What is AFCEA?
Connecting People, Ideas and Solutions Globally

Because knowledge matters. AFCEA furthers the dialogues for global security with conferences, networking, training, media, scholarships and leadership development.  

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1600
Corporate Members
138
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Be part of something bigger than any one person, and help make a difference in the world.

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The AFCEA Educational Foundation supports students and teachers with a variety of STEM grants and scholarships.

The AFCEA Education Foundation and AFCEA Chapters provide more than $2 million in STEM scholarships each year.

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A U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet participates in a Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX) in 2016. The CDX is a nationwide competition between the federal service academies and conducted by National Security Agency. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm, USCG
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A dynamic global chapter network guarantees you will feel at home anywhere in the world.

AFCEA is unique in its ability to offer international engagement and networking opportunities through its European office in Brussels, Belgium.

You will have a voice in the exchange of ideas and continuing advancement of thought leadership that is AFCEA.
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WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS?
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AFCEA has two types of memberships:

Individuals can become individual members or, if their companies are members and have openings on their rosters, they can can request to be added to a company's Corporate Membership roster as a Corporate Associate. Check to see if your company is a member:

A Corporate Member is provided a number of Corporate Associate openings in its roster. The number of Corporate Associates allowed is based on a Company's Membership Level. The Membership Levels are as follows:

  • Consultant
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Sustaining

Individual and Corporate Associate Members are assigned to a local Chapter or to a Chapter of their choice when they join. Chapters are located around the world and are organized within regions

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HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
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  • Set up an account
  • Log In
  • Choose your membership type

INDIVIDUAL

CORPORATE

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HOW CAN MEMBERS MANAGE THEIR ACCOUNTS?
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LOG IN

  • If you have not yet set up an account, you will need to do so
  • Go to the Member Portal to set up an account
  • Use the email address we have on file as your user name

FIND MY MEMBER ID

  • Log in to your membership profile
  • Click on the pencil icon under MY INFO
  • Scroll down to just below the address information. Your ID Number is the first point of data listed.

UPDATE MY ADDRESS OR EMPLOYER NAME

  • In your profile, under the MY INFO section, click on the address type and update that information or click on your company name and update that.

UPDATE MY EMAIL ADDRESS

  • Your email address is also your Username, so you will need to update your USER NAME
  • When you log into the Membership Portal, click on CHANGE USER NAME
  • Update with your desired email address

FIND MY MEMBERSHIP EXPIRATION DATE

  • Log in to your Membership Profile.
  • Click on MEMBERSHIP link
  • You will see your current membership with an expiration date
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HOW CAN I BE ADDED TO A CORPORATE ROSTER?
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You will need to reach out to one of the Primary Contacts for your organization. That contact can either add you to the roster or authorize the AFCEA Service Center staff to do so.  To find out who are the Primary Contacts  for your company,  email the AFCEA Service Center

AFCEA SERVICE CENTER

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HOW DO CORPORATE CONTACTS MANAGE THEIR ORGANIZATION'S ACCOUNTS
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LOG IN

  • If you have not yet set up an account, you will need to do so
  • Go to the Member Portal to set up an account
  • Use the email address we have on file as your user name
  • Once you are in the Membership Portal, you will see that you have two profiles available
    • Personal profile
    • Organizational profile
  • Choose Organizational profile

IDENTIFY WHO IS ON THE CORPORATE ROSTER

  • Log into your Organizational Account
  • Click on MANAGE ORG CONTACTS
  • On the left side of the screen, choose the drop down menu for ROLE
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  • Choose the type of Member Benefit appropriate to your membership level. 
  • Choose current contacts. 
  • See the list of active associates

ADD CORPORATE ASSOCIATES TO ROSTER

  • Log into your Organizational Account
  • Click on MANAGE ORG CONTACTS
  • Near the top of the page, look for the ‘human-like” icon with a + sign.
  • Click on the + sign
  • Enter the new associate’s first and last name, email address, and the correct choice of  MEMBER BENEFIT
  • The Member Benefit is based on the corporate membership level your organization owns (Consulting, Small, Medium, Large, Sustaining)
  • Do not choose employee for the role. That will not activate a membership for them. 
  • If you do not have room on the roster, the system will tell you that you are not able to add any new members.
  • Contact the AFCEA Service Center to discuss your options if you need more Corporate Associates

 

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HOW DO CHAPTER OFFICERS MANAGE THEIR CHAPTERS?
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ACCESS CHAPTER TOOLS

  • You need the CHAPTER LEADER designation on your record in the Membership Portal. 
  • If you do not have that designation, contact the Chapter Coordinator and ask to have your status verified and your name added to the Chapter Leadership Roster. 
  • Log In to the Membership Portal
  • On your Membership Profile, click on CHAPTER LEADER TASKS
  • This will provide access to the segment of the portal where you can review the roster. 

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