Below are some of the talking points you can bring up with friends, colleagues, and coworkers when inviting them to join STC.
    • STC connects you to like-minded professionals on a global and local level.
    • STC is the #1 organization that brings all parties involved in the technical communication profession together.
    • Your fellow technical communicators can help with solutions to challenges that you experience in your work.
    • Access to the 2015-2016 STC Salary Database.
    • View job listings at the new STC Job Bank! Post your resume online and specify if you are a CPTC professional, plus, take advantage of career resources to assist you with your job search.
    • STC provides educational opportunities such as live web seminars, recorded seminars, and online courses help expand your professional skills.
    • STC’s annual conference, the Technical Communication Summit, is the world’s largest gathering of technical communicators. It offers a impressive amount of practical and instructive information, as well as new resources relevant to every aspect of the field.
    • Members using the Really Early Bird registration rate to attend the Technical Communication Summit often save as much as $300 to $500 over nonmembers.
STC gives members preferred pricing on: STC has more than 80 chapters and 10 SIGs that offer opportunities for meeting both face-to-face with STC members in your geographic community and virtually with members in your areas of professional interest. At only $10 per Special Interest Group, SIG members share common expertise, interests, and lessons learned. The interest groups are based on work functions or industry focus.Connect with other technical communicators by joining a local chapter. Only $25 allows you to enjoy the benefits of local education and networking with a diverse focus. Many chapters hold regularly scheduled meetings, sponsor local competitions, host a website, and publish a newsletter.