Member Benefits

Member Benefits

If you are a Montana business, institution, or individual that is involved in optics or photonics we invite you to join the Montana Photonics Industry Alliance (MPIA). The MPIA is committed to “Advancing the Photonics Frontier” in Montana. Your membership support of the MPIA ensures we can sustain a world-class photonics cluster and be the industry voice for photonics businesses and institutions worldwide.

All members of the MPIA benefit from the strength of a unified industry voice for:

Local and National Visibility

  • Company listing on MPIA website/social media platforms
  • Free employment postings on MPIA website/social media
  • Industry representation at the local, state and national level
  • Advocacy for policy and legislation

Workforce Development*

  • Access to relevant workforce/industry specific training (members receive reduced pricing)
  • Invaluable connections to the next generation workforce
  • Support for STEM education locally and across Montana

Networking and Communication*

  • Free access to quarterly networking socials and events
  • Up-to-date information regarding the local industry
  • Access to employment and salary surveys
*Affiliate Members/Community partners only have access to the MPIA’s workforce development & networking benefits
A summary of member benefits can be downloaded by clicking the image below.

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