ICSC offers different membership categories, based on the type of work you do and where you are employed—all with the objective of growing your career, your business and the retail real estate industry.
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Does your company own or develop shopping centers? Perhaps you are a merchant in a shopping center or work for a lending institution? If so, your company is eligible for a Regular Membership at a cost of $800/year. Each Regular Member company designates one person to be its Official Member. Individuals working for that company are eligible for Affiliate Membership.
Does your company engage in a trade, profession, or industry connected to the retail real estate industry? Associate Members include leasing agents, lawyers, mortgage brokers, architects, contractors, suppliers, advertising & public relations agencies, and merchant associations among others. Each Associate Member company designates one person to be its Official Member. Individuals working for that company are eligible for Affiliate Membership.
If you work for a company that is a Regular Member or Associate Member, you are able to join as an Affiliate, with full benefit privileges. If you aren’t sure if your company is an ICSC member, we can check for you.
ICSC’s partnership with 13 national associations across Europe is a powerful global voice for the retail real estate industry. Members of participating national associations can retain their full benefits of ICSC membership at 10% discount of the annual membership rate for three years.
If you work for a government organization or are an elected or appointed official, at any level of government, you are eligible for a Public Membership. Please provide us with a business card or sample of letterhead with the city/government seal of your employer.
Educators associated with accredited colleges and universities are eligible for Academic Membership. Please provide a copy of a current university ID with your application.
If you work for a government organization that is a Public Member, you are able to join as an Affiliate, with full benefit privileges. Please provide us with a business card or sample of letterhead with the city/government seal of your employer.
If you work for an accredited college or university that is an Academic Member, you are able to join as an Affiliate, with full benefit privileges. Please provide a copy of a current college or university ID with your application.
If you aren’t sure if they are an ICSC member, we can check for you.
Full-time undergraduate and graduate students from accredited universities and colleges are eligible for a student membership. With access to all regular ICSC benefits — plus reduced registration rates for ICSC meetings, educational programs and networking events — full-time students from all disciplines and academic majors receive a powerful set of tools and resources to open the door to the retail real estate industry.
Students enrolled at one of ICSC's partner universities receive free student membership. Learn more about ICSC’s College and University Partner Program.
ICSC student membership provides access to:
To be eligible for student membership, a student must be able to provide proof of full-time enrollment at an accredited university or college. Full-time enrollment is defined as undergraduates enrolled in at least 12 credits and graduate students enrolled in at least 6 credits in semester-based academic programs.*
An individual who is employed full-time is not eligible for a student membership.
Certification or licensure programs are not eligible for student membership. Student members with more than 4 years of student membership do not qualify for renewal.
In order to apply for a student membership, a student must provide the following required documents. Students who cannot provide the following documents are not eligible for a student membership at ICSC — there are no exceptions.
Required documents are:
*For those students not in a semester-based program, in addition to the above documents, they may submit a letter on official letterhead from the school administration verifying that they are enrolled full-time to confirm eligibility.