Join the AI Forum and Get Involved

Membership benefits and options

Become a member of the AI Forum NZ community to get involved and gain the benefits of being part of this focused association. Membership is open to any organisation with an interest in being part of and advancing New Zealand’s AI ecosystem.

Why join

  • Recognition as a contributing member towards the advancement of New Zealand’s AI Ecosystem
  • Opportunity for staff to take part in the AI Forum’s working groups, growing best practice and knowledge with peers throughout New Zealand.
  • Company logo displayed on the AI Forum members page and Ecosystem map
  • Share AI thought leadership content via AI Forum website and social media channels
  • Receive regular news and knowledge sharing via AI Forum’s social media channels
  • Invitations to attend AI Forum events
  • Discounted tickets for major annual conference
  • Opportunities to participate in the AI Forum’s research programmes
  • Customised benefits and project partnership options for corporate, university and government members can be discussed.
  • Learn more about our work here.

How to join

To become an AI Forum member, please complete the join form on this page. Upon confirmation, you will be added to our members page, receive regular news, invitations to our events and the opportunity to take part in the AI Forum’s ongoing workstreams and working groups.

For more information about more options to support the AI Forum’s work please contact us.

Membership categories + Fees

Membership categories and fees for the AI Forum are set out in the table below. Membership fees are based on the scale of an organisation joining, with a focus on revenues. All staff of a member organisation are considered members.

Member Category
Criteria – NZ Revenues
Annual Fee
Major Corporate
> $75m
Large Corporate
$50 – 75m
Medium Corporate
Large Govt Agencies
Large Education Agencies
$20 – 50m
Ministries, Departments, University
Small Corporate
Small Govt Agencies
Small Education Agencies
$5 – 20m
Small agencies, CRI, Polytech
Medium SME
$1 – 5m
Small SME
NZ-owned, < 3 years AND < $1m$200
HIndividual*E.g. for students and self-employed people$250

The membership fee is annual and is based on your New Zealand revenues.NB. Membership fees shown above are in New Zealand dollars exclusive of GST, per annum.

* This category is restricted to people who are not employed by an organisation that could be a member of AI Forum New Zealand.


To make it easier for organisations that can see alignment with multiple NZTech Group associations, a multi-membership discount structure has been established. Click here for more information on muti-memberships.