Benefits of a tekom Membership
Being a member of tekom offers numerous advantages.
- Up to 30% reduced conference and seminar fees.
- Free qualification consulting service as part of the certification for technical editor (for paying members).
- Reduced prices for tekom publications.
- One tekom publication as an annual gift ('tekom-Schriftenreihe', German version).
- Free access to all articles (German and English versions) and information on the tekom WebPortal (www.tekom.eu).
- Access to the tekom WebForum (in German).
- Free subscription to the professional journal 'technische kommunikation' (in German) and 'tcworld magazine' (in English).
- Access to Country Group events, e.g., lectures, tekom round-table meetings during which technical writers can exchange information and establish new contacts.
- A tekom membership is proof of professionalism and of your affiliation with a dynamic profession. A tekom membership ensures a person’s professional edge.
- tekom represents the professional and political interests of all those concerned with technical communication. Key words are: Definition of the profession, coordination of courses of study, promoting the profession, certifications of training institutes, information on services offered by member companies.
- We offer training and advanced training, e.g. through conferences and seminars, through lectures in the scope of Country Groups and through the exchange with colleagues as well as through the journals 'technische kommunikation' (in German) and 'tcworld' (in English).
- Experts of tekom are involved in the definition of standards and guidelines, in the preparation of criteria for good documentation, in testing documentation, and informing the media.
- The association is the dialogue partner for the general public and politicians, and represents the interests of its members in the various associations of the industry.
- tekom enables the exchange of experiences of college/university lecturers, private training and advanced training institutes, freelancers and business leaders.