Become A Member Of The Vibration Institute

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Two Paths to Membership in The Vibration Institute

Vibration Institute Corporate Membership

Is the Vibration Institute part of your organization’s business? Whatever industry sector you work in, the Institute can play an important role in helping you achieve your goals. Affiliation with the Vibration Institute provides unparalleled access to a global community committed “to the dissemination of practical information on evaluating machinery behavior and condition”. If this is a part of your business, then a Corporate Membership with the Vibration Institute is a wise investment for you.

To apply for Corporate Membership with the Vibration Institute please contact the office. If you have additional questions please contact the Institute directly at

Corporate Individual

Individuals joining the Institute under the banner of their company's Corporate Membership. The Corporate Member is responsible for paying their dues and fees.

Additional Benefits for Corporate Sponsor Member:

  • FREE listing as a corporate sponsor
  • FREE listing in the VI Buyers Guide (NEW)
  • FREE unlimited job postings on the VI website
  • FREE white paper postings to the VI products/services section
    • If active, lead generation service added for website V2 (fall 2019)
  • Discounts for listed individuals on all VI training events and Annual Training Conference & Expo registration
  • $300 off exhibit booth
  • 10% of advertising in Vibrations or on VI’s website
  • 10% off all books/proceedings
  • “Upgraded” corporate listing in the certified vibration analyst consulting directory
  • By level, $5 per member goes to the Eshleman Foundation

Corporate Sponsorship (Group Membership)

Whether you want to promote your services to the machinery condition monitoring industry or have a group that will benefit from Vibration Institute membership, Corporate membership is the route for you.

Level Annual Cost Number of Individual Members Included
Silver $700 3
Gold $900 5
Platinum $1,200 7
Platinum Premiere $2,000 10
New! Platinum Premiere Membership – This new membership category offers a truly valuable benefit for large companies. In addition to Platinum benefits, TEN company employees can get member pricing on Institute programs and services!
 *Discounts are non-transferable and only applicable to those individuals who are listed as part of the Corporate Membership at time of registration.
Effective January 2015, the annual Proactive Surveillance Program is being discontinued. Surveillance participation is being replaced by additional memberships and discounted re-certification fees per category of membership.

Join an international cohort of over 2,000 technical professionals...

Vibration Institute Individual Membership

Are you passionate about condition monitoring? So are we. The best benefit the Vibration Institute has to offer you is being a part of a group, that understands you, and that you don’t have to explain what you do to!

Tangible benefits:

  • Subscription to Vibrations quarterly magazine. Our flagship publication contains technical articles, case histories, and recent developments in the industry, standards, products and services.
  • FREE CEU (PDH) record keeping for your PE and VI certifications.
  • FREE exclusive access to the VI technical article directory and training videos
  • FREE certification ID Card
  • FREE Certified Vibration Consultant Directory listing
  • Enhanced listing in the certified analyst directory
  • 10% off books and correspondence courses
  • Discounts on the Vibration Institute Annual Training Conference & Expo (VIATC)
  • The right to serve on committees, and/or run for election to the Board of Directors

Benefits of Membership

  • Vibrations magazine subscription. The flagship publication of the Vibration Institute, published quarterly in Spring, Summer, Fall, & Winter, contains technical articles, case histories, and recent developments in the industry, standards, products and services.
  • Personalized Membership Card.
  • 10% discount on publications and correspondence courses via the online store.
  • Discount on archived Proceedings of past Vibration Institute Annual Meetings via the online store.
  • Discount on all training courses and events, including the Vibration Institute Annual Training Conference & Expo.
  • Exclusive Access to the Vibration Institute Website. Open up a world of information on machinery behavior and condition. Share information and best practices including online papers, archived issues of Vibrations and more.
  • The right to hold office, and serve on committees and/or the Board of Directors.

Contact us for more information on membership benefits. If you would like to get involved with the Institute or committees, let us know!  Annual fees are $45 Student, $95 U.S/$140 International per year. If your membership has expired, please contact us at (630) 654-2254 or e-mail us at to reactivate your membership.