The Chartered Institute of Arts Management & Professionals (CIAP) USA is an internationally recognized professional body that provides Arts Managers with a valuable designation, a mark of excellence that is valued throughout the Arts and Management industry worldwide.

Gain professional recognition as a CIAP member through designate letters on your business cards and name. These are awarded based on a combination of experience and/or qualifications. Not only does it show your dedication towards the profession, but also helps you expand your knowledge as well as reflect on your progression in Arts Management.

CIAP Members

Membership Categories

The Chartered Institute of Arts Management & Professionals Fellowship represents a prestigious award that reflects the career achievements of individual in Academics, Arts Management and other professional related fields. They are entitled to use the acronym “FCIAP” after their names.

This is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Arts Management & Professionals, USA by virtue of professionalism. This category of membership is exclusively for practicing professionals in the field of Arts, Management and/or related field. They are entitled to use the acronym “MCIAP” after their names.

Being an Associate member strengthens your professional credentials by demonstrating that you meet technical, commercial and ethical standards. Members in this category are also provided with opportunities of connecting with other high caliber professionals. They are entitled to use the acronym “ACIAP” after their names.

This class of membership is specifically for Organizations, Societies, Academic Institutions, Foundations and Government Bureaus with interest in Arts Management.

If you are enrolled on CIAP or Partner accredited course you are entitled to free student membership.

CIAP Membership

Membership Benefits

Top Notch Mentorship

Benefit from the experience of Senior Arts Managers and Leaders through the CIAP mentoring programme. 

Easy Degree Program

You will have access to an easy degree program at all levels in connection with our partner universities and affiliates worldwide.

Professional Recognition

CIAP membership is a highly sought-after opportunity for management professionals seeking international recognition and industry reputation.

Leverage CIAP Membership Community

You’ll have access to a 100,000+ strong membership community and professional networking sessions with management professionals globally.

World Class Career Learning

You will be provided with career-management resources including e-books, podcasts and personalized career support.

CIAP International Management Award

CIAP annually honors management professionals and deserving corporate entities around the world with a prestigious gold award.