Prior to starting Brian Webster and Associates,
Brian was the Corporate Relations Manager for
the Association of Internet Professionals.

The AIP no longer exists. At its peak in 1999 it was the biggest and best networking and professional development group for Internet professionals. It had a very robust presence online at

Brian's role was to sell corporate memberships, manage the corporate members relationship with the organization and promote mutually beneficial opportunities between the corporate members and the individual professional members.

Brian was very active in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley AIP chapters. He helped organize the annual AIP CEO reception at the Internet World trade show and produced the legendary Geekapalooza parties in San Francisco.

This is the AIP description from 1999:

The Association of Internet Professionals is a unique professional association whose membership includes the full spectrum of people in the Internet industry responsible for the creation, maintenance or facilitation of Internet-related content. AIP members are CEOs, CIOs, COOs, webmasters, programmers, solution integrators, marketing executives, salespeople, Java and PERL developers, project managers, graphic designers, copywriters, editors, producers, web administrators and much more. Our members are the people who own and manage Internet companies as well as technical professionals and managers responsible for the Internet initiatives of "Fortune 1000" companies, mid-size companies and small businesses.

The AIP exists to support, unify and represent the global community of Internet professionals, providing the benefits and programs that allow both its individual and corporate members to better compete in today's new marketplace. The organization also serves as the voice of Internet professionals and industry corporations before the public, press, and within the online community on issues shaping the future of the Internet.

AIP is the premiere Internet organization for business development and networking. It is one of the oldest, largest and fastest growing professional associations serving our industry, with over 8,500 individual members, and 30 chapters holding monthly meetings in major cities. Local business development and networking meetings, normally including an educational forum, and take place in cities and regions such as: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Indianapolis, London, Long Island, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Orlando, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, and Washington DC. There are dozens of additional chapters in various stages of development around the world. AIP is unique in having the largest network of local chapters in the Industry bringing quality high-touch meetings to our high-tech professionals.

AIP now has over 100+ corporate, small business and organization members. AIP provides its' professional and corporate members valuable benefits and a variety of business development, networking and educational opportunities, both online, through our local chapters and in conjunction with industry trade shows and conferences. AIP also provides each corporate member a dedicated corporate relations manager focused on meeting their specific needs and goals and to help them to participate fully in the benefits and opportunities that AIP membership offers.

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