Become a Member: What you need to know...

Membership in DDA provides access to professional information and resources. It is open to any individual who is involved in the design and/or decorating industry and who meets the educational criteria as set out below. 

The Many Benefits that Membership offers you...

  • Training and professional development; recorded, local (where applicable) and national meetings.
  • National advertising
  • Peer to peer networking
  • Website listing - Find A Decorator (Accredited Only)
  • Affiliate Directory
  • Business Insurance
  • Home show participation (where applicable)
  • Affiliate offers to members
  • Magazine offers
  • Newsletters
  • Referrals
  • National Membership Directory
  • Media opportunities

DDA's membership exceeds 500 members across Canada, including over 300 Accredited (Decorator) Members, nearly 200 Students, and 80 Affiliate Members.

Accredited Membership

Student Membership

Affiliate Membership

Educator & Retired Members

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CEU Accreditation

Access DDA Canada’s job board*
*currently under construction

Access the exclusive DDA affiliate decorator

Business listing in DDA Canada’s Find A Decorator directory

Eligible participation in DDA Canada’s annual Decorating & Design Competition

DDA Canada badge for display on your website

DDA Canada quarterly electronic magazine

Access member-only articles & publications on

Simplified registration with many industry vendors


Exclusive showroom & design events

Networking events

CEU-eligible lectures & training


Discount to all DDA Canada events

Access group liability insurance (save up to 20% on insurance)

10% discount at Hakim Optical

Design magazine discounts

Receive exclusive affiliate offers

Front of the line event registration*


Access member-only Facebook and LinkedIn groups

Association voting rights

Eligible to take on DDA Canada leadership roles

Inclusion in DDA Canada member directory


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Affiliate Member








 Directory Listing – Inclusion in DDA Canada’s online Affiliate Directory, giving your SEO a boost and helping members find your easily
 Email Broadcast – Promote your open houses, trade events & seminars. Target a segment of our membership (by province, chapter, or member type)1 NATIONAL OR 2 CHAPTER-TARGETED2 NATIONAL OR 4 CHAPTER-TARGETED
 Event Calendar – Get additional exposure of your events though the DDA Canada event calendar when you send an email broadcast
 Guest Content – Boost awareness and credibility of your business by contributing to the DDA Canada’s monthly newsletter
 DDA Canada Brand Alignment – Use your membership as a marketing tool by displaying the DDA Canada Affiliate mark in your marketing collateral
 Sponsorship – Gain more impressions by sponsoring DDA Canada’s highest profile events
 Networking – Build relationships with decorators & designers by attending or hosting local events
 DDA Canada Leadership Opportunities – Join a DDA Canada committee or our board of directors to get involved with the industry on a much deeper level
 Industry News – Easily stay abreast of industry announcements and local news through DDA Canada communication
 Job Board Access – Simplify your recruitment effort with employer postings on DDA Canada’s online job board50% OFF50% OFF
 Local Sales – Add one additional rep for each region with a DDA Canada Chapter to get better connected on the ground$50 PER PERSON1 FREE, $50/ADDITIONAL PERSON
 Webinar – Showcase your products and/or services to DDA Canada members by hosting an educational event. You provide the content, we spread the word! *Choose one of the webinar or full-page ad$2001 COMPLIMENTARY* $200/ADDITIONAL

Newsletter Ad – Advertise in the monthly digital IDEAS Newsletter

  *Choose one of the webinar or newsletter ad  

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