MEMBERSHIP

Become a member

The Interior Designers Association (IDA) welcomes membership from practicing and qualified professional designers, trade services and industry suppliers.

Please allow 7-10 days for membership processing. Once your application has been approved you will receive an invoice and further information via email.

If you have any queries, please contact us at home@theida.org.au or Tel. 1300 768 054.

Design Professional

$250 /annum

For applicants who have acquired interior decoration and/or design competencies through formal training or demonstrated professional industry experience. This membership includes Interior Designers, Interior Decorators, Interior Stylists, Colour Consultants, Lighting Designers, Landscape/Garden Designers and other related industry professionals.

Applicants must be able to supply one of the following:-
Certificate or transcript demonstrating a minimum AQF standard Certificate IV (or international equivalent) in interior design or decoration.
OR
Evidence of professional industry experience by providing the following:-
Design Portfolio, and
Two (2) professional references from either of the following:-

  • Client
  • Trade Supplier
  • Tradesperson
  • Attend industry demonstrations/product events
  • Industry networking
  • Professional Development – CPD Events and ongoing learning opportunities through industry partners
  • Private Facebook group
  • Receive monthly industry e-newsletter
  • Business Listing on IDA website
  • Opportunity to profile share on social media platforms
  • HIA Awards Program – discounted rates for entries

Trade
Partner

$300 /annum
Licensed trades e.g. Builders, Handyman Services, Cabinet Makers, Electricians, Plumbers, Tilers, Painters, Plasterers, Wallpaper Installers, Stonemasons, Pool Builders, Upholsterers, etc.
  • Two representatives per business (extra at $110 per person)
  • Business Listing on IDA website
  • Advertise in monthly news and promotions e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to profile share on all IDA social media platforms (Instagram/Facebook)
  • Invitation to all IDA events (product nights, technical workshops, conferences)
  • Industry networking
  • Professional Development – CPD Events and ongoing learning opportunities through industry partners

Upgrade package available – details below.

SUPPLY
PARTNER

$350 /annum
For Industry Supply Partners offering products and/or services to the Design Professionals – Furniture, Furnishings, Soft Furnishings, Décor, Appliances, Fixtures & Fittings, Floorcoverings, Tiles, Window Treatments, Lighting suppliers, Paint/Finishes, Solid Surfaces/Engineered & Natural Stone, Laminate Suppliers, etc.
  • Two representatives per business (extra at $110 per person)
  • Business Listing on IDA website
  • Advertise in monthly news and promotions e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to profile share on all IDA social media platforms (Instagram/Facebook)
  • Invitation to all IDA events (product nights, technical workshops, conferences)
  • Industry networking
  • Professional Development – CPD Events and ongoing learning opportunities through industry partners

Upgrade package available – details below.

TRADE PARTNER PLUS - Advertising Upgrade Package

$550 /annum
(Trade Partners only)

All the benefits of the Trade Partner Package plus the following:-

  • Blog posts on website
  • Profile logo on IDA website landing page (please note the website is currently being redeveloped and we are exploring design options for future banner advertising)
  • Priority listing to present at a product night or IDA event (conditions apply)
  • Priority listing to sponsor other IDA events (e.g. Christmas party, Conference and HIA Awards category)
  • Social Media feature profile
  • Host an industry event (conditions apply)

SUPPLY PARTNER PLUS - Advertising Upgrade Package

$600 /annum
(Supply Partners only)

All the benefits of the Supply Partner Package plus the following:-

  • Blog posts on website
  • Profile logo on IDA website landing page (please note the website is currently being redeveloped and we are exploring design options for future banner advertising)
  • Priority listing to present at a product night or IDA event (conditions apply)
  • Priority listing to sponsor other IDA events (e.g. Christmas party, Conference and HIA Awards category)
  • Social Media feature profile
  • Host an industry event (conditions apply)