The following table shows a comparison of benefits for each category of membership.
|Membership Benefits||Promoter||Contributor||Observer||Adopter||Seat on Board of Directors||Yes||No||No||No|
|Approve Operating Budget||Yes||No||No||No|
|Initiate Working Groups or Committees||Yes||No||No||No|
|Final approval of Working Group/Committee Recommendations||Yes||No||No||No|
|Voting privileges in Working Groups and Committees||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|May receive Product Certification||Yes||Yes||No (see 1)||No|
|Product listing on Wi-SUN website (see 2)||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Participation in Working Groups and Committees||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Participation in general meetings||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Participation in interoperability events||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes (Specific Events Only)|
|Company listing and profile on website||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Use of Wi-SUN Alliance logo||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Member's logo featured in Wi-SUN Alliance Marketing||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Access to members only website||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Participation in press articles and interviews||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Receive member communications||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Access to Wi-SUN published technical profile specifications||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Access to Wi-SUN test specifications||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
1 – Observer members may certify Test Equipment for “in house” use only. They may not sell the equipment to third parties except by agreement with Wi-SUN Alliance.
2 – Adopter members may list products which include a Wi-SUN Certified Product from a Contributor or Promoter Wi-SUN member company currently in “good standing”.