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Membership Criteria & Dues

Are you a company or an entity working in the sports, outdoor, and/or sports-health market? Become a stakeholder in the business ecosystem for the French and worldwide outdoor sports industry. Join Outdoor Sports Valley and gain access to our network and a wide range of OSV business services.

3 great reasons to join OSV

01. Sharing

Become part of the network bringing together key stakeholders in the outdoor industry.
Take advantage of several shared business services and other benefits.
Post your job and/or intership offers and recruit the ideal person for your needs.
Contribute to promoting participation in outdoors sports, the great outdoors, and brands in the industry.

02. Creation

Help your company grow through the high-quality services and support that OSV offers.
Develop your export and innovation projects with OSV.

03. Commitment

Contribute to developing a sustainable approach to business and to preserving out great outdoor playground. Get involved with OSV as a volunteer to share your experience with others.

Member categories and membership dues

Membership runs from September 1 to August 31 of the current year and is automatically renewed every year. Dues are based on your membership category.

“Brands & retailers”: manufacturers, importers/distributers, and retailers in the sports, outdoor sports, and sports-health industry.

Annual dues are based on revenues generated in France.

  • Less than 500 000 euros in annual revenues: € 200 ex-VAT
  • 500 000 to 1 million euros in annual revenues: € 250 ex-VAT
  • 1 to 5 million euros in annual revenues: € 350 ex-VAT
  • 5 to 10 million euros in annual revenues: € 700 ex-VAT
  • 10 to 20 million euros in annual revenues: € 1 250 ex-VAT
  • 20 to 50 million euros in annual revenues: € 1 900 ex-VAT
  • 50 to 100 million euros in annual revenues: € 3 750 ex-VAT
  • >100 million euros in annual revenues: € 7 300 ex-VAT

“Service providers”: product design, communications, outdoor recreation, human resources, etc.

Minimum annual dues (no access to shared business services): € 250 ex-VAT
Annual dues with access to shared business services: € 350 ex-VAT

“Network & partners”: institutions, non-profits, and media with a connection to the sports, outdoor sports, and sports-health industries

Minimum annual dues (no access to shared business services): € 250 ex-VAT

“Academic & Research”: higher education programs and laboratories with a connection to the sports, outdoor sports, and sports-health industries.

Minimum annual dues (no access to shared business services): € 500 ex-VAT

“Sponsoring members”: for companies or other organizations that do not fit in the other categories but would like to provide support to the cluster and work with companies in the sports, outdoor sports, and sports-health industries.

Annual dues: € 1 200 ex-VAT (with access to the OSV business and member network).

Please note: since 2015 the VAT in France applies to all OSV actions and events, including member dues.

All applications to join OSV will be approved after reviewing the profile of the entity that would like to become a member.

Special cases:

  • Startups in their first year (except in the case of legal changes), do not have to pay member dues to join OSV.
  • OSV membership for EuroSIMA members is free under certain conditions. If your company is interested, please send your request to: contact@outdoorsportsvalley.org
  • For companies who join after September, dues will be prorated by quarter. The minimum membership fee is € 200 ex-VAT, whatever the date when joining. For more information : contact@outdoorsportsvalley.org