How to Join

Membership application must be made through this website. Applicants are responsible for submitting both the application and payment. Membership will not be confirmed until both actions have been taken. Membership fees are annual.


There are two types of memberships.


Organization memberships are paid for and belong to a company or organization. A representative must be appointed as the UEP member. The membership is transferable within the company or agency. To transfer an existing membership, please email


Individual memberships are paid for and belong to an individual, even though he/she may be representing a company or agency. This membership follows the member if he/she changes employment, but is not transferable to anyone else. 


UEP offers the following membership levels.




Public, private, state or local collegiate employees who have the responsibility for planning or implementing any type of meeting as part of their official duties. Employees of private organizations, a majority of whose membership is comprised of collegiate employees, may also qualify.


Individuals operating under contract to colleges and universities for the planning of meetings or events.






Any organization or business that serve the meeting/event industry.  Membership also includes logo on UEP website.


Organizations or businesses that serve the meeting/event industry with 11-50 employees.



Organizations or businesses that serve the meeting/event industry with 10 or LESS employees.



STUDENT -- $25
Individuals who are current students and would not otherwise qualify for any other membership level.


RETIREE -- $25

Individuals who are UEP members in good standing at the time of their retirement. [Retired meeting planners may not join UEP as a Retiree member. If a Retiree member becomes willfully employed and eligible for other UEP membership, they shall forfeit their Retiree membership.]





The preferred method of payment is via credit card on this secure website. If payment via check is required, you may apply for membership on this website and mail checks (payable to University Event Planners) to UEP at PO Box 8352, Ann Arbor, MI 48107. Your NAME, CONTACT information and the REASON FOR PAYMENT must be included.


Important Notes

  • Incomplete or illegible applications will be not be processed.
  • Applicants that qualify for more than one category are only eligible to join UEP at the higher category.

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