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IFT Membership Types

One Size Does Not Fit All.

Informed by members for members, IFT’s membership options (launched October 2017) are designed to provide you with the resources, programs, services, and networking opportunities you need at different phases of your career. Section dues are additional where applicable. To learn more about the process that lead to the new model, visit our FAQ's.

Choose a membership level that’s right for you.


PREMIER
$209 Annually

Positions you for success by providing optimal access and the deepest discounts to all of IFT’s invaluable resources, services, programs, and events. Members in the Premier category are the only members eligible for free publishing and all leadership and recognition opportunities.

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PREMIER EARLY CAREER
Year 1 - $80
Year 2 - $120
Year 3 - $160

Positions you for success by providing optimal access and the deepest discounts to all of IFT’s invaluable resources, services, programs, and events. Members in the Premier category are the only members eligible for free publishing and all leadership and recognition opportunities.

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NETWORKING AND ENGAGEMENT
$99 annually

A great introduction to many of the many benefits of IFT including opportunities to get involved, meet professional peers, and stay in the know to help you advance your career.

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INTERNATIONAL JOINT MEMBERSHIP
Cost varies per partner organization.

A great way to connect to IFT’s global community. IFT has partnered with CIFST and IFST to offer joint international membership options. This option provides similar benefits to the Networking and Engagement membership option.

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EMERITUS
$25 annually

Any current IFT member who has fully retired from professional life in a remunerative capacity, and has been a member of IFT for at least 20 years is eligible for this membership option. Emeritus members receive similar benefits as Premier members.

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STUDENT
$50 annually

Be connected to the largest science of food community in the world, as well as have access to a number of invaluable resources to help keep you up to date on industry news, trends, and more.

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Questions?

Contact IFT Central at
memberinfo@ift.org or
by phone at  +1.312.782.8424