Become an Associate
Come and contribute to the construction of a Digital Brazil, Less Unequal. A country in which information technology plays a fundamental role for the democratization of knowledge and the creation of new opportunities for all, in an inclusive and equal way. In this sense, we understand that our role is to ensure a environment conducive to innovation, business generation, exchange of experiences, ethical, dynamic, sustainable and globally competitive. Your participation in this ecosystem is essential!
ABES puts at your disposal its 35 years of experience in the information technology sector, covering several areas: as legal, tax, regulatory, LGPD, market data, government funding and financing, complete compliance structure, in addition to providing certificates and access to health, dental, life and cyber insurance plans.
The affiliation process is simple: read the statute carefully and define the best type of member for your company:
- Full Member: companies that commercially exploit or make intensive use of products or services related to information technology;
- Partner Partner: companies or entities that are interested in the area of information technology, including incubators, accelerators, investment funds and technology parks (without voting rights).
Membership step by step
- Fill in form on the right side of this page, when finalized, check if the data is correct, and generate a copy of the membership proposal signed by the company's legal representative.
- Forward to email email@example.com scanned copies of the following documents: i. Registration form signed by the legal representative;
ii. Company social contract and / or the last consolidated contract amendment;
iii. Proof of deposit of membership fee of R$ 245.00
- Deposit details:
Banco ITAÚ - Branch 0743 - Checking Account 25382-5
Nominal to ABES - Brazilian Association of Software Companies.
- Deposit details:
- The proposal will be evaluated by the Membership Committee, which meets twice a month. The evaluation result is communicated between 3 to 5 working days.
- If you have any questions about the process or need more information, contact the ABES Relationship Center: (55 11) 2161-2833. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
- R$ 99,00 – para empresas do grupo I ao IV (até R$ 10 milhões de faturamento declarado)
- R$ 249,00 – para empresas do grupo V e acima (acima de R$ 10 milhões de faturamento declarado)
The contribution is intended to maintain the services provided by ABES to its members and also allows the carrying out of various campaigns, dissemination of information to the press and all other activities essential to the strengthening of the software market in Brazil.
The ABES Affiliation Policy provides that the amount of the monthly contribution due by the associated companies is directly related to the company's total annual revenue, declared in the affiliation proposal.
The monthly contribution is readjusted annually, according to criteria established by the Executive Board and ratified by the Deliberative Council, when presenting the annual budget. The readjustment is applied to all associates, regardless of the company's affiliation date to the entity.
From time to time, ABES reframes the contribution range of associates, based on direct information from companies or other sources, taking into account the new level of total annual revenue.
Below is the current monthly contribution amount for 2022 (as of May), according to the company's total annual revenue (in R$).
- Track I – less than R$ 360,000.00 – R$ 122.00.
- Track II – from R$ 360,000.01 to R$ 2,000,000.00 – R$ 258.00.
- Track III – from R$ 2,000,000.01 to R$ 3,600,000.00 – R$ 553.00.
- Range IV – from R$ 3,600,000.01 to R$ 10,000,000.00 – R$ 839.00.
- Track V – from R$ 10,000,000.01 to R$ 50,000,000.00 – R$ 1,304.00.
- Track VI – from R$ 50,000,000.01 to R$ 500,000,000.00 – R$ 1,991.00.
- lane VII – from R$ 500,000,000.01 to R$ 1,000,000,000.00 – R$ 2,986.00.
- lane VIII – above R$ 1,000,000,000.01 – R$ 4,479.00.
- lane VIII – not informed* – R$ 4,479.00.
The values mentioned above are valid for companies headquartered in Brazilian territory.
If your company is based outside Brazil, visit this link to obtain affiliation information for foreign companies.
The benefits of joining
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The events area of the ABES Portal brings together the most diverse specific information technology events, as well as other sectors of interest to IT professionals and entrepreneurs. It is also a channel for members to also publicize their events.
An exclusive online tool that allows an associate company to offer special promotions and conditions for services and products to other associates. This initiative aims to establish a networking network among members in order to generate good business and partnerships. For more information, a company representative needs to access the link abessoftware.com.br/abes-conecta-login through your login and password.
Biweekly newsletter of the entity, which presents news and news about the software sector in Brazil and in the world, in addition to ABES activities and campaigns, business opportunities, success stories of members and many other qualified information that help in making of decisions.
ONLINE SOFTWARE AND SERVICES CATALOG
Available on the ABES Portal, this is an important channel for generating business and marketing opportunities targeted at members. It is a tool that allows all visitors to find associated companies to provide services and partnerships, through a search system by company, solution, service or market.
ABES RELATIONSHIP CENTER
An interactive communication channel to disseminate, answer and direct all requests, doubts, suggestions, opinions and criticisms from members and other audiences that come into contact with the entity. The center also acts as a radar of perceptions and needs, generating valuable information for ABES 'action planning, improvements in its services and in its contribution to the sector.
DOCUMENTATION CENTER (CEDOC)
ABES department that preserves more than 25 years of history in the sector, including historical documents, national and international legislation, contract models, campaigns for the defense of industrial property and various other subjects.
Formed on the initiative of member companies, which rely on ABES legal, institutional and infrastructure support to articulate actions in defense of the sector's interests, such as intellectual property and tax issues, among other topics.
COMPETITIONS AND BIDDINGS
In order for associates to take advantage of the benefits of providing the Government - the largest national consumer of products and services - to ABES, ABES researches and selects for its associates the opportunities to participate in tenders and tenders.
LEGAL DEPARTMENT - OPERATION
The ABES Legal Department serves daily at the entity's headquarters from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays it also opens from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES
Fundamental service that qualifies member companies to participate in tenders, tenders and price taking by public agencies and companies.
STUDY “BRAZILIAN SOFTWARE MARKET - OVERVIEW AND TRENDS”
Edited annually, since 2005, in partnership with IDC, one of the main consulting and market intelligence companies with a focus on IT and Telecom, this detailed study presents reliable data from the Brazilian and worldwide software market, growth rates, evolution and trends of the sector, which are essential for directing the strategies of the associated companies.
Newsletters that take the member to the main news and news about the software sector in Brazil and in the world, news from ABES, events, business management and many qualified information that help in decision making.
INNOVATION AND PROMOTION
ABES created the Innovation and Promotion Directorate to support members who seek information and advice on support for innovation and public and private programs for the growth and development of companies.
Important channel that aims to foster commercial partnerships between associates and national and international business opportunities. The information is received by the ABES Relationship Center and, after screening by qualified professionals, is disclosed on the portal and in the entity's newsletters.
Qualified analysis and guidance of the main laws that affect the activities of members. They deal with legal matters of direct interest to those who operate in this market, such as labor, tax and intellectual property issues. They are available on the portal and sent by email.
ABES establishes partnerships with companies that provide facilities to associates in legal advice, discounts on legal fees, electronic waste management and other advantages.
RESEARCH AND STUDIES
Conducting and disseminating research and studies on various aspects of the software market that contribute to the development of the associates' businesses.
The Assistance Box of Software Companies and Complementary Services in Brazil (CAESBRA), stimulated by ABES, enabled a partnership with Seguro Saúde Bradesco, for the benefit of software companies in reducing costs and offering quality services. With this benefit, ABES members can save up to 40% in healthcare costs, with national coverage. The savings are provided by the fixed value of each life.
ABES, in partnership with CAESBRA, made the MetLife dental plan viable, which offers coverage for the main dental specialties, through an extensive network accredited throughout the country, in addition to ease of approval of treatments, national travel assistance and discount on medicines.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEFENSE PROGRAM
This is one of the pillars of ABES, which is the subject of the struggle to defend the rights of software developers. This program includes educational campaigns, preventive actions and even lawsuits filed by ABES in defense of the interests of its members, in addition to the entity's participation in processes of seizure of pirated copies of programs conducted by government agencies.
SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR INCUBASTS AND STARTUPS
In view of the growth in the number of incubated and startups in the Brazilian market, ABES created this program to facilitate the affiliation of companies with these profiles, so that they start receiving the fundamental services to be able to accelerate and qualify their development, in addition to enjoying specialized guidelines to increase your chances of success and longevity.
AN ETHICAL COMPANY PROGRAM
Initiative that aims to encourage associates to formally adopt the highest ethical standards in the relationship with customers, suppliers, competitors, employees and government agents, and to create formal rules to implement them, with policies, manuals and reporting channels.
CYBER RESPONSIBILITY INSURANCE
CyberEdge® is a data protection and cyber liability insurance from the insurance company AIG, made possible by the Assistance Box of Software Companies and Complementary Services in Brazil (CAESBRA). Among the special hiring conditions, ABES members receive discounts on the average market cost, in addition to risk management and vulnerability mapping.