Registration forms are available on this ECA website behind the link in the text. Upon receipt of registration, ECA will send an invoice for membership fees. Once paid, the new members will receive a certificate of membership for that year. The member will also begin receiving the ECA newsletter and a free subscription to Planet Circus magazine, also including ECA News in every issue. With the ECA password members have access to the members part of the ECA website. The ECA has the right, without any comments, to refuse a registration.
There are several forms of the ECA membership.
Regular members are professionals involved in the circus business such as circuses, independent animal trainers, agents, circus festivals, etc. Their headquarter should be in Europe. The yearly contribution for Full Members is € 450,- per organisation or individual.
Circuses and other companies or associations with circus-related interests which are registered outside of Europe may become Associated Members. Like for the Full Members, the yearly contribution for Associated Members is € 450,- per organisation or individual. Associated Members may participate in ECA meetings and receive information sent to the members, but do not have the right to vote.
Member of the ECA Advisory Board
Organisations qualified to be Full Members in the ECA also may join the ECA Advisory Board. Members of the Advisory Board strongly support the organization and take part in the direction of the ECA. They have the same rights but not the same obligations as the Executive Board Members. The yearly contribution for Advisory Board Members is € 3.500,-.
Finally, it is possible to become a Donor by making a minimum contribution of € 275,- per year to the ECA. Donors may participate in ECA meetings and receive the same information as Full Members, but do not have the right to vote.
Registration forms are available on the ECA website at www.europeancircus.eu or from the ECA Secretariat. Upon receipt of registration, ECA sends an invoice for membership fees. Once paid, the new members receive a certificate of membership for that year. The member receives the password for the members’ section of the ECA website.
All ECA Members and ECA Board Members must:
Be registered with a Chamber of Commerce or equivalent.
Be in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations including those concerning, inter alias, taxation, social security and insurance contributions.
Be in possession of all required permits such as Visas and Work Permits for all employees in accordance with applicable law.
Be in possession of the required permits and certificates for all animals travelling with the circus.
For those working with animals, be able to demonstrate compliance with the ECA Code of Conduct for Animals.
For further information, please contact the ECA Secretariat firstname.lastname@example.org