Membership

MEMBER BENEFITS

When you join the Fibonacci Consortium, you are helping to create the future of the industry. Membership entitles your company to have a voice in setting the standards, best practices, and processes of the next  Internet Generation.

  • All Fibonacci Consortium members receive the following benefits
  • Opportunity to influence the requirements development, technology adoption, and future direction of the Internet by joining with leaders in technology, manufacturing, academia and government agencies in FC Working Groups.
  • Be a voting member in FC Internet elections and for FC deliverables.
  • Gain industry recognition through involvement in FC Working Groups
  • Network with other members and industry experts to create and develop critical collaborations.
  • Create and lead new testbeds or join in FC-member testbeds.
  • Access Internet research reports, white papers, industry scenarios and other material produced by the Fibonacci Consortium.
  • Publish technical and positioning materials through the Fibonacci Consortium platform.
  • Secure public speaking opportunities through the Speakers Bureau, which matches qualified member speakers with conference opportunities.
  • Be listed as an author on work contributed to FC technical and thought leadership documentation.
  • Have your company logo displayed on FC materials and hotlink to your website.
  • Receive special discounts on third-party Internet of Things conferences, reports and subscriptions.

THERE ARE SIX LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE FIBONACCI CONSORTIUM

  • Founding Member
  • Contributing Member
  • Global Member
  • Main Member
  • Nonprofit / Academia Member
  • Government Member
MEMBERSHIP LEVEL
  • Founder
  • Contributing
  • Global > CHF 5M
  • Main < CHF 5M
  • Academic or non-profit
  • Government
ANNUAL COST
  • CHF 5K
  • CHF 2.5K
  • CHF 1.5K
  • CHF 450
  • CHF 250
  • CHF 200

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

The Founding Members of the Fibonacci Consortium provide vision, support and governance of the Consortium, which has driven its growth from 5 companies to a vibrant global community of over 200 member organizations spanning 25 countries in just 18 months.

Founding Members pay annual dues of CHF5,000 and receive the following benefits:

  • A seat on the Steering Committee.
  • 24 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in their company per year (value CHF12,000 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as FC Founders on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above.

Contributing Members join the Founding member companies in a leadership position governing the Fibonacci Consortium. There is one Contributing Member Steering Committee seat for each 10 members of the Fibonacci Consortium, up to a total of four seats. New and re-elected Contributing Members are elected by the other members in the Contributing Member category along with the five Founders of the Fibonacci Consortium during the annual election cycle.

Fibonacci Consortium Contributing Members pay annual dues of CHF2,500 and receive the following benefits:

  • Four-year guaranteed seat on the Steering Committee.
  • 12 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in the company per year (value CHF6,000 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as Contributing Members on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above.

Global Members are companies who have over CHF5 million in annual revenues. Global members pay annual dues of CHF1,500 and receive the following benefits:

 
  • Right to run for one of two Global seats on the Steering Committee (one year terms).
  • 6 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in the company per year (value CHF3,000 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as GlobalMember on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above.

Main Members are companies who have under CHF5 million in annual revenues. If the Main Member is a subsidiary of a Global company (revenue over CHF5 million), then the company must join at the Global level. If the Main Member company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of an FC member, they automatically gain membership in the Consortium at no additional charge. Main members pay annual dues of CHF450 and receive the following benefits:

 
  • Right to run for the Small Industry seat on the Steering Committee (one-year term).
  • 4 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in the company per year (value CHF2,000 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as Main Member on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above

The Academia and Non-profit members represent universities and companies who are registered as tax exempt organizations. These members pay annual dues of CHF350 and receive the following benefits:

  • Right to run for the Academia/Nonprofit seat on the Steering Committee (one-year term).
  • 3 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in the university or organization per year (value CHF1,500 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as Academia or Nonprofit Member on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above

Government members represent town, city, county, state, and federal organizations. These members pay annual dues of CHF200 and receive the following benefits:

  • 2 full-meeting passes for use by anyone in the university or organization (value CHF1'000 annually).
  • Acknowledgement as Government member on the FC website, collateral, conference presentations, analysts & media interviews and all other public and internal membership materials.
  • All of the general membership benefits listed above.

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