Startup Members

As champions of the future of technology, we believe in the entrepreneurial spirit of startups.

At the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, we understand the challenges of a growing business and have developed exclusive membership benefits for startups, including introductory membership pricing.

As a member, receive year-round tools and resources to grow your network, meet industry experts and connect with the right strategic partners for your business.

As a startup, it can be difficult to make sure your voice is heard. Now that I am a member of CTA, there are continuous opportunities to make an impact on the industry and have your opinion heard among your peers in small business and the world’s most well-known brands.
Elnaz Sarraf Founder and CEO, ROYBI

Benefits Include*:

Mentor Program

We pair startups with experienced industry veterans for advice on growing your business.

Matchmaking Events

We match startups with potential investors from companies like AARP, GE and Amazon.

Media Exposure

Promote your product with CTA-sponsored media tours reaching millions of consumers across more than 180 media markets a year.

Free Market Research (up to $2,999 value)

Receive free access to industry trends and research, including the Startup Best Practices Guide.

CES Member Benefits

Free registration for CES as well as access to exclusive member lounges.

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

To qualify for Startup Membership, your company must meet the following five conditions:

  1. Manufacturer and/or distributor of consumer electronics or related products, or a provider of a technology or service that interoperates with or enhances a CT device.
  2. Annual revenue is under $1 million.
  3. North America office or business location.
  4. You’ve introduced your first product, service or app to market within the last year or are planning to do so in the upcoming 12 months.
  5. You have not previously been a CTA member under another membership category.

We believe that every company deserves a seat at the table. Secure Startup Membership with CTA at only $95/year.

Pricing Details for Startup Membership:

  • $95 per year for up to two (2) consecutive years.
  • $200 per year after the two-year term, provided that revenue is under $2 million, for a maximum length of three years.
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