Recruit a Member

The Challenge

AIST’s strength as a steel industry technology organization is due in large part to friends like you that value and support our work.  We would like to reward you for your efforts. Invite industry professionals to become members of AIST. It's opportunity for you . . . and them.

How it Works

Participation is easy! New members will identify you as their sponsor on the membership application. AIST will track the members you sponsor and will send your reward at the end of the year.

5–9 New Members — US$50

20–24 New Members — US$750

10–14 New Members — US$250

25+ — US$1,000

15–19 New Members — US$500

*American Express gift card or AIST credit

Rules and Regulations

  • Program runs from 1 January to 31 December of each year.

  • Applications must be new AIST members and must be received by 31 Dec.

  • Dues payment must accompany membership application with sponsor’s name added to the designated field.

  • Complimentary members are not eligible.

  • Winners will be able to choose their award of an American Express gift card or AIST credit.

  • Rewards cannot be split between AIST credit and gift card; recipient must select one.

  • AIST credit to be used toward membership, the Bookstore purchases or conference registration by the winner only.

  • One award per winner.

  • Winners will be listed in Iron & Steel Technology.

Contact Member Services for more information.

Invite a Friend

Simply copy and paste the below text into an e-mail and send it to your colleagues. If you have any questions, please contact AIST Member Services at +1.724.814.3000, ext. 1.

Subject Line: Become a Member of AIST


I wanted to let you know about a special membership promotion AIST is having. AIST has been a valuable part of my career, and I highly recommend you join to take advantage of their member benefits:

  • A subscription to our monthly journal, Iron & Steel Technology, the premier technical journal for metallurgical, engineering, operating and maintenance personnel in the global iron and steel industry.

  • Discounts on publications at AIST's Bookstore.

  • Access to the AIST Digital Library, an online library with nearly 10,000 downloadable conference proceedings, journal articles, industry data and month issues of Iron & Steel Technology.

  • Access to Steel News featuring daily updates of the latest global headlines.

  • Access to 30 Technology Committees, a network of peers meeting on a regular basis to solve problems and foster the advancement of steel technology across a wide spectrum of disciplines.

  • Access to 22 regional Member Chapter programs, a grassroots level of volunteers committed to facilitating the exchange of ideas and strengthening AIST's global network.

  • Access to 85 Student Chapters, a network of college and university students interested in materials science and engineering careers.

  • Industry acknowledgment through the AIST Awards and Recognition Program.

  • Discounted registration for all AIST major event forums, including AISTech, MS&T and Technology Training Conferences.

If you would like to join, simply complete the online membership application and list me as your sponsor on the application.  If you have any questions, please contact AIST Member Services at +1.724.814.3000 ext. 1.