Membership Information

Membership in the 3D PDF Consortium is open to all who wish to participate in the continued development of the 3D PDF standard and/or incorporate 3D PDF into engineering, collaboration, technical publication, archiving, and other 3D workflows. Companies of all kinds are represented:

  • Commercial Industry members
  • Governmental agencies
  • Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)
  • Systems Integrators
  • Individual developers.

Membership Levels and Fees

The Consortium offers three levels of membership: Associate, Strategic and Governing. Annual membership fees are tiered based on the membership level and the size of the member organization. Below is a schedule of dues and privileges for each membership level: For more information on the rights, privileges, and responsibilities, please see the Membership Application, or email us with your questions.


$1K - $12k
  • The Associate membership is the entry-level for the 3D PDF Consortium. Associate members are entitled to:
  • Attend all general and special meetings of the Consortium
  • Appoint one non-voting representative to each of the Consortiums’ Committees and Forums
  • Access to all publications and educational material provided by the Consortium
  • A link to the Member’s web site on the Consortium web site
  • Rights to display the Consortium logo on such Member’s web site
  • LinkedIn Private Group Access


$8K - $20K
  • Strategic members are entitled to all the member benefits of the Associate member level plus: +Nominate one representative to run for election as chairperson of each of the Consortiums’ Committees.
  • Appoint one voting representative to each of the Consortiums’ Committees and Forums
  • Propose initiatives for the Consortium


$15K - $30K
  • Governing members are entitled to all the member benefits of the Strategic member level plus:
  • Nominate one representative to stand for election as a Director
  • Vote to elect the Board of Directors

More Information

If needed, please refer to the 3D PDF Consortium Bylaws for organization information.

Additional information such as our Certificate of Incorporation, can be obtained by contacting us via email.

Join Us Now!

If you have made the decision to join, please fill out the Membership Application and email the signed PDF to us.