MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES & FEES

Benefactor
For organizations taking a leadership role in the region – By Invitation Only

Corporate Membership (industry)
>>For 25 or fewer employees – $250 / annual membership dues
>>For 26 or more employees – $500 / annual membership dues

Academia
Institutions of higher education are invited to support TPP and its commitment to STEM and simultaneously engage with members – $500 / annual membership dues

Individual
Membership in TPP affords individuals with opportunities to serve and engage with the community in their areas of interest. (Note, individual members do not have company names attributed on nametags during programs.) –  $100 / annual membership dues

Government Employee/DoD Active Duty Military
Certifying their active duty or active federal government employment status with a government-issued email address, these individuals may attend and participate in our programs with complimentary membership. – Associate / No Charge

Government Organizations
Local, state, federal and international government organizations are important to our mission and receive complimentary membership. – Associate / No Charge

Workforce Retention Affiliate
Quality-of-life attributes include cultural and community programs that enhance the experience of living and working in the region. We offer complimentary membership to employees of other non-profits that contribute to our community. – Associate / No Charge

 Association Affiliate
Complimentary membership is given to national professional organizations, regional chapters, regional trade organizations (e.g.- INCOSE, etc.) that support TPP’s strategic plan. – Associate / No Charge

BECOME A MEMBER!

♦ PRIMARY POINT OF CONTACT FOR CORPORATIONS, ACADEMIA, OR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, please click here to fill out a company membership application.

♦ INDIVIDUALS, please click here to fill out a membership application. **The individual membership is intended for someone that is not affiliated with a corporate or organizational membership.

 DoD/GOVERNMENT/ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY INDIVIDUALS, please click here to fill out a membership application (with an active government issued email address).

Employees of a TPP member, please click here to create a TPP user profile/account.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Programs and Events: TPP members receive invitations to member-only events and programs, including TPP Annual Dinner and Holiday Party. Many TPP programs offer reduced or free registration to members.

Publicizing Events and News Articles:  Members may promote organizational events through the use of our Community Events Calendar and News section on the TPP webpage, once submissions are reviewed and approved.  The information may also be included in the weekly TPP Newsletter and distributed to our entire membership. 

Networking:  With 200 corporate partners and over 3,000 registered members and program participants, TPP offers excellent networking and partnering opportunities.  Members attending TPP events are provided with nametags that display corporate affiliation information, making the networking process easy.

Access to Members-only resources:  This members-only section of the TPP website offers access to corporate capabilities and documents submitted by our members. This may include whitepapers and briefings from TPP programs and symposiums. 

 **NOTE: Corporate information is not attributed on nametags of participants holding an “Individual” membership.

Benefactor Benefits

In addition to those listed above, Benefactors are afforded additional benefits commensurate with their status in the community and TPP.

Corporate Marketing:  Benefactor Corporate Logos are prominently displayed on the TPP homepage, with a link to the Benefactor’s webpage.  Benefactors are also publicly recognized at all TPP sponsored programs, including corporate name / logo on promotional or marketing materials such as TPP Annual Report.

Special Event Invitations:  Benefactors receive invitations to attend private events not open to the public or general membership. These events range from strategic planning with leaders from government and industry, to private receptions and dinners with guest speakers and dignitaries.

 

TPP MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Patuxent Partnership Member of the Year Award recognizes a corporate member that best exemplifies outstanding leadership, community support, and commitment to the economic growth and development of Southern Maryland. The Member of the Year Award is presented at The Patuxent Partnership’s annual member dinner in May at Historic St. Mary’s City.  Nominations are not being accepted for 2021 due to COVID.

Previous winners include Whitney Bradley & Brown Inc. (WBB), Naval Systems, Inc. (NSI), Aviation Systems Engineering Company, Raytheon, HTii, Northrop Grumman Corporation, AVIAN LLC, and Lockheed Martin. 

To be considered for the award, members must demonstrate strength in business performance, employee culture, community affairs, and volunteer activities. Nominees must be members in good standing for a minimum of one year. 

The nomination form can be found online here.

For more information, contact Earindil Perkes at earindil.perkes@paxpartnership.org or 301-866-1739 x301.

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