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Benefits of Joining Zhaga

Zhaga's member companies include LED luminaire makers; manufacturers of LED modules, LED drivers and LED light engines; suppliers of materials and components, and testing labs. View member list

All companies are very welcome to join the consortium and contribute to its ongoing success.

Why become a Zhaga member?

Zhaga’s members help to shape the future of the lighting industry. Zhaga membership provides companies with various benefits:

  • Early-stage access to Zhaga’s roadmap, strategy, and proposals for new specifications
  • Influence over the development of new specifications
  • Privileged and early access to confidential Zhaga documents, including draft specifications
  • Collaboration, networking and knowledge-sharing in a vibrant community
  • Shared intellectual property
  • Ability to certify products and use the Zhaga logo
  • Interaction with external organizations

Comparison of Membership types

Benefit Regular Member Associate Member
Access to approved Zhaga specifications, typically 6 months before publication (see Book Development)
Access to all confidential Zhaga documents, including draft specifications
(note 1)
Shared intellectual property: Royalty-free license for all patents necessary to implement Zhaga Books
Able to submit products for Zhaga testing and certification
Use Zhaga logo on certified products
(note 2)
Make proposals for new specifications and influence the Book-writing process
Participate in Work Group (WG) and Task Force (TF) meetings
Eligible to be elected to the Steering Committee (SC). SC membership provides voting rights on key issues such as specification approval
Access to SC meeting minutes
Attend meetings of General Assembly (GA), with access to GA meeting minutes
General Assembly voting rights
Receive Zhaga marketing materials for use at tradeshows etc
  • Note 1: Unless specifically authorized by the SC
  • Note 2: Logo licensing fee is payable by Associate members. Effective November 2016, this fee is waived until further notice.

Membership fees

  Regular Member Associate Member
Annual membership fee (note 3) EUR 10,000 EUR 1,000
Annual logo licensing fee Included in membership fee No fee (note 4)
  • Note 3: First-year fee is pro-rated according to the month of joining
  • Note 4: This fee is only payable by companies that want to certify products and use the Zhaga logo. Effective November 2016, this fee is waived until further notice.

How to join

Follow this link to find out how to join Zhaga