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
(Non-Profit)

Free*

Company Logo and Link on Association Website

Use of Association logo with membership level badge

Ability to post Company White Papers and Articles

Committee Participation, including access to workflows

Eligible to win Annual Member Awards

Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting

ASSOCIATE
(Small Business <15 employees)

$900/year

Company Logo and Link on Association Website

Use of Association logo with membership level badge

Ability to post Company White Papers and Articles

Committee Participation, including access to workflows

Eligible to win Annual Member Awards

Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting

Silver
(Participants)

$2,500/year

Company Logo and Link on Association Website

Use of Association logo with membership level badge

Ability to post Company White Papers and Articles

Committee Participation, including access to workflows

Eligible to win Annual Member Awards

Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting

Staff APOLAN booth at events

Gold
(Contributors)

$4,500/year

Company Logo and Link on Association Website

Use of Association logo with membership level badge

Ability to post Company White Papers and Articles

Committee Participation, including access to workflows

Eligible to win Annual Member Awards

Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting

Staff APOLAN booth at events

Speak at training, events and webinars

Ability to host multi-member event and/or webinar

Author APOLAN blogs

Eligible for Committee Vote and Chair

Platinum
(Leaders)

$9,500/year

Company Logo and Link on Association Website

Use of Association logo with membership level badge

Ability to post Company White Papers and Articles

Committee Participation, including access to workflows

Eligible to win Annual Member Awards

Eligible to attend the Annual Meeting

Staff APOLAN booth at events

Speak at training, events and webinars

Ability to host multi-member event and/or webinar

Author APOLAN blogs

Eligible for Committee Vote and Chair

Eligible for Director, Officer and Board Chair Position

Vote on Board of Directors Membership and Annual Meeting

Host regional APOLAN events at their facilities

Representing APOLAN to media and analyst

* 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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