Professional Membership

All NAPO Professional Members are entitled to the full range of NAPO membership benefits, including a searchable listing in the Professional Directory, the ability to earn Specialist Certificates, access to member-only content, on-demand learning, NAPO University discounted course pricing, member reduced registration rates for the NAPO Annual Conference, voting privileges, and eligibility to serve on the Board of Directors.



For individuals who have successfully completed NAPO’s Professional Practices Coursework or have earned their CPO® credential.


Membership Benefits

As a NAPO Professional Member, you’ll gain instant access to all of the benefits of NAPO membership, including:

Ask questions on any and all topics, join community-specific forums, exchange client referrals, stay current on NAPO news, network with like-minded professionals, and more with the Productivity & Organizing Interactive Networking Tool (POINT). Think of it as NAPO’s private social network.

Access members-only content and discounted coursework through NAPO University. Taught by qualified, subject-matter experts, NAPO University’s curriculum includes on-demand classes, Specialist Certificates, and Certified Professional Organizer® exam prep.

Our logo is recognized and associated with industry standards and excellence. As a NAPO Member, you can use NAPO’s member logo, which adds professional credibility to your marketing materials, website, and social media.

NAPO works hard to actively promote and build public awareness of the association, Organizing and Productivity professions, and its members through marketing campaigns and public relations. Gain additional exposure by adding your listing to the Professional Directory and reach a broader audience.

Your NAPO membership gives you access to the latest organizing and productivity products and services available from NAPO’s Business Partners; many of whom offer exclusive discounts, promotions, and specials available to NAPO members only.

NAPO is affiliated with a number of organizations that strive to set industry standards, increase public awareness and provide education to organizing and productivity professionals.

NAPO volunteers report that their work has a direct impact on their career success and satisfaction. Grow your skills, connect with colleagues, and give back to your community by participating in one of our public events or volunteering on the local and/or national level.

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide NAPO Members with the opportunity to expand their knowledge in a niche market, eligible members receive 2 complimentary SIG memberships. Each SIG holds regularly scheduled virtual meetings. SIGs include: Authorship & Publishing, Coaching, Environmentally-Conscious Organizers, Moving & Relocation, Photo Organizers, Hoarding and more.

Resources for Members

NAPO understands the unique challenges of achieving success as a solo-entrepreneur or small business owner operating within the Organizing and Productivity professions. That’s why we provide membership opportunities and benefits at every stage of your career.

When you join NAPO, you are joining over 3,500 of your Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant colleagues who subscribe to our Code of Ethics, are dedicated to working at the highest standards, and have a passion for advancing the profession.

Earn your Certified Professional Organizer® Credential

Distinguish yourself and advance your practice by earning your Certified Professional Organizer credential. Requires documentation of paid work experience and successfully passing the CPO® exam.

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Specialist Certificates

Deepen your knowledge in a particular area including Residential Organizing, Workplace Productivity, Life Transitions and Household Management.

Upon successful completion, applicants receive a digital web badge to highlight their accomplishment.

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Business Resources Track

On-demand courses developed by NAPO University for both new and seasoned business owners which cover the fundamentals and tools necessary to start, grow or adjust your business.

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NAPO "Stand Out" Podcast Series

Leading industry experts and NAPO members share their successes, challenges, best practices, industry developments, and more.

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Join a chapter

Connect with other Organizing and Productivity Professionals in your area by joining a local NAPO chapter or the NAPO Virtual chapter. Visit the chapter website to find out about the benefits of membership. 


Attend the NAPO 2020 Conference

Join NAPO and your professional colleagues for the NAPO2020 Annual Conference April 2-5, 2020 in Orlando, FL

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