SPIE Corporate Membership

Joining is good for business

SPIE Corporate Members are the largest international industry group focused on optics and photonics. Join more than 1,500 connected companies around the world, and enjoy exclusive Member benefits.

Corporate Member benefits

SPIE Corporate Members attending an event

SPIE Corporate Membership includes:

  • Exhibition priority points:
    Earn valuable priority points for better booth space selection at SPIE Exhibitions.
  • Company discounts:
    Get discounts on SPIE Exhibitions booth space, print and online advertising, and more.
  • Visibility:
    A list of Corporate Members is included in SPIE Exhibition Guides (36,000 distributed annually), your company is listed in the online SPIE Corporate Member Directory, and you may use the SPIE Corporate Membership logo in your booth, on your website, or within emails and print collateral to demonstrate your support for SPIE.
  • Access to information:
    Get access to industry-focused events, industry panels, courses and workshops at SPIE events, IP strategy services, and detailed market information (e.g. SPIE Salary Survey).
  • Access to talent:
    Free job posting on the SPIE Career Center website.
  • More individual Members:
    Each Corporate Membership includes three or more individual Memberships (dependent upon the tier level of your company). Each individual Member will receive reduced registration fees at SPIE conferences, 10 free Digital Library downloads for their personal use, one free online Journal subscription, and a subscription to Photonics Focus magazine.
  • Supporting SPIE:
    Your fees help sustain the programs of SPIE. We are a non-profit organization serving our Members and the technical community at large. Over the past five years, SPIE has contributed more than $22 million to the international optics community through our advocacy and support, including scholarships, educational resources, travel grants, endowed gifts, and public-policy development.

Fees and tier structure

Annual revenue (USD) Individual memberships  Cost (USD)

More than $1 billion 10 $6,000

$250 million to $1 billion 7 $4,500

$50 million to $250 million 5 $3,500

$10 million to $50 million 3 $2,500

$2 million to $10 million 3 $1,500

<$2 million or non-profit 3 $650

Join or renew

Download application to join or renew by mail

Questions? Contact us: membership@spie.org

Corporate Member downloads

SPIE Corporate Membership Logo
SPIE Corporate Membership Brochure


Corporate Membership, and the individual Memberships that are part of your Member benefits, begin on the first day of the month in which your application and payment are processed.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Individual Memberships can changed upon renewal.