Advantages to

Joining BDPA

As technology professionals competing in a global market, we must never stop learning. And now with BDPA membership, you always have access to resources that will support Advancing your career from the Classroom to the Boardroom.


Peer support

Join BDPA and you are immediately positioned at the center of a nationwide network of IT professionals and executives in the commercial, government, academic, and non-profit sectors.

Use our social networks to post technical or business questions, and get assistance from industry experts. The BDPA networks are a storehouse of knowledge resources which members can draw upon to remain at the forfront of the IT industry.

Career Resources

A wealth of resources put you on a fast-track to a rewarding career. BDPA offers it members: Online access to job postings; access to BDPA Coach Alliance, career fairs, top-quality instructor-led and online courses, professional workshops and seminars and the Executive Protégé Program.

Business networking

Fortune 500 companies and other forward thinking firms actively participate in chapter events and the national conference. Key executives are ready and waiting to establish a professional relationship with you.

Career Advancement

BDPA can help you advance your career in the IT profession. We give professionals, executives, entrepreneurs and students an IT career pathway from the "Classroom to the Boardroom". Through education, mentoring, services and business networking, BDPA promotes innovation, technical skills, business savvy and personal growth.

Professionals
and Executives

Get access to mentoring, professional coaching, certified training, job placement and other valuable resources. Maximize networking opportunities locally and nationally to build the connections you need to keep advancing your career.

Entrepreneurs

If you provide IT-related services and products, BDPA helps your bottom line. We introduce your business to individuals with purchasing power, or influence the decision to purchase your product. Interact with potential business partners, investors, and employees.

Discounted Rates

By joining BDPA, you will receive discounted rates for CompTIA ChannelCon and ComTIA Certification Courses and discounts to the Annual National BDPA Technology Conference.

Publications

Included in your membership, you will receive a subscription to the Diversity in Action magazine, monthly and quarterly electronic-newsletter.

Access to Talent Management System

Through the Talent Managemnt System, members have access to apply for posted jobs, submit their resume and access to career coaches.

High School and College Students

If you are considering a future in IT, or want to learn more about technology, BDPA helps you develop technical skills, introduce you to role models, and open doors leading to that important internship and first job.

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Membership Options

Corporate
$100/yr
  • 1 year membership
  • Access to membership site
  • Discount IT Training
  • Education and Training
  • Magazine Subscriptions
  • Access to Talent Management System
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Lifetime
$1,000
  • Lifetime membership
  • Access to membership site
  • Discount IT Training
  • Education and Training
  • Magazine Subscriptions
  • Access to Talent Management System
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High School Student
$25/yr
  • 1 year membership
  • Access to membership site
  • Education and Training
  • Magazine Subscriptions
  • Access to Seasoned IT Professionals
  • Opportunity to win Scholarships
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Collegiate Student
$25/yr
  • 1 year membership
  • Access to membership site
  • Education and Training
  • Magazine Subscriptions
  • Access to Seasoned IT Professionals
  • Opportunity to win Scholarships
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