Membership

The NACIA has 6 membership tiers. These have been designed to bring value to the diverse group of members who participate and benefit to varying degrees. Members at all levels get the opportunity to work with the community, access valuable content, and provide input to grow this field. Please see a breakdown of the levels below with brief descriptions, benefits and the associated dues. We continually strive to improve NACIA and welcome any feedback.

Member Levels

  • Student:
    • Grades K-12
    • Annual Dues: Free
  • Higher Level Academia:
    • College level program involvement
    • Annual Dues: $100
  • Individual:
    • Non-student, non-industry participant
    • Annual Dues: $100
  • Non-industry Organizations:
    • An organization that participates but does not benefit financially directly from the insect industry
    • Annual Dues: 3 individuals @ $250, each additional individual $100
  • Industry Individual:
    • A person that benefits financially from the insect industry
    • Annual Dues: $250
  • Industry Company:
    • A group of people that benefit financially from the insect industry 
    • Annual Dues: 3 individuals @ $500, each additional individual $100

Content Access

  • Food Safety Information: All levels
  • Insect Farming Guidance: All levels
  • Research Access: All levels
  • State of the Market Report: All levels
  • HACCP Plan Tutorial: Industry/Organization level only

Community Building and Input

  • Online Forum: All levels
  • Partnership Discounts: All levels
  • Member Contact Information: All levels (within member class unless specified otherwise)
  • Committee Access: Higher Level Academia, Individual, Industry/Organization level only
  • Conference: Entrance and session discounts for all levels
  • Logo and Website Listing: Industry/Organization level only

Non-NACIA members will have access to:

  • Right to attend conference
  • General information on insect agriculture
  • Access to insect product storefront (NACIA members can offer discounts to anybody through NACIA)
  • Access to industry news NACIA shares
  • Access to “State-of-Industry Report - Lite” (general info)