How do I register for an event? 

  • If you are a current member, login to your account and visit the Events page to register. If your dues are up to date, you will be able to register without a problem. Active Members are free to attend the regular monthly meetings. Associate Members are $50 per event attended. Pre-registering for an event is recommended. 

Can I bring a guest to an event? 

  • Active members are allowed to bring one potential member as a guest free of charge. The same guest cannot attend more than once without becoming a member. Associate members can bring guests from their company or industry for a $50 entry fee. You can register guests on your account when you sign up for the event. 
  • Companies interested in becoming members or advertising that would like to check out the association can attend once as guests. Email to reserve your spot. 

How do I sign up to sponsor an event? 

  • Email for more information, availability and pricing. 

How do I sign up to be a member?

  • Visit the Membership page on the website and select your corresponding level of membership. Active Membership is for Chief Engineers, Assistant Chief Engineers or Lead Operating Engineers who work in a plant, building, school, hospital or other institution, and have at least two (2) years experience as an Operating Engineer. Associate Membership is for Company owners, Salespeople, Sales Engineers, etc. of firms partnering with operating engineers. The vendor company must advertise in The Chief Engineer Magazine prior to individual representatives becoming members. 

My login isn’t working. Who can I contact? 

  • Try resetting your password first. If that doesn’t work, please contact the office 708-293-1720 or email

How do I advertise in the Chief Engineer magazine or on the website? 

How do I pay my dues? 

  • Log into your account from the ‘Member Login’ tab on the top right of the home page. Go to the subscription tab to renew your membership or pay your dues. 

I used to be a member, but my membership has lapsed. How do I renew? 

  • If you remember the email you signed up with, you can use that email as your username and reset your password (‘Forgot my Password’) If you do not recall what email was used previously or it’s been some time since you were last a member, you can sign up as a new member. Visit the Membership page on the website and select your corresponding level of membership, Active or Associate.

For additional questions or concerns, please contact the office 708-293-1720 or email