Our Members

Members of the Association are professionals in the field of protocol who currently serve, or served in the past, as protocol officers for any level of government, museums or cultural institutions, international corporations, international trade organizations, seat of higher education, corporations, or other diplomatic organizations and those who serve, or have served in the past, as professionals in allied professions, organizations, and services.

Membership Designed for You

PDI-POA offers an array of benefits for protocol professionals, including educational programming, resources to support your professional development, and a deep network of peers. Whether you are new to the protocol field or have been in the industry for a long time, PDI-POA membership has something for you.

Member Benefits

Members of PDI-POA access a network of peers, education and expert guidance.

  • PDI-POA’s Annual International Education Forum - members receive a considerable discount for registration.
  • Peer Mentorship Program - receive career guidance from peers from around the world. 
  • Continuing Education & Professional Development - learn from experts in the field through live webinars, in-person workshops, and a career development series. 
  • Network - connect across the world with peers through member gatherings, book club discussions, and local events.

How to Join

Interested individuals should complete the Membership Application Form and affirm their intent to abide by the Member Code of Ethics. Membership is not considered complete until receipt of membership fee in full. 

Individuals will be notified with a welcome letter within 72 business hours.

Cost of Membership


Join the pdi-poa community today.

Membership Application