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This is not just about POLE. This is about BUSINESS.

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The International Pole Industry Association (IPIA) supports the entire pole business community including any and all people who make a living or a portion of their living through our industry: all pole related businesses (service/product/event), studio owners, SWers/strippers, performers, and teachers.

Through these Member Benefits:

EDUCATION

Education resources through our online searchable library of text and video content as well as live webinars related to business topics for individuals, solo-prenuers, established businesses and those looking to start a pole business.

DISCOUNTS

Discounts on continuing education training, including NASM/AFAA, Rad Roller, XPERT, Liquid Motion, as well as business critical services, such as insurance.

See our full list of partners at this page.

NETWORKING

Network online through webinars, by searching our Member Directory, and meet people in-person at PoleCon.

ADVOCACY & RESEARCH

Advocacy supporting businesses and sex workers.

Research opportunities for researchers doing work relevant to our industry. Got a relevant research project we can help with? Contact us.

Resources for Pole Industry Professionals

Many of our resources are free and open to the public while others are for members only. Ready to become an IPIA member? Join today!

Check out our most recent (updated weekly with new content) resource posts below.

IPIA Webinar: Interview with Andrea from “Moms Who Pole” Podcast

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How to evaluate your sales and marketing efforts

Sales and marketing are the life blood of any business. Remember, marketing, at its most basic, is attracting people to your business. Sales is converting those people into paying customers. Periodically, maybe at the quarter or year-end, evaluate what you’re doing so that you can continue your process, change it, or try something new to…

Saving strategies for pole business owners

Saving is often not the first thing new business owners think of when starting their pole-based business, especially if your new business is a side hustle. Even before your business starts to grow, it’s important to start thinking about preparing for the future. Here are some things to think about whether you are just starting…

Resources for Pole Industry Consumers

Looking for a pole business? Use the search function in our online Member Directory to find businesses and individuals through key words.

Read posts below in our Consumer Corner to find relevant information about how to interact with our industry and what to expect.

Where to Find Pole Studios Near You

There are pole studios all around the world! Check out these lists to find a studio near you: https://www.blackgirlspole.com/the-black-list https://polepedia.com/pole-studio-map/ https://poleranking.com/studios

List of Pole Dance, Pole Fitness and Pole Sport Competitions

There are a wide variety of pole dance, pole sport and pole fitness competitions hosted around the world. All of them have different rules and different systems. This is not an exhaustive list. Contact us to add your competition to the list! Pole Sport Organization: https://polesportorg.com/ International Pole and Aerial Tournaments: https://www.ipaat.co.uk/event Pole Championship Series:…

5 Unofficial Rules for Ladies Night Out at the Strip Club

This post originally posted on the PoleCon Blog, written by Leah Franklin. Reposted with permission. Going out to the strip club is definitely a guarantee for a great night out, especially as a female patron. We usually find ourselves harping on men for proper etiquette at strip clubs but it is also important for women.…

Our Partners

Our partners represent the best in educational resources and critical business infrastructure for pole professionals. Read more about them and the discount they offer IPIA members.

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