APICS The Association for Operations Management




Membership Benefits

Thank you for your interest in joining APICS! Please click on the link below to learn about the benefits of APICS membership and how to become a member of the Hampton Roads Chapter!


Certification Programs

Enhance skills and career mobility through APICS certification programs. APICS members pursuing certification enjoy savings averaging 25 percent on certification preparation classes, review materials, and testing fees. Members can more effectively work through the certification process by taking chapter review courses and participating in study groups. Our certification electronic discussion lists are also helpful preparation tools.


APICS Magazine

Stay current on industry trends and developments with our monthly, award-winning magazine, APICS, free to members. It features innovative ideas and real world strategies for inventory, materials, production, and supply chain management; planning and scheduling; purchasing; logistics; warehousing; and e-business solutions for professionals at every level of an organization. Read feature articles and previous issues online.


Local Chapters

If you live within 95 miles of a local chapter, you can become a chapter member. Chapters offer localized services which may include educational programs, certification review courses, career placement opportunities, plant tours, and networking. Use the Partner and Event Finder for dues and contact information you can use to determine a particular chapter's offerings.


APICS Learning Communities

APICS Learning Communities are forums where members can gather regularly to share ideas, develop best practices, and find solutions to everyday challenges in operations management. APICS Learning Communities provide a communications tool to enhance knowledge sharing among APICS members to strengthen individuals in their work and the association as a whole.


APICS Career Center

Members have full access to the online APICS Career Center. Only members can apply for jobs online and post their résumés for review by potential employers. In addition, only members can subscribe to the job alerts service which provides e-mail alerts to members when new listings are posted that meet specific criteria. Members also receive discounts on job posting packages.


APICS Web Site

When you become an APICS member, you gain exclusive access to members-only content on the APICS Web site. Members can use the site to research pressing issues using the searchable Publications Database stay abreast of industry terms and definitions using the online APICS Dictionary (members can request a single, free printed copy of the APICS Dictionary online or through APICS Customer Support.) obtain white papers and other valuable industry information access Free APICS Webinars On-Demand on operations management topics.



Ask APICS is a hotline service that provides personalized, real-time solutions to business challenges in operations management. It's like having a free research staff at your disposal. Contact the Ask APICS staff with your query.


APICS Bookstore

Members save 25 percent on certification materials, multimedia, courseware, and training aids available through the APICS Bookstore.


Educational Events

Members save more than $100 when registering for the APICS International Conference and Expo and they receive a free copy of the conference proceedings on CD-ROM upon request through APICS Customer Support. This premier event is attended by more than 3,000 professionals who come together to explore the latest industry trends and techniques. Members save an average of 20 percent on APICS Workshops designed to build and expand skill sets. A number of remote access APICS Webinars are also available, at member savings and free of charge.


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Last Updated: September 11, 2014