Why Join the Central California – Bakersfield ARMA Chapter?

  • Connect with RIM Professionals in the Central California Area
  • Share Ideas
  • Network with other RIM Professionals
  • Access to Local Chapter Educational Sessions at Reduced Cost
  • Job Board with Local and Regional Opportunities
  • Chapter Leadership Opportunities

ARMA International Offers These Other Benefits

  • Professional Development
  • Online Member Search
  • Online Courses and Web Seminars
  • Career Search and Resume Posting Services
  • The Information Management Journal Subscription
  • Online ARMA Bookstore with Discounted Prices on RIM Resource Titles
  • ICRM Study Groups and Exam Preparation Resources
  • Annual Conference and Expo
  • Leadership Opportunities Through Service on ARMA Committees and Board of Directors

Membership Levels


  • Professional Member ($175): A Professional member will have all of the perks of our current member and then some. Professional Members get discounts on all of the resources ARMA International provides.  They receive a print subscription to our Information Management magazine. And most importantly, Professional members will have 24/7 access to all of ARMA International’s On-Demand web seminars, free of charge – a catalog of more than 250 cutting-edge topics all at your fingertips, when you need answers to your most pressing questions. This is ideal for any member who is familiar with information governance and can benefit from substantial discounts on education and resources. Join Now!


  • Associate Member ($95): This is our first step into membership, recommended for students and retired professionals. Associate Members can join an ARMA International chapter and have access to an electronic version of our award-winning Information Management magazine.  It’s a great way for those new to information management to get up to speed and see what ARMA International can do for them. Join Now!


  • Friend of ARMA ($0): In the past, we’ve considered nonmembers to be only customers. But they’re so much more than that. They are our friends and our colleagues, and we’re happy to provide them with the resources and education they need. Sign Up Now!


Look for communication arriving soon in your mailbox and inbox with even more information on ARMA International’s membership structure. As you renew your membership in the next year, we are happy to help you navigate the changes and decide what level makes sense for your current involvement. Should you have any questions, please let us know, by emailing member@armaintl.org.


What is the difference between associate and professional membership?