Corporate Member Benefits

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Corporate Member Benefits

Human Resource Benefits: Secure the Right Talent through

  • Post 20 job openings at no charge, with additional postings at 50% off.
    Recruiters (Associate Member C): Receive an additional 10 postings at no charge.
  • Access the database of resumes from hundreds of eligible candidates at no charge.
  • Track how often your jobs are viewed by job seekers.
  • Create automatic resume alerts to notify you when qualified candidates register.

Executive Benefits: Tap into Market Intelligence

  • Exclusive networking opportunities allow executives to develop new business contacts and connect with customers through special events at major industry conferences and trade shows.
  • The highly regarded annual Executive Forum provides an opportunity to gather competitive and marketing information from the top companies in the optical communications industry. Corporate Associates receive two event registrations for the price of one.
  • OIDA's online presentations provide another resource when compiling statistics for your company presentations. Plus, OIDA extends a special OSA Corporate Associates rate for their events.
  • Opportunities to participate in OSA committees give you access to industry and OSA leadership and the chance to influence future programs.

Sales and Marketing Benefits: Leverage OSA's Reach to Gain Greater Brand Visibility

  • Increase exposure with your company's profile in the searchable online Corporate Member Directory.
  • Gain exclusive access to OSA's individual members of more than 18,000 optics professionals. As a Corporate Member, your first mailing list order includes 5,000 names at no charge.
  • Take advantage of exhibit discounts at Frontiers in Optics and OSA topical meetings.
  • Receive advertising discounts in Optics & Photonics News, which reaches nearly 20,000 optics professionals. Your Corporate Membership saves you 15% on display and classified ads.
  • Extend your reach with online advertising on Special rates available for Corporate Members.
  • Utilize the Green Photonics Guide to reach potential customers in the sustainable photonics industry. Corporate Members receive a complimentary line listing, automatic content download from the company website which activates the search feature, and a graphical identifier signifying your status as an OSA Corporate Member.

Public Relations Benefits: Let OSA's PR Team Boost Your Corporate Awareness

  • Use the online PR Toolkit, available only to Corporate Associate Members, which includes templates and information on creating a media strategy, writing a press release, holding a press conference and much more.
  • Include your company's news releases in Industry Newsmakers, OSA's quarterly round-up of corporate member news announcements sent to targeted media.
  • Post your press releases on, which has 5,500 visitors per month
  • Receive updates on industry media staff changes.
  • Get expert advice from OSA's professional PR staff.
  • Receive Business Wire discounts that include 10% off all U.S. news release distribution.

Learn more about these benefits or contact OSA's PR staff.

R&D Benefits: Access Technical Resources and Invest in Your Team

Receive up to 20 Individual OSA Memberships, which include:

  • 50 free downloads from choose from more than 220K+ journal articles, images and conference proceedings
  • Complimentary subscriptions to Optics & Photonics News and Physics Today (online and print)
  • Substantial discounts for meeting and conference registrations and journal subscriptions
  • Worldwide networking opportunities at members-only events and through online resources
  • Career Services including special members-only benefits
  • Five technical group affiliations to assure you are updated and well-connected with your technical community
  • Professional recognition through grants, awards and fellowships
  • And much more!

The number of individual memberships assigned to each Corporate Member is based on the company’s membership category:

Corporate Associate Member Type

Number of Free Individual OSA Memberships for Company Employees

Corporate Member (Annual Sales Volume)


Tier 1: $1-$10 Million 3
Tier 2: $10-$20 Million 7
Tier 3: $20-$50 Million 10
Tier 4: Over $50 Million 20
Associate Member  
Group A: Non-Profit, University, Government Lab 3
Group B: Publisher, market research firm, VC, other 3
Group C: Recruiter 3

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