FIG Corporate Members

Corporate Partnership with FIG

FIG strongly believes in the power of partnerships and collaborative efforts and has a rich history of working with the corporate sector.

…through membership

A Corporate Membership of FIG offers enhanced communication with other companies, governments, organisations and individuals working in the surveying profession, thus links the company directly to the world-wide community of surveyors of all disciplines. Our corporate members enjoy the following benefits: 

  • Directly connected to 250,000 surveyors world wide, thus achieving organizational reputation and great credibility
  • Participation in FIG ten technical commissions. A corporate member is entitled to nominate correspondents working together with representatives from the industry, academia and government, as well as other individuals, addressing subjects within the surveying profession.
  • Membership directories of corporate members in various FIG Publications eg. Annual Review – a free detailed description for your company will be included on the FIG website, incorporating links into your corporate’s website.
  • Up-to-date information on the surveying profession posted on the FIG website, in the FIG Publications, in FIG e-newsletter – also conference proceedings from conferences are available.
  • A corporate member may use the FIG logo in combination with the words "Corporate Member" enhancing your recognition in the surveying profession as an FIG partner.
  • FIG conferences on topical subjects for everyone from top executives to new graduates and students. Corporate members are invited to exhibit, giving you the opportunity to market your business face to face with key people within the surveying profession.

…through participation in conferences

FIG organises international conferences every year. The conferences include national and international keynote speakers and the technical sessions address issues affecting the international surveying and spatial community today and in the future.

FIG exhibitions are the perfect platform for meeting key people within the surveying profession — giving you the opportunity to market your business face to face, thus turning the leads collected at an exhibition into loyal customers.

The statistics below gets an overview of the buying power and activity of trade visitors:

As an exhibitor, you can:

  • Promote your products and services
  • Increase brand awareness and develop new market
  • Network and build relationships
  • Share information at a global level
  • Gain exposure to international knowledge and professional development

…through a partnership with FIG you support the work of the federation

“FIG has a long term commitment to support the global campaign for security of tenure for all and will endeavour to solve these land issues through partnerships. FIG, as a recognised NGO, will work closely with the global family of UN organisations to support solutions to the 21st-century global challenges of climate change, food security, social justice and urbanisation” Chryssy Potsiou, FIG President

FIG works towards -

  • supporting the development of a new generation of global surveyors working at the local level – surveyors who are aware of the global issues and contribute solutions to the global agenda, while also being able to identify, initiate and foster research and to develop a clear professional and scientific vision.
  • securing the scalability of tenure solutions
  • embracing and manage the change to encourage the use of innovation, scalable approaches to recording and securing land rights, including informal and customary rights. This will include fit-for-purpose land administration and property valuation solutions. 

FIG works closely with multi-national corporations, national companies and small- to medium-sized businesses through a strategic long-term partnership which generate a mutual beneficial Return on Investment and creates shared value.

Additional benefits for corporate members in different membership categories

The corporate membership categories are based on the annual turnover of the company. The company is also able to upgrade its membership to a higher category. The current corporate membership categories and their annual membership fees for 2015 are:

  • Category A organisations (annual turnover greater than 250m €) 12,750 €
  • Category B organisations (annual turnover between 100m and 250m €) 6,350 €
  • Category C organisations (annual turnover between 10m and 100m €) 3,800 €
  • Category D organisations (annual turnover between 2m and 10m €) 1,800 €
  • Category E organisations (annual turnover between 0.5m and 2m €) 850 €
  • Category F organisations (annual turnover less than 0.5m €) 475 €

Category A – Platinum level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  •  Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page. In addition opportunity to make additional links to corporate members web site (e.g. job opportunities).
  • Platinum level Corporate Members will have their logos in the web site banner on the opening page of the FIG Internet home page.
  • Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  • Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site and publications and to get a discount of 20 per cent.
  • Up to 20 copies of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Category B – Gold level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  •  Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page.
  • Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  • Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site and publications and to get a discount of 10 per cent.
  •  Up to 10 copies of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Category C – Silver level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  •  Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page.
  •  Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  •  Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site.
  • Up to 5 copies of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Category D – Bronze level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  • Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page.
  • Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  • Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site.
  • Up to 3 copies of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Category E – Basic level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  • Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page.
  • Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  • Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site.
  • Up to 2 copies of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Category F – Regional level

  • Corporate members normally have first choice in reserving exhibition area for the FIG Congresses and working weeks and their name is printed in the programme as FIG Corporate Member.
  • Corporate members’ logos and website addresses are displayed on the FIG Internet home page.
  • Names and logos of Corporate Members are also displayed in the FIG Annual Review.
  • Privilege to advertise on the FIG web site.
  • One copy of FIG annual reviews, publications and other printed material.

Joint benefits for all corporate members

  • All FIG corporate members are entitled to receive all material disseminated in the name of the Federation, currently comprising
    • the monthly e-Newsletter
    • the FIG annual review
    • each addition to the FIG publication series
    • information about forthcoming meetings
    • newsletters issued by both the Council and the commissions. A corporate member is thus kept up-to-date with the complete range of present and planned future activities undertaken by FIG and its members. Number of copies is depending on the corporate membership category.
  • A corporate member is entitled to promote its products and services through the medium of the Federation accordingly to the corporate membership category.
  • A corporate member may use the FIG logo in combination with the words "Corporate Member".
  • A corporate member is entitled to nominate correspondents to the Federation’s ten technical commissions
  • Otherwise encouraged to contribute to the work of the commissions and to play an active part in all the Federation’s technical meetings
  • Its representatives may attend meetings of the General Assembly, but without a vote.
  • A short article about the organisation will be published on the FIG web site when it is accepted as a corporate member. Thereafter the Federation seeks to publish on regular basis information about new techniques and technologies, new products and new services developed by corporate members and of interest to practising surveyors of all disciplines.
  • The Council seeks to arrange a meeting with corporate members’ representatives during FIG working weeks and other events (Intergeo or/and FIG Regional Conferences), to discuss mutual concerns and to help the congress organisers to plan congress exhibitions. During a congress corporate members may be invited to organise a special session (or sessions) to identify new developments and trends in equipment and services.
  • Corporate membership links a company directly to the world-wide community of surveyors of all disciplines, as FIG is already represented in more than 120 countries in all five continents. Corporate members can also benefit from the Federation’s growing links and participation in joint projects with a growing number of the United Nations agencies.