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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.
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.

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).
  • Founder 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) and the CW Technology & Engineering Conference (CW TEC).
  • 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 complete the enquiry form on our website 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 use 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 - £2230
101 – 200 - £4455
201+ - £6895


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