There are three opportunities for membership in the Software &
Software/Internet Company Membership*:
Any products or services company with an operation in Massachusetts
that is software-based or web-based is eligible for membership. Companies
emerging from the intersection of info tech and biotech are also eligible
to join. Membership dues are calculated on the number of employees.
If the company is based in Massachusetts, then dues are computed using
the number of worldwide employees. For companies with headquarters
out of state, the number of Massachusetts employees is used.
Affiliate Membership (Professional Service Firms):
Companies that provide services to the software and Internet industry
are eligible for Affiliate membership, including banks, law firms,
accounting firms, venture capital firms, public relations firms
and others. Affiliate members gain visibility among software &
Internet companies; track industry trends and practices, and participate
in the substantive agenda of the Council by speaking at meetings,
collaborating on research and participating in other activities.
The annual membership fee for Affiliate members is $3,000.
Associate Membership (Telecommunications, Electronic & Hardware
Associate membership is available to computer hardware, telecommunications
and electronic components companies. Benefits include increased
visibility, the opportunity to meet potential partners, and access
to a large number of innovative software and Internet companies.
The annual membership fee for associate members is $5,000.