, Section, Chapter, or Forum) 1* 1 0/1

*Regular members only receive a free community membership for their first year.

All INFORMS memberships are for 12 months. All memberships include additional benefits to the ones listed above that you can learn more about on the Member Benefits page.

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Membership is a big deal!

Benefits Nonmember Member Savings
Annual Meeting* $915  $660 $255
Analytics Conference* $1,690  $1,295 $395
Journal Subscription** $45 FREE $45
CAP/aCAP $695/$300 $495/$200 $200/$100
Continuing Education Courses*** $1,499 $1,299 $200

Total Savings



*Based on early bird registration price for 2023 
**Based on the online subscription to Management Science
***Based on the course Essential Practice Skills for High-Impact Analytics Projects

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