THE AIM OF THE PROGRAMME
The objective of the scheme is to provide a formal mechanism through which the global fishery industry may effectively interact with INFOFISH Member Countries, policy makers, financial institutions and academia, especially in The Asia-Pacific region, to promote intra-regional, trade and exchange of marketing and technical information.
WHO SHOULD JOIN
Companies, corporate bodies, institutions and associations, academia etc. linked to fishery field, irrespective of nationality.
HOW TO JOIN
Those who wish to join the membership should indicate their interest to INFOFISH with some background information of themselves, institution or the corporate body as applicable.
In response to such requests they will receive an application form which has to be duly filled out and submitted, along with the annual fee for membership.
The fee for Associate Membership is US$3,000 per annum which is to be paid at the time of submission of membership application.
Attendance as Observers at the meetings of the Technical and Advisory Board where the Members would have opportunity to express their views and observations on INFOFISH programmes as they relate to industry and indicate their priority needs. This would also serve as an opportunity for Members to discuss problems affecting trade. The meeting could also serve as a forum to make representations on important issues including tariff, non-tariff barriers through INFOFISH to appropriate global trade bodies and to interact with the officials from Member Countries for investment and trade promotion.
Participation to one (1) INFOFISH Trade/Commodity Conferences, free of registration fee;
Entitlement for free subscription to INFOFISH Trade News, European Fish Price Report (EPR), GLOBEFISH HIGHLIGHTS (GH), The Fish Inspector, Fishing Technology Digest and INFOFISH International, including free online subscription for one year of the latter.
Avail three (3) other INFOFISH publications for free and 35 percent discount on the normal price for the succeeding purchases;
Access to advertise corporate activities in INFOFISH International for free; full page ad for three (3) issues;
Two-page advertorial in INFOFISH International featuring profile in one (1) issue;
Entitlement of free banner advertisement in INFOFISH website; including a website link featuring company profile.
Priority attention to request for marketing and technical information;
Twenty percent discount on the normal INFOFISH consultancy fee;
Access to Technical Information Center databank for any Technical Information Package;
A Certificate of Associate Membership;
Any other benefits that the Technical and Advisory Board or Governing Council may consider appropriate, from time to time.