Recruit a Member

AIST would not be the robust organization it is today without the support of its members. We want to reward our members for their efforts!

The Challenge

It’s easy! Invite industry professionals to join AIST.

How it Works

When a prospective member is completing his/her membership application, ask him/her to identify you as the sponsor in the designated area.

AIST will track the members you sponsor within a calendar year 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

*Sent via PayPal, electronic 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.

  • Winners will be able to choose how they receive their award 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 AIST Resource Center purchases or conference registration by the winner only.

  • One award per winner.

  • Winners will be listed in Iron & Steel Technology.

  • Sponsor must be a current AIST member.

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 industry publications and 100 free technical downloads per year in the AIST Resource Center.

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

  • Access to 29 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 100 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.