Become a CONNECT Member

About Membership

Membership with CONNECT immerses you into the heart of San Diego's innovation community. Since 1985 CONNECT has been the original champion for commercialization of technology and life science discoveries. As such, CONNECT has built an incredible network of companies and individuals that span every aspect of creating and scaling an innovation company. Membership in the network provides access to substantive events, introductions to sought after experts, and a way to support the innovation economy all in one. Contact us to find out more!

Benefit Highlights Include:

  • Eligibility for consideration for a seat on the CONNECT Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, Board of Directors, or Public Policy Board of Advisors

  • Exclusive opportunities to participate in a CONNECT Executive Forum, The Luminary Series, events & forums focused on public policy and innovation, and access to CONNECTMatch Programs.

  • Discounted admission to CONNECT Signature Events: Hall of Fame, Rockstars of Innovation, Most Innovative Product Awards; Connect with CONNECT/Demo Day, and participation in all CONNECT events at discounted member rates

  • Consideration for unique exposure opportunities to reach the CONNECT audience through the website, digital communications, and CONNECT’s weekly innovation news segment on Fox 5 San Diego

  • Recognition in select CONNECT publications, including the Annual Report


For details about membership, sponsorship, or partner opportunities with CONNECT, please contact Erin Rist at or 858.964.1322