Why Join AMED?


Community Membership - Open Access

Joining the AMED Community puts you in touch with a trusted, lively, creative and innovative network, which has connections with other like-minded, overlapping networks. A community that has been at the forefront of organisation and people development for over 40 years.

  • Create an online profile to connect with AMED members and tell them about yourself.
  • Follow us on Twitter, and join the AMED LinkedIn Group.
  • Participate in blogs and forums covering a variety of topics including organisational development. Keep in touch with developments.
  • Publicise your events and training dates in the Events page - if you are giving Full Members (i.e. people who have paid their annual AMED subscription) at least a 10% discount.


Full Membership - Subscription Based

A key aim for AMED as a charity and voluntary organisation, is giving something fresh and important back to the wider community. Joining as a full member shows your commitment to developing people, developing organisations. Your support keeps the community running, but also earns you the following:

  • Full membership gives you access to the lively and engaging e-O&P (Organisations & People) journal in pdf format, either the whole journal or individual articles featuring case studies, interviews, articles, reviews and editorial.  The choice is yours.
  • Each edition invites you to interact with the authors and fellow readers through the website to discuss that edition. As a full member you can start such discussions too.
  • You will also be able to dig into the archives and for a minimal outlay, get e-copies of some amazing materials.
  • Keep your professional development up to speed with access to interesting and topical events and presentations
  • Every event posted on the website gives Full Members a significant discount. So you qualify for discounts on amazing events – saving you money as you access prime networking meetings and development workshops
  • You can join a regional/local/Special Interest group somewhere near you, and you can join the virtual groups too. Connect with people from diverse professional backgrounds, where you can discuss issues with like-minded professionals or simply network.
  • List your business website under 'Members' on the website for extra visibility, and make full use of our social networking connections.
  • As a Full Members you are encouraged to enhance your CV and your professional experience by volunteering; you could offer to become a Guest Editor or Critical Friend for e-O&P, to facilitate events on behalf of AMED, to start up or coordinate a Special Interest Group/ Virtual Group or become a Member of AMED Council - leading the profession.
  • Get a great deal on relevant Professional Indemnity Insurance. Howdens Professionals offer a competitive and flexible service with a discount for full AMED Members. Click here for full details or contact them direct on 01924 241 945.
  • A 20% discount off Triarchy Press the entire web-based catalogue (which is already discounted!) at (you'll need a discount code - ask Linda)
  • And you can use an html badge code to show the AMED logo on your own website.
  • You receive advance notice of the Annual Collaborative Writing Workshop which takes place every May.  On a first come, first served basis, this gives you an opportunity to interact creatively with members of other networks, such as ODiN, the Change Alliance, and many others.
  • Full Membership is £70 per yearStudents/Researchers and Overseas Membership is £20 per year.

Latest Activity

Bob MacKenzie updated an event

Discovering your unique purpose and talent through Core Process, with Nick Heap at Roots and Shoots, Lambeth

April 26, 2019 from 1:15pm to 4:30pm
David F McAra commented on Louise Redmond's status
Mar 17
Louise Redmond posted a status
"Hello, the pdf version of my article is great thanks. (I don't see it here)."
Mar 17
Louise Redmond is now a member of The AMED Network
Mar 17

O&P News

O&P back issues now for sale. 

We have a rich library of O&P issues and individual articles in electronic format going back to 1994, just waiting for you. Copy of order form for back issues of e-O&P in MS Word format.


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