The International Institute of Forecasters (IIF), a non-profit organization founded in 1981, is dedicated to developing and furthering the generation, distribution, and use of knowledge on forecasting. It has introduced corporate memberships to its application options.
The IIF has the following objectives:
- Develop and unify forecasting as a multidisciplinary field of research drawing on management, behavioral sciences, social sciences, engineering, and other fields.
- Contribute to the professional development of analysts, managers, and policy makers with responsibilities for making and using forecasts in business and government.
- Bridge the gap between theory and practice, with practice helping to set the research agenda and research providing useful results.
- Bring together decision makers, forecasters, and researchers from all nations to improve the quality and usefulness of forecasting.
Membership begins on the first day of each calendar quarter, starting Jan 1st. If you sign up in the middle of a quarter, your membership will have begun on the first day of that quarter. The new Corporate Membership goes for $795 and includes 5 hard copies of each journal and unlimited online access to all issues.