Why Join

Why join

What’s in it for me?

Participate and Shape the Vertical Farming Industry for your Business Needs

  • Policy & Legislation: Collaborate with the AVF in their work with local, national and supra-national regulators and policy makers around the world to create the right framework and environment for your business
  • Education: Develop and ensure that your future farmers are well trained
  • Standardization: Help define the world of vertical farming by supporting and developing  industry standards


Grow Better and Stronger by Benefiting from Vertical Farming Crowd Wisdom in the AVF Member Network

  • Access to industry expertise and education
    • AVF vertical farming global database
    • AVF member tours
    • AVF experts’ industry evaluation
    • AVF white Papers and industry reports
  • Attract the right people and partners for your organization
    • Recruiting and career platform
    • Industry networking among business partners and service providers
  • Access to Investors and sources of (government) funding
    • Participate in funding calls (EU and USA)
    • Engage with investors in the AVF network (being developed)
  • Meet new customers and access new markets
    • Join in industry events and trade fairs at discounted rates
    • Participate in project workshops and hackathons


Stay up to Date with Important Industry Developments

  • Access to the members only information on the AVF website
  • Receive the AVF newsletter and blog
  • Listen to AVF podcasts and project highlights

“Together, we will leapfrog technologies, strengthen our political influence and encourage the implementation of Vertical Farming worldwide!”

Your benefits

AVF Membership Benefits

Student Non-Student Institution Business
Name on Website x x x x
Careers Portal Access x x x x
Annual General Meeting Invite x x x x
Ability to make motions and vote at AVF General Meetings x x x x
Newsletter x x x x
Discounted AVF Events x x x x
Discounted Partner Events x x x x
Can join and participate in AVF Project Groups x x x x
Considered for AVF Spotlight & Interview x x
Annual White Papers x x
Social Media Promotion x x
Discounted Booths x x
Logo on Website & Promo Material x x
Highlighted on AVF Map x x
AVF Member Page x x
Can add events to AVF Events Page x x
Can request introductions to other members x x
Access to AVF inbound leads (RFP’s / RFQ’s) x x


Membership Fees

Membership fees are necessary to ensure AVF activities such as bookkeeping, communication with authorities, reports, marketing material, white papers, communication with members, website maintenance, office costs; and the organization of all other relevant purposes for AVF. The membership fee can be paid online through our website in the registration process by credit card or with bank details.

Association for Vertical Farming

IBAN: DE78120300001020170039

IMPORTANT: Please state your full NAME or COMPANY NAME and “MEMBERSHIP FEE” on the bank transfer! If you need an invoice or payment receipt please download it in the login area of your member account.

Current Membership Fees (per year):

Small Medium Enterprise


Annual* Membership Fee categories as of October 2016:

  • Student (students over 18, retired people, handicapped)
  • Non-Student (other people over 18)
  • University / Institution (educational, non-profit)
  • Startup (<10 employees and/or <500k€ revenue)
  • Small Medium Enterprise (<100 employees and/or <15000k€ revenue)
  • Multinational (>100 employees and/or >15000k€ revenue)


*Our membership fees are annual in the sense that they start on 1st of January and last till 31st of December. Please note that you can only stop your membership by sending us a resignation letter (no specific reason is necessary) at least 3 months before the year ends. For more details please contact us.