NFC Forum Member Levels and Benefits

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Benefits Membership Level and Benefits

 

Sponsor
$50K 
Principal
$25K 
Associate
$10K 
Implementer $5K  Startup – Implementer
$2.5K 
Non-Profit $1.5K 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Board of Directors seat

 

X

 

Designate individuals to run for position as officer of the corporation

 

X

 

 

 

 

 
Appoint a voting representative to the Technical, SIG, and Compliance Committees

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 
Appoint a voting representative to each Working Group

 

X

 

X

 

 

   

 
Propose initiatives and contribute to the development of Forum
deliverables
 
X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 
Designate individuals to run for position leading Committees

 

X

 

X

 

 

   

 
Participate in Technical, Compliance, and SIG Committee meetings

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 
Participate in NFC Forum testing and certification program via own in-house test labs

 

X

 

X

 

 

   

 
Designate individuals to run for position leading all Working
Groups and Task Forces
 
X

 

X

 

X

 

   

X  
Notification of and comments on proposed new Working Groups

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X  
Participate in Technical and Compliance Committee Working
Group and Task Force activities and meetings
X

 

X

 

X

 

   

X  
Access Technical and Compliance Committee Working Group and Task Force members web pages, documents, and email lists
X

 

X

 

X

 

X  
Appoint non-voting representatives to Technical and Compliance Committee Working Groups and Task Forces


 

 

X

 

 

 

X  
Eligible for Leadership Role in SIG Working Groups

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Participate in SIG Committee Working Group and Task Force
activities and meetings
X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Access SIG Committee Working Group and Task Force members
web pages, documents, and email lists
X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Appoint non-voting representatives to SIG Committee Working
Groups and Task Forces

 

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Number of discounted participants at face-to-face meetings (additional participants at higher fee)

 

no limit

 

no limit

 

2

 

1   1

 

1  
Access to the NFC Forum Members Community website

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Access to Forum research, technical information, certification
documents, and other resources

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Opportunities for peer-to-peer collaboration and networking

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Attendance at plenary meetings of the Forum

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Access draft specifications at all stages of development

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

   

X  
Access to final draft specifications during all-member review after Technical Committee approval


 

 

 

X   X

 

 
Free listing of company and product information on NFC Forum
website
 
X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Listing in NFC Forum “new members” release; may issue
news release
announcing your participation  
X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Participate in NFC Forum group marketing events and trade shows, round tables, special promotions, program discounts + access to member visibility kit and opportunities


X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Participate in product interoperability testing and certification program

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Participate in NFC Forum Plugfests

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Use Forum logo and trademarks in marketing and with certified products

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Join industry-specific special interest groups, SIGs, and development special sessions


X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Your company name, logo, and press releases cited on the Forum website

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Use of the NFC Forum logo and Proud Member badge on your website to indicate membership

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Opportunity to present your organization’s offerings and
experiences at NFC Forum member meetings

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Attend and participate in product demonstrations at NFC Forum events

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Free NFC Forum newsletters, plus regular Forum newsfeeds

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Featured product and app listings on our NFC Product Showcase + get your product or app featured in external newsletter and postings on social media channels

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X  
Discounted attendance at Forum face-to-face “Tap into NFC” events

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X   X

 

X