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DCA Membership Levels

The DCA represent a vendor neutral trusted environment where data centre owners gain insight, knowledge can be shared and where organisations and individuals connect and collaborate.

As an International Data Centre Trade Association, the membership levels have been designed to be affordable and fully inclusive. There are several ways you can join the DCA either as an organisation, individual or as a collaborative partner.

Company/Organisational Membership Options

imageCorporate Partner Status - By becoming a Corporate Partner, your organisation will be joining a growing community of businesses helping to shape and influence the future development of the data centre sector. The DCA is a great way to connect with fellow industry experts and reach out to key stakeholders and decision makers. As full members you will have access to resources designed to help promote and grow your business. Annual Membership €2800 ($3500 - £2400 + Vat). Click here to learn more about the resources which can be accessed as a DCA Corporate Partner

imageInternational Partner Status - This is a Group Corporate Partner membership designed for organisations with a multinational foot print or subsidiaries as part of a group; who require independent representation and or separate member profiles - Annual membership POA. Click here to become a DCA International Partner.

Individual Membership Options

imageAssociate Status - This level of membership is for individuals only and is ideal for private data centre owners and  professionals wishing to gain an understanding of best practice, the latest products and services available to support your business objectives. Equally, if you are considering a career in the data centre then joining as an Associate provides useful advice and guidance. This level of membership is FOC. Click here to become a DCA Associate Member.

imageIndustry Expert Status - Industry Expert Status is only open to individuals who provide independent advice and guidance to data centre owners and operators, such as consultants and professionals. Upon acceptance, you will be able to create a professional profile detailing your areas of expertise. Identifying the right person to speak to is often a real challenge for prospective customers; this level of membership is designed to connect them directly to you. Annual Membership €290 ($370 or £250 + VAT). Click here to become a DCA Industry Expert.

Collaborative Partnerships

The Trade Association has trusted partnerships with many organisations, who collaborate with the DCA on joint initiatives designed to strengthen and promote the data centre sector*


Strategic Partner Status - The DCA recognise the importance and value of working with other trade bodies, groups and associations connected to the data centre sector, Co-ordinated activities reducing duplication, knowledge sharing, joint research, and creating a stronger, united voice particularly when campaigning or lobbying, all demonstrate the value of working more closely together. Click here to discuss building a Strategic Partnership with the DCA.



Academic Partner Status - Cultivating a strong connection between the business sector and academic world is essential in ensuring the future health and sustainability of the data centre sector. Joint EU research projects, educational programs and product development initiatives are all great examples of where the DCA and its academic partners find true value in joint collaboration with each other.

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Media Partner Status - The DCA have an extensive number of Media Partnerships with both publishers and event organisers who support the data centre sector. The DCA support and promote data centre related workshops, seminars and conference events globally. In partnership with members, the trade association provides high quality, trusted, thought leadership content for both printed and online trade publications worldwide. Click here to discuss a media partnership.

* Subject to approval, there is no charge to becoming a DCA Collaborative Partner

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