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The National EBS Association (NEBSA), established in1978, is a nonprofit professional organization representing Educational Broadband Service (EBS) licensees.

Membership in the organization is open to EBS licensees and to individuals, businesses, organizations, institutions or professional societies that do not have an EBS license but wish to support and share in the activities of the Association.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Conventions on EBS related activities and topics
  • Professional development opportunities and seminars
  • Influence on national EBS policy and rules
  • Assistance guiding best practices
  • Access to a network of EBS professionals

Annual dues are established and reviewed by the Board of Directors.

 

NEBSA Membership Application Form     |     NEBSA Membership Renewal Form

 

CATEGORIES OF MEMBERSHIP

There are three membership categories: EBS Licensees, Associate Members, and Business and Corporate Members.

EBS LICENSEES MEMBERS

Open to all nonprofit entities holding an EBS (ITFS) license. Members shall name an official representative to serve as that organization's contact person and voting representative.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Open to any individual, nonprofit organization, educational institution, or professional society that does not hold an EBS (ITFS) license, nor is a business entity, and wish to share in the activities and support of the NEBSA. Members shall name an official representative to serve as the contact person and to receive announcements and other information.

BUSINESS AND CORPORATE MEMBERS

Open to any business (individual, partnership, association, company, corporation, etc.) that wish to share in the activities and support of NEBSA. Such members shall name one representative to serve as the official representative to receive announcements and other information. This official representative is eligible to be appointed to one of the three (3) NEBSA Board positions designated to represent business and industry.
 

ANNUAL DUES AND BENEFITS

There are three levels of membership for EBS Licensee Members and Associate Members with ascending levels of benefits.

All members are entitled to a 250-word description of their products or services in their NEBSA website listing.

Basic EBS Licensee Membership                 Annual Dues          $360             

Basic Associate Membership                        Annual Dues          $360

            The Official Representative:  

  • Receives all NEBSA communications
  • Has access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receives a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting.

Institutional EBS Membership                       Annual Dues          $600

Institutional Associate Membership             Annual Dues          $600

The Official Representative and two additional representatives: 

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Are authorized access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting.

Sustaining EBS Membership                      Annual Dues           $1200

Sustaining Associate Membership             Annual Dues           $1200

The Official Representative and four additional representatives:  

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Are authorized access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting

Patron EBS Membership                            Annual Dues          $1500

Patron Associate Membership                   Annual Dues          $1500

The Official Representative and six additional representatives:  

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Are authorized access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting

Basic Business and Corporate ­Memberships         

There are four levels of membership available to all individual, partnerships, incorporated and unincorporated business entities. Business and Corporate Membership includes a listing and logo in the Business Sponsors section of the NEBSA website

Basic Business and Corporate ­Membership                     Annual Dues    $480  

Businesses with 1 to 5 employees

The Official Representative will:

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Have access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting

Contributing Business and Corporate ­Membership        Annual Dues     $660

Businesses with 6 to 25 employees

The Official Representative and three additional representatives will:

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Have access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting

Sustaining Business and Corporate Membership          Annual Dues    $1260

Businesses with 26 to 100 employees

The Official Representative and five additional representatives will:

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • Have access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting

Patron Level Business and Corporate Membership     Annual Dues     $3000

Businesses with over 100 employees

The Official Representative and ten additional designees will:

  • Receive all NEBSA communications
  • have access to the Members Only Section of the NEBSA website
  • Receive a 10% discount on all select activities other than the annual meeting