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Membership Benefits

AIR offers a broad range of resources to support audio and media makers. Our members continually remind us that the most significant benefit of belonging to a vibrant community of talented audio makers through AIR's forums, AIRster's Slack, virtual mingles, co-working, trainings, and other AIR initiatives that bring our members together to advance their skills, collaborate and make their best work. 

Here's what's included in your AIR membership

  • A public-facing profile in the AIR Talent Directory to showcase your portfolio, audio skills, and experience. 
  • Access to AIR’s Community Forums for community discussions and resources delivered right to your inbox.
  • Access to our AIRsters Community Slack channel to make introductions, share your work, and network with fellow audio makers. 
  • Invitations to community networking events including a monthly welcome workshop: Self Promotion for Independents and members-only virtual 24hr drop in co-working to meet members. 
  • Automatic emails about paid opportunities from our Job Board and delivered to your inbox.
  • A free account on AIR's audio training platform SoundPath where we offer member discounts on webinars, classes, and one-on-one mentorship with impressive industry professionals.
  • Find out first! There are limited spots available in our curated classes with leading industry pros. As an AIR member, you find out first! Pay attention to the forums to find out when classes open for AIR members before the general public. 
  • Access to Freelancer Tools to help you grow your knowledge and skills including unlimited access to past webinar recordings.
  • An ever-growing list of discounts on industry software, tools and services, community events and more, all detailed below. Keep scrolling! 

Visit the members-only page for redemption information and promo codes to access your Membership Benefits

Free Ticket to AIR 2024 Spring Gala

Discounts on Training

  • On AIR's training platform for the audio industry, SoundPath, members have free access to live and recorded webinars, PLUS 25% off classes with world-class instructors, and 25% discounts on hourly mentoring services with industry professionals.
  • Receive 10% off Salt Intensives at the Maine College of Art and Design in Continuing Education. 
  • Receive 10% off 1-3 hour classes at Radio Boot Camp

Discounts on Tools & Subscriptions

  • 25% off all annual plans for Notetracks - one platform designed for audio production teams to share and gather accurate feedback directly on the audio file.
  • A 3-month trial of Hindenburg PRO 2 and a 30% discount code on Hindenburg Annual subscriptions. This updated 2.0 version comes with 30 hours of free transcription included in the trial. 
  • A 2-month free trial of Descript Pro worth $60. Descript is an all-in-one editing tool that makes editing audio and video as simple as editing text.
  • Squadcast.fm offers studio-quality sound and video recording for podcast hosts and their guests. Members receive one month free of video and audio recording.
  • Libsyn is a podcast hosting service offering AIR members up to 4-months of free service from Libsyn when they sign up for RSS feed. The discount includes 25% off your custom Podcast Website and access to the Libsyn Savings Marketplace, which includes tons of exclusive discounts and perks on podcasting equipment, retail discounts, travel, shopping, tickets and more. Visit Libsyn's Plans & Pricing and How to Start a Podcast pages to get the most out of your discount. 
  • Simplecast provides podcasters with industry-leading publishing, distribution, analytics and sharing tools. Members receive 20% off their subscriptions. 
  • 50% off discount on a subscription to the Current.org news source. 
  • Receive 30% off Good Tape magazine. 

Discounts on Gear

Discounts on Events

  • AIR members can get 20% tickets to On Air Fest February 28 - March 1, 2024 in Brooklyn, NY.
  • AIR Members receive 20% off of the Institute for Independent Journalists 2024 Conference (February 29 and March 1, 2024). Grab the discount link behind the member benefit paywall
  • Free admission to Resonate Conference 2023. November 3-5, 2023. 2024 discount to be announced. 

Discounts on Awards Submission Fees

Discounts on Networks

Discounts on Studios

  • 10% off your first booking at Podstream Studios in NYC
  • The Multitude Studio is a professional podcast recording studio located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Harness our professional-grade equipment to record both high-quality audio and video. Once you press record, you can get comfortable on our designed set or our comfortable audio studio, just as if you’re recording in your living room. AIR members receive 15% off your first booking.
  • AIR Members get 3 hours of studio time for the cost of 2 at Radio Kismet Recording Studios in Philadelphia. Email [email protected] for an introduction. 

Visit the members-only page for redemption information and promo codes to access your Membership Benefits