How To Join

Anyone, except a member of the press, is eligible to join a Consumer Technology Association (CTA) standards committee. For members of CTA there is no charge to participate in CTA standards activities. For companies or individuals who are not members of CTA there is an annual fee for participation in CTA standards activities. Here's how to join:

Consumer Technology Association Members

Employees of companies that are members of CTA may create their own accounts and add themselves to any groups they would like to join. To create an account you must have a valid email address that uses an email domain (e.g., that is associated with your company.

Non-Member Fee Options for Participation in CTA Standards

Participants interested in joining CTA's standards program who are not members of CTA can still participate, but must pay an annual participation fee. This fee is based on your company's annual revenue, and is listed below.

Classification Annual fee
Government, academia $1,000

Company annual revenue:
$under $10 million $500
$10 million to $30 million $875
$30 million to $100 million $2,125
$100 million to $250 million $4,250
$250 million to $500 million $6,250
$500 million to $1 billion $7,000
$1 billion+ to $2 billion $8,500
$2 billion+ $10,000

CTA members are able to participate in CTA's standards program at no additional cost and receive all benefits listed on the main CTA website. If you are interested in membership rather than the non-member participation fee option, contact us for additional information or click the "Join CTA" button on the membership webpage.

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