Associate Membership

Join more than 2,000 corporate members. Invest in the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to strengthen your business' future.

What is an Associate Membership?

If your company conducts business within the consumer electronics industry but not under our regular, retail or integration categories, then your home in CTA starts with an associate membership. Examples of associate members include consultants, investment firms and analysts. A U.S. or Canada business location is required.

How do I join CTA?

You may complete the online membership application to join CTA. If you prefer, you can fax your completed  membership application to 703-907-7950 or email it to

Please note: Access to member benefits is not available until your membership dues are paid in full. Membership dues are nonrefundable.

Do you have a brochure?

Yes, please view our membership brochure.

What is the cost for joining CTA?

Annual membership dues are based on your company's annual U.S. revenue. Please refer to the chart below for details.

Annual Dues
Annual Revenue
$350 Associate less than $1 million
$750 Associate $1-10 million
$1,500 Associate $10-30 million
$3,500 Associate $30-100 million
$7,500 Associate $100-500 million
$10,000 Associate over $500 million
Research/Analyst Firms
Annual Dues
Annual Revenue
$1,000 Research/Analyst Firms less than $1 million
$5,000 Research/Analyst Firms $1-10 million
$10,000 Research/Analyst Firms $10-30 million
$20,000 Research/Analyst Firms $30-100 million
$30,000 Research/Analyst Firms over $100 million

What are the benefits of associate membership?

Industry Credibility

Support the CE industry and CTA initiatives by joining CTA.

Free access to industry trends, consumer research, economic evaluations and a staff of qualified researchers for help.

Receive valuable members-only attendee benefits and discounts.

Get involved in member programs to contribute to the growth of the CE industry.

Network with peers and potential business partners at CTA events and members-only webinars.

Promote your services or access CE-specific services offered by fellow members.

List your company and access information for fellow members.

Promotional Opportunities

Sponsor webinars, CTA events, receive discounts on i3 magazine ad space and more.

Get your daily dose of industry news with CTA SmartBrief. CTA's member e-newsletter Plugged In will keep you informed of CTA activities and member benefits. CTA's flagship publication It Is Innovation (i3) magazine covers in depth some of the top topics in the industry.

Member Savings Programs

Train and certify your employees with CTA resources and programs to learn more about the CE industry.

Free participation in CTA's Technology & Standards committees, subcommittees and working groups. Members also receive 25-percent off published standards.

Track state legislative activity and have a collective voice in your industry.

Get advice and learn how to grow your business with access to the Member Exchange, Mentor Program, Small Business Certificate Program and Small Business Council sponsored webinars.

Still have questions?
Contact us or complete our online request form for more information.

Ready to Join CTA?

Complete the online application today.

Contact Membership

Alicia McGrail
Sr. Manager, Membership Development