|Membership Benefits||Information | Authoritative Information from Key Stakeholders|
Membership Benefits Guide
The members’ section of the IDA’s online portal contains authoritative and up-to-date information from key stakeholders and knowledgeable industry participants on DME technologies and processes, commercial activities, and research under development worldwide – a valuable source of first-hand information from key players in the industry.
|Global Network | A Valuable International Contact Network|
The IDA supports a growing network of companies and individuals leading the way in DME’s development worldwide, and maintains close ties with regional DME associations such as the Japan DME Forum, and related industry bodies such as the Methanol Institute and the World LP Gas Association. The IDA network provides an ideal basis for developing valuable and rewarding relationships with other executives in the vanguard of the DME industry.
|Involvement | Shaping Progress; Ready for Opportunities|
The IDA supports a number of initiatives in various areas of interest to the association and its members (e.g. Regulations and Standards, Government Relations, Health, Safety and the Environment), each led and supported by IDA members. IDA members enjoy the opportunity to become involved in these global initiatives and the decisions, legislation, and business opportunities that result.
|Advocacy | A Unified and Influential Voice|
The IDA unites the broad interests of the worldwide DME industry into a single, focused and independent voice. Together with its regional and industry partners, the IDA and its members address issues of relevance to the industry with decision-makers including regulators, legislators, and policymakers.
Education | Conferences, Workshops, and Briefings from Experts in their Field
IDA conferences and workshops provide an excellent opportunity for companies to ensure that executives and staff are kept current, or to bring staff members up to speed on current research and technology,with briefings from technical experts in specific fields.
Patron | Providing the Leadership and Support Necessary to Address Important Industry Issues
Annual dues: US $30,000
Benefits: Board level representation, sponsorship, and premium content
Eligibility: Any public, private, or mixed public/private entity, with the exception of entities whose members would be eligible for membership independently (e.g. associations, councils, trade organizations, etc...), whether commercial or non-profit, that supports the purposes of the IDA.
| ||Regular | Upstream and Downstream Stakeholders and Those Interested in Covering Industry Developments|
Annual dues: US $5,000 ($2,500 for companies with fewer than 10 employees)
Benefits: Member's only content, participation in industry initiatives, representation
Eligibility: Any public, private, or mixed public/private entity, with the exception of entities whose members would be eligible for membership independently (e.g. associations, councils, trade organizations, etc...), whether commercial or non-profit, that supports the purposes of the IDA and is not eligible for membership under one of the other categories.