The RAIN RFID Alliance offers a variety of membership benefits, including industry research, education, promotion and services that connect industry members and end users. Members will be able to use RAIN’s logo and brand, and will receive awareness of their member company, products, and website on the RAIN RFID website. The RAIN RFID Alliance will share newsletters, industry statistics and an annual industry report as available.
Companies wishing to join the RAIN Alliance should download and send in the RAIN Member Application.
The current dues structure for RAIN is as follows (2020/2021):
Regular Member: A corporation (or named division of a corporation) whose primary business is selling RAIN RFID technology.
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The RAIN Operating Rules permit companies, or publicly named divisions of companies, to join the Alliance as Regular Members. For the former, the Alliance assesses dues based on the yearly gross revenues of the company. For the latter, the Alliance assesses dues based on the yearly gross revenues of the publicly named division. See the RAIN Operating Rules for information on the rights and obligations of Regular Members that are company divisions.
Regular Members that are also members of AIM, Inc. are entitled to a 20% discount on their yearly RAIN dues. (AIM Chapter members are entitled to a 10% discount). You must maintain your AIM membership through the course of your RAIN membership.
End-User Member yearly dues: $7,500
End-User Members are Regular Members. A corporation (or named division of a corporation) that does not sell but rather uses Identification Technology in the course of its business.
Nonprofit Member yearly dues: $2,500
Nonprofit Member: A registered nonprofit organization.
Nonprofit Members that are also members of AIM, Inc. are entitled to a 20% discount on their yearly RAIN dues. (AIM Chapter members are entitled to a 10% discount). You must maintain your AIM membership through the course of your RAIN membership.
Academic Members yearly dues: $500
Academic Member: An academic institution.
Limited Member yearly dues: $1,000
Limited Member: A corporation whose yearly revenue is less than $1 million or who have less than five employees. Divisions of corporations with annual revenues larger than $1M/yr. may not be Limited Members. Limited members cannot vote or run for a Board Member position.
Associate Member yearly dues: $1,000
Associate Member: Limited to companies that are not directly involved with RAIN technology, but who provide a service to the Alliance or to Alliance members (e.g. insurance companies, recruiters/headhunters etc.). The Board reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine if any applicant meets the foregoing criteria.
The Operating Rules contain a list of the benefits for each membership category and may be downloaded from RAIN Operating Rules.
If you are interested in joining RAIN, then download the following form send it to RAIN.
Organizations wishing to create mutual liaison relationships or become Associate Members with the RAIN Alliance should send an email to [email protected] with details.
If you have questions, please email [email protected] or call +1 412 368 6850