Individual Membership

Invest in your interpretive career with NAI's individual membership. Get access to a global network of cultural, natural, and historical interpreters at great value. Choose from various membership options best suited for you. Note: Membership activation takes one business day, after which you can register for NAI events.

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Consultant Membership - $175

Benefits valued at $225+
An upgraded Professional membership, with some advertising benefits. This membership is perfect for the individual or small company looking for a presence in the interpretation community.

Advertising Opportunities

  • Receive RFP emails
  • Commercial member rates on NAI advertising opportunities (on average a 20% discount from nonmember advertising fees)
    • Free base listing in the Green Pages and Interpretive Vendors and Services Directory ($300 value)
    • Discounted entry fee for the annual Media Awards competition ($25 value)
    • Upgraded advertising on NAI's Job Board, with visibility outside of the NAI Member Area
    • Exclusive right to rent the NAI membership mailing list ($0.20/name)
  • Participate in Consultant's Corner at the National Conference (additional fees apply)

Exclusive Access to the NAI Member Area

  • NAI Career Center (with jobs postings and career advancement opportunities), including access to the Student Conservation Association jobs board
  • Interpreter's Network
  • Mentor Match Program
  • Membership Directory
  • Media Library
  • Publications Archive
  • Access to pro deals from Outdoor Prolink

Networking and Professional Development Opportunities

  • Member rate for the NAI National Conference, a $75 value
  • INTERPtalk - our exclusive virtual networking sessions
  • Book Club - bimonthly online gatherings for members to discuss book selections that apply to NAI's certification opportunities.
  • Discounted member pricing on all NAI training & most certifications (not including CIG/CIH).
  • Volunteer opportunities which include even steeper registration discounts for the National Conference.
  • Access to scholarships - NAI offers professional scholarships for conferences, workshops, and training events.
  • Membership in NAI Communities - NAI members can choose to join geographical regions within the US and special-interest sections to help them network with others who work near them or who have similar interests and jobs. Each region and section produces periodical e-newsletters and organizes their own activities. 
  • Discounted registration for Region and Section Workshops and other events held by NAI Communities, pricing based on current membership level.


  • Print Legacy magazine subscription.
  • Digital subscription to the Journal of Interpretation Research.
  • Discounts in the NAI Association Store (10-20% off retail pricing on all books in the store).
  • Option to make your membership green, "green" memberships are delivered completely electronically and no materials will be sent via regular mail.

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