Join an IDEA Standards Committee

Join a Committee

Are you interested in developing and implementing
the highest quality eBusiness standards for the wholesale
industry? Join industry experts who volunteer their time,
energy, and passion to enable better information sharing
among all organizations.

The IDEA Industry Standards Committees develop and maintain wholesale industry-specific eBusiness standards, guidelines, and best practices. Once finalized, they are made available to the industry for use in their business systems and processes

You can choose to serve on any of the following subcommittees applicable to your expertise, but are required to participate in a minimum of 50% of the meetings.

Standards Committees

B2B Communications

Focus: Data exchange

  • EDI
  • XML
  • Flat Files
  • EDIPro

Data Content & Quality

Focus: Standardized template for the IDEA Connector platform

  • Wholesale Product Attribute Standard
  • White Papers
  • Best Practices

Product Information

Focus: Standardized product descriptors

  • The Classification and Marketing Descriptor Model (CMD)
  • Product Codes (UNSPSC)
  • Product Identification

Join a Committee

Please complete the committee registration form below and indicate
the working groups that interest you. All contact information
is required in order to be considered.