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Membership Structure

SVTC membership structure

In Sept. 2007 we unveiled a new membership structure and our membership has been growing since then. We did away with the 'number of employees' categories and now offer categories that are for individuals and companies that are tiered by the benefits we deliver. It's a scalable structure that enables companies, individuals, organizations of any type -and students- to choose a category that suits them best. Besides categories for students and individuals, there are three levels of organizational memberships (level 1, 2, 3). Each level delivers a different set of benefits and members choose their levels according to what suits them.

Membership defined by level of benefits, not number of employees.

All members: Electronic newsletter, priority invitations and reminders, invitation to participate on SVTC committees, use of the SVTC membership directory listing to their advantage (150 words). Post open jobs as well as publicity in newsletter and website. Any member may buy into a higher category at any time to get the higher benefits. Active participation by each member is what makes the difference for all.

Student: $25

Individual enrolled in high school or college

Individual: $100

Any one person. SVTC membership directory description focuses on person, includes company/organization name, but not company/organization's address or phone.

Level 1 membership: $200

SVTC membership directory includes company/organization description, address, phone number and web address.

Level 2 membership: $500

Includes Level 1 benefits PLUS inclusion of member-supplied marketing materials at 2 SVTC events , 5 mins. of floor time at same event(s), mention of event sponsorship in SVTC newsletter & SVTC online calendar. (*)

Level 3 membership: $1,200

Includes Level 2 benefits PLUS: logo on SVTC website entry page, logo on SVTC newsletter, logo on SVTC event banners at council events. Level 3 member's logo etc. will be included in other opportunities as they present themselves (e.g. logo on t-shirts). (*)

*excludes TechNite Gala

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