Membership Requirements

Membership Requirements and Guidelines


To become a member of the BIEC a company or organization must:

  • Complete a membership application
  • Agree in writing to accept and act in conformance with the Mission Statement of the BIEC
  • Maintain active participation in calls, meetings and BIEC sponsored events
  • Pay and stay current with applicable annual membership dues
  • Agree in writing to lawful, cooperative collaboration within anti-trust guidelines
  • Gain approval for membership by a majority vote of current BIEC members


Preview Membership is available to all prospective members.  Preview Membership entitles the Preview Member company to all activities up to and including the Spring or Fall meeting – whichever is closer to the beginning of the Preview Membership.  After those meetings, the Preview Member has 30 days to complete the above application process and pay dues, or else forfeit membership privilege.  Any company is entitled to only 1 Preview Membership.