Consumer Technology Association


About Consumer Technology Association

Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is an organization that supports a network of technology companies, helping them grow their business through insights and advocacy. 

CTA is a fee-based membership organization with over 1,500 member companies. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, CTA offers advocacy programs and collaboration across 70+ committees and working groups. CTA is renowned for hosting CES, the premier event in the technology ecosystem. 

CTA offers many benefits to its members. These include access to 30+ exclusive research reports for informed decision-making and driving growth. Members can participate in the mentorship program and member groups. The CTA Match program offers curated matchmaking to connect startups with potential investors. Additionally, the BuildWithin program offers specialized apprenticeship training to help businesses acquire and nurture talent. 

CTA offers three membership types: core, industry associate, and non-profit. Core membership is available to companies selling, installing, or distributing technology products or software services. Industry Associate membership includes technology industry service providers such as consultants, research analysts, and venture capital firms. 

To join CTA, prospective members must complete an online membership application and await approval. Companies must be located in North America to be eligible for CTA membership. 

Membership fees are based on the company’s annual North American revenue and intended subscription type, ranging from $500 to $150,000 per year. 


Consumer Technology Association Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

1,000 - 2,000

HQ Location

Arlington, VA

Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$500 - $150,000