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To qualify for Vendor membership in the premier information-development management organization, you must be an industry tools or service provider.

Membership benefits include:

Annual Conferences and Exhibit space. Vendor members have a choice of either a Standard, European or Platinum option, allowing them to pick the combination of conference passes and exhibit opportunities that works best.

Standard: ($7,500 annually)

  • Receive exhibit space at the annual CMS/DITA North America conference and a discounted rate to exhibit at the annual CMS/DITA Europe conference. Each conference exhibitor receives two complimentary registrations; additional conference passes for vendor employees can be purchased at the discounted rate of $895.
  • One complimentary registration to the annual Best Practices conference plus one registration to a conference of your choice.
  • Receive a $300 discounts on registrations to Best Practices and $200 discounts on registrations to CMS/DITA Europe.

European: ($7,500 annually)

  • Receive exhibit space at both the annual CMS/DITA North America conference and CMS/DITA Europe conference. Each conference exhibitor receives two complimentary registrations for each conference; additional conference passes for vendor employees can be purchased at the discounted rate of $895.
  • Receive a $300 discounts on registrations to the Best Practices conference.

Platinum: ($10,000 annually)

    • Receive exhibit space at both the annual CMS/DITA North America conference and CMS/DITA Europe conference. Each conference exhibitor receives two complimentary registrations for each conference; additional conference passes for vendor employees can be purchased at the discounted rate of $895.
    • Receive one complimentary registration to the annual Best Practices conference plus one registration to a conference of your choice.
    • Receive a $300 discounts on registrations to the Best Practices conference.
    • Banner advertisement on the IDEAS conference website and during the conference breaks.
    • One guaranteed Test Kitchen slot at CMS DITA North America and DITA Europe conferences.
    • One guaranteed Presentation slot at all conferences, excluding the IDEAS online conferences. Vendor must be work with CIDM to ensure presentations adhere to conference themes and quality standards.

Marketing Opportunities. Vendor memberships include many opportunities for promoting and advertising your company and it’s products:

  • Company logo, link and profile listed on the CIDM website
  • Company logo listed in CIDM conference program guides
  • Company name listed in the bi-monthly Best Practices newsletter
  • Company announcements in CIDM eNews newsletter
  • Ability to present at CIDM sponsored webinars
  • Ability to contribute articles to the Best Practices and eNews newsletters

Online Conferences. Receive four complimentary registrations to each online conference per year. Group discounts are also available.

Monthly Management Round Table. Members are invited to join monthly discussions to address pertinent issues in today’s industry.

Best Practices newsletter. This bimonthly newsletter provides the latest news in the information-development industry and reports on CIDM studies and member actions. The newsletter features articles about industry best practices and case studies, a calendar of coming industry events, book reviews, tool reviews, and more. Vendor members are encouraged to submit informational articles in the Best Practices newsletter each year.

CIDM webinars. CIDM Vendor members are invited to present CIDM sponsored webinars. CIDM Vendor members may also attend live or access recorded CIDM webinars at no cost.

Members website. Unlimited access to the Members Only webpages, including: 1) archives to the Best Practices newsletter issues,  2) a search tool for articles in Best Practices and CIDM eNews, 3) links to CIDM webinars and white papers that are reserved only for members, 4) lists of the CIDM members and the contact information for the primary liaisons in these organizations, 5) ability to participate in online forums & CIDM surveys. CIDM Vendor member company description and logo will be placed on CIDM websites with a link back to the vendor site.

Workshops. Receive 2-for-1 registrations on 2-3 day Comtech Public workshops (limited of two “2 for 1’s” per workshop) and a $200 discount on 5 day Public workshops.

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