Forum Membership: An Open Invitation to Lead
Become a Implementer Member
Thank you for your interest in UPnP Forum. To become an Implementer Member, complete the five steps listed below. All steps must be completed before membership can be processed, including payment of the US$5,000 annual dues.
Step 1. Prepare and sign two (2) original UPnP Forum Membership Agreements. If your company is already a Basic Member skip to Step 2.
(Note: On March 21, 2013, the Steering Committee elected to revise the Membership Agreement to reflect the original expiration date of October 18, 2009 no longer applies. The Agreement linked above is the current form. In accordance with Section 4.8, the provisions of the current Agreement apply to all Forum members regardless of when they joined the Forum.)
(Note: On March 5, 2009, the Steering Committee exercised its power under Section 4.9 and extended the term of the Membership Agreement indefinitely. The expiration date of October 18, 2009, no longer applies.)
(Note: The UPnP Forum Membership Agreement was previously amended on June 24, 2002, November 5, 2002, July 2, 2006, and November 20, 2008. The Agreement linked above is the current form. In accordance with Section 4.8, the provisions of the current Agreement apply to all Forum members regardless of when they joined the Forum.)
(Note: The UPnP Forum bylaws were amended July 9, 2009.)
Step 2. Prepare and sign two (2) original UPnP Forum Implementer Addenda.
Step 3. Complete and sign the Implementer membership application and fill out the Membership Registration Form to designate a primary representative to the Forum for your company, tell us more about your company and which working committees you are interested in joining.
Step 4. Fax the first and signature pages of the signed agreements and the application form to 1.503.644.6708, ATTN: UPnP Forum Membership Processing. A scanned copy sent to email@example.com is also acceptable.
Step 5. Mail:
- the two (2) signed original Membership Agreements in their entirety (if not currently a Basic Member),
- the two (2) signed original Implementer Addenda in their entirety,
- the original membership application and, if paying by check
- check payable to UPnP Forum for annual membership dues (US $5,000) to:
ATTN: Membership Processing
3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, OR 97006
Please enclose a business card. Please note we do NOT return a counter-signed agreement to you. We retain both signed originals in our files.
Once you have completed all five steps including payment of the US$5,000 dues via check or wire transfer, and after we have received the signed original membership documentation in the mail, you will receive an electronic welcome letter within ten business days.
Do You Have Questions About the Agreement?
If you have questions of a legal nature about the membership agreement please email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org with the text "UPnP Forum Membership Agreement" in the subject line of your message.
If you have questions of a general nature about the UPnP initiative or the UPnP Forum, please email your questions to email@example.com with the text "UPnP Information Request" in the subject line of your message.