|Membership grade||Standards of membership dues (RMB / year)|
|Founding member||RMB 500,000/year|
|Contributing member||RMB 100,000/year|
|Senior member||RMB 20,000/year|
Members of the ECC shall be organizations.Organizations which wish to join the ECC must meet the following conditions:
1.Must be a properly organized company, public institution, community organization, institute of higher education, or research institute.
2.Must support the goals of the ECC as expressed in this Charter.
3.Must enjoy a level of recognition in the ECC's area of focus (industry or research).
4.Must carry out its duties as a member, and actively engage in the programs of the ECC.
Levels of membership:
Founding member (Diamond): A Founding member is a founder of the ECC. Members which commit to three years of membership of ECC may become Founding members after the end of their three-year commitment. Other new Founding members must be approved unanimously by existing Founding members.
Contributing member (Platinum): Must be nominated by two Founding members, and approved by at least 2/3 of Board members. Contributing member terms are for two years. In any year, no more than two new Contributing members may be added.
Senior member (Gold): New Senior member may be appointed if approved by at least half of existing Board members.
Ordinary member (Silver): Any organization may apply to join ECC. On approval by the secretariat, the organization becomes an ordinary member.
Privileges of membership:
i. Free participation in conferences organized by ECC.
ii. Participation in working groups.
iii. Access to milestone working documents and published standards.
All of the privileges available to Ordinary members, and
i. May submit applications to ECC Board to launch testbed projects.
ii. May propose working group topics, and submit draft standards.
iii. Free participation in ECC seminars and workshops.
iv. Reduced rates for participation in ECC marketing activities.
All of the privileges available to Senior members, and
i. May nominate one person to sit on ECC Board.
ii. May nominate chairs of working groups.
iii. May propose and organize ECC seminars.
iv. Free participation in ECC marketing activities.
All of the privileges available to Contributing members, and
i. May nominate candidates for chair/deputy chair of ECC Board, and general secretary/deputy general secretary of the secretariat.
ii. May propose establishment of new working groups.
iii. Priority nomination of chairs for working groups.