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Announcing Virtual PoleCon 2021

Virtual PoleCon is back October 16, 2021 9am-~10pm Eastern (New York) time! Like last year’s event, this event is presented by the IPIA and is focused on the pole business industry. Pole hobbyists are welcome to come too! Also, like…

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Pole Industry Survey

The IPIA is a trade association. As such, it can help pole businesses become more successful, sustainable and inclusive through promoting education, fostering collaboration and by developing and promoting standards for matters of common interest. Please answer this 4-question survey…

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What does your IPIA membership pay for?

The IPIA annual membership fee covers the basic administrative costs of running the virtual (as in, we have no physical office) association, including: Domain name and web hosting Email hosting Software as a service tools including Zoom for webinars and…

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Virtual PoleCon 2020 Recap

The goal of this Virtual PoleCon was to: First, to have the community get together in some way, even during the pandemic. Second, to introduce the IPIA, our industry’s first trade association, and support the people who are running the…

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IPIA logo and text: The Association of Record for the entire pole business community. This includes any and all people that make a living or portion of their living through pole.

New Trade Association for the Pole Industry Launched

Pole dance, the sultry dance style you’ve seen at the Emmy’s, in the Super Bowl and on major TV and movies, has just gotten serious. A new trade association has been founded to support the businesses behind your favorite dance…

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What is a Trade Association?

A trade association is an organization arranged around a trade, industry or specific type of business designed to promote the common interests of the trade. A trade association may also be known as a trade group or industry body. The…

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Why Join a Trade Association?

There are many reasons to join a trade association! The more of us joining together, the stronger and more sustaining our industry can be. The entire purpose of a trade association is to promote the industry and it's members. Access…

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