'Small Business membership is a variant of associate membership with a reduced membership fee.
The procedure for joing the consortium is:
Step 1: download the Wireless Power Consortium Agreement and decide whether your company agrees with the terms of this agreement.
Step 2: fill in Annex C (associate membership for a small business), and have it signed by someone authorized to sign on behalf of your company. Here is the form:
Annex C - application form for a small business (less than 10,000,000 USD annual revenues)
中国公司请使用中国公司的申请表 Annex C - application form for a small Chinese company
Step 3: Send two paper copies with original signatures, by courier service, to
The Wireless Power Consortium
c/o IEEE-ISTO, attn. Rosalinda F. Saravia
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Step 4: The Steering Group of the consortium decides the the approval of the membership application. This usually takes about two weeks for associate membership.
Step 5: The administrator will countersign the membership application, provided it is correctly filled in, and return one of the paper copies with original signatures. You are now a member of the Wireless Power Consortium.
Step 6: The financial administrator of the WPC, IEEE-ISTO, will send you an invoice for one year membership fee. Please pay the invoice on time, otherwise your membership benefits will be suspended.
|Month of joining the WPC||small business*||Covers Membership until|
|July||US$ 7500||December next year|
|August||US$ 7083||December next year|
|September||US$ 6667||December next year|
|October||US$ 6250||December next year|
|November||US$ 5833||December next year|
|December||US$ 5417||December next year|
*) A company that joins as small business must pay US$ 5000 per year. The invoice will be pro-rated, depending on the month of joining the WPC. When the prorated fee is US$ 2500 or less, the next year will also be invoiced.
**) Small business members pay a registration fee of $2,500 per product registered in the product database. One free product registration per year is included in the US$ 5000 membership fee.
Payment terms and consequences of non-payment are set out in the WPC's financial administration policy.
Note that companies that terminate their membership and re-join need to pay the full annual membership fee. Pro-rating is not applicable when re-joining.