By joining the Affiliate Services Group (ASG), you are connecting with over 150 members and partner organizations representing more than 20,000 employees across West Virginia. Our members are industry leaders in the fields of information technology,  telecommunications, healthcare, professional staffing, financial services, manufacturing and education.

Membership in the ASG provides unparalleled networking and business development opportunities, as well as the ability to keep up-to-date on industry trends and developments through our regular educational programming. We offer a variety of regular membership levels to accommodate any size company to ensure that you derive the greatest value from your financial investment. Our number one goal is to help bring your business success!


ADVOCACY The Affiliate Leadership Council (ALC) is an elected advisory committee that ensures the High Technology Foundation has the input of the business community in responding to technology issues in West Virginia.  The ALC has established collaborative relationships with other statewide economic development and advocacy groups and has a representative of the WV Chamber of Commerce as an ex-officio participant of the ALC.
Many of WV’s most reputable technical and professional service providers are members of our group.If you are in need of legal, financial, marketing, strategic planning, accounting or other professional services, we have the relationships to make the introduction.
CONFERENCE & FACILITY USAGE Whether you need space for a private meeting or a large training session, members are afforded access to conference facilities at a dramatically reduced rate. We also offer free wireless Internet within our facilities.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  Working closely with the INNOVA Commercialization Group, growing member companies can identify and gain access to state grants, loans and tax credits and receive consultation, commercialization services and consideration for investment.
EDUCATION Members of the High Technology Foundation Affiliate Program are entitled to a 10% discount on all continuing education classes offered by Pierpont Community & Technical College.  To view available classes, visit
To take advantage of this savings, member companies are asked to contact Mary Lou McDonald at
From Keynote Presentations, to Networking Exchange Receptions or TRED BIZ/GOV, the Affiliate Services Group sponsors and hosts numerous events each year. Only the Affiliate Services Group provides you with the opportunity to hear and learn from our distinguished guest speakers while allowing you the opportunity to network with the best and brightest in West Virginia’s technology industry.
MEMBER DIRECTORY The Member Directory is an essential business tool and a “Who’s Who” of West Virginia’s technology sector. Members receive a free listing and company bio in this online guide.
Cut your costs through discounts available exclusively to Affiliate Services Group membersClick here to see a list of our discounts.
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HEALTH INSURANCE Our Blue Cross/Blue Shield package serves our members and their families by providing cost-effective health insurance, benefits strategy and administrative services to member companies.
BROKERAGE SERVICES Affiliate Members participating in the health insurance plan have full access to Commercial Insurance, a full-service employee benefits agency specializing in group health, life, dental, vision and disability benefits.