Join the premier network of top-notch industrial auctioneers and receive an invaluable wealth of knowledge, resources, and networking opportunities.


Members of the association receive industry recognition as a premier auctioneer. Members are listed in the member directory online, increasing marketplace discovery with those seeking your services. Participating members also have exclusive permission to use the IAA logo on their company website and promotional materials.

Networking Opportunities

One of the most touted benefits is the ability to network with other top-tier auctioneers in the industry. Whether they may be considering a career move, seeking mentorship, expanding business to other industries, or forming strategic partnerships, the networking opportunities are invaluable.


Members appreciate access to exclusive resources provided through the IAA Newsletter and during the annual conference. These resources help enhance our members’ auction services.

Annual Conference & Virtual Meetings

Members receive an exclusive invitation to participate in the highly coveted annual conference that takes place at various 5-star accommodations in North America. The conference includes workshops, networking activities, and chef-curated dinners.

Bidpath Discount

Members of the IAA receive an exclusive discount with Bidpath – an online bidding and auction management tool created specifically for industrial auctioneers.


All members have their auction and liquidation events listed on the IAA website Auction Calendar. This additional event exposure increases visibility and web search discovery.

Continuing Education and Certifications

Licensed auctioneers can earn continuing education points towards maintaining their licensing and certifications, when they attend the designated workshops and seminars throughout the year.

IAA Committee Opportunities

Active members of the IAA can volunteer or be invited to participate in various association committees, creating a more hands-on experience helping to evolve the association and the industry altogether.

Companies wishing to apply for membership must have at least five years of experience in industrial auctions.

Click on the button below for a current membership application or please call at 847-943-9455, or email at

IAA Membership Application

IAA International Membership

All potential member companies located outside of the United States or Canada – and who meet the qualifications of membership – are welcome to complete the IAA International Application. International Members are welcome to the International members’ meeting, and are subject to a different fee structure.

IAA International Membership Application