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International Affiliate Membership

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

What is an International Affiliate Membership?

Our international affiliate membership category is an introductory level for international companies interested in learning more about the U.S. CE market and establishing a U.S. location.

*International companies with a U.S. or Canada office should apply for regular membership.

How Do I Join?

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 to Join CTA?

International affiliate members pay a flat fee of $500 USD per year. 

What are the Benefits of International Affiliate Membership?

Free access to CTA's twice-annual U.S. CE Sales and Forecasts book outlining growth projections for the U.S. CE industry.

Industry Credibility

Support the CE industry and CTA initiatives by joining CTA.

Access CE-specific services offered by fellow members.

  • Attend CTA member receptions to connect with U.S. industry peers and potential business partners
  • Access to CTA's member lounges and meeting rooms
  • Member plaque for your booth and recognition in online and print directories  

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

Importing Resources

Access CTA's list of importing services, giving you detailed knowledge on how to import your products into the United States.

List your company and access information for fellow members.

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

Use CTA member logos on your website and marketing materials and receive a CTA member plaque to display in your company's office to show your affiliation with CTA.

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

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.

Train and certify your employees with CTA resources and programs. Receive discounts on Bedrock Learning workshops.

Gain free access to The Retail Owners Institute® (The ROI) online calculators, financial planning and management "how to" articles, and other self-help resources.

Get advice and learn how to grow your business with access to the Discussion Forum, Mentor 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