Welcome to the Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Alliance is a consortium of over 250 leading manufacturers and service providers worldwide
that are dedicated to interoperable wireless control products based on the Z-Wave open standard.

Z-Wave is a key enabling technology driving the "Internet of Things."

How To Join

By joining the Z-Wave Alliance, you join the companies that are leading the wireless home control market, and enjoy the benefits of being at the center of the smart home revolution.  

The Z-Wave Alliance offers three levels of membership:

Principal Members

The Principal Members form the Board of the Z-Wave Alliance. To join as a Principal Member, a company must first be introduced by a Principal Member and then confirmed by vote of the Z-Wave Alliance board. The board sets the direction of the Alliance, defines goals for all activities, agrees to the budget, and directs spending.   

If you are interested in joining the Z-Wave Alliance as a Principal member, please contact Z-Wave Alliance Chairman Mark Walters (mark@z-wavealliance.org)  for further information.  

Full Members

The requirements to become a Full Member of the Z-Wave Alliance are as follows:

  • A valid technology license for Z-Wave technology
  • Development, manufacturing, and/or marketing products and/or solutions that are based on, or incorporate Z-Wave technology
  • Public display of a legitimate business interest in the Z-Wave Standard for wireless home controls
  • Payment of the annual membership dues. For 2014, the annual dues for a Full Member are US$ 3,500

Affiliate Members

The requirements to become an Affiliate Member are:

  • Publicly display a legitimate business interest in the Z-Wave Standard for wireless home controls
  • Pay the annual membership dues. For 2014, the annual dues for an Affiliate Member are US$ 350

Becoming a Z-Wave Alliance Member is easy!


To start the process of becoming a Full or Affiliate member of the Z-Wave Alliance, first select your level of membership.  You can download our overview of Member benefits to see which level best suits your company.

Full Membership Form
To become a Full member, please download and review both the Full Membership form and the Confidentiality Agreement PDF below.  When you've reviewed them and are ready to join as a Full Member, click here...

Affiliate Membership Form  
To become an Affiliate member, please download and review both the Affiliate Membership form and the Confidentiality Agreement PDF below.  When you've reviewed them and are ready to join as an Affiliate Member, click here...

Confidentiality Agreement
For either level of membership, you must agree that you have reviewed the Confidentiality Agreement, as well as the appropriate membership form.

Questions regarding membership in the Z-Wave Alliance? Please contact Janet Collins at janet@z-wavealliance.org.