There will be three categories of members viz. General members, Associate members and International members.
General Membership will be open to companies those engaged in Software and IT enabled services industry, with a turnover exceeding U.S. $ 100,000 from Software and IT enabled services in any financial year preceding the year in which the application for membership is submitted.
Associate Membership is open to enterprises in the startup stage and where the turnover has yet to reach the U.S. $ 100,000 threshold. Associate membership will also be available to entities that have a continuing business relationship with the Software and IT enabled services sector and/or Software and IT enabled services enterprises, although such entities may not be directly engaged in the Software and IT enabled services industry. The following are some examples of such entities.
• Government Organizations dealing with the IT-BPO sector
• Organizations engaged in the promotion of IT
• Financial institutions
• Venture Capital companies
• Research institutions
• Management Consultants
• Companies providing services to IT/BPO companies
The decision of the Board on the eligibility of an applicant for associate membership shall be final and conclusive. General members will enjoy all membership rights including the right to hold office and vote at a meeting of the general body. Associate members may enjoy all benefits available to a general member other than the right to hold office and the right to vote at a meeting of the general body.
International Membership is open to foreign companies intend to set-up in Sri Lanka.General members will enjoy all membership rights including the right to hold office and vote at a meeting of the
general body. Associate and International members may enjoy all benefits available to a general member other than the right to hold office and the right to vote at a meeting of the general body.
Joining fee - $100 effective from 1st of January 2015
|Large companies (above $1,000,000 annual revenue)||USD||1125|
|Medium companies (between $500,000 to $1,000,000 annual revenue)||USD||575|
|Small companies(less than $500,000 to $100,000 annual revenue)||USD||280|
|Declaration of revenue from CEO is required to determine the category.|
|Associate Members (Software and IT Enabled Services Companies)||USD||175|
|Other Associate Members (Vendor Companies-SW,HW,Institutional Members, Academic Members etc.)||USD||575|
|Annual Membership Fees (International Members)||USD||2,500|
Note-The invoice will be raised in Sri Lankan Rupees at the selling rate of USD specified by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka as at the 1st of December the previous year. i.e-1.12.2014 for 2015.