Join our growing community of Pride organizations from Alaska to Hawaii and Texas to Montana by becoming a member of the Consolidated Association of Pride (CAPI).
When your Pride organization becomes a member of CAPI, it will gain access to several member-exclusive benefits and resources geared towards strengthening your organization and creating useful connections with other Prides in your region. With a CAPI Membership, your Pride organization will also receive a complimentary parade and festival entry with other member Pride organizations.
AGM and Conference
Attend our annual meeting and conference which offers professional development workshops, an opportunity to learn from and share with other member Prides, and network. CAPI members receive discounted registration fees.
Be eligible to apply for scholarship to help reduce the cost of attending the AGM and conference.
Learn from the best and help make your Pride better with mentorship and communication between other Pride members.
Promote Your Events
Have your festival and year-round events promoted through our site and communications.
Discounted Collateral For Your Events
Members are able to save money when ordering collateral (banners, postcards, t-shirts, etc..) with our partner BuildASign.com
Social Media Announcements
Have your announcements promoted to other members. We’ll even push promotions to Facebook.
When hosting CAPI members at your home parade, member orgs will strive to: Offer free parade contingent entry to other CAPI member organizations.
Place CAPI member contingents in the first 25% of the parade to allow member organizations to tear down their parade contingent/float and get into the festival to staff their booth before the festival opens.
When participating in other CAPI members parades, member orgs will: Register for parade participation according to host CAPI member organizations requirements.
Follow host CAPI members rules and requirements when participating in their parade (e.g.: number of days advance registration/application, completing safety forms, obtaining appropriate insurance, etc).
When hosting CAPI members at your home festival, member orgs will strive to: Offer free festival entry to CAPI member organization Board Members and Staff. Member orgs can offer additional free entry to volunteers, partners, children, etc at their discretion.
Offer a CAPI Member Booth at your festival that is open to all CAPI member organizations to staff, if CAPI member organization(s) give appropriate notice they will be attending/staffing.
When attending CAPI members festival, member organizations will: Give 30 days notice to host member organization that they will be staffing the CAPI booth and provide 30 days notice to host member organization of how many Board and Staff members will be requesting entry into the festival.
Members of InterPride enjoy a large array of benefits, from discounted conference registrations to discounted T-Shirt and promotional products.
Please contact the Vice President of Member Services for more information about any of these services.
InterPride holds an Annual General Meeting and World Conference each October. This conference provides the opportunity to network with other Pride organizers and to attend various workshops and seminars to improve your events and strengthen your organization. There are also Regional Conferences throughout the year. Although not all regions hold a conference, the number is increasing each year. Those representing InterPride member organizations receive reduced registration rates to both regional and our World (International) Conferences.
Scholarships may be available to qualifying representatives of member organizations to both regional conferences and our Annual General Meeting and World Conference.
Networking & Support
InterPride encourages member organizations to "Twin” with each other for mentoring and mutual support. Twinning can consist of simple cooperative promotion or as far reaching as sharing entertainment and sponsorship contacts. Other networking opportunities arise as the demands arise. InterPride Board members will assist with contacts between organizations to solve specific problems.
PrideLabs Free App for Pride Organizations
Pride Labs is the world leader in LGBTI mobile apps, delivering daily content to over 300,000 individuals on mobile devices around the world. Pride Labs is the official mobile apps provider for Interpride and is sponsoring LGBTI Prides around the globe with next generation mobile apps that cost organizers nothing to build and can help generate significant new revenues.
Global Pride Calendar and Web Link
InterPride will publicize all Pride events on the Global Pride Calendar, regardless of the membership status of the producing organization. However, only member organizations will have a link from the Global Calendar to their website. Member organizations that provide a logo will have it placed in rotation on the public website.
ShowClix Event Ticketing Solutions
ShowClix takes event ticketing software to the next level. They are a full service ticketing company that helps event organizers provide the best possible experience for their attendees. ShowClix will waive all fees associated with setting up a ticketing account for InterPride Members (up to a $1,200 value).
ShowClix will do the following as part of the setup process:
· Create a ShowClix ticketing account
· Offer discounted per ticket service fees
· Custom brand one online ticketing page
· Provide a personal training session on the ticketing system and scanners
· Assist with event promotion through social media and event promotion partners
· ShowClix will provide InterPride members with one free iPod ticket scanner for their event.
Global Pride Calendar App
InterPride is working with EDGE Media to develop a Worldwide Calendar App which will have all member Prides event information listed with links.
Insurance Discount (US Only)
InterPride has a block policy with Casswood Insurance, which saves on insurance expenses for member organizations.
Hotel & Travel
World Rainbow Hotels is a global brand of certified LGBTI welcoming hotels, offering a simple way for Pride organizers to earn commissions from the thousands of hotel reservations generated as a direct result of Pride events. The ability for visitors to your website to search and view hotels on your website with live pricing, and then refer visitors to the World Rainbow Hotel website to book a hotel. For every reservation made, a commission is paid.
Vinyl Banners (U.S. & Canada)
Wholesalebannersonline.com offers super LOW prices on Vinyl Banners ($1.75 per square foot) for InterPride member organizations.