Membership Has Its Benefits!

The International Association of Ice Cream Distributors & Vendors (IAICDV) provides a number of member services, including:

Networking & Education

Our programs and initiatives create opportunities for you to meet and learn from other ice cream industry professionals. An industry-favorite, the IAICDV Annual Convention schedule boasts dynamic speakers, unique social networking events, and interactive division meetings. This event is also the perfect place to conduct and grow business by showcasing products/services in the expo hall.

Exposure & Access

IAICDV members are included in the annual Member Directory which lists important contact information for all of our Vendors, Distributors and Manufacturers. Members also have instant access to the online directory which updates in real-time and is searchable by name, company, location or member type. The Member Directory makes its way around the globe each year to serve as an important industry resource.

Muscle, Support & Credibility

While an individual might not have the ability or resources to challenge a possible regulation change, a strong association like the IAICDV can! IAICDV represents the collective interests of its members and gains respect and recognition of the industry. Members also have access to the association's legal counsel.

Members can show customers they're part of a credible association and gain respect and recognition in the industry by displaying the IAICDV logo on their website and other materials.

Research & Tools

The ice cream distribution industry is changing, which is why we conduct industry research to help our members stay ahead of the game. Members can explore the trends and insights, and utilize the selling decks available to them at the click of a button.

Exclusive Resources

Members have access to a robust variety of resources and on-demand educational sessions covering business best practices, safety tips and regulations, and more. 

Discounts & Offerings

Did you know that many companies offer exclusive discounts for IAICDV members? This includes special pricing on custom refrigeration units, music boxes, and other products offered by our manufacturer members.


Since 1990 the International Association of Ice Cream Distributors & Vendors has awarded more than $136,000 to deserving applicants who are determined to further their profession, and our industry, through advanced education. Thirty-one years later, the IAICDV remains committed to supporting the growth and advancement of its members through this important educational scholarship.

Timely News

Members receive our signature e-newsletters called The ChimesThe Chimes are distributed on a monthly basis and provide the latest association information, industry news and legal regulatory updates. Members also have access to an archive of past The Chimes editions viewable at any time!

Download the IAICDV Membership Benefits Flyer