Ready to Connect, Learn and Lead?

When you join AFCOM, you’re joining a community of over 2,500 data center and IT infrastructure professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and lead.

AFCOM membership provides you with the resources and opportunities you need to keep on top of changes in technology; get involved in standards development; network with other professionals in your local area or within a specific technical interest; mentor the next generation of operators, engineers and technologists, and so much more.

There is no better time to discover all that AFCOM membership has to offer. Join now and become part of the longest-standing association dedicated to the advancement of data center and IT infrastructure professionals worldwide.

For group registrations please call us at:  800-262-1954 (or 1-913-967-1719)

Member Benefits
Membership Types
AFCOM is committed to serving the unique needs of these three specific member types.

Please select the type that best fits your day-to-day function and activities.
End-User
IT, Facilities and IT Operators
Builder
Consultants, architects, construction managers
Vendor
Sellers and marketers of products and services
Annual Membership Fee
USD $299
Per member
USD $299
Per member
USD $299
Per member
Become a Member Today
Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors – NetworkingAFCOM houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.

 
Stay Current and Get Ahead – Learning CenterMembership grants you access to a continuously expanding Learning Center full of data center and IT infrastructure literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry standards, and best practices. In addition, gain access to previous Data Center World educational sessions recorded and available only for AFCOM members.

 
Expert and Peer Q+AStarting a new project and need some insights? Ran into an issue and need an opinion? No problem. Connect with a subject matter expert or a peer and ask your question! AFCOM’s new expert and peer Q+A platform will help you get answers.

 
COMING SOON – Operational BenchmarksCompare your operations to your peers with operational benchmarks from AFCOM. New in mid-2016.

 
Save Money on Professional Development – DiscountsAs an AFCOM member, you receive exclusive discounts on educational certifications and training delivered by some of the best providers in the industry. Plus, get discounts on attending Data Center World!

Get Timely and Credible Insights to your Inbox- NewsletterAs an AFCOM member, you’ll receive “Inside the Box”, a weekly newsletter covering IT, operations, facilities and design/build insights from experts plus updates on local chapter events, member announcements and special opportunities for AFCOM members.

Tap into Subject Matter Experts Monthly – WebinarsAFCOM finds the best subject matter experts to tackle key topics in the data center and IT infrastructure industry facing IT, operations, facilities and design/build professionals. Delivered in a one-hour webinar each month and recorded for on-demand access year-round, these vendor-neutral webinars with lengthy Q&A time available will guide you through complex topics and help you gain critical knowledge to drive change through your organization.

COMING SOON – Industry Market ResearchIn coordination with the Data Center Institute, AFCOM is conducting multiple market research studies focused on emerging trends in the data center and IT infrastructure industry worldwide. Members gain exclusive access to the analysis.

Peer and Vendor Networking – EventsCollaborate with AFCOM colleagues and vendors in person at 40+ local chapters or at Data Center World, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.

Support the AFCOM Community – Sponsor Local Chapter MeetingAs an AFCOM Sponsor, you can support a local chapter meeting (first come; first serve) and build brand awareness for your products and services.
 

Build Brand Awareness – Sponsor Local Chapter WebsiteAs an AFCOM sponsor, you can sponsor your local chapter website (first come; first serve) via banner ad and/or logo. Show your support and sponsor your local chapter.
 

End-User
IT, Facilities and IT Operators
Annual Membership Fee:
USD $299
Per member
  • Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors
    AFCOM houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.
  • Stay Current and Get Ahead
    Membership grants you access to a continuously expanding Learning Center full of data center and IT infrastructure literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry standards, and best practices. In addition, gain access to previous Data Center World educational sessions recorded and available only for AFCOM members.
  • Expert and Peer Q+A
    Starting a new project and need some insights? Ran into an issue and need an opinion? No problem. Connect with a subject matter expert or a peer and ask your question! AFCOM’s new expert and peer Q+A platform will help you get answers.
  • COMING SOON – Operational Benchmarks
    Compare your operations to your peers with operational benchmarks from AFCOM. New in mid-2016.
  • Save Money on Professional Development
    As an AFCOM member, you receive exclusive discounts on educational certifications and training delivered by some of the best providers in the industry. Plus, get discounts on attending Data Center World!
  • Get Timely and Credible Insights to your Inbox
    As an AFCOM member, you’ll receive “Inside the Box”, a weekly newsletter covering IT, operations, facilities and design/build insights from experts plus updates on local chapter events, member announcements and special opportunities for AFCOM members.
  • Tap into Subject Matter Experts Monthly
    AFCOM finds the best subject matter experts to tackle key topics in the data center and IT infrastructure industry facing IT, operations, facilities and design/build professionals. Delivered in a one-hour webinar each month and recorded for on-demand access year-round, these vendor-neutral webinars with lengthy Q&A time available will guide you through complex topics and help you gain critical knowledge to drive change through your organization.
  • COMING SOON – Industry Market Research
    In coordination with the Data Center Institute, AFCOM is conducting multiple market research studies focused on emerging trends in the data center and IT infrastructure industry worldwide. Members gain exclusive access to the analysis.
  • Peer and Vendor Networking
    Collaborate with AFCOM colleagues and vendors in person at 40+ local chapters or at Data Center World, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.
Builder
Consultants, architects, construction managers
Annual Membership Fee:
USD $299
Per member
  • Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors
    AFCOM houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.
  • Stay Current and Get Ahead
    Membership grants you access to a continuously expanding Learning Center full of data center and IT infrastructure literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry standards, and best practices. In addition, gain access to previous Data Center World educational sessions recorded and available only for AFCOM members.
  • Expert and Peer Q+A
    Starting a new project and need some insights? Ran into an issue and need an opinion? No problem. Connect with a subject matter expert or a peer and ask your question! AFCOM’s new expert and peer Q+A platform will help you get answers.
  • COMING SOON – Operational Benchmarks
    Compare your operations to your peers with operational benchmarks from AFCOM. New in mid-2016.
  • Save Money on Professional Development
    As an AFCOM member, you receive exclusive discounts on educational certifications and training delivered by some of the best providers in the industry. Plus, get discounts on attending Data Center World!
  • Get Timely and Credible Insights to your Inbox
    As an AFCOM member, you’ll receive “Inside the Box”, a weekly newsletter covering IT, operations, facilities and design/build insights from experts plus updates on local chapter events, member announcements and special opportunities for AFCOM members.
  • Tap into Subject Matter Experts Monthly
    AFCOM finds the best subject matter experts to tackle key topics in the data center and IT infrastructure industry facing IT, operations, facilities and design/build professionals. Delivered in a one-hour webinar each month and recorded for on-demand access year-round, these vendor-neutral webinars with lengthy Q&A time available will guide you through complex topics and help you gain critical knowledge to drive change through your organization.
  • COMING SOON – Industry Market Research
    In coordination with the Data Center Institute, AFCOM is conducting multiple market research studies focused on emerging trends in the data center and IT infrastructure industry worldwide. Members gain exclusive access to the analysis.
  • Peer and Vendor Networking
    Collaborate with AFCOM colleagues and vendors in person at 40+ local chapters or at Data Center World, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.
  • Support the AFCOM Community
    As an AFCOM Sponsor, you can support a local chapter meeting (first come; first serve) and build brand awareness for your products and services.
  • Build Brand Awareness
    As an AFCOM sponsor, you can sponsor your local chapter website (first come; first serve) via banner ad and/or logo. Show your support and sponsor your local chapter.
Vendor
Sellers and marketers of products and services
Annual Membership Fee:
USD $299
Per member
  • Save Money on Professional Development
    As an AFCOM member, you receive exclusive discounts on educational certifications and training delivered by some of the best providers in the industry. Plus, get discounts on attending Data Center World!
  • Get Timely and Credible Insights to your Inbox
    As an AFCOM member, you’ll receive “Inside the Box”, a weekly newsletter covering IT, operations, facilities and design/build insights from experts plus updates on local chapter events, member announcements and special opportunities for AFCOM members.
  • Tap into Subject Matter Experts Monthly
    AFCOM finds the best subject matter experts to tackle key topics in the data center and IT infrastructure industry facing IT, operations, facilities and design/build professionals. Delivered in a one-hour webinar each month and recorded for on-demand access year-round, these vendor-neutral webinars with lengthy Q&A time available will guide you through complex topics and help you gain critical knowledge to drive change through your organization.
  • COMING SOON – Industry Market Research
    In coordination with the Data Center Institute, AFCOM is conducting multiple market research studies focused on emerging trends in the data center and IT infrastructure industry worldwide. Members gain exclusive access to the analysis.
  • Peer and Vendor Networking
    Collaborate with AFCOM colleagues and vendors in person at 40+ local chapters or at Data Center World, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project.
  • Support the AFCOM Community
    As an AFCOM Sponsor, you can support a local chapter meeting (first come; first serve) and build brand awareness for your products and services.
  • Build Brand Awareness
    As an AFCOM sponsor, you can sponsor your local chapter website (first come; first serve) via banner ad and/or logo. Show your support and sponsor your local chapter.

Take the right step and join more than 2,500 of your peers!


“Being able to interact with others in the data center industry is invaluable. Being able exchange real world experiences save countless hours searching for answers or heading down the wrong path for new technology or problem resolution.”
- Tim Hazzard, President Methode Electronics - Data Solutions Group

“It is impossible to stay current in this rapid changing environment on your own. AFCOM provides a central forum and resource pool in its membership to share information and ideas to better manage the services we provide.”
Donna Jacobs, IT Sr. Director, University of Pennsylvania

“I am able to contribute more by offering insights and perspectives I gained in discussions with AFCOM "like-minded" people. As a result, the relationships I built throughout the AFCOM network create credibility and advance my career.”
Carsten Baumann, Consulting Engineering Specialist Schneider Electric