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Industry Members

The IIC works at the intersection of business and policy making and uses its unique convening powers to bring together senior regulators and industry to explore solutions of a multi-jurisdictional nature.

Reasons industry members join

Membership gives top policy, product and legal teams from industry a non-partisan forum in which they get to...

  1. Form trust-based relationships with senior regulators
  2. Get to play in the “regulatory sandbox” and test new ideas in a collegiate neutral environment
  3. Gain valuable insights into how regulators are responding to technology and market trends
  4. Gain consensus on best policy frameworks for commercial and wider societal benefit
  5. See emerging trends from across the converging digital ecosystem

Membership options

IIC Strategic Partner

IIC Strategic Partner

Fee £12,000 per year

Strategic partnership is for global telecoms, technology and media businesses. They work strategically with the IIC to set a discussion agenda from which businesses, economies and ultimately, wider society can benefit.

Member Benefits

  • Partners receive a full report of all meetings regardless of whether they can attend
  • Free copies of the Yearbook, free subscription to InterMedia and invitations to speak at events and meetings
  • All industry member organisations can attend TMF and Chapter meetings free of charge
  • IIC Industry Partners are invited to be part of the advisory panel that sets the discussion agenda for IIC meetings
  • Strategic Partners get 25% discount on the published fee
  • The IIC holds regular intimate dinners for IIC Partners to network in a closed environment
  • IIC Partners are acknowledged at events, in signage and on the website

Full Industry Member

Full Industry Member

Fee £5,000 per year

This level of membership is for telecoms operators, broadcasters, network providers, OTT players and technology companies regardless of size. Full members can participate in any meetings.

Member Benefits

  • Free copies of the Yearbook, free subscription to InterMedia and invitations to speak at events and meetings
  • All industry member organisations can attend TMF and Chapter meetings free of charge
  • Members receive a full report of all TMF meetings regardless of whether they can attend
  • All members can attend the Annual Conference and non-regulator industry members receive a 20% discount on the published fee

IIC Future Leaders' Forum

IIC Future Leaders' Forum

Fee £500 per year

Some of the most innovative and exciting ideas come from emerging markets and moreover, emerging individuals. The IIC gives up-and-coming policy professionals a forum in which to build a network and learn from peers.

Member Benefits

  • FLF membership is free to individuals from existing member organisations
  • Free subscription to InterMedia
  • Invitation to TMF meetings held in their own region
  • Free attendance at Chapter meetings anywhere in the world
  • Future Leaders can attend the Annual Conference at a 50% discount

*There are some concessionary memberships available for retired people, for academics, for micro businesses and for individuals under certain circumstances. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss.

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Annual Review 2019


The Annual Review, only available to members, captures the discussions, debates and outcomes of conversations that have taken place throughout the year, and looks forward to the key issues that will be debated in 2019.






future leadersv2FUTURE LEADERS' COMPETITION 2019

Global Realities, National Choices: communications policy making in a cross-sectoral, cross-jurisdictional world
The IIC is looking for the people who will shape the future policy agenda for the telecoms, technology and media sectors and be tomorrow’s influencers. To this end, we are running a competition to encourage and promote original thought in the areas of communications and policy from the future leaders of the sector. The competition is open until 8 August 2019 and the winner gets paid travel and accommodation to present their entry at our 50th Annual Conference in London this October. Learn more.


Outcomes experienced by some Industry Members

Visibility of Policy Thinking

"There are plenty of places I can learn about industry trends, but hearing how policy makers and regulators are responding to them is invaluable"

Emerging Markets

"The IIC has given me a view of the evolution of policy frameworks in emerging markets. Useful insights when rolling out new products or services"

Healthy Tension

"The non-partisan platform creates an adult, academic environment where health tension and differing opinions can co-exist"



"I can have a cup of coffee with a regulator that would normally be hard to meet with"


Heart of the IIC

Regulation and regulators are at the heart of the IIC.  Discussions among and with them inform the future policy agenda

A neutral space

We provide a neutral space for collegiate debate of complex and controversial topics at the highest level

Future decision making

We take no official policy position, but the solid and meaningful outputs of our discussions are shared with members and form the bedrock of future decision making

Global and local inclusivity

We are committed to global and local inclusivity and seek membership from a diverse audience across the converged TMT sector

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