International City/County Management Association is the premier organization of local government professionals worldwide. Our 13,000+ members serve and improve lives for communities, from small towns with populations of a few hundred, to metropolitan areas with populations of millions.

ICMA offers professional development programs, research, publications, data and information, technical assistance, and training to create excellence in local governance and fostering professional local government management worldwide.

Find a membership category that fits you

Whether you are a chief administrative officer or entry-level staff–there’s a membership for you!


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Category Price Member Type
Chief Administrative Officers (CAO) & Assistant Chief Administrative Officers (ACAO) » Up to $1,400 Full
Local Government Staff » Up to $200 Affiliate
Professor, Student or Intern » Varies Affiliate
Outside of the U.S. » Varies Affiliate
Retired $50 Affiliate
Life Members Free Full
(Elected Officials, private sector, nonprofit, federal and state employees)
$200 Affiliate

Full members have the following featured benefits

Products & Services Price

The ability to vote on:

  • Elections to the ICMA Executive Board
  • Updates to the ICMA Constitution
Receive personal and financial support with the Members in Transition program if you have been fired, forced to resign or otherwise involuntarily separated Included
Receive personal and professional wellness support with the Equilibrium Program Included

Full and Affiliate members share the following core benefits

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Receive unlimited 1-on-1 coaching with ICMA CoachConnect Included
Participate in member only online discussions with ICMA Connect Included
Receive a print and digital subscription to PM Magazine Included
Access the Leading Ideas Series and other premium web content Included

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Re-join ICMA

If your membership lapsed and you wish to be re-join, call the ICMA Member Benefits & Services Team at 800-745-8780 or 202-962-3680.


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Do you have questions about membership with ICMA?

Call the ICMA Member Benefits & Services Team at 800-745-8780 or 202-962-3680 or email

Register for the ICMA Annual Conference

Join us September 17-21 in Columbus/Franklin County, Ohio for the 2022 ICMA Annual Conference.

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