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We invite you to join EDAM so you can access the full value of our organization. Why do so many professionals seek us out? And why do they renew their memberships at a staggering rate of over 90 percent per year? (Yes, you read that right.)

  • It’s more than the extraordinary networking opportunities.
  • It’s more than being on the leading-edge of the profession.
  • It’s more than the professional development opportunities like our webinars and conference.

Come experience the difference. Learn what EDAM is and who it is for.  Check out the calendar for what’s coming up next. Come expand your professional and personal horizons as a member of our professional community!

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Join EDAM Today!

Choose the member type to complete the online application and pay with credit card or create an invoice. IMPORTANT: Membership will not be active until payment is received. If you choose the invoice option, you will need to pay in 45 days or your application will be removed from the database. You can also join by filling out the Membership Order Form and sending it to our office.

Accepted Credit Cards:

Visa and MasterCard

Individual Memberships - Apply Online

  • Individual Membership fee (only one member at an organization) - $295

Organizational Memberships - Apply Online

  • First person from an organization - $295
  • Each additional member from the same organization - $200

Student Memberships - Apply Online

  • Student Membership fee - $25

Medalist Memberships (optional) - Apply Online

  • Diamond (Unlimited Memberships) - $6,500
  • Platinum (Up to 8 Memberships) - $4,500
  • Gold (Up to 6 Memberships) - $3,500
  • Silver (Up to 4 Memberships) - $2,200
  • Bronze (Up to 3 Memberships) - $1,200
  • Each Additional Member - $200

Member rates for an event:

To receive member rates for an event(s), you must join first and then register for the event(s). These will be two separate transactions. Organizational membership-when joining as an organizational member you will need to complete you membership process and make payment. Once your membership is active you will then need to sign back in and go to sub-accounts in the profile to add your contacts.


If you have any membership questions, please call the EDAM office at (952) 928-4640 or e-mail Thank you for your interest in EDAM.

Read more about Member Benefits here.

NOTE: Dues payable to EDAM are not deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. A portion of dues, however, is not deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense to the extent that EDAM engages in lobbying.  The non-deductible portion of dues for fiscal year 2020 is 21%. No percentage of any contribution to legislative expenses is deductible.  We suggest you consult your tax advisor concerning this information.

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more EDAM Events

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