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The Geospatial Information & Technology Association is a member-led nonprofit professional association and leading advocate for anyone using geospatial technology to help operate, maintain, and protect the infrastructure. This includes organizations such as utilities, telecommunication companies, and the public sector. Through industry-leading educational events - along with research initiatives, chapters, membership, and other programs - GITA provides education and professional best practices at every level: 

  • Individual, $150: Membership for one individual who does not work for a current Premium Affiliate, Standard Affiliate, or is enrolled as a student at a current Educational Affiliate. 
  • Early Career Professionals, $25 first year, $50 second year, $75 third year, $100, fourth year. Membership for one individual who has recently entered the GIS job market. 
  • Retired, $10: Membership for one individual who has concluded one's working or professional career. 
  • Student, $25: Membership for one full-time student (12 credits) attending institutions that are not a current GITA Educational affiliate. 
  • Standard Affiliate,  $500: Membership for small non-academic organizations or businesses - includes 5 individual memberships. 
  • Premium Affiliate,  $3,000: Membership for large non-academic organizations or businesses  - includes 10 individual memberships. 
  • Educational Affiliate, $300: Membership for academic institutions - perks include up to 50 individual memberships for full-time students and faculty. 

 Benefits At All Membership Levels

  • Reduced admission rates and speaking opportunities at national and local GITA events
  • GISP points for association participation
  • Members-only access to professional development including webinars, white papers, videos, trade articles and reference documents, many offering GISP points for their review
  • Networking, both in person and online through community forums and discussion circles
  • Searchable directory of GITA members
  • Opportunity for industry-wide personal recognition through GITA awards programs
  • Ability to participate in a local GITA chapter
  • A chance to make your voice heard on community topics of importance through engagement with GITA's representatives on the National Geospatial Advisory Council, GIS Certification Institute and National States Geographic Information Council

Additional Benefits At Other Levels

Premium Affiliate

Everything in the membership at all levels benefits, plus: 

  • 10 individual memberships ($1,500 value)
  • Ability to purchase an unlimited number of additional individual memberships for $100 each
  • Annual opportunity to host one of GITA's online educational webinars (includes a three-minute product focus presentation at start of event)
  • Preferential exhibit space at GITA-run events 
  • Announcement of your  support of the association to GITA's follows on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Acknowledgement of your premium affiliation -- and display of your corporate logo -- on GITA's website
  • Ability to provide quarterly product updates to GITA's more than 5,000 LinkedIn subscribers
  • Access to GITA research and development efforts, including the ability to suggest, sponsor, and/or participate in cooperative, vendor-neutral research efforts.

Standard Affiliate

Everything in the "benefits at all levels" section above, plus: 

  • 5 individual memberships ($750 value)
  • Ability to purchase up to 20 additional individual memberships for $100 each
  • Preferential exhibit space at GITA-run events 
  • Announcement of your  support of the association to GITA's follows on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Acknowledgement of your standard affiliation -- and display of your corporate logo -- on GITA's website
  • Ability to provide quarterly product updates to GITA's more than 5,000 LinkedIn subscribers
  • Access to GITA research and development efforts, including the ability to suggest, sponsor, and/or participate in cooperative, vendor-neutral research efforts.

Educational Affiliate

Everything in the "benefits at all levels" section above, plus: 

  • Up to 50 individual memberships and many associated benefits* for faculty and currently enrolled full-time students of your institution, a value of more than $1,250.
  • Announcement of your institution's support to GITA's follows on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
  • Acknowledgement of your educational affiliation status on GITA's website and inclusion in the Educational Affiliates member directory. 
  • Access to GITA research and development efforts, including the ability to suggest, sponsor, and/or participate in cooperative, vendor-neutral research efforts.
  • Opportunity for your students to participate in GITA's national and local scholarship programs, and quarterly map contest (coming soon).

Some restrictions on voting for members of the Board of Directors.

Student Member

Everything* in the "benefits at all levels" section above, plus: 

  • Opportunity to participate in GITA's national and local scholarship programs, and quarterly map contest (coming soon). Some restrictions on voting for members of the Board of Directors.