IEEE-SA Membership

Join the leading, global consensus building organization as we nurture & advance technology to transform the way people live, work and communicate.

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Two Types of Processes.
Two Types of Membership.

The type of membership necessary depends on the types of projects on which you wish to participate.

Membership facilitates networking with global innovators and thought leaders and empowers you to participate and lead in standards development.

Gain more information on how you can get involved by viewing details in the Membership infographic.

Membership - Individual

Individual Membership & Projects

Individual Membership is designed for individuals and independent professionals interested in participating in standards development with the IEEE-SA. While membership is not required for participation, membership allows participants to ballot on standards and assume leadership roles in standards working groups.

Individual projects follow a set path from concept to completion, which adheres to the principles of due process, openness and consensus building. These principles allow for equity and fair play, so that no one dominates the process. Individual participants act based on their qualifications and experience, and cannot represent or act on behalf of an entity.

Explore Standards in Development

  • Engage in an unlimited number of Individual Projects
  • Ballot on unlimited number of Individual Projects
  • Initiate new Individual Projects
  • Assume leadership positions on working groups
  • Participate in IEEE-SA Board of Governors & Elections
  • Monthly IEEE-SA Newswire
  • Discount on the purchase of IEEE standards
  • New - access to the digital version of IEEE Electrification Magazine
Annual Dues
Current IEEE Member
US $56
Current IEEE Society Member
US $56
IEEE-SA Only Membership
US $252
Current IEEE Member In Developing Nation PDF format
US $26
Current IEEE Society Member In Developing Nation
US $26
IEEE-SA Only Membership In Developing Nation
US $99
Please contact us for Per Ballot Fees
Membership - Corporate

Corporate Membership & Projects

Corporate Membership is recommended for companies in which standards play a pivotal role in research, product development and marketing. Corporate participants enjoy networking and exposure across a broad cross-section of industry thought leaders and standards participants.

The Corporate Program allows companies to engage and influence technology development to ensure their business interests are heard and represented. Ensuring a uniform playing field among standards collaborators, all corporate standards are balloted using a “one-company, one-vote” principle.

Corporate Standards in Development | List of Corporate Members | Access Corporate Account external link

Basic members receive:

  • Unlimited corporate working group attendance as observers
  • Unlimited sponsor balloting of corporate projects
  • Tiered number of complimentary IEEE-SA individual memberships
  • Participation in and nomination of employees for IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group (CAG) and Board of Governors (BOG) elections
  • Ability to subscribe to and access corporate program newsletters, news and alerts, events and private web areas
  • Subscribe to corporate standards working group public reflectors
  • Discounts on the purchase of IEEE standards
  • Free listing on IEEE-SA Corporate Channel
  • NEW - listing of individuals who have declared affiliation with your company and expressed interest in IEEE-SA Working Groups 

Advanced members receive all of the above benefits PLUS:

  • Unlimited corporate working group attendance as participants
  • Gain voting privileges in an unlimited number of corporate projects (Note - additional working group fees may apply)
  • Initiate new corporate standards projects
  • Eligibility to serve as working group officers for corporate standards projects
Basic Membership
Advanced Membership
Corporations with less than $5 million annual revenue, academic institutions, associations, nonprofits, government agencies
US $1,250
US $3,500
Corporations with $5 to $100 million annual revenue
US $2,500
US $5,000
Corporations with $100 to $500 million annual revenue
US $3,500
US $7,500
Corporations with more than $500 million annual revenue
US $5,500
US $10,000
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Not Ready? No Problem.

Even if you're not ready for membership, you can still take part in the standards development process. Many working groups using the Individual Process welcome the participation of non-members. You can contribute your ideas and help to create the standard. You can even make use of our myProject™ system.

However, you will be unable to actually ballot on the standard or hold any type of leadership role in the working group until you become a member.