There are many benefits to becoming a member of SAE Detroit Section. In addition to the many program offerings, there are countless opportunities for networking, volunteering, and learning. SAE Detroit Section is the largest Section and the most active of SAE. With a focus on automotive design and manufacturing including vehicles, trucks, buses and their engines, systems, and components, the Section is always developing ways to engage members and promote continued learning.

Member Benefits

All members of SAE International have access to an extensive menu of membership benefits – many that are unique to SAE among membership organizations. These include:

  • Discount on books, papers, professional development seminars, and electronic products produced or distributed by SAE
  • Subscription to Supercharger Magazine
  • Outstanding Vehicle Events, Technical Meetings, Tours and Other Special Events
  • Special Membership Benefits

For a complete listing of benefits and SAE’s new membership levels, visit SAE’s website. SAE membership benefits continue for 12 full months and expire at the end of the month in which you join, one year later.

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Membership by Personal Request

Anyone already a member of SAE International can request membership in the SAE Detroit Section by emailing Be sure to include your full name and member number. (You can also call 1-800-TEAM SAE.) This option is perfect for those interested in auto industry trends who are on overseas assignment, outside the boundaries of a section, or presently members of a section not involved with automotive industry activities.