Member Benefits

Compelling reasons to join the ESD Alliance:

Network at major ESD Alliance industry events

  • Receive invitations to leading industry forums and symposiums
  • Join your colleagues at the Phil Kaufman Award Dinner
  • Build your network at executive receptions at DAC

Be considered an EDA industry player

  • Participate on committees promoting the health of the EDA industry worldwide
  • List your company on the Consortium website
  • Join the "EDA - Where Electronics Begins" industry branding initiative
  • Receive special member discounts certain industry reports

Receive special member discounts

  • Receive DAC and DATE exhibit space discounts (see details below)
  • Receive quarterly Market Service Statistics reports
  • Save money on ESD Alliance event attendance

Eligibility for DAC & DATE Discounts

  • The 10% DAC discount is on booth and suite space.
  • The 6% DATE discount is on booth space.
  • Your company must pay for its annual ESD Alliance membership no later than September 30 in order to receive its DAC and/or DATE discounts for the following year.
  • If your company has not previously exhibited at DAC & DATE, it may be able to receive the discounts when joining the Consortium after September 30. Please contact the ESD Alliance at +1-408-287-3322 or contact us for more information in this case.
  • The discount is not automatic. ESD Alliance members are responsible for asking DAC & DATE organizers for their discount when paying for their trade show space.

 

Eligibility for Joining

Voting Members

Companies engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of design tools, services, and semiconductor intellectual property to the electronics engineering community. Membership entitles your company to vote on policies, receive a membership plaque, have employees serve on a committee or as an officer, use of the Consortium's logo in promotions, and receive all pertinent correspondence.

Non-voting Associate Members

Investment Banker
Banks and investment companies interested in following the EDA industry. Membership includes the quarterly MSS report, and entitles you to attend all member meetings, events, and receive all correspondence.

Analysts
Companies engaged in the financial analysis of the EDA industry, other than investment bankers. Membership includes the quarterly MSS report, and entitles you to attend all member meetings and events, and receive all correspondence.

IDM and Foundries
Electronic design companies design and/or manufacture semiconductor products. This includes companies with the facilities to manufacture their own designs and companies who manufacture semiconductor devices as a service (foundry) to other design companies. Membership includes the quarterly MSS report, and entitles you to attend all member meetings and events, receive all correspondence, and participate in open committee meetings.

Fabless Electronic Design Companies
Electronic design companies that use EDA software and tools for the development of their final product. (Excludes EDA, SIP, and services companies who are eligible for voting membership.) Membership includes the quarterly MSS report, and entitles you to attend all member meetings and events, receive all correspondence, and participate in open committee meetings.

Software Vendor to EDA Companies
Software companies involved in the design and sale of software products and tools commonly used by EDA companies. (Examples include anti-piracy software, licensing software, etc.) Membership includes the quarterly MSS report, and entitles you to attend all member meetings and events, receive all correspondence, and participate in open committee meetings.

Individuals
Limited to individuals not representing a company eligible for voting or associate membership. Individual members do not receive the quarterly MSS report. Individual membership entitles you to attend all member meetings and events, receive all correspondence, and participate in open committee meetings.


Additional Information

Market Statistics Service (MSS)
The MSS provides subscribers with timely, detailed reports on quarterly EDA, semiconductor intellectual property (SIP), and services revenue. Revenue data is published by application segments, geographic region and platform. Reports are delivered approximately three months after the end of each quarter. With data going back through 1996, MSS is considered "the" source for quarterly EDA revenue data.