Join Us

Are you ready to get serious about Lean? Would you like to learn from others on the Lean journey and share your Lean journey with other dedicated, knowledgeable professionals?

Join now to be part of building an Iowa-based organization that provides opportunities for:

  • Facilitated events by experienced practitionersJoin-Now-Green300x300.png
  • Collaboration, shared activities, and participant-based learning
  • Interactive onsite workshops for leadership and practitioners
  • Round Table discussions on key strategic change issues
  • To gain from both teaching and sharing, and participating and learning
  • Cross-sector sharing for actionable leadership
  • Building a culture for change management
  • Driving strategy to action, while keeping it practical
  • Networking with practitioners
  • Priority Registration - registration for our events will open 1 week earlier for members than non-members (NEW!)
  • Waiting list priority - members will have priority on the waiting list over non-members (NEW!)

When You Join the ILC as an Organization ALL Employees:

  • Have the ability to sign up for ILC events at no or very minimal cost
  • Have access to the Member's Only area on the website where they will find training materials from events, shared calendar of training events, a Lean materials library and more!
  • Are encouraged to join our LinkedIn Group, follow us on Twitter and to sign up to receive our e-news.
  • Will have Priority Registration - registration for our events will open 1 week earlier for members than non-members (NEW!)
  • Will have waiting list priority - members will have priority on the waiting list over non-members (NEW!)

How to join the ILC:

  1. Click on the appropriate button below and complete the application
  2. Await an invoice sent via email that can be paid by check or online directly from the invoice (usually 1 business day)
  3. Shorty after we receive your payment we will send you a welcome email outlining your member benefits
  4. Optional: If you are an organizational member click to Tweet: We just joined the Iowa Lean Consortium! @iowalean
  5. Optional: If you are an individual member click to Tweet: I just joined the Iowa Lean Consortium! @iowalean


Membership rates are based on a calendar year (Jan 1 - Dec 31)


Rates pro-rated on July 1 to 50% of the regular rate. Please note that the 50% pro-rated applies to new members only and can only be used once. Renewing members are not eligible for the pro-rated rate.

Total Number of Employees in Your Organization in Iowa Membership Fee Per Calendar Year
2 - 5 $250 $125 (pro-rated as of July 1)
6 - 50 $500 $250 (pro-rated as of July 1)
51 - 150 $675 $338 (pro-rated as of July 1)
151-500 $825 $413 (pro-rated as of July 1)
501 - 1000 $1750 $875 (pro-rated as of July 1)
1000+ $3250 $1625 (pro-rated as of July 1)

Individual member rate - $150 per calendar year (January-December).
Individual Memberships cannot be transferred or shared.

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Student & Retiree Rate - $45

Read the ILC Bylaws

NOTE: This section is not the Member's Only Area of the Website. If you are already an individual member or part of an organization that is a member and you are looking for the Members Only Area CLICK HERE and register as a new user or log in.