• ESOA The EMEA Satellite Operators’ Association is a non-profit organisation established with the objective of serving and promoting the common interests of satellite operators. The Association today represents the interests of 20 satellite operators who deliver information communication services across the globe.
  • EMSTA CIC is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company promoting an understanding amongst the public, and especially young people, about how Engineering, Maths, Science, and Technology are involved in important, topical issues. EMSTA extends its remit and reach, helping us to enthuse young people across the UK and internationally, so that they follow exciting, rewarding and fun careers. We engage with schools and universities through workshops and the provision of resources. We also host an annual prestige seminar, which is free to attend and focuses on a different topical subject each year.
  • BSN The Broadcast & Satellite Networking UK is an informal networking group for the broadcast and satellite industry in the UK, managed by a small group of industry stalwarts who organise a series of regular networking events for its membership. Our aim is to bring together and foster understanding among professionals working within the broadcast and satellite industry in the UK and students and young professionals aspiring to work within these industries. We are keen to promote knowledge sharing, educational activities and social networking opportunities for our members. We aim to hold events that will appeal to the widest audience with relevant topics and interesting speakers, hosted by major industry players, with plenty of time set aside for networking.
  • SDA The Space Data Association  is an organization that brings together satellite operators who value controlled, reliable and efficient data-sharing critical to the safety and integrity of the space environment and the RF spectrum. The SDA membership includes the world’s major satellite communications companies.
  • FMSCAN Worldwide radio frequencies and transmitter maps
  • APSCC is a non-profit international association representing all sectors of satellite and/or space-related industries, including private and public companies, government ministries and agencies, and academic and research entities. The overall objective of Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council is to promote communications and broadcasting via satellite as well as outer space activities in the Asia-Pacific for the socioeconomic and cultural welfare of the region.To achieve this objective, APSCC links its members together to exchange views on satellite-related policies, technologies, systems, and services in the region. Members include satellite manufacturers, launch service providers, satellite service providers and satellite risk management companies, telecom carriers, and broadcasters from Asia, Europe and North America. APSCC brings individuals in the industry together to work as a powerful collective voice for the Asia-Pacific. The organisation also works to develop, expedite and broaden the distribution of new services via satellite in the region, and assists in the formulation of recommendations on policies, regulations and technical standards within the region and around the world.
  • SSPI Founded by a small group of visionaries in 1983, the Society of Satellite Professionals International continues to fulfil the mission of its founders as a non-profit society that serves satellite professionals throughout their careers. The programs of the Society promote the development of and access to high-quality education, help satellite professionals to advance their careers, work to increase the professionalism and professional standing of members and honour extraordinary achievement by individuals and organizations.
  • WTA Since 1985, the World Teleport Association has been the only trade association that focuses on the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world’s most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global hybrid carriers. For Teleport Operators – the WTA is dedicated to helping the operators of teleports maintain and expand their businesses by:

    Advocating for their Interests Promoting Excellence in Business Practice, Technology and Operations and Promoting the Vital Role of Teleports

  • WBU-IMCG Founded in 1985, the International Media Connectivity Group (…formerly known as WBU-ISOG) is a committee of the World Broadcasting Unions. IMCG provides a global forum for members of the WBU to exchange information, outline requirements and resolve common operational problems. WBU-IMCG’s mission is to identify, evaluate, and implement solutions for all operational matters associated with transmission (by satellite or any other means) of video, audio, and broadcast-related data material from sites of news, sports, special events and entertainment, and to work with all international groups, institutions, organizations, and appropriate bodies to achieve these solutions. In this endeavour WBU-IMCG reflects one of the aims of the WBU by including and supporting the needs and requirements of broadcasters around the world. WBU-IMCG meetings are held twice a year and permit open dialogue from an international perspective on key satellite communications issues. WBU-IMCG is a tri-partite organization whose participants include members from the WBU including broadcasters, satellite and fibre optic carriers, transmission service providers and invited participants associated with the industry.
  • GVF Headquartered in London and with a regional office in Washington, D.C., the Global VSAT Forum is a non-profit satellite communications trade association that comprises more than 200 companies from every major region of the world and from all sectors of the industry. The organisation’s mission is to facilitate improved access to satellite communications through effective regulatory, policy and spectrum-management approaches. The organisation also provides training, capacity building, type approvals, network validation, disaster preparedness, and other services for the international satellite communications community.
  • IABM The International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers is the only trade association that represents the Broadcast and Media Technology supply industry worldwide, bringing the international supply community together to maximise their potential in the marketplace. The IABM is the authoritative voice of the industry and seeks to support member companies via a range of benefits, discounts, events, advisory services and training. The association is controlled by an elected members’ board. Day-to-day operational control is delegated to the Chief Executive and the members of the IABM Team who implement the board’s policies and facilitates the Technical and Exhibition Task Groups. The association also employs the specialist knowledge and skills from independent officers to deliver specific technical and editorial programmes. The IABM belongs to the Trade Association Forum which encourages the development and sharing of best practice among trade associations.
  • AVIA The Asia Video Industry Association has evolved from CASBAA, which was established in 1991 at the birth of the pay TV industry in Asia; a time when video was primarily distributed and received through cable and satellite. Today, the video industry has evolved and while linear pay TV, cable operators and satellite providers are still a big and important part of the industry, it equally encompasses all those who produce, curate and distribute video content in whatever format, to whatever device, and the entire ecosystem that surrounds the video industry. It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members. Understanding global trends in media, AVIA is focused specifically on addressing issues in the video markets of Asia.