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Hi - I'm brand new here. I did search for a bit before posting, and the answer is probably in here somewhere, so forgive this newbie if the answer is all over this forum.

There is a trade association known as IPI (Independent Photo Imagers). They have a meeting every year. This is the official text they use:

24th Annual Members' Meeting & Trade Show

We are a vendor producing material for this trade show, and I would rather be correct than follow their style. So I ask of the wonderful experts here - Where, if anywhere, does the apostrophe belong in the word "Members"? And no, we cannot remove the "s" from "Members".

Thanks in advance
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When writing about members of a club, should one always use a capital M?

No.

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The apostrophe here donotes possessivness. In plural this word ends by an "s". Not to repeat the "s" (members's) the second "s" is omitted by convention.
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24th Annual Members' Meeting & Trade Show

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As Ant-222 said.

The plural possessive is members'. (The meeting is for members in general, not just for one member.)

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When writing about members of a club, should one always use a capital M?

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Do I write

“Members Meeting” or “Members’ Meeting”

anonymous

Do I write

“Members Meeting” or “Members’ Meeting”

"Members' Meeting" is the correct form.

Note, however, that both forms are commonly seen, especially in titles like this (Annual Members Meeting). The apostrophe is dropped completely in compounds like "menswear".

CJ