Membership: How it works

CW Membership: How it works

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DRIVING INNOVATION THROUGH A COLLABORATIVE COMMUNITY

CW is a leading and vibrant community with a rapidly expanding network of 1000 companies involved in the development and application of technologies to solve business problems, about a third of whom are members. Companies are drawn from all parts of the wireless enabled world, from silicon design and electronics, securely connected devices, networks, smart phones, software and vertical applications, through to data analytics, artificial intelligence, content delivery, telecommunications, and satellites.

CW connects these companies and stimulates collaborative innovation through a range of high-profile networking events. We also deliver a range of programmes in digital transformation, international growth, start-up support and recruitment which help our members to achieve their business goals more quickly.

Many CW activities are centered around the work of our Special Interest Groups (SIGs), each focussed on a specific technology and/or business area. SIG meetings provide opportunities for member organisations to get together, learn from each other and explore opportunities to work together.

Membership

With a solid membership base and strong links with academia and international partnerships, CW can bring competitive advantage to your company. We pride ourselves in our flexible approach to business support - just let our team know your goals and we'll work alongside you to help you grow your business.

What do we offer?

Membership is for your entire organisation and all employees can enjoy the benefits. There are two levels of membership:

Associate Members (from £165+VAT) Founder Members (from £335+VAT)
  • Attend unlimited CW SIG Events for FREE
  • Access to online Member Networking events
  • Discounted tickets to CW conferences
  • Discounts on industry events
  • Profile on CW website’s member directory
  • Post up to 10 job adverts on the CW website at a time
  • Post unlimited news on the CW website
  • Post unlimited events on the CW website
  • Opportunity to vote in the CW Board elections
  • Check the CW Jobsboard for the latest jobs
  • Sign up to the CW Newsletter to stay up-to-date with industry news and insights

*From June 2021, the Business Introduction Service will be a benefit for Founder Members only

Everything Associate Members get, plus:
  • Receive invites to Founder Dinners (seating limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • An elevator pitch at your first Founder Dinner
  • Access to face-to-face Member Networking events
  • Nominate yourself or colleagues for consideration as SIG Champions
  • Drive formation of a new Special Interest Group (subject to sufficient demand from the CW community)
  • Business introduction service at events or by request* (*Where appropriate. Exact number of introductions within reason to be determined by CW)
  • Request promotion support for key announcements / events from the CW marketing team

Opportunities with CW beyond membership (by application, invite or at extra cost)

  • Access to the CW Private 5G Network
  • Commissioning CW to deliver a bespoke corporate accelerator
  • Commissioning the CW Events Team to organise a private event for your company
  • Speak at a CW event or conference
  • Entry to CW Competitions & Awards
  • Write an article for the CW Journal
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Upgrade your job listing to a Premium Job to get more prominence

The terms of CW Membership were updated in May 2021. All existing membership agreements are being honoured until the completion of their term. From May 25th 2021, new and renewing memberships will receive the benefits listed above.

To discuss the benefits and opportunities of CW membership, please complete our enquiry form and someone in the membership team will be in touch with you.

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 access the benefits of membership. *Within membership tiered fee system.

Number of Employees

Associate Member Annual Fee

(Exclusive of VAT)

Founder Member Annual Fee

(Exclusive of VAT)

1 - 5 £165 £335
6 - 10 £285 £550
11 – 20 £345 £680
21 – 50 £555 £1110
51 – 100 Not Applicable £2230
101 – 200 Not Applicable £4455
201+ Not Applicable £6895


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