Practitioner Member Benefits
Member Benefits & Services
ASID offers a wide range of programs, services and benefits for all of its 30,000 Professional, Allied, Associate, Industry Partner and Student members. With membership categories that adapt to your needs, ASID provides a significant return on your investment. Only ASID can help you…
Grow Your Business:
Widely recognized ASID appellations and Industry Partner logos.
Accessibility to contract documents through the ASID store.
Consumer-focused information to market the value of ASID interior designers.
Discounts on business tools such as insurance and contracts through the ASID Advantage program.
Advocating for more opportunities through legislation.
Link from ASID Web site to company Web site.
Training seminars on right-to-practice issues.
Build Your Network:
Automatic membership in your local chapter and access to chapter events.
National and chapter-level leadership opportunities.
Discounted rate on select industry conference registrations and events.
RealWorld DesignWeek: a national mentoring program that will provide ASID student members career development resources through classroom and hands-on experience and will focus on the real world of interior design.
Build relationships with business partners– present and future.
Year-round public relations efforts in your area and throughout the United States, highlighting the value design brings to both the home and work environments.
Support of Council for Interior Design Accreditation and NCIDQ – organizations that uphold the standards of the design profession.
Expand your Knowledge:
ASID Eye on Design and ASID News Flash, weekly electronic newsletters that provide information on current, newsworthy items within the industry.
Member rate for all ASID publications.
Subscription to ASID ICON, our quarterly award winning magazine.
ASID Uni, access to online education and training courses.
Web Events about current trends and hot topics.
Discounted magazine subscriptions.
ASID-featured educational events at major national meetings such as NeoCon®.
Along with the above National benefits we have Illinois benefits as well
Opportunity to be listed in our Find A Designer section of the Illinois website
Listing in printed Yearly Directory-no charge
All members receive 1 yearly printed directory at no charge ($300 value)
Access to all local events (check out website www.asidillinois.com)
Receive Quarterly Inside Illinois Newsletter
Opportunity to be featured as a spotlight Designer in Newsletter
Opportunity to serve on a committee
Opportunity to join a Peer Group-smaller local monthly meetings
Opportunity to serve on our Board of Directors
Illinois Yearly Events
Design Summit-One day trade show/CEU’s-February
New Member Luncheon- Spring or Fall
Celebration of Design Gala-Fall
Peer Group Meetings-Monthly
STEP-NCIDQ preparatory classes 2-3 times per year
Various other networking/social events throughout the year-TBD
“To support the ASID platform issue of sustainability, members can login to www.asid.org and print a membership card 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Beginning September 1, 2011, ASID will no longer print and mail membership cards for Practioner members. This process has already been in effect with great success for over three years with Student and Industry Partner members. To print your card login to www.asid.org and select “Go to My ASID”. Once in the My ASID section please select “Print Your ASID Membership card”.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the ASID Customer Service Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-675-4456.
Correct use of the ASID Appellation/Membership Designations and ASID logo
A Professional member of ASID is the only member entitled to use the appellation for his or her qualifying membership classification, e.g., John/Jane Doe, ASID (FASID if a Fellow of the Society).ASID members in other membership categories are permitted to use the following designations, the membership designations must be spelled out completely.
-Allied Member- John/Jane Doe, Allied ASID
–Associate Member – John/Jane Doe, Associate ASID
-Student Member- John/Jane Doe, Student ASID
-Industry Partner Member (Company)-ABC Company, Industry Partner of ASID
-Industry Partner Representative (Individual)-John/Jane Doe, Industry Partner Representative for ABC Company.
In addition, members may not use the official ASID logo in any manner. Professional members in good standing may use the ASID Professional Member logo. Industry Partners may use the Industry Partner logo.