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 *
    GET STARTED
    • 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
    GET STARTED
    • 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
    GET STARTED
    • 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
    GET STARTED
    • 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
    GET STARTED
    • 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.

APOLAN
The Association for Passive Optical LAN is a non-profit organization composed of manufacturers, distributers, integrators, and consulting companies who are actively involved in the Passive Optical LAN marketplace. Our members support the growth and education of the Passive Optical LAN industry and are focused on formulating solutions on how best to market, install, educate, and support this burgeoning field.