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Membership to AFCEA Türkiye

General:

All real persons and legal entities (organizations) with the capacity to act are eligible to be a member of AFCEA Türkiye if they meet the regulatory conditions that are forseen and to embrace the objectives and principles of AFCEA Türkiye as set forth in the By-Laws.

Classes of Membership:

The classes of membership of AFCEA Türkiye are outlined in its By-Laws Article 7.

These are: Individual, Student, Honorary (Distinguished Life), and Corporate memberships.

  1. Individual Membership

Individual member is defined as a real person who meets membership conditions.

Individual members have the right to vote to elect members of the Chapter Board of Directors (BODs) during the General Board meetings. 

Individual members have also the right to be elected as a member of the Chapter BODs and as a delegate to represent AFCEA Türkiye in the General Board Meetings of AFCEA International.

Individual membership is classified depending on the amount of membership dues.

Normal Membership: Members who meet membership conditions and pay membership dues with the amount for a period of time that is determined by the General Board.

Life Membership: Members who meet membership conditions and pay membership dues only once with the amount that is determined by the General Board.

Individual Member Benefits: Please visit http://www.afcea.org/membership

  • AFCEA connects great ideas, vital solutions and innovative people to advance the global security mission.
  • Each month SIGNAL Magazine is delivered to each member free of charge. This is AFCEA’s premier professional journal of communications, electronics, intelligence and information systems.
  • Members become a part of an extensive network of government, academia and industry professionals in the field of information Technologies (IT), communications, intelligence and homeland security.
  • Members can participate in national and international exhibitions, conferences and symposia sponsored by AFCEA International and AFCEA Turkiye.
  • Members have an instant connection through the local AFCEA chapter network. Members are invited to attend chapter and regional activities tailored to learn about Professional development needs.
  • AFCEA has partnered with several Center of Academic Excellence to bring training and certification opportunities at affordable prices to our members.
  • Members can sign up for training through AFCEA’s Onsite Courses.
  • The AFCEA Educational Foundation’s Leadership Forum brings together a small group of emerging leaders to learn from senior leadership in an intimate setting.
  • Awards and scholarship programs are in place to recognize Professional and academic accomplishments at both the chapter and international levels.
  1. Student Membership

Student membership is available only for a full-time students who are attending an educational program and not receiving any salary. They also have to meet membership conditions and pay membership dues with the amount for a period of time that is determined by the General Board.

Student members have no right to vote and to be elected as a member of BODs or delegate in the meetings of General Board.

  1. Honorary Membership

A member can be honorary member who completes his/her membership continuously for 40 years or is over 65 years of age and being a permanent member for 35 years.

Honorary members have no right to vote and to be elected as a member of BODs or delegate in the meetings of General Board.

  1. Corporate Membership

Corporate members are legal entities that meet membership conditions. Corporate membership is available for consulting to sustaining size organizations and includes associate individual memberships as part of the corporate benefits. Corporate members select and declare their associate individual members according to the amount of membership dues that are paid and determined by the AFCEA International.

Each corporate member are represented by its associate members in the General Board meetings.

Associate members have the same rights of individual members for voting and are eligible to be elected as a member of BODs and as a delegate in the General Board meetings.

Corporate Member Benefits: Please visit http://www.afcea.org/membership

  • AFCEA brings small, medium and large companies together to network, share and partner so they can meet the demands of ever-changing global security market.
  • As a corporate member, you have a voice in the Exchange of ideas and continuing advancement of thought leadership that is the AFCEA Advantage.
  • AFCEA events and conferences provide networking opportunities on a local chapter level; as well as on an international scale.
  • Members engage at all levels of the association. They participate in thought leadership positions at the international, national and chapter level, helping identify trends, find solutions and address member needs.
  • AFCEA’s brand and membership base are worldwide. No matter where you go, you can connect through local chapters to interact with the local business environment and global marketplace. Corporate membership also includes marketing discounts:
    •  Enjoy reduced rates for sponsorship and exhibits at international events
    •  Gain priority advertising positions in AFCEA’s award-winning SIGNAL Magazine
    •  Take advantage of discounts for advertising on the AFCEA website
    •  Include a free corporate profile in SIGNAL Magazine
    •  Enhance your visibility to government and industry in our online Corporate Member Directory
    •  Purchase enhanced listings in the AFCEA online Corporate Directories at a reduced rate
    •  Announce your corporate accomplishments through AFCEA
    •  AFCEA provides the opportunities and the products and services your employees need to be   successful.
    •  Complimentary associate membership for designated employees
    •  Exclusive educational workshops and networking events
    •  Reduced registration fees at AFCEA International Events
    •  Subscriptions to SIGNAL Magazine, AFCEA’s monthly Professional journal
    •  Affiliations with multiple chapters, worldwide.
    •  Membership discounts on business products and services.

Membership Dues

Each member (individual, student or corporate) is obliged to pay his/her membership dues outlined in the AFCEA International and AFCEA Turkiye By-Laws.

AFCEA International membership rates can be found at http://www.afcea.org/membership

Individual and Students Membership Rates as of October 2015

One-Year Membership $50
Three-Year Membership (20% Discount) $120
One-Year Junior Enlisted (E1-E6 and international equivalents) $20
Life Membership $900
Student Membership $15

On the other hand, each member, who wishes to become a member of AFCEA Turkiye, has to pay a one-time membership fee during the first year of the membership, and then annual membership renewal fee. The amount of AFCEA Turkiye membership dues are determined by the General Board Members of AFCEA Turkiye.

Currently, membership dues for the members of AFCEA Turkiye is:

Individual members (Normal and Life time members): One-time membership fee is 50TL and annual membership renewal fee is 25TL.

Corporate members: 150TL, 500TL, 750TL and 1250TL depending on the size of the organizations such as Consulting (#of Employees are under 10),Small (#of Employees are 10 to 49), Medium (#of Employees are 50 to 500) and Large (#of Employees are over 500). One-time membership dues and annual membership renewal dues are the same for corporate members.

Membership Application

Individual Membership Application:

  • Visit the link afcea.org/membership and click “Individual Memberships” and then click “Join Now”. Fill in the all pages of membership application form and pay your membership fee. There are two methods of payment: Check/Cash (US$ drawn on US bank) or Charge to your credit card.
  • After completing the first step above, you will have a receipt or invoice with information about your membership from AFCEA International.
  • You then email a copy of your receipt to the address Turkiye@afcea.org.tr
  • President, Secretary or Vice President, responsible for memberships, of Turkiye Chapter will contact and ask you what you have to do regarding the rest of the process. This includes the payment of one-time membership fee for normal and life time members (not students and enlisted), filling out an application form signed by you and providing a photo of yours. According to the By Laws of Turkiye Chapter, this process is mandatory for all members of Turkiye chapter.

Corporate Membership Application:

  • Visit the link afcea.org/membership and click “Corporate Memberships” and then click “Join Now”. Fill in the all pages of membership application form and pay your membership fee. There are three methods of payment: Check/Cash (US$ drawn on US bank), Charge to your credit card or Transfer your paymet to AFCEA International’s bank account. (For bank transfer information, please contact us)
  • After completing the first step above, you will have a receipt or invoice with information about your membership from AFCEA International.
  • You then email a list of all the names of your associate members with their contact information and a copy of your receipt to the address Turkiye@afcea.org.tr
  • President, Secretary or Vice President, responsible for memberships, of Turkiye Chapter will contact and ask you what you have to do regarding the rest of the process. This includes the payment of one-time membership fee for corporate members, filling out an application form signed by each associate member of your organization and providing a photo of your members. According to the By Laws of Turkiye Chapter, this process is mandatory for all members of Turkiye chapter.

Individual Membership Application Form

Corporate Membership Application Form

Student Membership Application Form

These forms can also be requested from AFCEA Türkiye Headquarters.


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