IAB South Africa Membership

IAB SA Council 2

The IAB South Africa’s membership includes Publishers/Bloggers and/or their appointed Advertising Sales Representatives, a Creative or Development Agency, or a Media Agency as well as Brands (see brand manifesto on Q&A page) and Educational Institutions.  Annual membership fees are R12 000, payable in advance.

Full Membership for publishers/bloggers, agencies, brands - R12 000 per annum
Start-up: under 15 000 uniques for publisher/bloggers and under 5 employees for agencies/non-publishers/brands - R2 500 for the first year of membership only after which member migrates automatically to the full membership level of R12 000 per annum!

All publisher/blogger members have to implement the effective measure tag on their site (this is an additional cost for sites with more than 15 000 UBs.  All publisher/blogger members must submit advertising revenue figures on a monthly basis to Nielsen Adex.

To join the IAB South Africa, please email info@iabsa.net

Benefits to IAB South Africa members include:

Affiliation to internationally recognised body – the IAB

Endorsement: the credibility that comes with being an association member, a press office on our website,  member badges for application on your own website.

Measurement: discounted access for publishers and free access to agencies on Effective Measure system, a crucial tool for publishers who wish to monetize their online audience.

Information: IAB South Africa updates as well monthly Effective Measure reports and quarterly SA adspend reports from AIS/Nielsen sent via monthly newsletter to members.

Education: The Knowledge Network aims to educate and transform the indsutry at all levels, starting with a schools programme, member and industry education on relevant topics at annual IAB South Africa workshops and events

Research: Exclusive reports from the IAB South Africa research studies and quarterly surveys.

Discounts & Ticket giveaways: 20% discount at selected industry events and exhibitions,and a chance to win a free ticket to selected events

Opportunites: to partner at events, to participate in RFPs and tenders as provided by the industry

Industry Awards: access to enter industry awards, i.e. The Creative Circle Quarterly Digital Awards)

Recognition and Reward: for the digital industry at the Annual Bookmarks awards and for creative agencies, the Creative Circle Quarterly Digital awards.

Networking: with other  members at quarterly meetings, workshops and other IAB South Africa events.

Exposure: to the industry at large, through  PR and marketing in online and offline press and through social media. Members’ press releases are also included on our site.

Please consult the Constitution (PDF download) for more information around the criteria for membership as well as member rights.