Individual Membership Benefits, Fees, and how to apply

Individual Membership

Any Data Link user, customer, manager, policy maker, technical advisor, support agent or supplier shall be eligible for full membership of the Society.

A Full Member shall have the right to attend and, if applicable, vote at meetings of the Society and other benefits as detailed in the Bylaws of the Society.

Advantages for Individuals

  • Contact with the only dedicated network of Data Links professionals.
  • Access to Society chapter events.
  • Discount on attendance of the annual symposium of the society (IDLS).
  • Priority attendance of IDLSoc events.
  • Online Resources, including:
    • Searchable Directory of Data Link Contacts
    • Calendar of Data Link Events
    • Collaborative Forums
    • Access to Data Link Groups

Individuals can apply to join the Society online.

Associate and Honorary Members

Associate and Honorary membership shall be admissible in accordance with the Bylaws of the Society.

Applying for Individual Membership

All individuals currently or previously involved in the Data Links community can make an online application to join the Society. This involves a few simple steps:

  1. Apply online with your personal details.Society staff vet your application for eligibility. *A membership ID and password is issued by email.**
  2. Login using your new ID and password and purchase an Individual Subscription using a credit card or pre-issued group code.

Subscription Fees

The current individual one year subscription fees is US$75. Renewals are discounted to US$60.

Click here for Subscription Fee Details & Terms

No payment is taken during this application - payment is made once you login with your membership ID.

*If your application is not approved, you will receive an explanation by email.

** Although allocated a membership ID, no rights to membership services and no access to online member resources is provided unless a subscription is purchased or subscription credit used.

Grace Period
The General Committee created the Grace period as bonus to members who renew their membership within the first two months of it expiring and it is very popular with members as they get a $15 discount. Please remember you cannot renew your membership until you are in the Grace Period.