The Benefits of Membership

benefit.jpgVital and forward thinking - focused on the needs of project management professionals worldwide; that's the Project Management Institute of today. We've long been acknowledged as a pioneer in the field and now our membership represents a truly global community with more than 450,000 professionals with 280 local chapters. PMI professionals come from virtually every major industry including, aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and telecommunications.

PMI stands as a global leader in the development of standards for the practice of project management. Our premiere standards document, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), is recognized throughout the world as a standard for managing projects in today's market place. The PMBOK® Guide is approved as an American National Standard (ANS) by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). We are committed to the continuous improvement and expansion of the PMBOK® Guide, as well as the development of additional standards.

Current PMI Standards Projects

Membership Process
PMI membership opens up a world of opportunity - sharing ideas and experiences, accessing industry information, attending seminars and workshops on leading-edge topics, increasing your professional exposure through networking and project participation, and gaining leadership experience. You do not have to be a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) to join PMI. Joining is easy. Please visit the
PMI Membership area.

In addtion to the PMI membership, local chapter membership provides involvment right here in Central Ohio.  Please visit the Central Ohio Chapter link, Local Chapters.

Discounts Available  Membership will provide discounts at global and local chapter levels. 

Applying Online Online application can be made for Individual Membership only, with payment by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Diners Club).  Click here.

Applying Via Mail To apply via mail, get the Membership Application Form one of these ways:

  • Download the PMI Membership Application form.
  • PMI will mail the packet to you within five business days. Follow the instructions in the application form and mail it to:
Project Management Institute
Attn: PMI Membership Services Department
14 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299

Keep your Profile accurate

As a member, keep your name, address, phone and email address current. Just click on either myPMICOC tab or login into PMI and click myPMI. We will use your prefered email address to sent important chapter newsletters to you!

Hardship Renewals

A Hardship Provision is available to any PMI member whose financial condition has changed drastically and sufficiently so that a member would have difficulty renewing their membership.  Please refer to the back of your PMI Dues Renewal Notice for the Hardship Provision

At the chapter level, submit a request  to info. The assistance program support is limited to:


  1. Membership Renewal
  2. Attendance at Chapter Meetings where local employers are invited to attend and recruit. 



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Chapter Membership

Total Members 2052
PMP® Members 1512
CAPM® Members 22
PgMP® Members 6
PMI-SP® Members 1
PMI-RMP® Members 2
PMI-ACP® Members 54
PfMP® Members 6
PMI-PBA® Members 4
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.