Associatemembership offers an ‘observer’ status within ECTA and gives access toexecutive summarized information on key regulatory and competition issuesaffecting market development and investment in the European electroniccommunications sector. Associate membersalso benefit from a range of networking and business development opportunitiesplus financial benefits on a variety of negotiated products, services andsubscriptions for ECTA Members.Associate members have no voting rights in the ECTA general assembly.
Associatemembership is open to any company or individual with headquarters and divisionslocated inside or outside Europe. This includes (a) Telecoms network andservice providers (b) National Trade Associations (c) Software vendors andequipment manufacturers (d) Professional service organizations providingservices to the electronic communications sector e.g. law firms, consultancies,financial institutions and investment banks.
Associatemembers need not necessarily support or subscribe to ECTA’s Mission Statement,Aims & Objectives or Core Principles.
·Regular updates aboutregulatory developments e.g. regulatory news and information from the EuropeanCommission, European Regulators Group, national regulators, market players andstudies. Official papers such as consultationsand studies are usually summarised for ease of reading and reference providing valuable insight on theaspects of most relevance to electronic communications service providers.
·Information about the releaseof official ECTA documents e.g. consultation responses, press releases, publicpresentations, typically in advance of these being made publicly available.
·Minutes of and material fromofficial meetings at which ECTA is present e.g. Communications CommitteeMeetings, European Commission and ERG public hearings, Council Presidency andEuropean Parliament events. Please note,many of these meetings are not open to the public e.g. CommunicationsCommittee, ERG private workshops, and Council Presidency conferences hence ECTAmembers gain privileged access and insight from the reports provided.
Profile building/businessdevelopment/networking opportunities and financial benefits:
Two free delegate passes/annum*to the ECTA Conferences or Events of your choice
Discounts for ECTA members onattendance to all ECTA Conferences and Events
Negotiated discounts for ECTAmembers on 3rd Party Conferences and Events
Preferential rates on ECTAconference sponsorships
Negotiated discounts for ECTAmembers on 3rd Party Information, Media, Research subscription services
Use of an ad-hoc commercialmeeting and introductions service managed by the ECTA secretariat
ECTA to publish member’s pressreleases on ECTA website
ECTA to send out 1 x electroniccommunication on ECTA member’s behalf to ECTA member database (subject to 3rdparty non opt-out)
ECTA to help raise awareness tothe ECTA Membership of ECTA Members seminars, workshops etc
*note: this isthe total number of free passes available per annum not the number of freepasses for each ECTA conference or event.
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