Benefits of Membership

Benefits of being a member of the OCEAN User Group

As we move into a new era of technology, it is critical that we are aware of how and when to implement technology at our companies.  At OCEAN, we hope to provide a venue so that you can get an overview and education in many of these new technologies that will enable you to be an informed professional.  

OCEAN Members get a discount off the registration price for our annual Technical Conference, which helps to justify the cost of membership. Being a member of OCEAN automatically makes you a member of COMMON and saves you the membership fee portion of COMMON.  

Types of Membership

Individual Membership – $80 - This is a membership for one person. (Please note that companies with two or three employees can save money by purchasing multiple individual memberships rather than a Corporate Membership.) Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events, and membership in COMMON.

Corporate Membership – $250 - This membership is for companies that want to sign up four or more employees as OCEAN Members.  Up to five persons may attend each monthly meeting, and an unlimited number can attend the annual technical conference at the member rate. Allows full access to the OCEAN website, free access to OCEAN’s monthly meetings (including food & refreshments), a discount on the OCEAN Technical Conference and eligibility for OCEAN special members only education events, and membership in COMMON.

 

Non-members – The monthly meeting fee is $20 (dinner & parking included), except for special meetings at a hotel for which the fee is $40 (dinner & validated self-parking included). Sign up for our mailing list to receive notice of OCEAN meetings and special events.

 

Dress Code - The dress code for all OCEAN events is business casual, except for Saturday labs which are casual.