To qualify for Vendor membership in the premier information-development management organization, you must be an industry tools or service provider.
Membership benefits include:
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. CIDM Vendor members are encouraged to publication informational articles in the Best Practices newsletter each year.
Annual Conferences and Exhibit space. Vendor members have a choice of either a Standard or the European option, allowing them to pick the combination of conference passes and exhibit opportunities that works best.
Standard: Receive exhibit space at the annual CMS/DITA North America conference and a discounted rate to exhibit at the annual CMS/DITA Europe conference. You will also receive one complimentary registration to the annual Best Practices conference plus one registration to a conference of your choice plus receive $300 discounts on additional registrations to Best Practices, $300 discounts on registrations to CMS/DITA North America and $200 discounts on registrations to CMS/DITA Europe. Note, there is not an exhibition hall at the Best Practices conference.
European: Receive exhibit space at both the annual CMS/DITA North America conference and CMS/DITA Europe conference. You will also receive $300 discounts on additional registrations to Best Practices, $300 discounts on registrations to CMS/DITA North America and $200 discounts on registrations to CMS/DITA Europe. Note, due to limited exhibit space at CMS/DITA Europe, please contact us for availability.
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.
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 Public workshops (limited of two “2 for 1’s” per workshop) and a $200 discount on 5 day Public workshops. Members also receive a 10% discount on Private workshops.
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.
Cost per year: $7,500