SAI is a founding member of the Federation of the Scientific Engineering Unions (FSEU).

SAI is member of CEPIS (Council of European Professional Informatics Societies)

Through the FSEU, the SAI is member of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control)
SAI is member of the World Engineering organization and of the European Engineering Organization (FEANI)
SAI has a memorandum of understanding for collaborations with the IEEE

SAI maintains interactions and collaborations with similar communities in the country and abroad.

By the initiative of the SAI in 2007, the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria defined the 4th of October – the birthday of John Atanasoff – to be a day to celebrate the specialists in information technologies, computer technologies and automation in Bulgaria.