The Affiliate Services Program was initiated to provide workforce development, networking and employee benefits not readily accessible by a start-up or a small business looking to grow. Member benefits have grown as has the membership with over 75 companies now participating statewide. As the pace of change accelerates, the Affiliate Services Group keeps our region’s technology businesses ahead of the curve. We stay on top of current issues and trends, striving to provide cutting-edge, top-notch programs and services to ensure your organization remains current and prospers. Our number one goal is to help bring your business success.
Discover the many benefits for joining the Affiliate Services Program
By joining the Affiliate Services Group (ASG), you are connecting with over 75 members and partner organizations representing thousands of employees across West Virginia. Our members are industry leaders across multiple technology sectors.
Membership in the ASG provides unparalleled networking and business development opportunities, as well as the ability to keep up-to-date on the latest business trends and developments through educational programming. We offer a variety of regular membership levels to accommodate any size company to ensure that you derive the greatest value from your financial investment. Our number one goal is to help bring your business success!
|BUSINESS ESSENTIALS||Many of WV’s most reputable technical service providers are members of our group. If you are in need of legal, financial, marketing, strategic planning, accounting or other professional services, we have the relationships to make the introduction.|
|CONFERENCE & FACILITY USAGE||Whether you need space for a private meeting or a large training session, members are afforded access to conference facilities at a dramatically reduced rate. We also offer free wireless Internet within our facility.|
|ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT||Working closely with the INNOVA Commercialization Group, growing member companies can identify and gain access to state grants, loans and tax credits and receive consultation, commercialization services and consideration for investment.|
|EDUCATION||Members of the High Technology Foundation Affiliate Program are entitled to a 10% discount on all continuing education classes offered by Pierpont Community & Technical College. To view available classes, visit http://www.pierpont.edu/ce
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|EVENTS||The Affiliate Services Group advertises various presentations, conferences, seminars and networking events. Some of these events are offered free of charge or at a discounted rate for our affiliate members.|
|MEMBER DIRECTORY||Our online Member Directory is an essential business tool and a “Who’s Who” of West Virginia’s technology sector. Members receive a free listing and company bio in this online guide|
|MEMBER BENEFITS||Cut your costs through discounts available exclusively to Affiliate Services Group members. Click here to see a list of our discounts.|
|NEWS RELEASES||Got news? Share it with others! We’re proud of our members’ accomplishments and post their recent press releases and news to our site.|
|HEALTH INSURANCE||Our Highmark WV health insurance packages serve our members and their families by providing cost-effective health insurance, benefits strategy and administrative services to those who qualify.|
|BROKERAGE SERVICES||Affiliate Members participating in the health insurance plan have full access to Assured Partners of WV (Commercial Insurance), a full-service employee benefits agency specializing in group health, life, dental, vision, and disability benefits.|