SIA Membership Agreement

SIA membership is open to entities interested in promoting the objectives of SIA and assisting the development and growth of winter industry. Moreover, applicants must meet specific requirements per each Membership category as per the SIA bylaws. SIA operates on a June 1 to May 31 membership year. However, SIA membership and all associated rights and benefits, shall commence upon the receipt of your annual dues and expires May 31. Dues are based on level of membership and/or size of member’s business as determined by gross revenue. Dues are non-refundable and are not prorated regardless of the timing when dues are received. As an SIA member, you shall have full access to the member benefits associated with the category of membership paid unless or until your membership is upgraded, terminated or expires as per the date above. Benefits may change from time to time and the cancellation or change of a member benefit does not trigger any refund. Memberships are non-transferable. Member benefits are non-transferable.

In joining SIA, member consents to receiving communications from SIA as listed below. Our communications include marketing materials related to SIA events, membership information, industry news, products and services and other similar communications from time to time for the purpose of: (i) sharing our information with you; or (ii) developing and/or managing our relationship with you.

Your consent includes receiving any/all communications in any manner intended for you and any of your current or future employees and representatives acting on behalf of your company. Individuals may opt out of certain communications via SIA’s E-Mail Preference Center. Further, members consent to receive communications from other SIA members, partner entities and/or third parties. This consent includes employees in the United States, Canada or outside of North America.

SIA shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate membership for (i) failure to pay dues or assessments; and (ii) for cause, only after the Member has received at least twenty-five (25) days’ notice in writing of the reasons for its proposed removal and has been given an opportunity to contest its proposed removal in writing. A Member removed for any cause other than nonpayment of dues or assessments may appeal the decision of the Board to the annual meeting of SIA, provided that written notice of intent to appeal has been given to the Board at least ten (10) days before such annual meeting. Should SIA cancel a membership at its sole discretion, SIA shall refund any fees at a prorated rate based upon the termination date of this agreement.

You may terminate this agreement at any time by filing a written resignation with the President of SIA, however SIA shall not be responsible for a refund of any fees and/or charges paid by the member prior to termination of your membership.