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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.

Top 10 free resources for pole professionals

Building a business can be tough! Especially when it may start as a side hustle that you can’t spend a lot of time or money on. We’ve collected 10 free (a few free-mium) resources to help you on your pole business journey! Check out all the links below in two major categories “marketing” and “business.”…

5 questions to ask before hiring a new pole instructor

Are you a studio owner looking to hire a new pole instructor for your studio? Check out these open-ended questions below and add them to your hiring process! Are these the only questions you should ask? Nope! But they are a great way to see if someone is a good fit for your studio. Every…

IPIA Webinar: Aerial Ambition – Branding and Marketing Talkshop with Ashley Robinson

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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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