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Membership Categories


Independent Membership

A Convention Sales Professional joining independently without their DMO or Convention Center partner. Additional members from the organization may join at ($135).


Partner Organization Membership

Since CSPI is all about partnership - we offer a discount for joining together. Join with your partner DMO, Convention Center or Host Hotel property and receive a discounted membership rate for each partner organization. Additional members from the partner organizations may join at ($85).


Affiliate Member / Supplier

Individuals whose organization is engaged in providing products and services related to the conduct and operation of meetings, conventions, exhibits and seminars.


Future Sales Professionals

A future sales professional is anyone under 36 years of age who is a part time hospitality who plans to specialize in the area of convention sales or who is currently working in the industry with 5 or less years of experience working directly in the area of convention sales.



Individuals employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs directly related to meetings management and having met one of the following requirements: currently teaching at least two classes per semester; or currently teaching at least one class per quarter; or at least four classes in the past academic year.



Student membership is available at a rate of $85 to students enrolled in a post-secondary academic program directly related to hospitality or meeting management. The student must be enrolled on a full time basis. Please indicate your expected graduation date in the form.

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Contact Info

Convention Sales Professionals
International (CSPI)

P.O. Box 39
Buck Hill Falls, PA 18323
(570) 871-0818

Rosa Mendoza-Friedheim, President

Pam Fitzgerald, Administrator