Every company wishing to join the ITA is screened to ensure that it can conform with the requirements of the ITA Code of Ethics in respect of its business dealings and after sales support. Membership to the ITA are considered by the ITA Executive Council and notification of approval will be communicated to the applicant within 14 (fourteen) days from the date of receiving the application.
The ITA is the official representative of the IT industry.
Membership carries an ‘elitist’ image created by the ‘Code of Ethics’, personifying a company’s credibility as an ethical business.
If your records are up to date with the ITA, prospective clients who call into the ITA are referred to you.
The most powerful value offering of the ITA is the opportunities within our membership database and influential relationships they reflect. It is up to the creativity and initiative of every member to initiate and develop these opportunities and build networking relationships, conduct cross marketing, and to organise an ITA relationship with fellow associations and government bodies to steer, influence or directly drive the market or initiatives to the member’s benefit.
Through membership and active participation, the collective voice of the IT industry shapes the future of the business.
Direct input into the SA legislation mechanism by verbal and written submissions by the ITA, through the various interest groups.
Access to global information through the ITA’s membership of the World Information Technology Services Alliance (WITSA).
Information sharing with all sectors of the IT industry through the ITA’s affiliation with other bodies such as MICT SETA, CSSA, BITF, EIF and BUSA
The networking opportunities facilitated through membership to and representation on fellow associations are abundant and available to members for personal/corporate benefit.
Marketing exposure through the ITA website (www.ita.org.za). Members in good standing are listed on the ITA website, which provides a direct link to the member’s site.
One of the many functions of the ITA is lobbying and negotiating at government level on behalf of its members. Members have the opportunity of influencing the South African legislative mechanism through verbal and written submissions by the ITA. This has far reaching effects, which go beyond our members and positively impact on the IT industry of South Africa as a whole.