The Biomass North sector association represents a network of leaders in the bioeconomy.



NEW: Existing Ontario's Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA) members are eligible for 25% off a Biomass North membership, and Biomass North members can join OSEA for 25% off regular membership prices.

Becoming a member of the Biomass North sector association means we will be your eyes, ears and voice to support your operations and involvement within Canada's bioeconomy. We will provide you with priority access to sector-based information and development opportunities to benefit your business or organization.

Join us to become part of a network with common goals and interests in Canada's bioeconomy, including:

  • Transitioning Canada to a global leader in the bioeconomy
  • Driving policy and regulatory reform to overcome barriers
  • Developing sustainable supply chains and economic development opportunities
  • Enhancing technology transfer and driving innovation
  • Developing domestic and export markets for bioproducts


Member Benefits

Joining the Biomass North sector association means we will:

  • Provide you with news and updates relating to Canada's bioeconomy
  • Connect you to other leaders in the bioeconomy
  • Share information on emerging market opportunities to benefit your business or organization
  • Inform you of policy & regulatory updates relating to forestry, biomass, energy, environmental compliance and more
  • Give you priority access and discounted rates to our assortment of services and events

Membership Classes

Biomass North offers a variety of membership classes for your business, municipality or organization to join our network and become a leader in the bioeconomy. Select a membership class that is right for you.


Member Benefits Ally
Standard
Membership
Premium
Membership
Become a proven leader in the bioeconomy!
Receive news and updates relating to Canada's bioeconomy
Ability to participate in policy and regulatory communications, submissions, etc.
Priority access to Biomass North’s market research and data
Priority insights to development opportunities
Organization listing in our member directory
Invitation to participate and vote in annual AGM
Discounted rates for conference and events, workshops, consulting services, tours and more
Member rates for sponsorship and trade-show opportunities at conference and events
Member rates for advertising in Biomass North newsletter and materials
Banner/logo on Biomass North website
Two hours of free consulting services
Premium rates for sponsorship and trade-show opportunities at conference and events
Premium rates for advertising in Biomass North newsletter and materials
Priority consideration for speaking opportunities
Discounted rates for external events

Member Types

The Biomass North sector association is not solely geared to one specific subsector or industry type, but rather is intended to support to the full supply chain of proponents within Canada's bioeconomy – from small municipalities to large industry and all points in between.

Your business or organization will subscribe as one of three general member types – public members, small-to-medium enterprise members, and large enterprise members. Your member type will also determine your annual membership rate.


Public Members – for public sector and non-profit groups, including but not limited to:

  • Municipalities & government
  • First Nations communities, tribal councils & political organizations
  • Economic development groups
  • Educational institutions & academia
  • Research & innovation groups
  • Industry groups & associations
  • Non-profit organizations & charities
  • Community & environmental groups
  • Cooperatives & collectives
  • Utility providers

Small to Medium Enterprise Members – for private sector businesses with fewer than 250 employees, including but not limited to:

  • Consulting & engineering firms
  • Forest license holders & wood suppliers
  • Bioenergy/renewable energy systems providers
  • Forest equipment providers
  • Forest harvesters & contractors
  • Woodlot owners
  • Bioenergy & bioproducts producers
  • Producers of engineered wood, building products, finished products, etc.
  • Distributors/wholesalers & retail
  • Technology developers
  • ICT & media
  • Agri-business
  • Start-ups

Large Enterprise Members - for private sector businesses with greater than 250 employees, including but not limited to:

  • Forest resource processing facilities
  • Large industrial and commercial
  • Manufacturing facilities
  • Any “SME Member Type” with greater than 250 employees

While your member type is general, Biomass North will bring you the most tailored services specific to your business or organization.

Member Rates

Your annual Biomass North membership rate is determined by two factors - your selected membership class (Ally, Standard, Premium), and your individual member type (Public, Small-to-Medium Enterprise, Large Enterprise).

Allies Public Members Small-to-Medium Enterprise Members Large Enterprise Members
Annual Rate Free Standard Premium Standard Premium Standard Premium
$300 $500 $600 $800 $1000 $1300
*rates do not include applicable taxes.
 
 
 
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