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About MAPPS Membership
Thank you for your interest in joining MAPPS, the only association of private sector geospatial firms in the United States. Membership in MAPPS is on an anniversary basis. By joining now, you receive all the MAPPS member benefits for 12 full months from the date your completed application and payment are received.

MAPPS has several membership categories. The following are the base membership categories. Please read each category description and select the one that most accurately describes your firm.

MAPPS also offers several optional enhanced levels of membership to increase your firm's participation, exposure and marketing among your peers and potential partners and clients. Take a few moments to review each of these options and additional opportunities. You will have an opportunity to choose these enhanced levels after clicking APPLY NOW next to the most appropriate membership category.

Annual Base Dues

Regular Member Firm - APPLY NOW

Definition: Any firm having office(s) located in the United States of America and is engaged in the geospatial profession may become a Regular Member by making written application to the MAPPS President accompanied by payment of one year's dues. "Engaged in the geospatial profession" means any firm that has as one of its purposes the creation, collection, dissemination or application of geo-referenced graphical or digital data to depict natural or manmade physical features, phenomena, or boundaries of the earth, geospatial intelligence, and any information related thereto, including any such data that comprises a survey, map, chart, geographic information system, remotely sensed satellite or aerial image or data.

 

Regular Member Firm dues are based on total number of employees (full or part time) on the firm's payroll:

1-10 Employees
$1,100
11-50 Employees
$1,400
51-100 Employees
$2,000
101-150 Employees
$3,300
151-250 Employees
$5,400
More than 250 Employees
$7,600

Associate Member Firm - APPLY NOW

Definition: Any firm engaged in the manufacturing and/or supplying of geospatial equipment, services, supplies, hardware or software, that supports but is not engaged in the geospatial profession, any firm not engaged in but with an interest in the geospatial field, and any firm meeting the definition of "engaged in the geospatial profession" whose office(s) is (are) located outside of the United States of America may become an Associate Member by making written application to the MAPPS President accompanied by payment of one year's dues.

Associate Member Firm dues are as follows:

Annual sales of $5 million or less
$1,400
Annual sales of more than $5 million
$3,300

Independent Consultant Member - APPLY NOW

Definition: Any individual who would otherwise qualify for membership as a Regular or Associate Member, but is not affiliated with any firm that would qualify for membership as Regular or Associate Member, has no employees, is engaged in consulting in or to the geospatial profession, and provides a consulting service of interest to the geospatial profession.

Independent Consultant dues: $500

Emeritus Member - Contact MAPPS

Definition: Any individual who has been an officer of a firm which has been an active or associate member firm for at least the preceding five consecutive years, who has reached the age of 60 years, who has retired from such firm and is no longer engaged in a full time practice in the geospatial profession may become an Emeritus Member by making written application accompanied by payment of one year's dues. Aside from serving on the MAPPS Board of Directors, Emeritus Members have the same rights and privileges as Regular Members.

Emeritus Member Dues: $100

Additional Levels of Enhanced Membership (Optional)

Sustaining Member

Definition: Any Regular or Associate Member Firm which desires to sustain the programs and activities of MAPPS. Sustaining Member Firms receive special recognition at MAPPS meetings and in MAPPS publications. For Sustaining Member benefits: click here.

Sustaining Member Firm dues are as follows:

Silver
MAPPS Base Dues + $250
Gold
MAPPS Base Dues + $500
Platinum
MAPPS Base Dues + $1000

State Chapters

Alabama Chapter Member (AL-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Alabama may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

AL-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Colorado Chapter Member (CO-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Colorado may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

CO-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Florida Chapter Member (FL-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Florida may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

FL-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Georgia Chapter Member (GA-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Georgia may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

GA-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Maryland Chapter Member (MD-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Maryland may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

MD-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Pennsylvania Chapter Member (PA-MAPPS)

Definition: Any firm with an office or interest in geospatial activities in Pennsylvania may join the state chapter of MAPPS.

PA-MAPPS Chapter Dues: MAPPS Base Dues + $250

Membership Packages

Emerald Package

Definition: Combines MAPPS annual membership dues and registration rates for one firm principal to attend three major MAPPS conferences within the firm’s membership term (includes Winter, Federal Programs, and Summer conferences). Purchasing the Emerald Package at the time of membership renewal results in at least a 5% discount from the early registration fee for the MAPPS conferences.

This package is $2,299 in addition to base membership dues.

Diamond Package

Definition: Combines MAPPS annual membership base dues, a Platinum Sustaining Membership, a Diamond Sponsorship at the MAPPS Summer or Winter conference and registration rates for two firm principals to attend three major MAPPS conferences within the firm’s membership term (includes Winter, Federal Programs, and Summer conferences). Additionally, purchasing the Diamond Membership Package at the time of membership renewal results in at least a 5% discount from the early registration fees for the MAPPS conferences.

This package is $13,098 in addition to base membership dues.

Conference Sponsorships

A sponsorship at a MAPPS conference is a great way to make your firm's presence known in front of your business-to-business partners and prospects at the conference and throughout the MAPPS membership.  Additionally, a sponsorship helps sustain and support MAPPS and your profession.There are multiple levels of sponsorships and opportunities available at each of the three major MAPPS conferences to promote your firm.  We hope you will consider adding a sponsorship or two to your membership dues.  For more information about sponsorship opportunities contact Sally Palatiello.

      Conference Sponsorship Levels:

          Diamond Sponsor   $7,500
          Platinum Sponsor    $6,000
          Gold Sponsor          $3,000
          Silver Sponsor         $1,500
          Bronze Sponsor      $1,000