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Corporate Member
$500 per company one-time

Affiliate Member
$99 per individual per year

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Member Benefits






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Event Attendance

Special Event Member Rates

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Event Proceedings Online

Events Only public content & blog discussions forum discussions

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Webcast Archives

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Access to SHARE Content Center

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Member Center Access - Including Member Directory

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Election Voting Privileges

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Access to SHARE Requirements

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SHARE Requirements Voting Privileges

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Eligible to serve as a volunteer, in an appointed position and/or as a committee member

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Eligible to stand for election to SHARE Board of Directors

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Access to SHARE'd Intelligence



Member Benefits


Year-round Education Through SHARE

SHARE members have access to webcast education sessions and the SHARE’d Intelligence monthly e-newsletter with trending articles and expert insights. Members also have on-demand education at their fingertips, through a library of SHARE webcast archives and a collection of SHARE event proceedings from past SHARE events. 

Online Training and Certificate Programs

Marist College Enterprise Systems Certificate Program

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Marist College and the Institute for Data Center Professionals (IDCP) host an online three-tiered certificate program to help participants increase their knowledge of the z Systems platform. Learn from Marist College’s IDCP along with mainframe industry leaders. Learn more about this certificate program.

Interskill is offering free mainframe online courses for zNextGen® members


Interested in getting started? All it takes is three easy steps:

  1. Email stating that you are a zNextGen members
  2. Once your membership is confirmed, you will receive a username and password
  3. Visit to log in and start your one free class per quarter (equates four free classes a year)!

IBM Education Discounts

In cooperation with IBM, SHARE members can receive a 10% discount on IBM Systems Technical Universities and all classes offered by IBM IT Education Serves in the United States.  To access this discount, log-in to your Members Only section. 


SHARE's Winter and Summer Events

SHARE is well known for its technical events that deliver expertise, hands on training and professional networking opportunities. SHARE members receive a discounted registration rate for in-person events.

Social Media

As a SHARE member, gain access to a secure network of colleagues through the SHARE Member Directory. Connect with the entire SHARE community via social media and participate in conversations covering the latest information on industry hot topics.



Have your voice heard through the SHARE Requirements System, SHARE’s online product enhancement dialogue and voting system.