Membership

The International Furnishings and Design Association is a worldwide professional alliance of leaders representing the diverse industries that constitute the universe of residential and commercial furnishings and design.

 Founded in 1947, our members are executives of companies that manufacture, distribute, design, write about or sell floor coverings, lighting, decorative fabrics, accessories and building products.  Others are engaged in graphic, residential and contract design, education, publishing, licensing, marketing, and communications.  What field do you specialize in?

 Thanks to the wide range of specialties in our Chapter we are truly able to assist one another in strengthening our business, education and networks. We hope you will join us and become a part of the New England Chapter that is over 130 members strong and growing.    Click HERE to join today!

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IFDA Member Benefits & Programs National & New England Chapter

  • For designers, excellent Vendor resources to establish strong teams for client projects
  • For vendors, an opportunity to work with a diverse group of Designers that develop a number of potential business opportunities
  • Access to the exclusive member’s only website content
  • A listing in the Find An Expert directory on ifda.com where professionals and consumers can locate you and obtain information about the products/services that you provide to the design industry
  • Opportunity to join IFDA’s Speakers Bureau
  • Access to the IFDA Member Marketing Toolkit, your comprehensive go to resource for marketing inspiration
  • Receive an Industry Pass to the semi-annual High Point Markets upon showing your IFDA membership card
  • Access to “Network”, IFDA’s Association wide quarterly newsletter and the New England chapter newsletters
  • Membership in the IFDA Educational Foundation, the philanthropic arm of IFDA
  • Use of IFDA official logo and window stickers
  • Opportunities for leadership within the New England chapter, VP board positions and committee participation
  • Opportunities for leadership within the International Board of Directors
  • A minimum of 11 events per calendar year, providing a chance to network, obtain educational information, and have fun
  • Events are very cost effective-objective to keep event fee a low as possible
  • Events are designed and planned to provide a variety of different locations, different dates of the month, and a variety of topics
  • Being part of the largest chapter in the United States
  • The opportunity to become a Corporate Sponsor
  • Participate in a designer showcase for (6) categories of design, with the winners published in one of the New England magazine publications
  • Discounts on GEICO auto, homeowner, condo, and other insurance
  • Complimentary subscription to “Window Fashion Vision” magazine
  • Discounts off car rental services through the Hertz Membership Program
  • 15% discount on purchased at telefora.com