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Founder Members have access to the broadest range of exciting opportunities and privileges within the CW ecosystem, and you have a direct ability to influence the direction and strategy of the network.

CW membership offers great value enabling you to be part of a growing business network of influential industry professionals and technology companies in the wireless sector.

  • Network with peers, business professionals and technology companies to generate business leads and commercial opportunities for mutual collaboration.
  • Track emerging technology and market trends.
  • Maximise your company’s prominence and exposure.
Non-members Associate Members Founder members
  • Check the CW Jobs Board for the latest jobs
  • Sign up to the CW Newsletter to stay up-to-date with industry news and insights
  • Attend free CW events
  • Attend CW SIG Events (£155 - £250 +VAT)
  • Enter CW competitions & programmes to gain exposure among industry experts
  • Opportunity to speak at leading industry events
  • Sponsorship opportunities

Everything non-members get +

  • Profile on CW website searchable member directory
  • Attend CW SIG Events for FREE
  • Post jobs on the CW website
  • Post news on the CW website
  • Post events on the CW website
  • Business Introduction Service
  • Discounts on industry events
  • Opportunity to vote in the CW Board elections

Associate membership +

  • Become a SIG Champion
  • Attend exclusive Founder events including the prestigious Founder Dinners
  • Partnering Service at Founder Dinner/other major conferences
  • Commission the CW events team to organise a private event for your company
  • Elevator Pitches at events
  • Initiate a Special Interest Group
  • VIP or closed ‘invitation only’ meeting and events
  • Upgrade your job listing to a Premium Job to get more prominence

Key benefits for Founder Members

Free attendance at:

  • CW Special Interest Group (SIG) events focused on the latest technological developments (Typically 4 events per month, each costing approx £250+VAT for a full day event).
  • Founders’ Dinners – high profile networking events, normally held at a Cambridge College with the 'who’s who' of the industry.

Discounted Opportunities

  • Discounted ticket price for flagship events including the CW International Conference (CWIC), CW Technology & Engineering Conference (CW TEC) and Discovering Start-Ups Competition.
  • Discounted tickets for events with Industry partners. Check out our events calendar to see the event where your membership entitles you to discounts on industry events.   

Engage in a vibrant network

  • Become a Special Interest Group Champion - nominate yourself, or a colleague to stand as a SIG Champion for an existing SIG.
  • Initiate a Special Interest Group – as a Founder Member you can initiate the creation of a new SIG.
  • Vote in the annual Cambridge Wireless Board elections.
  • Nominate yourself or a colleague to the annual Cambridge Wireless Board elections for a seat on the Board to shape the strategic direction of the company.
  • Opportunities to attend VIP 'closed' events which do not appear on our events calendar. These are by invitation only and allow participants to engage with industry champions.
  • Business introductions – where appropriate, CW can provide introductions to companies and investors on behalf of Founder Members.

Marketing opportunities

  • Advertise and profile your company logo, news, events and vacancies on the CW website and via our digital marketing channels encompassing 7,000 people working in the UK/international wireless industry.
  • Upgrade your job vacancy to a Featured Job - Your vacancy will be featured at the top of the jobs listing on the website and in the Job Spotlight for 30 days (additional cost – please enquire).

To discuss the benefits and opportunities of CW membership, please contact the team on
+44 (0)1223 967101 or email the membership team.

To ensure access for all organisations there is a tiered fee system for CW membership. 

The cost of annual membership, both at Founder and Associate levels, increases on a sliding scale, depending on the number of full-time employees in your company or the company applying for membership.  Membership is on a company basis and all employees are entitled to use the benefits of membership.

Number of Employees Associate Member Annual Fee (Exclusive of VAT) Founder Member Annual Fee (Exclusive of VAT)
1 - 5 £155 £315
6 - 10 £265 £520
11 – 20 £325 £640
21 – 50 £525 £1050
51 – 100 - £2100
101 – 200 - £4200
201+ - £6500


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Cyan believes in working together to develop share perspectives and we look forward to contributing to the evolutions and promotions of local technology innovation. We joined Cambridge Wireless to become part of a community committed to using technology to create economic and business growth while making a social contribution to support our sustainable future.

- Mark Coyle, Vice President of Cyan

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