APCA Membership

Membership Information

Membership Type

Regular Members
Full members are corporations or other legal entities engaged in the pursuit of painting and decorating. A full member, being a member in good standing for at least 90 days prior to any General Meeting, is entitled to one vote at that General Meeting and is eligible to hold office in the Association

Associate Members
Associate members are corporations or other legal entities engaged in the pursuit of activities related to the painting and decorating industry. An associate member, being a member in good standing for at least 90 days prior to any General Meeting, is entitled to one vote at that General Meeting and is eligible to hold office in the Association

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* New membership applications are subject to Board approval.

 

Why is Membership with APCA Good For Business?

Industry Relations

  • Complementary online training through PDCA
  • Discounted rates for PDCA membership
  • Network with others in the industry – exchange your business concerns and solutions, share your manpower, equipment and ideas.
  • General meetings, product updates, etc.
  • When not meeting face to face, keep in touch with other members and industry activities through PDCA’s DECO magazine and APCA bulletins.

Related Industry Relations

  • Inspection and Guarantee Program enhances your professional image with architects, designers, and spec writers and brings business to APCA members.
  • Tradeshow encourages cooperation and exchange of information among related industries.
  • Tap these industries for the knowledge you want or need i.e. speakers at meetings.

Public Relations

Government and Media Relations

  • Members’ concerns and positions are presented in a professional and direct manner to the decision-makers and the general public.
  • Inspection and Guarantee Program promotes professional image to government decision-makers that encourages them to trust the industry with self-regulation.
  • Input to the apprenticeship program to ensure current and future employees are trained to meet your needs.

Technological Support

Manuals

  • Architectural Painting Specification
  • Maintenance Repainting

Guides

  • Unit rate calculations
  • Estimating guide
  • Suggested chargeout rates

Professional Development

  • Online training and webinars for PDCA members
  • Subjects of specific interest to members i.e. technical tips, business management
  • E-bulletins and MPI updates keep members current

Member Benefits

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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