- Access to innovative ideas and scholarly work through national and international networks of innovators and leaders in higher education.
- Opportunity to advance individual research in the field of innovation in higher education through the exchange of scholarly work via various publications of ICIE and its conferences.
- Opportunity to exercise a leadership role in higher education through participation in ICIE sponsored events, projects, and the ICIE organization itself.
- Access to information about innovative approaches, experiments and ideas from other organizations and experts in the field of education.
- Opportunities to disseminate information to individuals and organizations about original research and activities in the area of higher education.
- Access to other educational organizations, institutions of higher learning, and innovators in higher education for the purpose of sharing resources and developing innovative projects and programs.