Why You Should Consider Joining USCIB

People spend their time and money on things they value.  In business, the same holds true – owners and executives want to know, “How will it benefit me and my organization?”  Today, the most critical business risks on a global scale are concentrated in the areas of regulations and compliance.  At USCIB, our reputation as the leader in global regulatory diplomacy for predictable rules and regulations under which business can plan, invest and innovate has made us a “must have” partner for American business interests since 1945. Read more.

Our members shape the agenda.

You’ll be part of a diverse membership drawn from a broad range of industry sectors representing the top ranks of American business and service companies, leading professional service firms as well as national industry associations where you will work with your peers to develop consensus positions on the issues affecting your business interests globally. Because we are multi-sectoral, our consensus position carries more weight with policymakers.

Our voice is strong and effective.

You’ll gain unparalleled access and influence advocating for your priorities with policymakers inside the national and international regulatory agencies and organizations where USCIB is recognized as a credible, non-partisan, pro-trade advocate.  Read more.

Our network is global.

You’ll have a seat at the table where policies that become accepted guidelines for business around the world are debated through USCIB’s affiliation with the world’s three largest business organizations: the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD and the International Organization of Employers.  Read more

Our policy staff is exceptional.

USCIB’s policy team in New York and Washington, D.C. provides business-critical information and insight on more than 30 international issue areas to support policy committees, chaired by leading corporate executives. Their ability to monitor developments and act as an early warning system on the regulatory front around the globe is greater than any one company can do on its own.  USCIB members utilize our committee structure and affiliations with the major global business organizations to develop contacts with business and government leaders at home and around the world.  Read more.

Our coverage is worldwide.

You’ll be able to cover the waterfront of forums and events here and abroad on a wide range of issues affecting your business in the areas of energy and environment, human rights and corporate social responsibility, tax, information technologies, trade, investment, financial services, customs, intellectual property, China and APEC that no one company can do on its own  – large or small. Read more.

Our international trade services are unique.

You’ll have access to USCIB’s array of products, tools, solutions and information specifically designed to help make international business endeavors more successful and efficient.  Read more.

Who Should Join?

  • U.S. and foreign corporations with operations in the U.S., law firms, consulting firms, industry associations and chambers of commerce.
  • Sole legal practitioners wishing to take part in ICC arbitration and dispute resolution activities.
  • Chambers of Commerce at the state or local level wishing to access ICC’s World Chambers Federation, a network of more than 10,000 chambers of commerce worldwide.

What are the dues?

Dues are paid annually and are determined using a formula that calculates domestic and international revenues to determine a fair level for each member on an individual basis in consultation with our membership department.  Chambers of Commerce and sole legal practitioners may join for $500 annually.

How can I learn more?

Please contact Alison Hoiem, Director Member Services at

Staff Contact:   Alison Hoiem

Vice President Membership
Tel: 202.682.1291

Alison Hoiem manages USCIB’s Member Services department and works to ensure that USCIB’s policy priorities are aligned with the needs of members. She also works to recruit new members to USCIB. Prior to joining USCIB in 2008 as membership assistant, she served as an account executive at several public relations agencies, where she worked with a number of association clients.
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