What is a protocol officers association?

Protocol officers work in government, corporations, and universities to implement international codes of conduct and facilitate decision-making between business and world leaders. Founded in 2002, Protocol & Diplomacy International – Protocol Officers Association (PDI-POA) is a nonprofit that supports protocol officers by providing training and continued education forums, networking opportunities, and mentorship.

The Benefits of Membership

PDI-POA members have access to a wide range of educational opportunities, networking programs, and professional resources. This supportive community of professionals from across the protocol field helps to build relationships for structured mentoring and informal professional development, as well as providing regular programs of education and engagement.

Benefits of membership include discounted registration for PDI-POA’s Annual International Education Forum, member exclusive virtual programming, quarterly newsletters, weekly email communications, access to PDI-POA’s resource/reference list, protocol experts for consultation and networking with protocol professionals from around the world.

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What is PDI-POA? Who are the members?

The Mission of Protocol & Diplomacy International – Protocol Officers Association (PDI-POA) is to provide the highest level of collective expertise and training, information, and advice regarding international and national accepted rules of protocol. We are committed to facilitating communication, understanding, and cooperation between individuals, governments and cultures.

Membership in PDI-POA is open to professionals in the field of protocol who currently serve, or have served in the past, as protocol officers for any level of government, museums or cultural institutions, international corporations, international trade organizations, seats of higher education, corporations, or other or diplomatic organizations , and those who currently serve, or have served in the past, as professionals in allied professions, organizations, and services. 

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