MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES & FEES
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
Institutions of higher education are invited to support TPP and its commitment to STEM and simultaneously engage with members – $500 / annual membership dues
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
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
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
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.
In addition to those listed above, Benefactors are afforded additional benefits commensurate with their status in the community and TPP.
*Benefactor Corporate Logos are prominently displayed on the TPP homepage, with a link to the Benefactor’s webpage.
*Benefactor logos (with link to website) are included in the footer of the TPP e-newsletter that is sent out every Wednesday to over 4,300 subscribers
*Benefactors are publicly recognized at all TPP sponsored programs, including corporate name / logo on promotional or marketing materials.
*Benefactors are highlighted on a full page in the TPP Annual Report, which is printed and featured online.
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.
Priority outreach for TPP Sponsorship Opportunities & Table Reservations at TPP Annual Dinner
*Sponsorship opportunities are sent to benefactors at least 1-2 weeks prior to regular membership for an early opportunity to secure sponsorship for TPP programs.
*Benefactors receive early invitations to the TPP Annual Dinner, which frequently sells out within 4 weeks of announcement. This provides an opportunity to secure a company table or seat reservations early. Benefactors are also seated closer to the speaker/front of venue.
Opportunity to provide recommendations for TPP program topics and speakers
*We frequently consult with our benefactors on topics and suggested speakers for our programs.
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 will open soon for Member of the Year 2022.
Previous winners include Bell, 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 Danielle Moore at email@example.com or 301-866-1739 x301.