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AAB offers individual memberships as well as institutional memberships.

Individual Membership

Who Should Join?

AAB is highly relevant for academics, practicing business people, educators, and public policy makers who use Academy of Asian Business Review and case studies in their respective activities.

  • Academics
  • Practicing business people
  • Educators
  • Public/Social Policy Makers
  • MBA and Ph.D Students
  • Undergraduate students who are interested in careers relating to Asian businesses and brands.
Member Benefits

As an AAB member you benefit from subscriptions to the AABR, the official AAB journal, included in your memberships, discounts on AAB publications, various means of research support and access to a growing network of AAB researchers worldwide. For a full list of membership benefits, please refer to the following.

As a registered member of the AAB community you receive the following benefits:

  • Free access online to the current and back issues of AABR
  • Significant discounts to AAB conferences and publications
  • Significant discount on books such as AAB¡¯s How Asian Brands Soar, How Korean Brands Soar series.
  • Significant subscription discounts for other publications or reports such as the Annual Asia Business and Consumer Survey Report, Best Innovation Index Report, and so on.
  • Getting recognized for important work through AAB awards program
  • Apply for research support through AAB Foundation
  • Free access to lectures, workshops, slide presentations, and other educational resources from AAB website

Institutional Membership

If there are institutions that want to join the spirit of AAB, ¡°making Asian business and consumers thrive,¡° and support their members to participate in the AAB activities, they can join as an institutional member. This institutional membership is an attractive option for international business schools or institutions as a vital way to help their members network and increase their visibility.


For an annual fee of US$300, the participating institution will receive the following benefits:

  • Full regular memberships to two persons.
  • Conference registration fee for the two persons to attend the annual conference.
  • Copies of Asian Business & Consumer Review (AABR) every year
  • The institution or its current leaders will be publicly recognized once a year in both the AAB annual meeting program and AABR news section.
  • The institution or its current leaders will also be publicly recognized on this website, on our list of current institutional members.
  • The institution will receive discounted rates for AAB advertising and other promotional services.
Becoming an Institutional Members

If you would like to begin the process for your institution to become an AAB institutional member:
Click here to join or fill out the PDF version of our Institutional membership form and attach it in your email.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email at the service desk.

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Becoming an AAB member is simple. Click here to join. Or, if you are already a member, simply renew online. AAB accepts credit card payments from Visa and MasterCard. Once you are notified that your payment has been accepted, you are free to enjoy all of the benefits immediately.

Membership is valid on the day your membership fee is processed and continues for a full calendar year. For example, if you join on March 20, 2015, your next dues must be paid by March 19, 2016. You will be sent a notice via email at least one month prior to the expiration of your membership.

AAB Membership Annual Cost




All other members
($50, KRW50,000)

Lifetime members
($300, KRW300,000)


Annual ($300,

Lifetime member ($3,000, KRW3,000,000)

If you need to a financial support for membership fees, please feel free to contact us.

AAB Institutional Membership (AABR hardcopy Subscription included)

Asian Region / US & Canada / Europe / Others