Associate of the IPA

Give yourself a competitive advantage.

The Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) extends a helping hand to individual practitioners. Wherever you are in your career, becoming an Associate of the IPA provides you with access to valuable learning and development, information and inspiration.

Advertising is an ever-evolving industry, and today more than ever it’s crucial for any ambitious individual to keep abreast of emerging trends and initiatives, network with peers and access CPD tailored to your needs and interests.

For an annual fee of just £200 plus VAT, Associates of the IPA can access an extensive range of IPA content, including courses and qualifications, as well as select events and publications, at member rates.

Here's more information on the benefits open to Associates:


Access to select IPA publications, case studies and best practice guides at member rates.


  • Access to select IPA events at member rates

Find out what events are available

Professional Development

  • Access to a CPD diary
  • Member rates for all IPA courses and qualifications.

Find out more about IPA training

MIPA Accreditation

Member rate access to IPA courses and qualifications makes it easier for Associates to work towards achieving Accredited MIPA status – the industry’s most robust badge of professionalism for individual practitioners.

Apply to become an Associate of the IPA

Complete the application to become an Associate of the IPA

Once registered please pay the £200 fee here.

How can I find out more?

Please contact:

Alex Buxton

Head of New Business

Last updated 08 June 2022