Membership Information : Levels

Membership Levels

Smart Card Alliance Latin America membership period starts on the first day of the month that the completed membership agreement is received and runs for 12 months. Renewal notices will sent approximately 45 days prior to the one year anniversary date.

Leadership Council – Annual Dues US$9,000.00
(A Discounted annual dues of US $7,500.00 for SCA Members)

Leadership Council membership is the premier level of membership, reserved for those organizations that choose to not only be smart card industry leaders, but also to help lead the Smart Card Alliance Latin America (SCALA) as the primary voice of the smart card industry. Those commercial organizations who aspire to become leaders in the industry will join at this level. Leadership Council members hold the majority of voting seats on the Smart Card Alliance Latin America Board of Directors and chair the various Industry Councils. Leadership Council members are showcased in all Alliance activities to promote their companies’ industry leadership and have priority for participation in and direction of Alliance conferences, webinars, workshops, and other organizational activities. Leadership Council members serve as committee members and participate on a regular basis to help shape the Alliance.

Leadership Council Members are eligible for all special working group meetings and advisory panel groups where the Alliance may bring in special political, legislative, or technical experts to discuss industry issues and problems regarding the industry. Additionally, Leadership Council Members can be invited to provide Alliance industry perspective at input sessions or educational sessions.

Leadership Council Benefits

General Member – Annual Dues US$5,000.00
(A Discounted annual dues of US $4,500.00 for SCA Members)

Smart Card Alliance Latin America (SCALA) General Membership is open to any non-government organization that is interested in the supporting the mission of the Smart Card Alliance. General Members make up the majority of the Alliance membership. Typically, these organizations are committed leaders in their respective markets as it pertains to the smart card industry but do not possess the financial or personnel resources to participate at the Leadership Council level. General members are invited to participate in all Alliance activities, attending conferences and member meetings and participating in Industry Councils and Work Groups.

General Member Benefits

Entitled to list all company products, services, and areas of expertise in searchable database for web site visitors

Associate Member Level – Annual Dues US$1,250.00
(A Discounted annual dues of US $1,250.00 for SCA Members)

The SCALA Associate Membership level is open to individual consultants or contractors, who are not full-time or part-time employees of a public or privately-held company or government agency. Associate Member applicants who meet the qualifications must be approved by a majority vote of the SCALA Board of Directors. Associate Members are invited to participate in all Alliance activities, attending conferences and member meetings and participating in Industry Councils and Work Groups.

Associate Member Benefits

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