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Membership Segments and Descriptions

  • Corporate (Investment: varies by category. Click here for more information)

    • Platinum, Gold, Silver – Manufacturer of BACnet software and/or hardware products
      Voting Members, One Voting Representative Per Company
    • Corporate Affiliate Sponsor - Manufacturers finding that regular BACnet International corporate member categories do not fit their needs. Click here for more information.
      Must demonstrate direct support for the global BACnet community through contributions to local or regional BACnet organizations exceeding the equivalent of USD $15,000 annually (Level 1) or USD $5,000 (Level 2) or USD $2,500 (Level 3).
    • Integrator –System Integrators
    • Site – End user organizations (such as Universities, Developers, etc.) whether BACnet is their primary integration protocol at the time of membership or not
  • Affiliate Members

    • Industry Liaison - Memberships for organizations/associations that share similar goals and objectives to BACnet International
      By invitation only 

Benefits for Corporate Members

  • Marketing

    • Your Corporate Logo – appears in multiple locations on the BACnet International web site
      • On Members Page with
        • Corporate address
        • A link to corporate web page (when company logo clicked)
      • In rotational on top level pages: About, Learn, Products, Resources, Connect
      • Platinum level corporate members also have their logo appear in a rotational on the BACnet International home page which is hyperlinked to their corporate web page
    • Use of the BACnet International “Member Of” logo in conjunction with your marketing, product and promotional activities 
    • Ability to share your company’s BACnet Projects. BACnet Success Stories promote your company while communicating the versatility of the BACnet® protocol with the world. This becomes a permanent record on the web site of project success. All stories are promoted by BACnet International via:
      • Social media – Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
      • Cornerstones
      • The BACnet International Journal
      • A dedicated press release
      • Automatic Nomination – for Leaders of the Pack project of the year
    • Twitter Feed - Ability to have company Twitter feed stream live in the List Feed on the BACnet International home page 
  • Publications

    • The BACnet International Journal – Contribute to (and receive!) BACnet International’s only publication not restricted to members and routinely used for marketing and recruitment
      • Includes the back story to featured BACnet International Success Stories, insights, member product features and releases, and news
    • Cornerstones – Contribute product announcements, company news, etc. to Cornerstones, BACnet International’s monthly eNewsletter
      • Includes information on BACnet Success Stories, the latest products from member companies, educational resources, highlights of global events, and much more
    • Foundations – Contribute to and receive the newest publication in the BACnet International family, which is an educational (no ads!) resource with in depth articles geared toward the integrator/installer/applier and specifier/consultant
  • Trade Shows and Events

    • Participate in trade shows such as the BACnet International Pavilion at NFMT Vegas (BACnet International co-located conference) and BACnet International booth at AHR Expo
      • Opportunities include booth space, opportunity to present an educational session, and much more
    • Collaborative multi-vendor interoperability testing sessions, such as the annual PlugFest, and discounts to these events
    • Annual educational trade show, co-located with NFMT Vegas
    • Discounted entry and booth space to BACnet International sponsored conferences and seminars
    • Speaking opportunities in BACnet International sponsored education tracks
       
  • Community

    • Lead the Industry by helping move toward interoperable products based on BACnet, the global standard for building automation
    • Enjoy the “halo effect” gained from industry recognition and credibility as a BACnet International member
    • Get Recognized by the industry. Your company and employees are eligible for nomination in the annual Leaders of the Pack Awards recognizing the achievements of individuals and companies in the BACnet community
    • Network with suppliers, users and consultants focused on creating owner/operator value through integrated, interoperable building systems
    • Network with manufacturers focused on developing BACnet products
    • Vote in Board of Directors elections and amend bylaws
    • Serve as a volunteer with various committees, including the BACnet Testing Laboratory Working Group (BTL-WG), Marketing, Education or International Liaison Committee
    • Receive preferred access to promotional opportunities
    • Promotional Give-Aways for all members. You receive automatic entry for BACnet International promotional contests and swag
    • Have unlimited employees join to receive benefits for free
  • Education

    • Free Educational Session Presentations for those who are unable to attend trade shows such as NFMT Vegas (formerly Facility Decisions) and AHR Expo, BACnet International makes all BACnet International education session presentations available for PDF download to members
    • Free Educational Webinar access to view annual webinar produced jointly with Building Operating Magazine
    • Free Downloadable White Papers and Articles covering diverse topics such as best practices, case studies, products, etc.
  • Products

    • Include your company's products in the BACnet International Product Catalog, which is publicly available to view (product inclusion is exclusive to members) to increase your company’s brand/product awareness
    • Obtain discounts on testing your product with the BACnet Testing Labs, as well as discounts (amount based on member type) on the subsequent inclusion on the BACnet Testing Labs Listed Products, the sole source for BACnet product testing and listing worldwide
    • Receive all updates to BTL testing procedures
    • License BACnet International developed testing tools

Benefits By Member Type

 Corporate Member Level Product Catalog Use of BACnet International "Member of Logo" Listing Discount Homepage
Rotational Logos
Hyperlinked Logo/Listing on Member Page
Preferred
Access to
Promotional
Opportunities
Investment
Platinum
Yes Yes 30 free, then 90%  Up to six

 Up to six logos
Includes listing of company name/address

Yes 
$30,000
 Gold Yes Yes 10 free, then 80% None
 One logo
Includes listing of company name/address
Yes
$10,000
 Silver Yes Yes  1 free, no discount None  One logo
Includes listing of company name/address
Yes $5,000
 Corporate
Affiliate
Sponsor
Yes Yes All levels: 70 % discount on
all listings up to 10

Level 2: 75 % discount on all listings in excess of 10

Level 1: 85% discount on all listings in excess of 10
None   One logo
Includes listing of company name/address
Yes- Equal to
or Better than Silver
Level Members
$4,000
 Integrator No Yes N/A None  One logo
Includes listing of company name/address
 No $1,000
 Site No No N/A None  No logo
Includes listing of company name/address
 No $500
Industry Liaison
N/A No No None 
One logo
Includes listing of company name/address
 No $0


Questions?

Email: David Nardone
Phone: 770-971-6003
Fax: 678-229-2777


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