Membership Eligibility Requirements:
Automation Solution Providers

Membership Application:
Click here to submit online.

Strategic Business Partner Program:
Click here to become a partner.

New Member Pricing 
Automation Solutions Providers (ASP): $3,000

  • $1,400 annual fee
  • $1,350 prepaid conference registration fee to be used by one person per company per year
  • $250 application fee

Manufacturers: $3.600

  • $2,000 annual fee
  • $1,350 prepaid conference registration fee to be used by one person per company per year
  • $250 application fee

Do not submit payment for dues.
You will be invoiced when notified of admittance.

There are many different reasons why you should consider joining AHTD as a distributor or manufacturer member...just watch our Membership video.

The AHTD’s membership roster includes 300 distributors and manufacturers of industrial automation products. The association provides the opportunity to talk with other distributors and manufacturers about operations, personnel trends, and more.

Spring and Fall Meetings
More than 300 distributors and manufacturers attend both of our twice-yearly meetings which feature sessions by business and industry experts, pertinent educational information, the Product Showcase, and opportunities for networking with the leaders in automation.

Industry Statistics
The Financial Benchmarking Report provides detailed financial data from the summary of information gleaned from the survey of our high technology member distributor firms. Trends cover the past three years. The information provides straightforward guidelines for analyzing profitability in a customizable report output delivered in an Excel dashboard. The report is free to participating ASPs, and available for a fee to other member companies.

AHTD’s electronic newsletter is published once a month, hosted on our website, and emailed to members with a login. The publication includes industry happenings, business management techniques, association updates, and more. Each member company may submit one information feature per month.  Additionally, we post up-to-the-minute information on our website that can be accessed by RSS feed.

LinkedIn Forum
Join the members-only forum to exchange ideas with AHTD members on the industry, running your business, and everything in between.

AHTD is a resource for educational literature and video training.

Membership Directory
AHTD hosts an online directory listing member companies, branch locations, phone numbers, e-mail and website addresses, company personnel and product lines represented.

Educational Opportunities
Through its affiliation with the Association Education Alliance, AHTD offers educational teleconferences and seminars for all interested members. Personal Involvement AHTD’s projects are generated by volunteer committees. Members identify needs within the industry and create solutions.

AHTD Women in Automation
The AHTD WIA group meets remotely every quarter, exchanging ideas and discussing the specific challenges experienced by women employed in industrial automation. 

AHTD Membership is Company-wide
AHTD membership allows anyone within your organization to get an individualized website login to access the tools, education, and networking essential for doing high-tech better!

Membership Video

Know anyone in industrial automation who is not yet an AHTD member? Perhaps it's even you! Watch our Membership Video to check out the benefits of membership and click here to find out why #AHTDrocks!