In 2002 akB became a member of the Otago Chamber of Commerce and since 2008 Ali Copeman has been a Director on the board of the Chamber. She has recently been elected president of the board for 2014, 2015, 2016 and currently chairs the Tourism, Project China and OBIZ Awards committees.
akB is a Silver member of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) and one of 25 CINZ endorsed professional conference organisers.
Ali Copeman was one of the first New Zealand Professional Conference Organisers to become an Australia/New Zealand Certified Event Manager.
Ali is a member of the Otago Polytechnic Permanent External Advisory Committee (PEAC) for the School of Business.