Membership Types

CIECA offers four different types of membership based on the nature of the members business and the intended use of CIECA standards.  They type of membership determines which benefits a company receives.  Membership Types are combined with a Membership Tier to determine the companies membership dues.
 
Membership Type Who it Serves? Benefits
Corporate - Technology
Software and IT companies that create and sell software products.  Intended for companies that derive revenue from the sale and servicing of commercially available software products.
  • Full access to the CIECA standards, implementation guides and standard codes
  • The nontransferable right to use CIECA standards in your company’s business
  • The right to incorporate CIECA standards into software that your company develops and provides to third parties
  • Requires ongoing active CIECA Corporate membership.
Corporate - Non-Technology Companies that derive revenue through the sale of products / services other than software or technology services.
  • Full access to the CIECA standards, implementation guides and standard codes
  • The nontransferable right to use CIECA standards in your company’s business
  • The right to incorporate CIECA standards into software that your company uses for business processes
  • Requires ongoing active CIECA Corporate membership.
Association Industry Associations
  • Advanced notice and access to all CIECA public and private communications including position papers, technology documents, committee materials and other industry documents.
  • Intellectual Property rights are not assigned to this Membership Type.
Individual For individuals who wish to be a part of and financially contribute to CIECA.
  • Advanced notice and access to all CIECA public and private communications including position papers, technology documents, committee materials and other industry documents.
  • Intellectual Property rights are not assigned to this Membership Type.
  • Available for Renewal Only
 
 
 
Membership Category Benefits
 
Benefits/Membership Category
Corporate
Technology
Corporate
Non-Technology
Association
Individual
Member
Participation
 
 
 
 
Participate in any and all meetings
Involve an unlimited number of employees
 
Initiate new CIECA Project Proposals to address specific needs
Chair a Committee (subject to vote)
Access to members-only website
Vote on Committee Work Product
 
 
 
 
 
Governance
 
 
 
 
Serve on Board of Trustees
 
Nominate candidates for Board of Trustees
 
Vote on Board of Trustees
 
 
 
 
 
 
Promotion
 
 
 
 
Use the CIECA Logo
Speak on behalf of a CIECA Committee at conferences
Receive link from CIECA to your homepage
 
Receive recognition in CIECA press releases
Submit quotes for CIECA press releases
 
 
 
 
 
Briefings
 
 
 
 
Schedule private briefings with CIECA executives to align your strategies and Committee participation
 
 
 
 
 
Intellectual Property
 
 
 
 
Right to use CIECA’s IP in their business
 
 
Right to license CIECA’s IP in products/services
 
 
 
Certification to Standards