Membership

The Association for Passive Optical LAN is comprised of individuals and businesses engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution, sale and installation of passive optical LAN or are otherwise supportive of the implementation of such networks.

Member Advantages

By getting involved, you and your company, can make visible contributions to APOLAN marketing committee, APOLAN technology committee, BICSI, TIA, BSRIA and other ground-breaking industry advancements.

  • Impact industry research
  • Involvement in POL events, training and webinars
  • Recognition through members’ annual awards
  • Contribute to APOLAN Annual members’ meeting
  • Influence association news releases and social media
  • Assist in authoring published articles
  • Gain coverage in APOLAN newsletter

There are four sponsor levels of membership and an additional Associate Membership level as detailed below:

ASSOCIATE

Free*

Eligible for Director or Officer Position **
Eligible to vote on matters at the Annual Meeting
Committee Participation
Eligible for Committee Chair
Committee Vote Eligible
Use of Association logo with membership level badge
Vote on Board of Directors Membership
Discount at Association Events
Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting
1 login for the Association Website
Access to Committee Workflow Content
Company Logo and Link on Association Website
Ability to post Company White Papers and Article
Keynote opportunities at Association conferences
Ability to Host Webinars
Early booth location selection at conferences 

BRONZE

$1,500/year

Eligible for Director or Officer Position **
Eligible to vote on matters at the Annual Meeting
Committee Participation
Eligible for Committee Chair
Committee Vote Eligible
Use of Association logo with membership level badge
Vote on Board of Directors Membership
Discount at Association Events
Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting
1 login for the Association Website
Access to Committee Workflow Content
Company Logo and Link on Association Website
Ability to post Company White Papers and Article
Keynote opportunities at Association conferences
Ability to Host Webinars
Early booth location selection at conferences

Silver

$3,500/year

Eligible for Director or Officer Position **
Eligible to vote on matters at the Annual Meeting
Committee Participation
Eligible for Committee Chair
Committee Vote Eligible
Use of Association logo with membership level badge
Vote on Board of Directors Membership
Discount at Association Events
Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting
1 login for the Association Website
Access to Committee Workflow Content
Company Logo and Link on Association Website
Ability to post Company White Papers and Article
Keynote opportunities at Association conferences
Ability to Host Webinars
Early booth location selection at conferences

Gold

$6,500/year

Eligible for Director or Officer Position **
Eligible to vote on matters at the Annual Meeting
Committee Participation
Eligible for Committee Chair
Committee Vote Eligible
Use of Association logo with membership level badge
Vote on Board of Directors Membership
Discount at Association Events
Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting
Up to 5 logins for the Association Website
Access to Committee Workflow Content
Company Logo and Link on Association Website
Ability to post Company White Papers and Article
Keynote opportunities at Association conferences
Ability to Host Webinars
Early booth location selection at conferences

Platinum

$9,500/year

Eligible for Director or Officer Position **
Eligible to vote on matters at the Annual Meeting
Committee Participation
Eligible for Committee Chair
Committee Vote Eligible
Use of Association logo with membership level badge
Vote on Board of Directors Membership
Discount at Association Events
Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting
Up to 20 logins for the Association Website
Access to Committee Workflow Content
Company Logo and Link on Association Website
Ability to post Company White Papers and Article
Keynote opportunities at Association conferences
Ability to Host Webinars
Early booth location selection at conferences

* The Associate Membership level is restricted to media, institutions of higher learning, industry analysts, and market research firms.

** The offices of Vice-President and Secretary must also be a representative of or employed by a Founding or Platinum Member and have a functioning knowledge design, development, manufacturing, distribution, sale and installation of passive optical networks. Otherwise, officers need not be members of the Board of Directors. 

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