Become a Member

Instructions

Membership is an easy two-step process to first create a CHN website account, then request a CHN membership level. Please note that you cannot access all of the benefits of the CHN Network unless you complete both steps.

STEP 1. ACCOUNT CREATION
Click on 'Create Account,' which takes you to the 'Register User Account' page. Please complete the form. Note that the red asterisks are for mandatory fields. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Create new account' to submit form.

You will then receive an email message to validate your account. Use the link in that message to log in to the CHN website and set your password. 

STEP 2. REQUEST MEMBERSHIP
While logged in to the site, go to
https://www.caribheritage.org/get-involved/become-a-member and choose the appropriate membership level. 

Complete the form, scroll to the bottom, and click "Join." You will receive an email saying that the CHN staff will notify you of your membership status.  We will then activate your membership, which will give you full access to our Opportunities, Resources, and Interest Group pages.

The first step in becoming a member of the Caribbean Heritage Network is to create an account for yourself on this website. To do so, Create an Account

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Benefits of Membership

As an individual or corporate member you will have access to invaluable information about:

  • the latest heritage initiatives, news, and cultural events in the Caribbean region
  • heritage projects of all types
  • who’s who in the heritage industry
  • downloadable resources such as best practices and toolkits
  • educational opportunities across the heritage sector
  • job and career-related opportunities
  • developments in heritage practice and policy that will rewrite the future of heritage in the Caribbean region

Members of the CHN can take an immediate proactive role in shaping Caribbean heritage development by joining in live discussions through CHN’s conferences, interest groups, and blogs. Whether you seek peer-to-peer engagement or broader interaction, the various online platforms will have something for you. When members participate and contribute, the expectation will center around mutual benefits for all parties.

Membership Types

The Caribbean Heritage Network offers several types of membership that can provide valuable resources for your work or specific interest in Caribbean heritage as well as regional networking opportunities and special announcements of regional activities and events. that are designed to serve a wide variety of needs.

Memberships are free for 2017. Although membership fees have not been fixed for 2018, there is no obligation to renew. Students will always remain free.

Traditional Craftsperson or Artisan

For those who produce crafts, artworks, food products or participate in performances in the participating OAS member states that transmit traditional cultural practices and expressions.

Benefits include:

  • a personal webpage to promote your products
  • prominent mention on your country page in the “Discover Caribbean Heritage” section
  • membership in a special interest group that will enable you to network with other craftspeople and artisans
  • access to useful resources and opportunities for displaying your work.

Please note: This membership category is restricted to traditional craftspersons and artisans who reside in Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Heritage Professional, Advocate, or Interested Individual

For university faculty and other teachers of heritage-related subjects, preservation architects, conservators, independent scholars, and others with a personal interest in Caribbean heritage.

Benefits include:

  • a personal profile page to highlight your special skills and experience to other members of the network
  • a customized feed for news stories, funding opportunities, calls for papers, and other information especially relevant to your interests
  • membership in a range of special interest groups that will enable you to network with colleagues across the region and access useful resources and tools

Student

For full- or part-time students in heritage-related programs or any other students with an interest in Caribbean heritage and its career opportunities.

Benefits include:

  • a personalized student profile page to highlight your interests and career direction to potential employers and regional heritage professionals
  • a customized feed for news stories, scholarship and funding opportunities, job openings, and other information especially relevant to your interests
  • membership in a range of special interest groups that will enable you to network with students, faculty, and other colleagues across the region and access useful resources and tools.

Organization

For public sector bodies, academic institutions, and NGOs connected to cultural heritage. An organizational membership includes four (4) individual staff memberships in the CHN.

Benefits include:

  • an institutional webpage to promote your mission
  • as well as prominent mention on your country page in the “Discover Caribbean Heritage” section to raise the visibility of your organization museum, or site to regional colleagues and visitors
  • four key staff people will receive:
    • access to personal profile pages to highlight special skills and experience to other members of the network
    • a customized feed for news stories, funding opportunities, calls for papers, and other information especially relevant to their interests
    • membership in a range of special interest groups to network with colleagues across the region and download useful resources and tools.

Corporate

For private sector firms that provide heritage-related service such as tours, guiding, retail marketing of souvenirs and crafts, hotel accommodations, and catering and restaurant management.

Benefits include:

  • a special webpage to promote your firm’s products and/or services
  • prominent mention on your country page in the “Discover Caribbean Heritage” section to raise the visibility of your firm to visitors
  • four key staff people will receive:
    • access to personal profile pages to highlight special skills and experience to other members of the network
    • a customized feed for news stories, funding opportunities, calls for papers, and other information especially relevant to their interests
    • membership in a range of special interest groups to network with colleagues across the region and download useful resources and tools.

Apply for Membership

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