Membership is open to individuals and corporate bodies who are interested in colour materials from an academic and or technological point of view. The registered membership of the Society includes 200 corporate bodies and 2,000 individuals, variously engaged in research, production, application and management at universities, colleges, institutes and industrial companies.
Responsibility for the management of the Society is taken by the President, four Vice Presidents, the Editorial Committee Chairman, the General Affairs Director, the Account Director and Liason Directors. One of the Vice Presidents is mainly responsible for General Affairs and Liason, and the other Vice Presidents are primarily responsible for the local branches.
The main office of the Society is located in Tokyo. The Society also has 3 branches covering Kanto (Eastern Japan), Kansai (Western Japan) and Chubu (Central Japan). These branch offices are located in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya respectively, to assist and organize local activities.