Join to Grow Your Reach and Collaborate With Others
Join the AIT today to lock in your membership rate and enjoy exclusive perks!
Take control of your career!
- ✅ Monthly Speaker Summits
- ✅ Monthly Networking Events
- ✅ Private Learning Community
- ✅ Event Recordings Library
- ✅ Access to the 24/7 Coffee Shop
- ✅ Participate in Community AMA
- ✅ Member Pricing at AIT Live Events
- ✅ Speaking, Volunteer & Leadership Opportunities
- ✅ Partner Discounts
- ✅ Facebook Community
- ✅ Member Directory (Coming soon)
- ✅ Beta Access to AIT Foundational Curriculum (Coming soon)
- 🎁 3 Months Free: TubeBuddy Legend Account ($147 value)
- 🎁 Lifetime Free: Taplink Business Account ($54/yr value)
The Association of Influencers & Thought Leaders is open to established and aspiring influencers and thought leaders.
If you are building a career by building communities or establishing yourself as an expert in your field, you’ll likely find our community tremendously valuable.
Don’t take our word for it. Listen to some of our members share what it’s like on the inside!
Hear From Our Members
"I'm always limited on time, I've dropped multiple communities in favor of having this amazing one!"
"I am motivated to engage more often with my audience. "
"I love the opportunity to brainstorm with like-minded individuals. Really gets the juices flowing!"
"I am so happy to be part of this community. I have learned so much and wish to keep learning and growing!"
"It's been great having the community's support and engagement!"
"Made some great connections!"
"I'm pleasantly surprised at how these events have gotten stronger in terms of overall value, participation and service."
"Get to hear new tools all the time!"
"This network of people can solve any problem that I may encounter!"
When you join AIT you will:
- Have the opportunity to learn what influencers are doing today that’s working
- Learn how to establish yourself as a thought leader in your space
- Learn how to make money as an influencer and thought leader
- Establish yourself as a professional influencer and thought leader in your space
- Network with people who understand your world
- Get encouragement and support to keep you motivated
- Knowledge on where to most effectively spend your time
- See how a well run community operates
- Surround yourself by people who will lift you up
- Have opportunities to get involved so you can build deeper relationships with community members
- Learn how to get the word out on platforms like YouTube, Tik Tok, Instagram, LinkedIn, Publishing, Speaking, etc.
Event Recordings Library
Topics currently in the event recordings library.
- Understanding covid stressors on entrepreneurs
- Building strong networks during one’s entrepreneurial journey
- The 5 golden rules of reaching out for support within an entrepreneurial support system
Join our guest speaker, Bill Sherman, while we explore how you can grow thought leadership in your space.
As a Thought Leader, it’s important to understand your, and your audiences, comfort levels with your content and modality so you can make conscious choices necessary for success.
Join our guest speaker, Diane Bogino, while we explore your speaking career. Leveling up your professional public speaking career can open new opportunities and diversify your impact and income in 2021.
Diane is an ex-president of the National Speaker Association (NSA), a seasoned public speaker and public speaker coach, and author of 5 books.
Growing an audience on YouTube is about more than just posting content. You need to optimize that content so it can go as far as possible.
Rob Balasabas is an expert at YouTube. He shares his process on how he uploads YouTube videos so we can learn how to optimize our YouTube uploads.
Dick Polipnick is an expert at negotiating deals with sponsors. He owns a business that helps influencers get sponsorship deals; he's been through the sponsorship process countless times. Dick shares his biggest advice to help you get sponsored, even if you don't have a large following.
Jim Fuhs is an expert at hosting and promoting live-stream shows! Jim shares his biggest advice to help you promote your live streams on social media and how to get started if you're not already live-streaming!
Justin Schenck, host of Growth Now Movement, a podcast with over 2 million downloads.
Lexie Janson has grown over 14,000 subscribers and 1 Million views on YouTube! She's an FPV drone pilot. She recently started a second YouTube channel focused on helping others grow their influence. She talks about how even small channels can have big opportunities!
Miha Matlievski has contacts on the LinkedIn development team in Microsoft. He was in the first group to get LinkedIn Live among many other features. He personally has over 8,000 followers on LinkedIn, although, he doesn't consider himself a LinkedIn influencer himself.
Shaun Kelly from Kelly Concepts, who also manages a second YouTube channel called Kelly's Take.
Mike Peace Woodturning has grown over 34,000 YouTube subscribers and 5 MILLION views! Mike shares his biggest advice to help you grow your YouTube channel.
Rob Balasabas from TubeBuddy, a tool for optimizing on YouTube. TubeBuddy has over 500,000 subscribers and 5.5 million views.
Rob recently started a personal channel and has already grown over 3,000 subscribers.
Frequently Asked Questions
AIT has a monthly speaker summit, which includes networking and guest speakers, as well as regular networking events, meetups, and physical conferences.
In addition to the regular events, AIT also has community driven events such as book clubs, gatherings, and virtual co-working.
AIT hosts regular internally focused events where members can Get Involved to help shape the future of AIT.
Many members only events are not listed on the public calendar.
The short answer is no. AIT is all about deep connection and community. We only have annual plans to ensure that you are surrounded by people who are serious.
We have analyzed the worlds strongest communities and strongly believe that an annual membership will provide the best membership experience.
Yes, our private learning community is LIVE. You'll receive an invite after checkout.
As we get more membership, we fully expect to have special interest groups based on location, niche, and platform. Most our events are global and virtual in nature.
Yes. Once you're inside the AIT learning community, you'll see there's a section for requesting features and membership perks.
You'll also have the opportunity to participate in the quarterly AIT Get Involved call to help drive the direction of our Association.
It's quite easy. If you have an invite code, just click on any of the 'JOIN AIT TODAY' buttons and you'll be brought to a page where you can checkout.
If you don't have an invite code, you can apply to become a member.
Once you checkout, you'll get an email with next steps. And one of our community managers will personally reach out to you.
Once you sign up for AIT, poke around the ecosystem a little bit, then contact one of our community managers within the learning community.
We have regular community involvement calls for members who want to get involved; as a member, we'd be happy to include you on the next one.