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

Membership in CDECA 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

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

Accredited Membership

Student Membership

Affiliate Membership

Educator & Retired Members

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Educator & Retired Members

Educator Member

NON-VOTING CLASS

Educator Membership is open to any individual who is teaching in a qualifying decorating or design program recognized by CDECA but is not actively engaged in the profession other than as an educator. Educator Members shall not be entitled to all the rights and privileges of Accredited Members and shall not have the right to vote.  Educator members may only refer to themselves as “CDECA Educator Member” until such time as their membership is approved otherwise, and they may not use the CDECA logo or present themselves other than “CDECA Educator Member” on any marketing or promotional materials, including printed and electronic, while belonging to CDECA as an Educator Member.

Membership Rights: Educator members do not have the right to vote but may hold elective or appointive office in the Association.

Educator memberships are complimentary for all instructors teaching in a recognized program. Please click here  to see a full list of recognized programs.

Membership Benefits

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Retired Member

NON-VOTING CLASS


Retired Membership is open to any Accredited Member who has decided not to continue an active career as an interior decorator/designer but who wishes to maintain a professional interest in the field by acting as a mentor to new decorators and/or attending educational seminars and networking. Retired Members shall not be entitled to all the rights and privileges of Accredited Members and shall not have the right to vote.  Retired members may only refer to themselves as “CDECA Retired Member” and they may not use the CDECA logo or present themselves other than “CDECA Retired Member” on any marketing or promotional materials, including printed and electronic, while belonging to CDECA as a Retired Member.

Membership Rights: Retired members do not have the right to vote but may hold elective or appointive office in the Association.

New Membership Fees including HST/GST
Membership Renewal Fees including GST/HST 
Membership Benefits

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Accredited Membership

Accredited Membership shall be open to any qualified person who is engaged in the professional Practice of Interior Decorating or Design in Canada. Accredited Members are qualified graduates of recognized institutions, or qualified by virtue of their many years of professional practice and displayed evidence of meeting the portfolio requirements for membership.

Membership Rights

Accredited members have the right to vote and hold elective or appointive office in the Association.

Cost

$300 per year + applicable taxes.

*New memberships are subject a one-time $30.00 processing fee.

Accredited Member Benefits

Eligibility Requirements for Accredited Membership

Click the link above to read more about our Accredited Member Benefits.
Membership Eligibility

*ICS graduates may continue to join through the link below. You will be required to submit a Voucher Letter as well as a copy of your diploma prior to approval.

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Canadian Decorators' Association

Connecting Decorators, Designers, Suppliers and Consumers for over 20 years.

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