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Resources for Pole Dance Professionals and Pole Industry Businesses

The IPIA is a trade association that supports the pole business industry with resources including education and discounts.

Many of our educational resources are free and open to the public while others are for members only.

Ready to become an IPIA member? Join today! 

Click the buttons below to find resources based on business type:

Use keywords (like “insurance”) to search the entire site for resources.



Pole Dance Industry Research

2024 Pole Industry Financial Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who took our second pole industry financial survey! (see results from the first survey here) Our…

Take the 2024 Pole Industry Financial Survey!

The Pole Industry Financial Survey (PIFS) is here so we can better understand the financial information and support needed to…

2022 Pole Industry Financial Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who took our first ever pole industry financial survey! (looking for results from then 2024 survey?…

Upcoming Pole Dance Business Webinars


Pole Dance Business & Pole Industry 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.

Becoming a member has some GREAT benefits!

Click Here to Become a Member Today and Access ALL Member Benefits!

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 resources through our online resource library and live webinars for established businesses and those looking to start a pole business.


Discounts on continuing education training, equipment, apparel, and business critical services, such as insurance. See our full list of partners at this page.


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


Advocacy supporting all pole-related businesses and pole-preneurs. Research opportunities for researchers doing work relevant to our industry. Got a research project we can help with? Contact us.

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.

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