Why should I join AIGA?

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AIGA is the oldest and largest professional organization for design. It’s the place to go for community, inspiration and professional resources you won’t find anywhere else.

AIGA offers a bevy of invaluable opportunities and resources, such as exclusive benefits, members-only job listings, local and national events and exposure through the AIGA member gallery. AIGA also provides a wealth of free industry-leading tools and resources.

But the real value of AIGA membership is being a part of a global community of design leaders. All designers must be included in One AIGA—thousands of unique and individual talents, yet one influential voice for the profession.

Membership in AIGA means belonging to a national community of more than 22,000 dedicated colleagues, all working to advance design. In addition to local chapter and national benefits, membership in AIGA can mean new knowledge, leadership skills, personal connections and the opportunity to change your community for the better.

Whether online through AIGA Portfolios, at conferences or at chapter events, these multiple layers of interaction equal opportunities to create deeper relationships with designers just like you—making the social web that AIGA provides grow more valuable and more meaningful every day.

Your AIGA membership is critical to ensuring that your profession is strong, relevant and influential. By joining AIGA you’re making a difference in your community and making a personal investment to the future of design both nationally and locally. AIGA membership means empowering yourself to become a vital part of that future and become a stronger designer and citizen.