Membership benefits

The Bluetooth SIG offers many benefits to its members.

Join the Bluetooth Special Interest Group as an Adopter member and open the doors to member-only resources, get your license to use the Bluetooth® technology, and globally recognized Bluetooth brand. Membership at the Adopter level is free, so join now.

Interested in shaping the future of the industry? Upgrade to the Associate-level membership to join industry leaders in influencing the direction of Bluetooth technology, gain access to pre-adopted specifications and enjoy substantial savings on tools, listing and event fees.

Adopter Membership: Develop, Qualify, List and Sell

  • It’s free to join
  • Gain a license to use Bluetooth technology in your products*
  • Gain a license to use the globally recognized Bluetooth logo and word mark*
  • Enjoy immediate access to the members-only resources 

Associate Membership: Influence, Grow and Save

  • Gain additional market insights and technology benefits 
  • Influence the direction of Bluetooth technology to improve the Bluetooth ecosystem and your own strategy
  • Collaborate with Bluetooth industry experts
  • Save on tools, listing and event fees
Apply for Adopter Membership

Membership Benefits: Adopter Compared to Associate


Licenses

  • Use of Bluetooth wireless specification in products*
  • Use of Bluetooth word mark and logo in marketing and on products*

Specifications

  • Access to draft specifications at version 0.9
  • Access to draft specifications at version 0.7 | Associate
  • Access to draft specifications at version 0.5 | Associate

Qualifications & Listings

  • Ability to submit products through the qualification program
  • Listing fee of $8,000 USD
  • Lower listing fee of $4,000 USD | Associate

Test Tools

  • Access to the Profile Tuning Suite (PTS)
  • 12.5% discount on IrDA specifications referenced in Bluetooth SIG specifications
  • 50% discount on IrDA specifications referenced in Bluetooth SIG specifications | Associate
  • $3,000-$6,000 USD discount on specific protocol analyzers from Ellisys | Associate
  • 25%-50% discount (once per company) on specific specific protocol analyzers from Teledyne LeCroy | Associate

Marketing

  • Opportunity to feature company press releases and new product announcements on Member News section of the website
  • Ability to participate in the Imagine Awards
  • Free company logo posting in the Service Providers section of the website | Associate

Influence

  • Participation in Study Groups and Expert Groups
  • BARB Voting Seat - if elected as Councilor | Associate
  • Participation in Committees and Working Groups | Associate
  • May be elected as Chair of Committees and Working Groups | Associate
  • Voting Seat on Committees and Working Groups | Associate
  • Associate Member Director - if selected by Board of Directors | Associate

Events

Research

All the Added Benefits for an Annual Fee

  • For companies whose annual revenue is > $100M USD, the Associate fee is $35,000 USD
  • For companies whose annual revenue is < $100M USD, the Associate fee is $7,500 USD
Upgrade to Associate Membership
*If compliance with the terms and conditions in the Bluetooth Trademark License Agreement and Bluetooth Patent/Copyright License Agreement are satisfied. Learn more about the qualification and listing process.