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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*
    (*Where appropriate. Exact number of introductions within reason to be determined by CW)
  • 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
  • Attend 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 £160 £325
6 - 10 £275 £535
11 – 20 £335 £660
21 – 50 £540 £1080
51 – 100 - £2165
101 – 200 - £4325
201+ - £6695

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