Get involved. Become a TDI Member!

Becoming a TDI member is easy and affordable! Our membership compromises of individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, from students to policy experts; working across all aspects for accessible technologies, telecommunications and media. 

There are two categories of memberships: Regular and  Affiliates. Regular memberships are for deaf and hard of hearing consumers and advocates. If you want to follow TDI and be aware of what we are doing, then choose an Individual membership. If you are a professional worker actively involved in accessibility and want to attend all TDI’s events and continue to learn about the latest developments, then choose a Professional membership. 

Regular Membership Annual Cost Benefits

Individual

$25

  Access to all TDI Publications
    + Discounts to all TDI events and functions.

Professional

$100

  All Individual Benefits, and
    + Full access to online TDI Training Institute portal
    + Priority Seating discount

These memberships can also be used to add-on to Affiliate members. 

 

Want to register your company / organization as a supporter of TDI and provide your employees with memberships?  Affiliate memberships are for you! We have four types of Affiliate memberships:

Affiliate Memberships Annual Cost Benefits

Nonprofit / Government / Education

$75

  • 3 Employees receive Individual Memberships
  • Listing in Blue Book
  • Discounts to advertising opportunities in all TDI publications

Small Business
Annual revenue <$250K

$100

  • 1 Employee receives Professional Membership
  • Listing in Blue Book
  • Discounts to advertising opportunities in all TDI publications

Company
Annual revenue <$500K

$250

  • 2 Employees receive Professional Memberships
  • Listing in Blue Book
  • Discounts to advertising opportunities in all TDI publications

Corporate
Annual revenue >$500K

$500

  • 4 Employees receive Professional Memberships
  • Listing in Blue Book
  • Discounts to advertising opportunities in all TDI publications

 

Ready to join? Click on the membership type above to fill out a really simple online application and payment form.

Learn about TDI's publications, events and functions

TDI Publications TDI Events TDI Functions
(these are add-on packages only available at TDI Conference)

Blue Book – a world wide directory listing of every business, school, organization, government agency that have a vested invested in the deaf and hard of hearing community, including deaf business owners, consumers, clients and parents of deaf and hard of hearing children.

TDI Conference – a biennial event taking place during the week of July 26 during odd-numbered years. Registration payment required with option of add-on packages to attend TDI Functions.  

President Reception – a cocktail party with butlered hors d’oeuvres along with a light reception service and ample seating area.
This is TDI’s formal business meeting where the President delivers a “state of TDI” report. 

TDI World – a digital quarterly magazine utilizing links, videos, gifs and html coding to provide latest and essential in-depth news to the deaf and hard of hearing community, including but not limited to TDI operations, our filings, industry reports, policy actions, consumer guidance, and more.

Holiday Party – an annual event that typically occurs during the third week of December. This is an invitation only event bringing together industry representatives, government officials, and DHH community members. 

Motivational Luncheon – a plated sit down meal service followed by a presentation by an invited guest.

eNotes – a monthly digital newsletter emailed to all TDI subscribers with brief excerpts of blog posts published on the main TDIforAccess website.

Training Institute – an online-only video on demand training platform. Members and the public can register to access

TDI Awards Dinner – a plated sit down meal service followed by an awards ceremony recognizing recipients of the 6 TDI Awards.

Conference Program Book – a hybrid digital/printed medium covering information pertaining the latest TDI Biennial Conference.

Gala – a special event with no established frequency. 

Closing Ceremonies – a fine-dining meal service followed by a performance featuring invited performers.