Corporate & Sustaining Membership

The Engineering Society of Detroit offers corporate membership benefits and levels to fit the size of your company or division. Whether you are a consulting firm of one or a major corporation with thousands of employees, ESD seeks to provide value to your company. ESD’s comprehensive package of benefits and services is designed to ensure a tangible return on your investment while offering leadership and enriching opportunities for your team. ESD offers two classes of membership for companies or organizations: Corporate and Sustaining.

Corporate Membership

ESD can offer you a corporate membership level to fit the size of your company. Whether you’re a consulting firm of one, or a major corporation with thousands, ESD will add value to your corporate culture. The benefits you will receive by becoming an ESD Corporate Member include:

  • Company name listed in every issue of Technology Century magazine.  
  • Priority given to your articles, announcements and news releases for publication in Technology Century magazine.
  • 25% advertising discount in Technology Century magazine
  • Hyperlinked company name listed in ESD Upcoming Events.
  • Hyperlinked company name listed on ESD’s Web site.
  • Recognition at ESD’s Annual Awards and other society events.
  • Substantial savings through ESD benefit programs in commercial insurance packages, commercial auto, and workers compensation insurance.  For more information on the ESD commercial lines, contact Hartland Insurance at  800.682.6881 or
  • You can offer your employees the newly added ESD AFLAC Insurance program.  Contact Jeffrey Dowd at 248.968.9884 ext. 112 or
  • Group Health Insurance — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. ESD member companies can take advantage of group-rate savings with one of the most recognized health care coverage plans throughout the world. For details, contact your insurance provider or Hartland Insurance Group at 248-377-9600 or 800-682-6881.
  • Free Crain’s Detroit Business subscriptions for each corporate representative, based on your level of corporate membership
  • Discounted conference calling & global communications, services offered by Premiere Global Services Conferencing & Collaboration.
  • Discounted employment postings rates for the new on-line ESD Job Bank.
  • Participate in a discounted member program with Staples Advantage. You’ll get low, contracted prices, consolidated billing and a dedicated account manager who is always looking for ways to save money for your company. Consolidating your purchases with us will help reduce your procurement and invoicing costs, eliminate redundant research, and give you greater control over purchases and program compliance. Staples offers a full range of products and services: technology solutions, furniture solutions, health and wellness, custom printing and stamps, digital copy services, corporate promotional products, calendars and day planners, supplies for break rooms & facilities and more. Registration is free for members of the Engineering Society of Detroit. For more information on the program, contact your Account Manager, Ken Caeti via email at You can register on-line, ESD Member Staples Registration Form

Corporate Membership Levels

  • Level 1 — $295 per year
    Companies or divisions with 1-10 employees & nonprofit educational institutions
    Three (3) company representative receives all ESD individual member benefits.
  • Level 2 — $600 per year
    Companies or divisions with 11-40 employees
    Five (5) company representatives receive all ESD individual member benefits.
  • Level 3 — $1,000 per year
    Companies or divisions with 41-100 employees
    Ten (10) representatives receive individual member benefits.
  • Level 4 — $1,500 per year
    Companies or divisions with 101-1000 employees
    Fifteen (15) representatives receive individual member benefits.
  • Level 5 — $2,500 per year
    Companies or divisions with over 1000 employees
    Twenty-five (25) representatives receive individual member benefits.

Sustaining Membership

Sustaining corporate membership is the highest level of corporate distinction within the Society. This level demonstrates a corporation’s commitment to invest in the profession by financially supporting the educational initiatives of The Engineering Society of Detroit. To be considered a Sustaining Member, your corporation commits a minimum of $3,000 above your appropriate dues level—this portion of your membership is considered a charitable contribution to the Society. Sustaining Corporate Member benefits include:

  • All benefits of Corporate Membership level that is one level above what would be your minimum level, based on the number of employees. (above)
  • Benefits for individuals according to elevated level member status as noted above.
  • Special recognition at ESD’s Annual Awards.
  • Hyperlinked company logo on the home page of ESD’s Web site.
  • Hyperlinked company logo and boldface name on the Corporate and Sustaining Member page of ESD’s Web site.
  • Company logo and boldface name printed in all issues of Technology Century magazine (bimonthly distribution of 5,500)
  • Company logo and boldface name included in every ESD E-News, distributed monthly.
  • Recognition at designated ESD programs and events, including promotional pieces for events.