The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) is a United States-based trade association providing representation of the leading domestic satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. Since 1995, SIA has advocated on behalf of the commercial U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. SIA is a recognized focal point for the U.S. satellite industry in Washington, DC, representing and advocating industry positions with key policy makers on Capitol Hill and with the White House, Federal Communications Commission and key Executive Branch departments and agencies.
SIA was formed in 1995 and is a 501(c)(6) trade association that represents the unified voice for the U.S. commercial satellite industry.
SIA has a number of active working groups, open only to Executive and Associate member companies, and they primarily concentrate on policy issues including: Regulatory Working Group (RWG), Government Working Group (GWG), Legislative Working Group (LWG), Export Control Working Group (EWG), Earth Observation Forum (EOF), Space Safety Working Group (SSWG), and the PR and Media Working Group (PRWG).
SIA is a recognized focal point for the U.S. satellite industry in Washington, D.C., representing and advocating industry positions with key policy makers on Capitol Hill and with the White House, Federal Communication Commission and most Executive Branch departments and agencies.
SIA offices and its staff are located in Washington, D.C.