IPA Associate Scheme

Find out more about the benefits on offer and how to join

The IPA Associate scheme offers a helping hand to individual practitioners who are not in the employment of an IPA member agency or an IPA Accelerator agency.

Advertising is an ever-evolving industry and today more than ever it’s crucial for ambitious individuals to stay up-to-date and in the know. Which is why the Associate programme offers access to an extensive range of IPA content, including courses and qualifications, events and publications.

The cost of subscribing to the scheme for 12 months is £240 per person including VAT. 

Benefits open to Associates


Access to IPA publications, reports and case studies at member rates.


Access to IPA events at member rates.

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 £240 including VAT fee here.

How can I find out more?

Please contact:

Lisa Jones

Head of New Business


0207 201 8277

Last updated 01 May 2024